Introducing Information Technology organizations

Welcome to the “Introducing” series. Today we will provide a high-level explanation of what Information Technology (IT) does for an organization. In my nearly 30 years working in Information Technology (IT) I have worked in a lot of different capacities including in-house as an IT director and as a consultant providing technical assistance for a…

How to query the NEST API from Logic Apps

As part of a process I am going through to re-platform my logic for the eternal question “should we open the windows” I have begun migrating all automation into Logic Apps. For background, I am gathering information on the current weather, weather forecast and Nest thermostat information to make decisions on whether the windows should…

Network Level Authentication

Operation Monster Smash against RCE security vulnerability – Part 2

Included in this month’s Microsoft monthly software update releases are fixes for a critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability, CVE-2019-0708, in Remote Desktop Services – formerly known as Terminal Services – that affects some older versions of Windows. The Wall Street Journal and Fox News have quoted Microsoft and described this as a in their article…