10 Recommendations for preventing worm outbreaks

The US Department of Homeland defense issued a statement on Friday to disable Java. It’s a serious recommendation because many business applications rely on Java. http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/625617  [Update 1/13/2013 3:43 PM PST] Oracle has just released Java SE 7u11 – an emergency software update. http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html  The good news is this problem only impacts the very latest…

RAIDing the Drawer for USB Drives

Birthdays always provide a nice reason to celebrate, especially when the time comes around every so often to enjoy your own. Such was the case for me recently. But the celebration never really kicked off because I forgot to take the day off from work. I guess our marketing team realized the flaw in my…

Office 365 Service Upgrade info (Wave 14 to Wave 15)

Microsoft is starting to divulge information on how a current Office 365 Tenant that is based on the 2010 Product sets (Wave 14) will be upgraded to the new Office 365 services with the 2013 products (Wave 15). The Office 365 Service Upgrade Center on the Community site is live, http://community.office365.com/en-us/wikis/office_365_service_updates/office-365-service-upgrade-center-for-enterprise.aspx. This site talks about…

For the love of shortcuts!

Inspired by our IT team’s latest blog post on Windows 8 shortcuts, I thought I would share my new favorite Excel shortcut… Go To! Ever wanted to jump back directly to a cell you were working on, rather than scrolling endlessly and without direction throughout a spreadsheet? Now you can! Simply press F5 and enter…

Client Embraces Lync Voice, Upgrades from IM/Presence

Having experienced success with their current Lync Server 2010 test environment for internal IM and Presence, a Catapult client decided to decommission this test environment and implement an Enterprise Voice solution to achieve higher functionality, more external capabilities, and integration with other software. Catapult Systems designed a full production roll-out of Lync Enterprise Voice. The…