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June 07, 2017
A new NSA leak allegedly shows Russian agents engaged in election cyberattacks against local U.S. governments and proves people are still the hardest cybersecurity risk to mitigate.
January 06, 2017
Contrary to numerous reports, CMD.exe not going away in Windows 10. True, recent Insider Preview builds replace it with Powershell in many menus.
November 28, 2016
Here's a bombshell from MS: Windows 10, Build 14971 drops Cmd.exe for PowerShell. What's up? Fortunately, batch files work in PowerShell so it's not so bad.
September 27, 2016
Microsoft dedicated its opening keynote to the benefits of Azure, but IT pros say the company's on-ramp to the cloud still needs some work.
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