Don Jones

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Forums spam has really become a problem. For example, Google “OST Recovery” and look at all the crap posts that come up from everywhere. Over at PowerShell.org, we’ve been dealing with exactly those jerks – and we’ve recently come across a great weapon.

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My friend Lee used to work for a company that did Sales training. Sales is, at its very essence, about persuading people to buy something. Even if they need that something, you have to persuade them to buy yours, rather than someone else’s. And one of the big maxims Lee’s company would teach is that logic is not persuasive.  …

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There’s an enormous problem inside some organizations where, whether this is just perceived or actually true, the InfoSec team “maintains” security by “just saying no to everything.” Obviously, no business can survive if one component of itself is simply shutting down all initiatives willy-nilly. “No” isn’t a security position; it’s a death knell. And, if …

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Much news was made recently with the current President banned several news outlets from a variety of press conferences. Indeed, the current President’s relationship with traditional media has been uneasy and tense. Many, upon hearing of the ban, proclaimed the beginning of the end of democracy as we know it. Truthfully, there’s a bit more …

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premise. noun 1. Also, premiss. Logic. a proposition supporting or helping to support a conclusion. premises. noun a tract of land including its buildings. a building together with its grounds or other appurtenances. the property forming the subject of a conveyance or bequest. See the difference? Something that’s on-premise is something which is aligned to the original proposition or logic. Something that’s on-premises is located on-site. if you insists, because I know how you kids are with the shortcuts these days, on-prem can be …

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