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Take Five with Tom Fenton: Must-See VMware Explore 2022 Sessions

After earlier sharing his Horizon-themed picks, Tom lists his five must-see VMware Explore session on the technologies he finds most interesting.

Threat Intelligence CISO Touts Zero Trust for Metaverse Security

How Zero Trust fits the bill as a security model for the emerging metaverse despite the architectural sins of our past (the internet).

Take Five with Tom Fenton: Must-See VMware Explore 2022 Horizon Sessions

From the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure to Architecting Horizon: The Official Reference Architecture, VMware Explore (formerly VMworld) is returning to an in-person format with many Horizon sessions of interest to Tom Fenton.

Feds Warn Log4Shell Exploits Still Hitting VMware Horizon, UAG Systems

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) this week updated last month's advisory about threat actors continuing to exploit Log4Shell vulnerabilities in VMware Horizon and Unified Access Gateway (UAG) systems.

Does EC2 Support Windows Server Core Deployments?

Brien shows how to perform Windows Server core deployments in AWS without having to build your own custom Amazon Machine Image (AMI).

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New Microsoft Cloud for Sovereignty Helps Government Customers Meet Requirements

Announced at this week's big Inspire partner event, the new Microsoft Cloud for Sovereignty has arrived to help public sector customers meet compliance, security and policy requirements when processing data and workloads in the company's cloud.

Installing the Phoronix Test Suite on Windows

After being questioned on how to install the suite after a recent article, Tom provides step-by-step instructions.

The Public Cloud 'Sensitive Data' Problem

Most organizations already have sensitive data in the cloud. The majority of organizations surveyed (67%) in a new report host sensitive data or workloads in the public cloud.

Why an AWS EC2 Instance May Slow Down over Time, Part 2: Troubleshooting

After earlier describing some of the storage types that are used by EC2 instances, Brien now shows how this information plays into the troubleshooting process.

Security-Conscious Open Source Devs Now Wrestle with Government Requirements

Technologists using open source software, long plagued by security concerns, are now facing a new challenge: meeting government requirements enacted to mitigate those concerns.

This One Little Trick Increased My System's Performance by 400%

Tom goes down one rabbit hole after another until finally discovering what caused system sluggishness and even prevented an upgrade to Windows 11 because of a slow CPU speed.

Why an AWS EC2 Instance May Slow Down over Time, Part 1: Storage Types

If it's not because of an increased workload, check for problems with the instance's storage.

Paladin Cloud Launches Open Source Security-as-Code Platform

Flush with $3.3 million in seed funding, startup Paladin Cloud has launched an open source Security-as-Code platform that aims to holistically improve cloud security.

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Machine Learning Security Paper Unveils 'Uncomfortable Truths'

Bad actors can cause an image of a dog to be classified as a golf cart, for a trivial example, though this has real-world implications for authentication systems, malware and obscenity filters and more.

Cooking with Azure Virtual Desktop

Paul details where this hidden gem fits, where it doesn't, why you should care and coming improvements.

Tech Experts Disagree on Metaverse Future in Widely Scattered Predictions

New report says metaverse in 2040 could be hype, hope, hell or maybe all three combined.

Deeper Dive into Windows Subsystem for Linux GUI (WSLg)

After introducing the new-and-improved WSLg, Tom takes a closer look at the scheme to run Linux graphics programs on Windows 11 systems.

Google Cloud Users Can Track App Carbon Footprints Next Year

Google Cloud announced a new sustainability initiative that will next year allow users of its Workspace apps to track their carbon footprints.

The Metaverse Developer Pay Problem

How much will metaverse devs make? Will they be paid in percentages or salaries? Will they be paid in cryptocurrency? NFTs? Something else? So many questions.

Windows Subsystem for Linux GUI (WSLg) Deep Dive

Tom shows how WSL has integrated Linux graphics applications with Windows.