08 Feb

Risk of Smart Cars: Don’t get Carhacked!

Not long ago, the latest technology in cars was having a DVD player installed. Now, according to an article from Information-Age, Google has revealed a new app for cars called Android Auto. Android Auto is a new smart car app with an interactive system focused on navigation, audio, and messaging, which allows drivers to control and interact with Read more…

02 Feb

End of the Line for SQL Server 2005

Microsoft SQL Server has long been one of those products that you don’t upgrade unless you need to. Well, if you are currently still running SQL Server 2005 in your environment, now you need to. On April 12, 2016, extended support for SQL Server 2005 will end, meaning there will no longer be any security updates for the Read more…

27 Jan

Year in Review: Kraft Kennedy’s Most Popular Posts of 2015

2015 was an interesting year for the Kraft Kennedy blog. We had a lot to talk about, with the release of Windows 10 and Office 2016, unexpected events in the Cloud, and big changes in legal technology. This month we’ve looked back on the past year while wondering what 2016 will bring. Here is a list of  some of our most viewed and Read more…

26 Jan

Your Users Might Be Prompted to Automatically Upgrade to Windows 10

How to prevent users from installing and downloading Windows 10 on their own Microsoft is continuing to encourage deployment of Windows 10 to existing Windows operating systems. The most recent change is that the Windows 10 upgrade is being offered to domain joined computers. Keep reading if the following questions are true for your environment: Read more…

12 Jan

New Year’s Resolution for OS Management

I worked with a firm recently that is using Windows 7 as a desktop portal to access to access their VDI and XenApp. In my attempt to create a new capture of the OS I found myself staring at 191 updates just for Windows 7, and every time I would run the capture it would fail. If I ran the Read more…

04 Jan

Anatomy of a Scam

A new, believable scam in which “IT Support” tries to infiltrate your system. The bait I received a phone call on my cell from someone in a call center (I could hear multiple people in the room) with a Hartford, CT number (1.860.951.7532). Scammer: Our servers have picked up a lot of malicious activity coming Read more…

07 Dec

Above the Clouds

Everyone prefers to fly on a sunny day.  It’s nice being able to see the roads and cars quickly transform into lines and dots below as soon as you take off. Eventually, urban areas become grids of pavement and architecture, and rural areas grids of farmlands. There’s a recognizable pattern, and that is comforting. You may not be in direct Read more…

03 Dec

Useful Tools: Notepad++ and Regex to the Rescue

Notepad++ is one of my favorite text editors and I tend to install it on any computer I’m working with. While the built-in Windows Notepad only gets you so far, the free GPL Licensed Notepad++ has some big advantages: 1. Can handle the large text files (think 100MB log files) with ease. 2. There is a great Compare plugin in Read more…

01 Dec

Office 365: Delegating Administrative Roles

Many Office 365 administrators don’t know that they can delegate some administrative tasks to users in their organizations. For example, one could grant a user ‘Password Administrator’ rights, which would share the load of resetting passwords, or ‘Service Administrator,’ which would allow the person to check if any Office 365 features are having issues. The following administrator Read more…

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. ...
  5. 43
XSLT Plugin by BMI Calculator