Bailey Systems Blog

May 26th, 2016 4:05 pm

LinkedIn was hacked four years ago, and what initially seemed to be a theft of 6.5 million passwords has actually turned out to be a breach of 117 million passwords

On Wednesday, the professional social network company acknowledged that a massive batch of login credentials is being sold on the black market by hackers.
The worst part about it is that, because people tend to reuse their passwords, hackers are more likely to gain access to 117 million people’s More >

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April 16th, 2016 1:33 pm

Security Administration—The Importance of a Security Policy

A comprehensive security policy shouldn’t be limited only to your computer network. A good security policy encompasses a range of activities across your entire organization, including workstation configuration, logon procedures, and building access procedures.

WARNING
Educate Users One of the biggest stumbling blocks to implementing your security policy is the users and More >

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April 3rd, 2016 9:24 pm

Hey Cortana – Cool Commands YouTube Video

Great YouTube on Cortana Voice commands.  Check it out!

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March 3rd, 2016 1:13 am

Windows 10 – God Mode!!!!

Set up GodMode
The awesomely named GodMode brings up a special menu that puts lots of settings together in one place. To enable it, create a new folder anywhere on your root drive and rename it GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}. It will create a special icon that when you click on it shows you a More >

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February 27th, 2016 2:41 am

Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts
Here are some keyboard shortcuts you may want to be aware of — ones that will really help your daily workflow:

Windows Key-Tab (Task View)
Windows Key-Right-Up (Moves app to top right quadrant)
Windows Key-Ctrl-Left or Right (virtual desktop)
Windows Key-Ctrl-D (new virtual desktop)
Windows Key-Ctrl-C (Cortana listening)
Windows Key-S (Daily Glance for weather, news, More >

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January 28th, 2016 12:23 am

Microsoft says new processors will only work with Windows 10

Straight from the Verge: http://www.theverge.com/2016/1/16/10780876/microsoft-windows-support-policy-new-processors-skylake
Soon, when you buy a new PC, it won’t support Windows 7 or 8. Microsoft has announced a change to its support policy that lays out its plans for future updates to its older operating systems, and the new rules mean that future PC More >

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December 26th, 2015 10:54 pm

Skimmers Found at some California and Colorado Safeways

Sources at multiple financial institutions say they are tracking a pattern of fraud indicating that thieves have somehow compromised the credit card terminals at checkout lanes within multiple Safeway stores in California and Colorado. Safeway confirmed it is investigating skimming incidents at several stores.
Banking sources say they’ve been trying to figure More >

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December 6th, 2015 1:32 am

In the Field – with Dan Holt (Systems Engineer) – Time Management

In the field with Dan Holt
 
Time management
 
Whenever I am called for IT services one of the first things I ask myself is, “Can this service be done remotely?”  Or, if it’s a computer repair such as virus removal, I might ask, “Can I take this and bring it back?”  There More >

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November 3rd, 2015 3:39 am

Hey Cortana

Any good personal assistant should be able to give you the information you need when you need it. Cortana can offer a lot of personalized information based on what it knows about you. These commands can offer information about your schedule, the weather,
Much of this is dependent on how many More >

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April 3rd, 2015 5:44 pm

How Secure is your Network?

The tidal wave of security breaches, hacks, and cyber attacks of present day parading through the media continues to give us a daily dose of paranoia illustrating just how susceptible we all are to the malicious prowling of hackers targeting any network or IP address they choose.
Such hyper-anxiety leads individuals and firms alike to More >

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