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Beta Exam for Windows Forms Fans

Experts in Windows Forms development have their own exam going into beta next week.

Reading Assignment

My secret for learning Powershell? Check out these blogs.

CIO Role Becoming More Strategic, Study Finds

CIOs have come a long way, but they haven't quite reached the status of "full and active participants" in creating strategies in organizations, according to a new study released this week by the Center for CIO Leadership.

SMB Fix Is In the Flaw

Plus: Users seeks transparency with SharePoint; Symantec chief retiring; a fool and his job are soon parted.

Exam for Enterprise Developers Heads to Beta

Right on the heels of one .NET exam being released to beta testing, Microsoft has released another.

No Deep Cuts for IT Spending Seen in 2009

Despite a troublesome economy, IT staff and executive positions are safe for now, according to a market study released on Wednesday.



Enforcing NAP (Exam 70-264)

Another .NET Exam Gets Beta Tested

Microsoft begins testing Professional-level .NET Exam this month.

WinHEC: Keynote Spotlights Windows 7 Device Connectivity

Microsoft's Steve Sinofsky started WinHEC by telling developers how Windows 7 will make it easier to integrate device drivers and provide an improved user experience.

Domain Controllers (Exam 70-642)

The 2008 Readers' Choice Awards: Introducing Redmond's Triple Crown

To recognize the dynasties in our annual Readers' Choice competition, <i>Redmond</i> is introducing the "Triple Crown," a new award for products that have won (at least) three Readers' Choice honors in a row.

Exam 70-113 Pilot Extended to Dec. 17

Microsoft is providing three free vouchers toward any MCP exam for first 3,000 test takers as an incentive to take this pilot exam.

Google Android Flaw Reopens Open Source Security Debate

A security flaw in Google's new Android operating system discovered recently by independent researchers further underscores the security debate between open source and proprietary software.

Spam Attacks on the Rise in Q3

Identity thieves and hackers appear to be coming at Windows users from all fronts, most commonly with spam. They were particularly active during the third quarter of 2008, when they did it eight times more frequently than in the previous quarter, according to a report released Monday by Sophos.

Organizations Cutting Back on IT Security Staff

The IT security function, as a percentage of total IT staff at enterprise organizations, appears to be in decline, according to an addendum on security in a research report released this week by Computer Economics.

IT Pros List Coolest Security Jobs

Looking for the coolest jobs in IT? A new survey of information technology and network security specialists suggests that the place to look is on the front lines of cyberspace -- and that the variety of work is greater than many might suspect.

Bad Times Call for a Security Check, Experts Say

"Disaster breeds opportunity," so the old slogan goes. But when it comes to uncertain economic times, companies should double-check their internal policies and procedures, security experts say.

Migrating Virtual Machines (Exam 70-642)

When attempting to migrate a 64-bit VM from Windows 2008 Hyper-V into Virtual Server 2005 R2 running on 32-bit hardware...

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