Jay Munro

The Activation FAQ

When Microsoft released Office XP, users were suddenly faced with having to "activate" the product in addition to entering a valid product key. That proprietary activation scheme helped Microsoft...

Security Watch: MSN Virus is No Fun

The big news this week is the huge release of patches from Microsoft. On the heels of last months ground-shaking JPEG vulnerability, Microsoft announced nine security updates, MS04-029 through...

Inside the JPEG Virus

The WatchThe end of summer lull for viruses and worms continues. Were still seeing new versions of RBots, and a new Bagle, but nothing with teeth.The big news appears...

Security Watch Letter: Inside the JPEG Virus

The WatchThe end of summer lull for viruses and worms continues. Were still seeing new versions of RBots, and a new Bagle, but nothing with teeth. The big news...

Security Watch: Bots March In

The WatchLast week, Microsoft released a security bulletin reporting vulnerability in the graphics subsystem in Windows and a wide range of Microsoft products. This week, Netcraft, the UK Web...

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Cambridge Quantum’s Ilyas Khan on the Future of Quantum Computing

I spoke with Ilyas Khan, Director and CEO of Cambridge Quantum, about his forecast for milestones in the future of quantum computing; he also...

Why Data is the New Uranium

In 2017, The Economist published an oft-quoted article claiming that “Data is the new Oil.” The article pointed out that the world’s five most...

Better Proactive Security Strategies that Cost Less

On a typical Wednesday morning, a cloud security engineer enters the office at about 8:00 AM and spends the next two hours culling through...

Cisco Meraki Enables Scalable Hybrid Work

Hybrid work has been the single most important topic in my discussions with C-level executives at a company of all sizes. This isn’t just...

ThoughtSpot’s Ajeet Singh: “The Data Analytics Dashboard is Dead”

I spoke with Ajeet Singh, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, ThoughtSpot, about the search technology that’s central to ThoughtSpot’s data analytics platform, which he claims...