Kim Lindros

Kim Lindros is a full-time content, online curricula and classroom training developer with a focus on security, Windows, and business topics. She has also contributed to several books on Windows technologies, applications and IT certification.


The top 6 governance, risk and compliance (GRC) certifications

The top 6 governance, risk and compliance (GRC) certifications

Job roles from IT auditor to security engineer to CIO require or benefit from a GRC certification. Here are six top-rated governance, risk and compliance certifications that are worth the time, cost and effort.

10 must-ask questions for evaluating EDR tools

10 must-ask questions for evaluating EDR tools

Are you thinking about investing in an endpoint detection and response solution? These pre-purchase questions will help you find the tool that meets your needs.

10 questions to ask IDaaS vendors before you buy

10 questions to ask IDaaS vendors before you buy

Of the Everests that IT faces daily, identity and access management is a particular challenge. These 10 questions help you find a solution that delivers what you need.

 12 hardware and software vulnerabilities you should address now

12 hardware and software vulnerabilities you should address now

Hardware and software that live past their end-of-life dates pose serious risks to organizations. Find out which assets you should update, upgrade or replace ASAP.

How to get started with a private Windows Store for Business

How to get started with a private Windows Store for Business

Windows Store for Business lets admins find suitable apps for their organization, acquire them in bulk and distribute them through their own private ‘storefront.’ This offers much-needed control, but its greatest benefit might be that...

What your cyber risk profile tells insurers

What your cyber risk profile tells insurers

The purpose of a cyber risk profile is to assess your organization's insurability. The work you do upfront can go a long way toward ensuring you get adequate cyber insurance coverage and a better rate to boot.

How (and why) to customize the Windows 10 Start menu

How (and why) to customize the Windows 10 Start menu

The Windows 10 Start menu is a blend of navigation from Windows Phone and Windows 7, and it's highly customizable. We’ll walk you through it.

Tips for adding IPv6 to IPv4 networks

Tips for adding IPv6 to IPv4 networks

The IPv6 transition in your organization, more likely than not, involves bringing IPv6 into a mix that also includes IPv4. Here’s a look at what that means and how to make it work.

8 awesome (and sometimes free) conference call services

8 awesome (and sometimes free) conference call services

Conference call services want your business — even those that offer free plans — and their feature sets are getting better all the time.

What is cyber insurance and why you need it

What is cyber insurance and why you need it

Cyber insurance can't protect your organization from cybercrime, but it can keep your business on stable financial footing should a significant security event occur.

5 tips for defending against advanced persistent threats

5 tips for defending against advanced persistent threats

APTs are increasing in occurrence and severity, as are the costs associated with protecting businesses adequately from. Is your organization prepared to do battle against an APT? You better be.

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