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.

What is IT governance? A formal way to align IT & business strategy

How to create an effective business continuity plan

How to create an effective business continuity plan

A business continuity plan outlines procedures and instructions an organization must follow in the face of disaster, whether fire, flood or cyberattack. Here's how to create one that gives your business the best chance of surviving...

What is GRC and why do you need it?

What is GRC and why do you need it?

GRC is a strategy for managing an organization's overall governance, enterprise risk management and compliance with regulations Learn how GRC can help you align IT activities to business goals, manage risk effectively and stay on top...

The top 6 Governance, Risk and Compliance certifications

CEOs are always on the lookout for dependable folks who can identify potential exposures and quantify the impacts of risk on an organization while protecting the interests of employees, shareholders, other organizations and the...

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.

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...

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.

How to use Microsoft Power BI for dashboards and more

How to use Microsoft Power BI for dashboards and more

Power BI brings intuitive data analysis to both the executive level as well as Microsoft Office power users who have a penchant for number crunching, data slicing and dicing, and reporting.

How to control Cortana, Windows Hello and other Windows 10 features

How to control Cortana, Windows Hello and other Windows 10 features

Many features of Windows 10 and specific apps are highly configurable in the enterprise, whether an administrator wants to turn them on, tweak settings or turn them off entirely.

Is it time to move from Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 to Windows 10?

Is it time to move from Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 to Windows 10?

Although Windows 7 is still the dominant desktop operating system (at around 50 percent of all desktop installations as of November 2015), it's time for you to determine whether to stick with Windows 7 (or 8/8.1) or deploy Windows 10....

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