In software development, a beta test is the second phase of software testing in which a sampling of the intended audience tries the product out. (Beta is the second letter of the Greek alphabet.) Continue reading
A patch (sometimes called a “fix”) is a quick-repair job for a piece of programming. Continue reading
Change management is a systematic approach to dealing with change, both from the perspective of an organization and on the individual level.
For those of you that use Nagios and NRPE plugins, this is going to be very interesting.
A recent security bulletin released by Microsoft as part of the August 2014 Patch Tuesday can lead to a crash on some systems, the company said in a knowledge base article.
With many high-profile password leaks nowadays, there is a lot of buzz in the industry on “multi-factor” authentication. In a multi-factor authentication system, users are required to go through two distinct authentication procedures: providing something they know (e.g., username/password), and leveraging something they have “physical” access to (e.g., one-time passcode generated by their mobile phone). This scheme is also commonly known as two-factor authentication or two-step verification.