Alan's World of IT

The trials and tribulations of an IT Pro working in a Marketing team.

June, 2008

  • Breaking disk encryption with RAM dumps

    While reviewing a new Windows Server 2008 publication, The Complete Guide to Windows Server 2008 , which is extremely good from what I’ve read so far, the author discusses physical security of machines and the use of BitLocker. While the book is on Windows...
  • Silverlight 2.0, not just for developers.

    When you work in a Marketing team you get involved in videos. Marketers love making videos, case studies, promotion, training etc etc. They also like shiny new ideas, like Silverlight. So sooner or later they are going to ask about playing their “funky...
  • UGTV Episode two--Its-class-not-Glass

    The next episode of the UGTV IT Pro show has just been released, Episode 2 . This show contains a look back at the April MVP summit. Some interviews with User Group Leaders, and interview with Culminis – not the whole organization :). Plus the introduction...