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Migrating ASA to FTD

For this post, we will be discussing migrating an ASA with FirePOWER services to a Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) image on an ASA 5506-X appliance. At a high level, you reimage the ASA unit with a FTD then use the migration tool (if you have an existing ASA configuration) to import the ASA configuration into […]

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IT Resilience

In last Friday’s post, I discussed the concept that “Things that have never happened before, happen every day” and the need for a posture of resilience to remain operationally ready for anything. Storage industry veteran Paul Zeiter, currently president at Zerto, said recently that “One of the big challenges facing companies today is the need to […]

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Availability = Survival

As IT veterans, I’m certain we all have stories like the one I shared previously – many of those without the happy ending. It reminds me of the prime concepts of a (fascinating) survival book I read several years ago by Laurence Gonzales called “Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why,” where the key themes of […]

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Microsoft Intune Software Update Configuration Step-By-Step

Microsoft Intune provides mobile device management, mobile application management, and PC management capabilities in the cloud.  By leveraging the cloud, off-domain and/or workgroup Windows 10 Enterprise can be managed in a fashion similar to that of on-domain assets.  Specifically, off-domain policy control such as Software Update and Device Encryption are of interest for organizations with large […]

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