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Freelance writer, journalist and analyst, former Executive Editor at eWEEK. Columnist at eWEEK, reviewer for NWW.

Expect Long Waits to Get Microsoft's Help With Windows 10 Upgrade

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: The popularity of the Windows 10 upgrade means that there are a lot of questions and long waits for Microsoft to answer them. When I called Microsoft to ask about an unexpected screen when I tried to log on to Windows 10 on a freshly upgraded computer, I already knew there would be a wait.
Sep 01, 2015

Reaching #Microsoft tech support for help with #Windows10 can take hours or days. Did Microsoft misjudge the need? eweek.com/enterprise-app…

Sep 01, 2015

Help for upgrades to #Windows10 can take hours or days says @wrash, so be ready to wait. tinyurl.com/njhl4ef

Ashley Madison CEO Resignation a Deserved Fate for Security Blindness

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: There appears to be a type of blindness among C-level executives in some companies that makes it impossible for them to anticipate the inevitable consequences of ignoring security. Right now, it's not clear who breached the security of the marital infidelity site Ashley Madison, although there's an international team of investigators looking in to it.
Aug 31, 2015

More C-level managers should lose their jobs for inept security practices, says @wrash tinyurl.com/prc6ryf. Serious consequences needed.

Aug 31, 2015

More C-level managers should lose their jobs for inept security practices, says @wrash tinyurl.com/prc6ryf

Sep 01, 2015

More C-level managers should lose their jobs for inept security practices, says @wrash tinyurl.com/prc6ryf

Sep 02, 2015

RT @estherschindler: More C-level managers should lose their jobs for inept security practices, says @wrash tinyurl.com/prc6ryf

Regulatory Fight Brewing at FCC Over LTE-U Access to WiFi Spectrum

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: Carriers, cable companies, standards groups and hardware makers are squaring off to fight over giving mobile phone LTE-U access to WiFi spectrum. There is a fight brewing at the Federal Communications Commission over an unlicensed form of the familiar LTE calling and data protocol used by wireless carriers that is likely to develop into a full-blown regulatory tussle over the mobile phone in your pocket.
Aug 27, 2015

Never heard of #LTEU? The regulatory fight may rule how and where you can use your phone. #FCC #TMobile #Verizon eweek.com/mobile/regulat…

Aug 27, 2015

The battle over #LTEU could profoundly affect how and where you use your phone says @wrash tinyurl.com/okly2fu

Aug 27, 2015

The battle over #LTEU could profoundly affect how and where you use your phone says @wrash tinyurl.com/okly2fu

Aug 28, 2015

The battle over #LTEU could profoundly affect how and where you use your phone says @wrash tinyurl.com/okly2fu

U.S. Court Affirms FTC Authority to Enforce Data Breach Rules

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: The Philadelphia-based U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals finds that the Federal Trade Commission can sue Wyndham Hotels for lax security practices that led to a data breach.
Aug 25, 2015

.@Wyndham you're toast when the court ridicules you in Latin and compares your network security to banana peels. eweek.com/security/u.s.-…

Aug 25, 2015

When the court ridiculed Wyndham’s case in Latin and compared it to banana peels, it was toast says @wrash tinyurl.com/nhoxxd4

The Real Security Rules That Applied to Hillary Clinton's Email Server

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: There's been a lot of conflicting claims from all sides about whether former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton improperly handled classified government email. Read on to learn what the rules actually say.
Aug 20, 2015

Most of the questions about @HilaryClinton email can be answered by looking at the actual rules, not speculating. eweek.com/security/the-r…

Aug 20, 2015

We found the actual rules governing Hilary Clinton’s email and here they are says @wrash tinyurl.com/pmm956o

IRS Data Breach Shows the Risk of Trying to Help Taxpayers

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: The Internal Revenue Services learns the dangers of using the Internet to try to make things a bit easier for taxpayers. The Internal Revenue Service is one of the federal government's least-liked agencies. No surprise there since the job of the IRS is to pry plenty of your hard earned dollars from your hands.
Aug 19, 2015

If it proves nothing else, the #IRS data breach shows the Washington saying "No good deed goes unpunished" is true. eweek.com/security/irs-d…

U.S. Military Must Step Up Top Brass Training to Thwart Cyber-Attacks

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: A quick training session after a network breach is certainly a good idea, but the Joint Chiefs of Staff need to apply military practices to solving their phishing problem. When the offices of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon were hacked three weeks ago, the hackers, who were apparently from Russia, harvested a trove of unclassified but sensitive data.
Aug 13, 2015

The US military knows how to handle #security, so maybe its time to train the Joint Chiefs so they also know. eweek.com/security/u.s.-…

Aug 13, 2015

The top levels in an organization are the biggest security risks says @wrash tinyurl.com/pkc62hv

Aug 13, 2015

The top levels in an organization are the biggest security risks says @wrash tinyurl.com/pkc62hv

Alphabet Gives Google's Tech Ventures Best Chance to Succeed or Fail

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: The creation of the holding company Alphabet was intended in the short term to make Google's business more attractive to investors, but there's more to it than that. As you can tell from my colleague Chris Preimesberger's analysis article, Google's rationale for creating the Alphabet holding company included providing greater transparency for investors.
Aug 12, 2015

What my grandfather's time with Thomas Edison taught me about #Google and #Alphabet and the road to success. eweek.com/cloud/alphabet…

Aug 12, 2015

What Thomas Edison, my grandfather and GE taught me about Alphabet and innovation says @wrash tinyurl.com/p5h7swv

Aug 12, 2015

What Thomas Edison, my grandfather and GE taught me about Alphabet and innovation says @wrash tinyurl.com/p5h7swv

Aug 12, 2015

@JeffImmelt Today in eWEEK I wrote about how the world's great companies, notably GE, lead in innovation. eweek.com/cloud/alphabet…

T-Mobile Uses Aggressive Pricing, Free Roaming to Overtake Sprint

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: Feisty T-Mobile uses pricing, features and service to pass Sprint as the nation's number three wireless carrier, while turning its attentions to business customers. T-Mobile has finally achieved the third-place status that CEO John Legere promised would happen in 2015.

How to Successfully Install the Windows 10 Free Upgrade

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: My upgrade to Windows 10 was surprisingly painless, but there are a few things to keep in mind as you go through the installation routine. My opportunity to take advantage of the free upgrade to Windows 10 happened when I least expected it.
Aug 04, 2015

Here's how to survive the #Windows10 free upgrade when #Microsoft sends it. It's painless if you do the right things. eweek.com/pc-hardware/ho…

Aug 04, 2015

I throw caution to the winds & go with the #Windows10 upgrade, says @wrash It was painless, but these tips might help tinyurl.com/oybdv6b

Aug 04, 2015

I throw caution to the winds with the #Windows10 upgrade, says @wrash. It was painless, but these tips might help. tinyurl.com/oybdv6b

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Sep 02, 2015

RT @DCDining: Y'all listen up: If you want to support DonRockwell-dot-com, go to @GrapeseedBistro's barbecue on Saturday. goo.gl/kANzjq

Sep 02, 2015

Do boards of directors care about cybersecurity? @georgevhulme digs into the story for @csoonline bit.ly/1JNrWL5 #cyber (They don't)

Sep 01, 2015

Reaching #Microsoft tech support for help with #Windows10 can take hours or days. Did Microsoft misjudge the need? eweek.com/enterprise-app…


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