Dan Yedinak

Author's details

Name: Dan Yedinak
Date registered: October 20, 2011
URL: http://eclat.tech/

Biography

Dan Yedinak is founder and owner of ECLAT Technologically. These days Dan finds himself focusing primarily in three areas. Small Business Consulting is his area of professional expertise. Whether it is managing a technology project, like site wide wireless, servers, or websites and internet marketing, or installing and managing the systems of a small business, you can count on Dan to both get the job done, and work with you to document the work so that YOU have control over your Technology, whenever you need it.

Latest posts

  1. Remove Microsoft OneDrive from Windows 10 — April 5, 2017
  2. DoubleAgent Vulnerability poses a risk to Security Software – Steps You Can Take — March 24, 2017
  3. Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 14 – Nightmare — December 10, 2016
  4. Security versus access – the balance between usability and security. — December 2, 2016
  5. We’re falling behind on system security updates and Google and Apple are to blame — November 28, 2016

Most commented posts

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Apr 05

Remove Microsoft OneDrive from Windows 10

As system administrators, we are commonly called upon to simplify the experience for our users. OneDrive is definitely a complication for everyone who doesn’t use it, or want it. It’s one of the first questions many Windows 10 users ask me about. When I first started running into the issue, I would just fix it …

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Mar 24

DoubleAgent Vulnerability poses a risk to Security Software – Steps You Can Take

DoubleAgent is a vulnerability in the Microsoft code checking software that allows an attacker to replace that code checker with an alternative version. Once the alternate version is in placeĀ and the software using it checks for changes to its code based on the results, it reacts accordingly. This, in turn, allows an attacker to replace …

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Dec 10

Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 14 – Nightmare

the problems I encountered during this installation, which was a jump from Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 7 (which had completed without a hitch) on a Hyper-V Guest on Windows Server 2012, could have been entirely addressed by better error handling when Microsoft prepped the CU – which would have saved my customer – and a lot of other people’s, too – a ton of money, and me a few hours of sleep.

Dec 02

Security versus access – the balance between usability and security.

ECLAT Tech SBalancing Security and Usability

In the world of technology, there are basically two driving forces – usefulness, and safety.

Nov 28

We’re falling behind on system security updates and Google and Apple are to blame

We have updated your car, patching security problems, improving performance, and adding exciting new features we think you will like. Sedan Coupe blend

Security updates on personal devices are critical. But many people don’t do them. Now, limiting the blame to just two companies is understating the issue, and if all this sounds a little harsh, stick with me, and I’ll explain, beginning with an analogous scenario. We have updated your car You are driving to work, and …

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Oct 05

Network Attached Storage for Backups Reviews and Recommendations

An existing customer asked me to recommend a Network Attached Server (NAS) for use in backing up their primary computer and, rather than keep the recommendations to just them, I thought I’d share a few thoughts. The limitations of this review are that I haven’t physically handled most of them, and this not be a …

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Sep 06

Text messaging for business correspondence is bad business practice

How do you know when text messaging crosses the line?
Here are a few general guidelines to follow :
If your text message has paragraphs – stop and move to email
If your text message will need to be referred back to at any time – it should be an email
If the message contains sensitive information, especially in a regulated industry (such as healthcare, or finance) – stop texting and use an encrypted communication method.
If your text message is becoming a business conversation – call, or email
If you can’t finish the text message exchange in 4 brief texts back and forth, it’s time to stop

Aug 11

ECLAT.TECH Proud to support Sean’s Run for ARROAutism – 2016

Runners and Walkers Prepare for Sean's Run for ARROAutism on a sunny Oregon day

On Saturday, August 20th, ECLAT.TECH will once again be on site for the annual Sean’s Run for ARROAutism. The annual event, largely a 5K/10K walk/run raises money for families in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas families during the holidays. How Sean’s Run Helps Oregon Families Until this year, most families in Oregon did not have access …

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Mar 06

Important Announcement – ECLATT discontinuing resale of Google Apps for Business

Google Apps is SO inexpensive, it’s just not cost effective for us to provide the service as a middle man. Far better for each of you to directly lease from Google and cut out the middle man and just call us when you have more technical or training questions.

Feb 28

It’s 2016 – so what’s happening with Windows 7?

Microsoft Windows Support until 2020

To state it simply, though, all you have to remember is that Microsoft will continue producing updates that will be distributed through the normal Windows Update process until 14 January, 2020. For most people, that’s enough. For everyone else, there are IT consultants you can call for help.

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