Jonathan Hassell

Contributing Writer

Jonathan Hassell runs 82 Ventures, a technical writing and consulting firm based in Charlotte, N.C.

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SharePoint Online cheat sheet

SharePoint Online cheat sheet

Learn how to find your way around SharePoint Online, create sites, share and manage documents, work with calendars, integrate with Outlook and more.

What are shielded virtual machines and how to set them up in Windows Server

What are shielded virtual machines and how to set them up in Windows Server

Virtualization can expose data and encryption keys to hackers. Microsoft's shielded virtual machines and Host Guardian Service locks them down.

Build an ultra-secure Microsoft Exchange Server

Build an ultra-secure Microsoft Exchange Server

Yes, it's possible to do a Microsoft Exchange Server deployment that is secure enough for all but the most sensitive information. Here's how to do it.

How to prevent data loss with Windows Information Protection

How to prevent data loss with Windows Information Protection

Looking for a solution to keep company data out of the wrong hands? Windows 10's WIP might be the best option. Here's how WIP works.

How Windows to Go can protect data for business travelers

How Windows to Go can protect data for business travelers

Worried about workers traveling internationally with sensitive company data on a laptop? A Windows to Go USB stick might be the answer for intrusive searches or bans on airplanes.

Windows Embedded's future looks rocky

Windows Embedded's future looks rocky

Microsoft's apparent replacement versions for Windows Embedded -- which are based on Windows 10 -- have some limitations. Here's what you need to know.

Disaster recovery in a DevOps world

Disaster recovery in a DevOps world

Organizations that are adopting DevOps methodologies are realizing actual benefits from taking that approach.

You’ve been hit with ransomware. Now what?

You’ve been hit with ransomware. Now what?

When their data has been stolen, and is being held hostage, companies are increasingly caving in to cybercriminal demands for payment. Short of paying up, the best defense is a good offense.

What is blockchain and how does it work?

What is blockchain and how does it work?

Blockchain is a shared distributed ledger technology in which each transaction is digitally signed to ensure its authenticity and integrity — and it's poised to make big waves in a wide range of business use cases.

Is the hybrid cloud's biggest challenge a lack of expertise?

Is the hybrid cloud's biggest challenge a lack of expertise?

Making the business case for embracing cloud services isn’t the challenge it once was. What is proving to be more of a hurdle to wider-scale cloud adoption is the lack of expertise, experience and resources to take advantage of what’s...

7 things CIOs should know about SharePoint Server 2016

7 things CIOs should know about SharePoint Server 2016

Here are top seven things you need to know about what writer Jonathan Hassell calls the last great on-premises application.

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