I’m a cybersecurity practitioner, modern workplace professional, people leader, MSP veteran, content creator, husband, and father.

Hi, I’m Dom.

I’ve been in technology for over twelve years, starting out in the classic starting point of support during my sophomore year of high school. I’ve since grown my career and today I work in digital transformation and cybersecurity in the SMB arena. I’m here to evangelize and raise the tide so that everyone can live a more secure digital life.

What if my cloud provider dies?

This weekend has been marred by an ongoing outage at major cloud provider Rackspace that is impacting their entire Hosted Exchange offering. After a full day of being down with lackluster (to say the least) communications, Rackspace came out and admitted that they've...

Basic Auth is Going Way – What about printers?

Man, I hate printers. But nonetheless, we've got to deal with them. With Basic Authentication finally going away (I hope), you may be running into problems with that famous scan to email functionality. For a lot of multi-function devices out there, we're lucky if we...

What is a certificate anyways?

Following up on my last post about certificate-based authentication, I thought I would break down for the masses what a certificate is exactly. This isn't really meant for the super PKI nerds out there, so I'm going to simplify things plenty. I'm hoping to just help...

When should I use certificate authentication?

With Microsoft announcing Certificate Based Auth general availability, it's a fair question. Certificate Authentication is nothing new, native support for CBA in Azure AD is very new, and it's very easy to setup. You simply trust your certificate authority with Azure...

What is domk.pro?

"Hey Dom, this link looks phishy." I was amazed when somebody actually noticed I was using a custom short linking tool on a social post. To be honest, my first reaction was a happy one. Somebody had looked before they clicked on a link where the preview very clearly...

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Marketing (2022)

It's Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the on month a year where people other than us are paying attention to the details in cybersecurity. Joking aside, public and executive awareness isn't where it should be, but I like to believe it's getting better. In this post, I'm...

Windows 11 22H2 – Noteworthy Features

Windows 11 22H2 is here, and I think there are some features you should be aware of. These would also be some great noteworthy features to share with your prospects and customers. Key Feature Updates File Explorer Explorer got a full-face life with a new start page...

Windows 11 Gets Enhanced Phishing Protection

With the release of Windows 11 22H2, Microsoft has added Enhanced Phishing Protection to its operating system. This feature proactively warns users if they're putting their Windows password into an insecure application (such as Notepad or Word) or on websites. Windows...
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NordLayer Review: Setup and First Thoughts

In July, Pax8 announced a new partnership with Nord Security. I was particularly excited about this launch due to their NordLayer product and the promise of a simple to use SASE service with capabilities like single sign on, private gateways/servers and site to site...

There’s Always Another Attack Vector

Microsoft recently made a big jump in the security of the Office suite by finally blocking macros by default! However, when we plug one hole, threat actors will simply find a new hole, and thus the cycle shall continue.