Leadership — Center for Grateful Leadership

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The “Center for Grateful Leadership” is an excellent resource that helps:  improve morale, team building, and delivery of quality results for IT and business projects.       https://gratefulleadership.com/ Collaborate globally with other Grateful Leaders, and those who want to become such leaders, to create a future filled with gratitude and appreciation!  Tap into the power of personal commitment and […]

Privacy – NSA ends generalized surveillance on US citizens

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The broader surveillance program by NSA on US citizens has ended as reflected in article below: http://www.networkworld.com/article/3193223/security/nsa-ends-surveillance-tactic-that-pulled-in-citizens-emails-texts.html The U.S. National Security Agency will no longer sift through emails, texts and other internet communications that mention targets of surveillance.  The change, which the NSA announced on Friday, stops a controversial tactic that critics said violated U.S. […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 – Ten advanced features APR 2017

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This review shares 10 advanced features found on the new Samsung Galaxy S8 which includes even a retina based scanner for secure unlocking http://www.businessinsider.com/samsung-galaxy-s8-features-not-on-iphone-2017-4 Samsung’s latest phone, the Galaxy S8, is packed with a lot of thoughtful features that you won’t find on the iPhone.  While the iPhone still has a slight edge over the […]

Windows 10 – How to install on Apple iMac using Boot Camp

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The NY Times tech section shares an interesting article on how to install on an Apple iMac using a tool called “Boot Camp” https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/technology/personaltech/running-macos-and-windows Boot Camp is Apple’s tool for the Mac.  It allows you to install and use the Windows 10 operating system on a separate hard drive partition — if your hardware meets the […]

Windows 10 – Cleanup Tools to recover disk space APR 2017

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The Guardian features a beneficial article on DISK CLEANUP tools.  They delete temp and work files no longer needed by Windows 10. It is beneficial to cleanup wasted disk storage monthly and it will also improve performance. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/askjack/2017/apr/27/disk-storage-space-windows-10-pc Before we start, I must remind you that you are totally responsible for your own PC and all […]

Windows 10 – Cortana digital assistant setup tips APR-2017

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Venturebeat offers tips for setting up the Cortana digital assistant that might be helpful to inexperienced WIN10 users. There are many excellent YouTube videos that can also help by searching on “Windows 10 training” https://venturebeat.com/2017/04/28/how-to-set-up-the-best-features-in-cortana/ Cortana promises to outshine other digital assistance suites by delivering exceptional compatibility with third-party apps. That means we’re not witnessing […]

Google Chrome – version 62 highlights non-secure sites more prominently

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As PC Magazine shares — Google Chrome version 62 will highlight non-secure sites (HTTP) to warn of risks when entering data — as HTTPS encryption is a more secure approach: http://www.pcmag.com/news/353381/chrome-to-more-aggressively-highlight-insecure-sites Google has favored sites with secure connections, or HTTPS, in its search results since 2014. In January, the company took things up a notch by […]

Windows 10 – Desktop customization techniques APR 2017

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PC Magazine shares a comprehensive guide for Windows 10 Desktop customization tips.  It includes screen-by-screen directions for both Anniversary & Creators versions. http://www.pcmag.com/news/353347/how-to-customize-and-enhance-your-windows-10-display Your Windows 10 display doesn’t look quite right. Maybe the color is off. Maybe the text is too small (or too large). Maybe the resolution isn’t to your liking. Well, don’t despair. […]

Malware – Hajime IoT botnet has infected 300,000 users

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The new Hajime botnet is a new Iot security threat, which has infected 300,000 user as described below.  With peer-to-peer designs, each infected client almost becomes a “server” and researchers are having difficultly finding the true command-and-control servers http://www.csoonline.com/article/3192898/security/next-gen-iot-botnet-hajime-nearly-300k-strong.html The Hajime botnet is nearly 300,000 strong, making it a latent threat nearly as powerful as […]

Medical Device Security – Improved protection needed

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The primary design of “smart” medical devices is to help patients.  Strong security may weak in some cases.  It was not envisioned that malicious individuals would attempt to hack and take over these devices.  But where security is weak, there is a potential to create dangerous health risks. We are likely to see improving IoT security as a better […]


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