Internet Security – Akamai study notes increased attacks in Q3 2017

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This 9 page slide show is excellent & chockfull of graphs and exhibits that illustrate current safety concerns in the Internet security vector Akamai Finds Web App Attacks Increased in Q3 2017 http://www.eweek.com/security/akamai-finds-web-app-attacks-increased-in-q3-2017

Windows 10 – New SETs tabular interface better organizes project history

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In a futures Windows 10 release, history stored will be in new SETs tabular interface, as decribed below https://www.pcworld.com/article/3238524/windows/windows-10-sets-timeline.html https://www.pcworld.com/article/3196130/windows/microsoft-builds-biggest-reveals-windows-10-fall-update-story-remix-cortana-hardware-and-more.html#slide4 Windows 10’s future look could be Sets, a tabbed app interface Microsoft will start testing.  Microsoft said Tuesday that it plans to overhaul Windows 10 with a browser-like, tabbed application dubbed “Sets”.  This is where […]

Leadership – How to build a corporate culture of leadership

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John Maxwell shares an excellent article on how to build a corporate culture of leadership http://johnmaxwellcompany.com/blog/what-does-leadership-culture-look-like Leadership is not a position, but a process. It doesn’t just happen, but is shaped. If companies want to build a culture of leadership and mutual respect across all layers, then they need to heavily invest in their people […]

Smartphone Security – Google adds Spying Eye detection capabilities

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Google is looking to possibly add detection capabilities for onlookers who may be looking over the users shoulder in future either to Pixel cameras as feature of an app they can add as needed https://www.pcmag.com/news/357630/google-researchers-add-spying-eyes-detection-to-a-smartphone If someone else is looking at your screen the front-facing camera will detect it and alert you.  We are all […]

MacOS 10.13.1 – Root vulnerability allows new ADMIN account without password

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Apple is in process of building an emergency patch to lock down the “root” account where a preset password does not exist.  In certain settings, the “MacOS 10.13.1 Root vulnerability” allows a missing password challenge to be fully worked around.  That allows user accounts to be reset, allowing full compromise of vulnerable systems.  This bug is serious and […]


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