Leadership – Leaders can better prepare for 2018 through Reflective thinking

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John Maxwell shares an excellent article on how to value of reflective thinking in a lessons learned fashion for 2017. Reflecting back on both good & bad experiences can improve results in 2018 http://johnmaxwellcompany.com/blog/how-looking-back-leaders-prepare-for-the-future In today’s fast-paced and highly competitive corporate environment, it’s never been more important for your leaders to push pause and reflect […]

MacOS 10.13.1 – Root vulnerability critical security patch released

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Apple has just released an emergency patch to better lock down the “root” account where a preset password does not exist.  In certain settings, the “MacOS 10.13.1 Root vulnerability” allowed a missing password challenge to be fully worked around.  This bug is serious and Apple quickly responded with a “patch now” update   https://redmondmag.com/articles/2017/11/29/apple-issuing-macos-high-sierra-patch.aspx Apple is […]

Verizon 5G Wireless – 2018 implementation planned for Sacramento

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Widespread implementation of the high-speed 5G standard is still a few years ago. Verizon will start making commercial service available in a few regional areas in 2018 as standards like the new 5G radio specifications are finalized. Sacramento has been designated as one target city for this new high-speed wireless standard.   Verizon commercializing 5G fixed […]

Malware – Coinhive cryptocurrency miner steals visitors CPU power on infected websites

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The Coinhive cryptocurrency mining facility is being misused as a new hacking tool.  Cybercriminals can secretly imbed this on vulnerable websites with weak security controls & mine digital currencies for themselves. There is no notification to visitors that any mining is taking place. https://www.pcmag.com/news/357535/why-hackers-love-cryptocurrency-miner-coinhive A brilliant idea to monetize internet traffic appears to be running amok.  You may […]


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