Windows 11 – new NOTEPAD version DEC-2021

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Beta testing has started for a new version of NOTEPAD for the new WIN11 O/S https://blogs.windows.com/windows-insider/2021/12/07/redesigned-notepad-for-windows-11-begins-rolling-out-to-windows-insiders/ We are very excited to introduce to all of you the redesigned Notepad for Windows 11, which includes a number of changes we think the community will enjoy! First, you will notice a completely updated UI that aligns with […]

Privacy – Be careful in sharing with social media DEC-2021

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The less sensitive data is shared — the better protection for privacy & from identity theft attacks.  Even if a site “hides” this information, hackers can sometimes break in & collect data there — in addition to what is openly shared in public. Facebook, Uber, and Dating Sites Top the List of Companies Collecting Your […]

Malware – new Agent Tesla keylogger sends data to GMAIL DEC-2021

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A new variant of the Agent Tesla keylogger sends data to special Google GMAIL accounts rather than specific servers.  This malware family has been around since 2014 & attackers continue to evolve & mask capabilities to avoid detection https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Agent+Tesla+Updates+SMTP+Data+Exfiltration+Technique/28190/ Agent Tesla is a Windows-based keylogger and RAT that commonly uses SMTP or FTP to exfiltrate […]

Leadership – How to tackle project issues when answers are unknown

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John Maxwell’s blogs are an excellent resource in learning leadership best practices.  Many managers & leaders will never say “I don’t know” … as it may make them seem weak, but there is a way to still effectively admit/learn while showing leadership & direction – by placing confidence that team will arrive at the right […]

Leadership – Quality is more important than time or costs DEC-2021

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John Maxwell’s blogs are an excellent resource in learning leadership best practices.  The Titanic + 2 ships in article are examples of dangers of rushing results, shortcuts to quality, and ignoring risks. Which Leader Are You? 5 Lessons from the Tale of Two Ships (johnmaxwell.com) This tale of two ships provides us with many leadership […]

Microsoft Security – 2021 Best practices for Artificial Intelligence projects

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AI based systems are highly flexible and data intense & offer new challenges in securing this new technology in the coming year ahead.  Microsoft just published some recent best practices that can help mitigate these risks. Best practices for AI security risk management – Microsoft Security Blog GitHub – Azure/AI-Security-Risk-Assessment Today, we are releasing an AI […]

Windows – improved Kernel security in WIN10 and WIN11 DEC-2021

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Vendors must now pass pass the HLK compatibility tests, malware scanning, and prove their identity through extended validation (EV) certificates Improve kernel security with the new Microsoft Vulnerable and Malicious Driver Reporting Center – Microsoft Security Blog Windows 10 and Windows 11 have continued to raise the security bar for drivers running in the kernel. […]

Leadership – Lead with Empathy and Compassion DEC-2021

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This Harvard Business Review article “Connect with Empathy, But Lead with Compassion” shares excellent ways to work with team members who may be struggling Effective Leaders Move Beyond Empathy to Compassion (hbr.org) With empathy, we have a close, visceral understanding of the other person’s experience. We feel with the person. We literally take on the emotions […]

Leadership – Conflict resolution strategies DEC-2021

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The IIL blogs recently shares an article related to conflict resolution approaches that can be helpful in getting projects or the team back on track again Paths Process for Conflict Management (iil.com) Managing a team is complex and challenging at the same time. Team members naturally have different perceptions, personalities, characters, ideas, and they may […]

Cloud hosting – 4 companies provide 67 percent of services in 2021

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Amazon & Microsoft alone account for over 50% of all cloud hosting services in 2021 4 Companies Control 67% of the World’s Cloud Infrastructure | PCMag According to data collected by the Synergy Research Group, four companies own 67% of the world’s $130 billion cloud market. Leading the pack by a large margin is Amazon Web […]


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