Jamey Heary from Cisco: Organizations that work with sensitive information, use encrypted WiFi, VPN, and encrypted apps
On October 18th, we were invited to Cisco Connect 2017. At this event, we met with security expert Jamey Heary. He is a Distinguished Systems Engineer at Cisco Systems where he leads the Global Security Architecture Team. Jamey is a trusted security advisor and architect for many of Cisco’s largest customers. He is also a book author and a former Network World blogger. We talked with him about security in the modern enterprise, the significant security issues that are impacting businesses and organizations, and the latest vulnerabilities that affect all wireless networks and clients (KRACK). Here is what he had to say:
If you use Windows 10, and you read our website, you have heard about the Fall Creators Update. It is the latest major update for Windows 10, and it is available for every Windows 10 user, for free, starting October 17th, 2017. The Fall Creators Update includes several new features that are designed to enhance the experience of creative users, just like the Windows 10 Creators Update did before it, in the spring of 2017. If you want to know more about Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, what it is and whether you should install or defer it, read this article:
Have you ever found yourself in a place where there was no internet, like on an airplane, a remote rural area, or a train going through the mountains? What if you wanted to play a game on your Android smartphone and waste your time in a fun way? Unfortunately, many smartphone games today require an internet connection, for you to play them. Luckily, you can still find some Android games that work offline. All you have to do is install them when you have internet access, and then you can enjoy them anytime, anywhere, as long as your smartphone’s battery has some power left. Here are the most fun free games for Android that do not need an internet connection:
Microsoft has taken the first big step toward unifying Minecraft for all the key platforms into ONE edition of Minecraft. This is a huge deal for the company as well as for gamers worldwide. Minecraft is the first major title where players on Xbox, Windows 10, Android, iOS and other platforms can play the same game, communicate with each other, synchronize their progress across platforms and more. Here’s why this is a big deal both for Microsoft and gamers worldwide:
Apple has announced the launch of three new smartphones: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. If you have watched any news channel, you surely heard about it. One feature that surprised us about these smartphones is not the processor they use or the quality of their cameras, but the fact that they have adopted wireless charging: a technology that has been around for five years. Not only that but Apple has also decided to adopt an industry standard instead of creating its own. That’s a move that most people would never expect from Apple. What’s happening to the company from Cupertino? Will the world end soon?
Having the option to record phone calls can be important for some people. You might want to record your calls because your memory is not so great and you forget important information that is shared with you by your manager, or your spouse. If you record your calls, then you can play them anytime you want and get the information that you need. Here are five methods in which you do this on a smartphone with Android:
If you tell people that you use Bing as your main search engine, many will laugh at you and say “Nobody uses Bing. Why do you do it?” While the public image of this search engine is not very positive, the truth is that this search engine has grown in use, in the USA and a few other markets. Also, recently Microsoft has bragged about Bing on Twitter and showed us that is bigger than we think. Would you like to guess Bing’s global market share in search?
Microsoft’s Windows Movie Maker has been one of the most popular video editing programs for Windows, for a very long time. It was free, it was easy to use, and it produced good results for casual computer users. Since the company has decided to terminate it, it no longer offers any support or development for Movie Maker. This means that now we must look for alternatives. To make it easier for you to find a suitable replacement for your video editing needs, we have compiled a list of free applications that are similar to Windows Movie Maker. Here it is:
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 Pro for Workstations will be delivered as part of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, available this fall. This version is aimed at power users and businesses that need the ultimate performance for demanding tasks like video-editing, processing big data and more. Here’s what’s new about Windows 10 Pro for Workstations and the main features that make it stand out compared to other Windows 10 editions:
All wireless routers have AC in their name, followed by a number. For example, you have routers that are called ASUS RT-AC88U AC3100, TP-LINK Archer C5400 AC5400, or Tenda AC9 AC1200. What does this AC3100, AC5400 or AC1200 mean? Does the number that comes after AC tell you how fast the router is? In theory, manufacturers say that it does. In reality, the truth is different. Here’s why this AC naming convention is marketing with zero value for consumers, what it truly communicates and how not to fool yourself into purchasing a “fast” router: