I have been watching many videos on early-era computing and they have led me to give a lot of thought to the fundamental concepts in computing we now take for granted. For example, sometimes we say “data processing” when we speak about our field, but the origin of that term
We discuss how to upgrade from Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus)to Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) over SSH. This is a good use case for those running headless servers that do not want to lose control of their system.
To provide a little background: a few months back I accidentally washed a 32 GB flash drive. I waited a few weeks for it to completely dry out and then did not use it for almost four months. I formatted it recently in Windows and it did not seem to
This is just a quick little article on how to customize PowerShell. The comments should tell the entire story in the document. The script is also available for download below.
Problem A while back a user reached out to me describing a problem of slow access to an external, bus-powered hard drive they had purchased only half a year ago. They said it was a USB 3.0 hard drive and they had also made sure to plug the drive into
This fall, just a few short months from the time of this writing, Microsoft will be releasing a minor update to follow the most recent Windows 10 Creators Update from earlier this year. It will include some new features, including a few that revolve around their built-in Windows Defender suite.
A few days ago I was attempting to install the OpenSCAP security compliance evaluation tool on a system I had running Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) LTS. The base package of OpenSCAP was in my distribution’s repositories and I was able to easily install it. But, it turns out the SCAP
Microsoft recently released their next major evolutionary update to Windows 10 called Creators Update. It boasts a lot of new features and innovations. New additions in the update include Paint 3D, Remix 3D, and greater support for augmented reality with Windows Mixed Reality. Some new features include better Cortana integration
Laws are changing in the US as to what ISPs can do with collected customers’ browsing habits. We explore methods by which to stop this invasion of privacy.
CompTIA has a new exam that fits in between Security+ and CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP). It is a practical exam designed to test real-world knowledge.