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How to manage fonts with the Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Автор: | 07.07.2018

Image: Matt Elliott/CNET You have an army of fonts installed on your Windows 10 PC. Managing them all can be a challenge, especially if you use a variety of fonts for such programs as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. How can you view all your available fonts, check out their appearance, and grab more… Читать далее »

Why IT needs to factor drones into its big data plans

Автор: | 07.07.2018

Drones and big data are both enterprise tech trendsetters, and the convergence of the two in specific areas of application create new opportunities and challenges for IT. Among the heavy-hitter drone/big data applications in industry are: Drones used by land surveyors Drones used in construction for site monitoring and security Drones used in mining for… Читать далее »

Typing ‘A’ key 29 times lets you hack HPE iLO 4 servers

Автор: | 07.07.2018

Want to know how easy it is to bypass authentication measures in an HPE Integrated Lights-Out 4 (iLO 4) server? Make a cURL request and then type the letter «A» 29 times. It’s that easy. Seriously. As noted by BleepingComputer, the vulnerability affecting these servers was found last year by a group of three security… Читать далее »

How to install and use the Avast Online Security extension in Firefox

Автор: | 07.07.2018

These days, we need every single bit of security we can find. And platform doesn’t matter. That’s right, once upon a time I’d have said, «If you’re looking to keep your computing experience 100% safe, you should be using Linux!» However, now that so many depend upon a web browser to get their work done,… Читать далее »

Investment flows into Nordic startups from all directions

Автор: | 07.07.2018

Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Banks, IT firms and private investors are all wading into the Nordic tech startup scene from different angles. Across the Nordic region, leading Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Finnish private equity firms are showing an increasing level of interest in startups and maturing IT enterprises developing products in areas including digital… Читать далее »

Infosec community welcomes bank sector focus on cyber resilience

Автор: | 07.07.2018

The Bank of England (BoE) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have given the UK finance sector three months to explain how they can avoid damaging IT breakdowns and respond to the growing threat of cyber attacks. The move comes just over a week after a Bank of England report in which cyber attack was cited as… Читать далее »

UK banks must detail plans to avoid cyberattacks, tech disruptions by the fall

Автор: | 07.07.2018

In the wake of a number of massive hacks and tech-related outages, UK banks and financial services firms will be required to detail their plans to avoid damaging disruptions to authorities by this fall, according to a Reuters report. The Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority announced this week that financial service firms… Читать далее »

Firms need to support good password practices

Автор: | 07.07.2018

When all else fails, blame the users. This seems to have been the approach for a long time, and even if it were always a case of “stupid user” syndrome, we have gone way beyond a time this could ever be a valid excuse for serious password failure. Complex passwords can be strong, but perhaps… Читать далее »

25% of employees admit that they use the same password for everything

Автор: | 07.07.2018

Password management best practices stress the need for every employee to use a different strong password for every system they access within the enterprise. It is a basic principle that has been emphasized over and over by every IT professional and cybersecurity expert that has ever been asked to make organizational security policy. Yet despite… Читать далее »

How changes in retail law could affect customer experience

Автор: | 06.07.2018

New regulation surrounding payment authentication could make it more difficult to offer a seamless customer experience, according to MasterCard. The financial services provider said the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) will mean that a higher percentage of people will be asked to authenticate their payments when purchasing goods online, which could lead to more interruptions… Читать далее »