A joke, but seriously, too many antiquities are in service on the web/internet, with outdated software, or operative systems. Those who own these may one day get a nasty surprise, contrary some of the people showing up in the BBC Antiques Roadshow . People who are responsible for server antiquities are gambling with privacy, trust and security.
On April 8'th 2014 Microsoft began distribute the last update for Windows XP (are they done?), If you're one of the recipients then be advised that it's high time to consider an alternative, a future platform, Windows or other. No danger yet, in fact you may still be safe for weeks, or even a couple of months. That is until the next major, or significant hole, bug of fault is discovered, and that not only on or regarding XP.
I am sure you have done it, one or many times, Googled yourself, searched your name. In most cases searches will return pages that has no connection to you, don't contain any information whatsoever or at least nothing you consider representative. If you're a member of Social services like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter etc. these will normally either rank on top or very high up on the result lists.
If I have one wish for the future, a perpetual wish for the future, it is that algorithms and agents to detect spam, whether mail, registration bots, servers and scripts, improves faster than the spammers can develop it. Admittedly, a lot has improved, spam is not on a decline but at least with regards to mail filtering things are better, especially if compared to say 10 years ago.
It's been a few years since the concept of Social Business became a buzzword (to some), and began to flash across Power Point presentations. It's also been a few years since Gartner Group began to write about Social Business, perform analysis and benchmarking to support their, at least to some, well known Magic Quadrant predictions.
Yes I think so, if you have a contact form, definitely if your website got services that requires login. Whatever these may be. In such a case some form of (basic) encryption is a must and a minimum! Why you may ask? Well for one thing, more than ever data traffic is being traced and tracked, that also includes anything sent via the internet on http:// or port 80.
This title has erroneously been associated with the film Field of Dreams (1989) In which, while walking in his cornfield, novice farmer Ray Kinsella hears a voice that whispers, " If you build it, he will come ". Ray interprets this as an instruction to build a baseball diamond in his fields. After he does, Shoeless Joe Jackson and other dead baseball players emerge from the cornfields to play ball. Good film by the way......
A highly relevant question. Well at least if you're out there looking for a web solution for your company, enterprise or ... just for fun. There are many great solutions available, from general public license or free, to the rather expensive. By the way, CMS means Content Mangement System , and this blog will be about some free/open source based ones. However and this is...
Users, developers, architects, advisers and administrators alike, "we" all need knowledge refill. Need to be enlightened, ignited, re-ignited, reminded, made aware of what goes on. As the wheel of IT development spins ever faster, a few years passes on and your business might be out of sync with up-to date solutions. Such may lead to more painful and costly changes. Equally bad, the infrastructure people...
Social Business is the new trend, whether for smaller or larger companies. Social Business change the way people work, and how business is done. Imagine Facebook in a company or corporate context, solutions exist in plenty, open source and licensed.
Since the mid 1990s Collaboration services have evolved from nice to have, to need to have. Doing business on national or international level one should invest in functional, up to date collaborative services & as much culture.
Investing in broader, customer oriented services with simplicity and design to support mobile connectivity is vitally important. Those who can or will read signs may observe the break-down of all kinds of services to suit mobility.