Raymond Adams

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The Five ETFs You Definitely Want In Your IRA

<b>Synopsis</b><p>If you’re saving for retirement, you for sure will want to consider making an investment in ETF’s. While mutual funds have long been the …

Investing

Five Pentesting Tools and Techniques (That Every Sysadmin Should Know)

Step into the mind of a pentester.<p>It’s Friday afternoon, somewhere around 2PM. The sound of whirring laptops is drowned out by your earbuds blasting …

Information Security

How To: Run Kali Linux as a Windows Subsystem

Kali Linux is known as being the de facto penetration-testing Linux distribution but can be a pain to use as an everyday OS — even more of a pain if …

Linux

6 steps for a solid patch management process

The criticality of software patches is one again in the spotlight, as cybersecurity officials worldwide are contending with Spectre and Meltdown – a …

Project Management

4 Steps to Getting More Referrals From Everyone You Meet

Network better with these four tips.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ask any entrepreneur about referrals and most will tell you that they are the lifeblood of any business.<p>And the reason is simple: When you have referrals on a consistent basis, client acquisition is …

Networking

Hacking Windows 10: How to Steal & Decrypt Passwords Stored in Chrome & Firefox Remotely

Passwords stored in web browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are a gold mine for hackers. An attacker with backdoor access to a …

Information Systems

Steve Jobs Practiced 1 Habit That Turned Good Presentations into Great Ones | Inc.com

Steve Jobs was a master showman. In my opinion, Jobs was the best business storyteller of our time. Every product launch was brilliantly performed. Every move, demo, image and slide was in sync and beautifully choreographed. If I sound like I'm describing a Broadway show, you're right. A Steve Jobs …

Public Speaking

New Mac Malware Hijacks Web Connections: What to Do

"2018 is barely two weeks old, and already it looks like we've got new piece of macOS malware! Hooray :)"<p>That's how Apple-focused security researcher …

MacBook

Google: Our brilliant Spectre fix dodges performance hit, so you should all use it

Google wants the whole industry to adopt its Retpoline fixes for Variant 2 of the Meltdown-Spectre bugs.<p><i>Video: Meltdown and Spectre take a bite out</i> …

Information Security

The billion-dollar startups revolutionizing healthcare you should be watching in 2018

There was no shortage in funding for healthcare and biotech startups in 2017.<p>By the end of the year, a new crop of unicorns were born, while others increased their already billion-dollar valuations.<p>From companies harnessing the plant microbiome to buzzy biotechs working on cutting-edge technology, …

Digital Health

The top investments that will pay you a monthly salary

If an investor’s primary aim is to receive a high income, the next requirements are that the income is regular and reliable.<p>The start of a new year brings the usual flurry of requests for details of the best available investments that pay income monthly. It’s a common request, yet the information …

Personal Finance

What You Need to Know About The Intel Flaw Everyone's Freaking Out About

Practically every PC, laptop, tablet, and smartphone is affected.<p>Silicon Valley is abuzz about 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' – new ways for hackers to …

How Your Small Business Can Benefit From Social Influencer Marketing

How Your Small Business Can Benefit From Social Influencer MarketingDo you think social influencer marketing is for small businesses like mine?Of …

Public Relations

3 Crucial Lessons from an Entrepreneur Who Just Sold His Company for $340 Million | Inc.com

Then they started to use data. They stopped relying on their guts to make decisions, but rather to base all decisions off of data. The data-driven decision will usually win.<p>They focused on making many, many tiny bets rather than big, single bets. Those little bets that paid off were then magnified …

Entrepreneurship

GCHQ figured out how to hack PCs running Windows 10 after finding critical Microsoft bugs

The bugs could have allowed hackers to install programs, delete data and more.<p>Two critical Windows vulnerabilities discovered by Britain's spy agency …

6 Surefire Marketing Trends That Will Explode in 2018 | Inc.com

• Optimization or A/B Testing: Experiment with your marketing through testing different attributes of your email campaign, ad campaign, etc. Use different photos, different headings, and different calls to action to understand what works and what doesn't for each of your dynamic groups.<br>• Segmentation: …

Marketing

Windows 10: UK's GCHQ found out how to hack Windows Defender to own your PC

And it didn't keep the vulnerability to itself.<p>Microsoft has released an out-of-band patch for two severe flaws in Windows Defender. The flaws were …

10 New Gmail Add-Ons You Can Use Right Inside Your Inbox | Inc.com

Chances are, you spend much of your workday immersed in email. But if you're one of the 1.2 billion people on the planet who use Gmail, you could be getting more done by using add-ons Google recently launched which let you complete actions right inside your inbox. Instead of toggling to another app …

Project Management

5 Critical Warning Signs That You're Making Bad Decisions

Everyone's entrepreneurial journey is different, but the pitfalls are the same.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting your own business is a labor of love. You’ve made a commitment to go out on your own. Then the hard part starts: figuring out how to generate revenue, …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Be Insanely Productive Without Working Longer Hours? Spend $100 a Month on This | Inc.com

You know what I would do if I had a time machine in business?<p>Kick young Tommy's ass and ask him to get organized. Why? Back in the days, I would sort out my emails and arrange my meetings. And, I got more and more frustrated at myself for letting great business opportunities -- even tens of …

Time Management
App Store

How to protect your systems from newly-discovered Dnsmasq vulnerabilities

Google recently discovered seven vulnerabilities in DNS software Dnsmasq. Here's how to protect your company's operating systems, IoT, and networking …

33 Actionable Tips to Build a Memorable Online Brand

“If you’re not on the internet. You don’t exist.”<p>Seth Godin said that – or maybe it was Winston Churchill? Whoever it was, they had a point. …

Marketing

In Just 7 Seconds, You Can Sell Your Product, Your Company, Your Cause--or Yourself | Inc.com

Let's pretend, for a moment, that this whole Twitter thing never happened. And while I'm at it, I'm going to vaporize Facebook posts, Instagram, and even Snapchat.<p>My reason for annihilating social media is not that I think it's inherently flawed. It's just that the instant convenience of these …

Cotton Candy

The 1-Hour Weekend Activity That Will Totally Change Your Week | Inc.com

The weekends are a time for relaxation and rejuvenation before another workweek starts. Taking time away from work helps with creativity, your mental health, and various other aspects of your well-being.<p>The weekends are also the time that high achievers and peak performers use to ensure growth and …

Productivity
Self-improvement

Step-by-Step You Can Turn Your Ecommerce Side Hustle Into a Real Company

You'll need the right mix of data, people and planning to quickly scale your startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The nature of work is evolving. To make a living and build a successful career for yourself, you no longer need to work a traditional 9-to-5 job, commute …

Entrepreneurship

Here Are Essential Small Business Tools to Ramp Up Your Productivity

Small Business Tools to Ramp Up Productivity<p>Updated February 16, 2018<p>Small business owners are notoriously busy, often juggling multiple tasks at …

Small Business

This Simple Trick Can Build Up Your Credibility With Strangers Over Email | Inc.com

You only get a few seconds and a very limited number of words to win a stranger's trust with a cold email.<p>This is where "social proof" comes in.<p>Social proof builds trust by using case studies and customer stories to paint a picture of what it's like to be your customer and why that's valuable. …

Marketing

What you need to know about OSX/Dok malware

A new type of man-in-the-middle attack has been detected in the wild, targeting Apple’s Mac. Dubbed OSX/DOK, it relies on a new strain of macOS …

OS X