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Containers or virtual machines: ​Which is more secure? The answer will surprise you

IBM Research has created a new way to measure software security, Horizontal Attack Profile, and it's found a properly secured container can be almost …

Information Security

What Happened When A Secret Bitcoin Key Went Public

At least one bitcoin mystery can be checked off our lists.<p>The long-awaited reveal of the private keys connected to a now-defunct alert system built …

Bitcoin

How to Manage an Employee Who’s Having a Personal Crisis

We all have life events that distract us from work from time to time — an ailing family member, a divorce, the death of a friend. You can’t expect someone to be at their best at such times. But as a manager what <i>can</i> you expect? How can you support the person to take care of themselves emotionally …

Financial Services

How to See Who's On Your Wi-Fi

Is your internet sluggish? If you suspect a neighbor is stealing your Wi-Fi, these two apps can help you identify devices using your connection and …

Wi-Fi

Feeling Ambivalent About Your Boss Hurts Your Performance Even More Than Disliking Them

Developing good relationships is a crucial aspect of leadership. Research shows that when people have a good relationship with their leaders, they’re more motivated, they perform better, and they’re more likely to go the extra mile to support their team. These positive effects have appeared across …

Psychology

How to Hack Wi-Fi: Disabling Security Cameras on Any Wireless Network with Aireplay-Ng

Electronic warfare tactics work by jamming, disrupting, or disabling the technology a target uses to perform a critical function, and IoT devices are …

White Hat

PGP encryption won't protect your data. But PURBs can.

You may think that encrypting your sensitive files with, say, PGP may protect your data - but you'd be wrong. Most encryption formats leak a lot of …

Information Systems

The latest blood pressure guidelines: What they mean for you

Updated blood pressure guidelines from the American Heart Association mean that many more Americans, notably older people, are now diagnosed with …

Diabetes

How many words do you need to speak a language?

<b>Learning a new language can be tricky, but how many words do you need to know before you can actually get by in a foreign tongue?</b><p>That was the question posed to BBC Radio 4's More or Less programme by one frustrated listener. Despite learning German for three years, and practising nearly every day, …

Language Learning

Secrets of learning a language — quickly

Picture this: You want to apply for a dream assignment abroad. There’s just one problem. You need foreign language skills that you don't have — and time is not on your side.<p>It might sound like an impossible task, but according to language experts, you can learn basic communication skills in weeks …

Language Learning

The secret to a meaningful life is simpler than you think

Some people seem to spend their whole lives dissatisfied, in search of a purpose. But philosopher Iddo Landau suggests that all of us have everything we need for a meaningful existence.<p>According to Landau, a philosophy professor at Haifa University in Israel and author of the 2017 book <i>Finding</i> …

University of London

Plan a Better Meeting with Design Thinking

“Sometimes, when I sit in meetings, especially ones in which people don’t seem engaged, I calculate the cost in staff time. I’ve estimated that one standard weekly meeting in my bureau — 50 people sitting in a cookie-cutter conference room, looking both bored and anxious — costs around $177,000 …

Design

How Deception Technology Gives You The Upper Hand In Cybersecurity

It is a long-held maxim in cybersecurity that the bad guys have the advantage. They only have to succeed once, but the good guys have to stop them every time. So it is always interesting and often important when a new method comes along that seeks to change that balance of power.<p>Deception …

Cybersecurity

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

Management

TED Talk's Head of Conferences Reveals the Secret to Giving a Better Presentation, Every Time

Cultivate your own storytelling technique to create an engrossing talk for any audience.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Storytelling is a tradition as old as humanity itself. Stories unify us, drawing us out of our world and into that of someone else. We tell …

Public Speaking

3 Ways to Overcome a Bad Procrastination Habit

The early bird gets both the worm and a pat on the back.<p>As an entrepreneur, there are certain times in your life that you will never forget: your first sale, your first customer review, and sometimes even the day you landed the client of your dreams.<p>They're just like those small moments you …

Procrastination

Index of Best AI/Machine Learning Resources

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning field is getting a lot of attention right now, and knowing where to start can be a little difficult.<p>I’ve …

Machine Learning

Tesla sues former employee for $1 million over trade secret theft

Tesla is suing a former employee for $1 million, alleging the man hacked the company’s confidential and trade secret information and transferred that information to third parties, according to court documents. The lawsuit also claims the employee leaked false information to the media.<p>The lawsuit …

Tesla

The Theft and Reuse of Advanced Offensive Cyber Weapons Pose A Growing Threat

Almost exactly a year ago, North Korea and Russia reused a vulnerability stolen from the U.S. government to conduct the WannaCry and NotPetya …

Cybersecurity

WA government hopes to address state’s history of cyber woe

Western Australia’s Office of the Government Chief Information Officer will officially cease operations at the end of June. The OGCIO is being …

Cybersecurity

Former UOB personal banker jailed for cheating, forgery; clients lost S$500,000

[SINGAPORE] A personal banker with United Overseas Bank (UOB) took liberties with his clients' funds through a range of schemes, including misselling …

Xi Jinping’s take on communism offers alternative to decline of the West | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

“Karl Marx must be turning in his grave”. Back in the late 1970s and 1980s, that was a phrase some Western media outlets relished including in their …

The Dark Side of APIs: Part 1, API Overview

APIs have existed since the dawn of modern computing, and are constantly in use by software libraries and frameworks, operating systems, remote …

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

Online Education

Whiteboard Session: 4 Things Successful Executives Do Differently

Whiteboards

To Handle Increased Stress, Build Your Resilience

Wherever you live or work, stress is on the rise. According to the International Labour Organization, workers in developed and developing countries are facing increasing strain at work. The onslaught of mounting stressors include global challenges, such as climate change, terrorism, and political …

Management

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

Ursula K. Le Guin on “Spare Time,” What It Means to Be a Working Artist, and the Vital Difference Between Being Busy with Doing and Being Occupied with Living

In praise of the mundane, unquantifiable, impractical activities that feed creative work and fill life with meaning.<p>Most people are products of their time. Only the rare few are its creators. <b>Ursula K. Le Guin</b> (October 21, 1929–January 22, 2018) was one.<p>A fierce thinker and largehearted, beautiful …

Successful People Tell Themselves These 7 Things on a Daily Basis

Sometimes, becoming successful is just a matter of willing it into existence.<p>Successful people tend to have very positive inner dialogues.<p>They know how to nurture their own personal growth. They believe they can do whatever it is they set their mind to. But most of all, they believe in …

Self-improvement

Strategy to beat the odds

If you internalize the real odds of strategy, you can tame its social side and make big moves.<p><b>Several times a year,</b> top management teams enter the …