Although search filters can do this, one of the features that users often request for the “modern” desktop environment is more categorization options for application icons (similar to Android).
Gnome (via extensions) is offering this feature starting in September.
Gnome Folders Article @ OMG Ubuntu!
Think about how you handle your key databases & stand-alone data on Dropbox or any similar Public Cloud.
- “Researchers found of the 82% of databases left unencrypted in the public cloud”
- “31% were accepting inbound connection requests from the internet”
- “More than half (51%) of network traffic in the public cloud is still on the default web port (port 80) for receiving unencrypted traffic”
- “Nearly all (93%) public cloud resources have no outbound firewall rule“
Wow – – I know our club members know better . . . but what about the 3 points that are controlled at Server-Side??? DMZ config???
See continue reading page for link to full article:
Continue reading “Weak point in Cloud Storage . . lack of encryption”
To add more color and light topics in our website, I’ve added an “Off-Topic” category. This provides a way for our club members to add their own favorite web-sites about topics of interest (light & interesting & informative).
Our basic posting standards still apply (if you think there is a remote possibility of offending – – don’t post).
Good video and apps listing . . good but YMMV depending on your needs:
note: for the security minded . . . no anti virus or malware-bytes apps on the list . . . . just not needed . . . . for the 25th year in a row!
Within the past 4-5 years, HP has not run a tight-ship on controlling what occurs on their hardware. I could post several but for now, here is one example:
As some our our members may already know, Firefox is undergoing significant change this year. By the end of 2017 . . when version 57 rolls out, the changes will be fully implemented.
Essentially, Firefox is moving to the same technology as Google’s Chrome browser (and the open source version of that – – “Chromium”).
Lot’s of reasons for that – too long for this format, but bottom line, it’s just better.
Here’s some additional info below: