Windows XP is embarking upon it’s final farewell tour. Microsoft has announced that it will officially end support for XP on April 8, 2014. Will this truly be the end of XP (or will it rise again like a Cher “Farewell” Tour?)?
You would never build your office without doors and locks to protect your company’s property, right? Most companies don’t provide formal training to their software development teams. More than 1,000 software vulnerabilities exist today that allow attackers to exploit applications. Developers cannot be expected to know how to thwart these risks. As a result, developers can unknowingly leave openings, providing hackers access your company’s assets.
We are big fans of online tools here at OpenSesame. Websites and apps help us connect with others, keep up with current events, learn new skills, as well as can inspire us to think big. Online tools enable and empower us in ways never imagined, and thousands are being created every day.
Last year we covered the top 100 tools for learning in 2013 to help you achieve your goals. This year, we’ve expanded on that list to include 100 new tools that have made us more effective, made a splash or made us think. As there are few repeats, we encourage you to take advantage of ALL the tools we’ve mentioned in your personal and professional pursuits for 2014.
Microsoft Office products have been a staple of the workplace for (gasp!) nearly 30 years. Since the introduction of the first bundle of applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) in the late-80’s, Microsoft has steadily expanded the Office Suite in response to the growing needs of the modern workplace. In fact, you may not even be aware of all the products in the Microsoft Office galaxy or the number of complementary applications available with certain subscriptions. The old reliables are still there, like Word and Excel, but can you name at least one other of the twelve products in the Microsoft Office suite of applications?
There is no better time for you to become a certified network professional. Most businesses are expanding to offer their services online, increasing their reliance on the internal network to keep things running smoothly. Cisco, the largest networking equipment manufacturer in the world, has developed a valuable and respected certification program. This guide will give you a quick overview of what it means to be a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) and how to obtain a professional certification with Cisco.