I am sure everyone on my email list has heard of the ransomware attacks going on across the world. For all of you I wanted to give you some information about it and how to protect yourself from ransomware. Ransomware can be scary stuff. Your computer at home or work and all of your files can be locked up by this malicious software. So I wanted to tell others what to do about it.
I wrote this article to help people understand basic network devices. It would be useful to individuals who want to learn a few more details and for anyone studying to take a networking exam such as Network+. I try to focus on the application of these network devices and what they are used for.
If you are an office worker or student then you may use Word 2016 or a previous version quite often. I often get questions about how to do certain things and then I realized that many people can only do the most basic of tasks. That will be sufficient for some. Others usually need to do a little more with their document but do not know how. So here is a list of some clever things you can do with Word 2016.
The Microsoft Office suite of products has always been one of the most popular. Its email program, Outlook, is well loved by many. Almost every IT department uses this and supports it for their users. In this article I talk about a lot of the cool things that help your productivity and save you time. These are my 15 tips for Outlook 2016.
We’ve all been there. You are walking down the hall and someone asks you to take a quick look at something since your just walking by. There is not a ticket for the issue. It ends up taking a couple hours because his software is not communicating correctly with other software. It takes a lot longer than it should have. What can you do in situations like these? I have a few suggestions to get them to submit work tickets if this has ever happened to you.
Networking hardware is pretty diverse. It has always been this way. The various pieces you can buy can have a lot of functionality or it can specialize in one or two functions. Networking hardware has dramatically improved over the years as well. For example, the original repeaters and hubs were quite dumb devices. We have almost the exact level of technology in some of our USB hubs today. Today though we have devices in environments that can do amazing things. Some of these can do almost everything, and well, in just one box. Please read on for more information and don’t forget to subscribe and share this article please.
Networking is a popular topic. Microsoft has extensive needs in their systems. Cisco certifications are always highly sought after. It only helps your career if you have knowledge of networking basics. It is how we play our lan games and how our phones communicate also. Being a very popular subject because of Cisco jobs and equipment especially, I wanted to start a series to address it. At the most fundamental level you have the different topologies. Networking topology, at its core, describes in a high level view how a network is set up. There are many different kinds of topologies such as Ethernet, bus, ring, star and some other obscure ones. In actuality though, Ethernet is the only one worth talking about these days as most of the others have fallen out of use. [Read more…]
Making the jump to system administrator in the Windows world is one of the highest paying jobs in the IT industry. It is quite worthwhile to be working on this. It is a different skill set than fixing computers like the help desk people. There are many who have trouble making the jump though. Here are the things you need to work on for this job title!
Making decisions is one of the fundamental activities in any program. Data has to be compared and conditions will have to be evaluated. This is usually the second stage in learning how to program. C++ is just our tool. Regardless, this is one of those concepts that you need to know really well. It will be applied everywhere.
This is my guide for students just starting with beginning C++. Programming in general is not the easiest thing to do. With just a little effort it can be easy to pick up. I cover the essential basics here with lots of examples.