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Build and deliver software with DevOps
Build and deliver software with DevOps

A digital transformation requires faster time to market, shorter software development lifecycles, and the ability to adapt rapidly to changing customer demands. DevOps provides the solution.

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Cyber News Rundown: Edition 9/15/17

German Voting Software Raises Concerns

With German elections only a couple weeks away, researchers have been working to determine how secure the voting systems really are. Per a recent study, the software being used contains multiple vulnerabilities that could lead to devastating results if the election is compromised. Meanwhile, the software creator maintains there is nothing wrong with the system and any tampering would only lead to confusion, rather than truly affecting the vote’s outcome.

Upgraded Android OS Slows Tide of Overlay Attacks

While overlay attacks are nothing new to Android™ users, the Toast window is a surprisingly fresh take on this technique. Google has already patched the issue being exploited, but many users unintentionally fell victim and gave permissions to a malicious app using the Toast window overlay on a legitimate page to spoof the users input. This type of attack can range from simply installing an annoying piece of malware on the device, all the way up to locking the device down and demanding a ransom.
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OST to PST Converter - Convert OST to PST with Ease supported with MS Outlook up to 2007


Click Here to Download Free OST to PST Converter

OST to PST - Convert OST to PST with A Reliable OST to PST Software -  OST2PSTYou cannot convert an OST file to a PST directly, There is security in place that ties the Exchange mailbox OST file, and MAPI profile together. You can Convert OST to PST file easily by use Third Party

check-saving-process.gifFreeware Download OST to PST converter to convert your OST files into PST format easily and flawlessly.

If you are wondering why would you need to migrate from OST to PST, imagine you are working in a company where you are using Outlook with an Exchange server. Now in case you plan to leave the organization, you won't be able to access the data contained in the OST file and the reason is very simple. The OST  (offline storage table) files can only be accessed by the same computer and with the same email profile which was configured earlier with the Microsoft Exchange server. And if you are no longer the part of exchange server you cannot open/access the Outlook file. The only thing you can do is that you can recover your mailbox data by converting OST file into PST format. Once the OST files are converted into PST format the MS Outlook can open the files with ease.

 

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Thanks for sharing this helpful utility, As I have also found a Best OST to PST converter, which enables you to convert Corrupted or Orphaned OST file to PST format. Software can easily convert OST file of Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 & all below versions to PST file format.
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by:Ajit Singh
You can convert OST to PST by using:

Import and Export
Drag and Drop
Archive

Detailed way to Convert OST to PST file manually: http://expert-advice.org/2016/11/convert-ost-file-to-pst-file-manually/

Few more OST to PST conversion tools out there you can check:

https://www.nucleustechnologies.com/convert-ost-to-pst.html
http://www.osttopstconverter.recoveryfix.com/
http://www.ost2.com/

Thanks,
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Many are looking to uninstall Kaspersky Lab software from their computers, amidst recent plans by the Department of Homeland Security to "remove and discontinue present and future use of the products."

While Kaspersky’s instructions for this may paint the process as straight-forward, we’ve often seen issues in uninstalling Kaspersky anti-virus, for example:

If you do plan to uninstall Kaspersky and run into any issues, don’t hesitate to Ask your question in the Anti-Virus Apps topic.

And as always, make sure you have an antivirus and malware protection system installed, like Webroot or Immunet.
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Yeah @Nicholas. Generally you'd expect the accusations to have some evidence to back them up. Will be interesting to see what emerges from this and how Kaspersky's business is able to handle the fallout.
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by:Jim Horn
That matches up with the hard sell tactics Micro Center used on me when I bought my last laptop in an effort to upsell me on Kaspersky's anti-virus software.
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Now Top 3 Download Free OST to PST Converter Software

The article lists the top 3 Download free OST to PST Converter Tools. These tools save a lot of time for users when they want to convert OST file to PST after their exchange server is no longer available or some other critical issue with exchange server environment or import-export function also failed to fix the issue.

You can get about this article Please click on this link: http://www.products.gaelinfotech.com/osttopst/
The free OST to PST Converter software converts ost files to pst for 25 items per folder without any ask a question. The software assists you to repair the damaged/corrupt OST file and some severe OST file corruption. Here are some of the helpful features of the software:

Gael OST Recovery Software free download available on this link:

https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/Convert-OST-file-into-PST-eb0634f3/file/179208/1/ost-to-pst-converter.exe


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by:Ajit Singh
You can also convert OST to PST by using:

- Import and Export
- Drag and Drop
- Archive

Detailed way to Convert OST to PST file manually: http://expert-advice.org/2016/11/convert-ost-file-to-pst-file-manually/

Few more OST to PST conversion tools out there you can check:

https://www.nucleustechnologies.com/convert-ost-to-pst.html
http://www.osttopstconverter.recoveryfix.com/
http://www.ost2.com/

Thanks,
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Does anyone know how to lock down a local businesses free wifi connection from being able to do file-sharing? Thought there might be a software product or router setup technique to do it... thank  you!!
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by:Brian B
Your router/firewall should have some sort of filtering/blocking capability. However to get a better answer, I'd suggest you ask this as a question (you put it as a post) in the networking category. https://www.experts-exchange.com/askQuestion.jsp
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I miss user manuals
Subject of the week | Describe past technologies you miss.
While not quite a technology per se, it's certainly related to tech: what I really miss is the instruction manuals that used to come with software, hardware and especially, video games. That's right, I'm someone that used to RTFM.

Sure, now there's tons of integrated help, information available online, and books from 3rd party publishers, but nothing quite compares to when I used to pore over the manual that came with the product. I loved how it provided a convenient way to learn, get a solid overview of all the features, and pass the time while waiting for the install to finish. And video games were the best of all because there'd often be extra story details, artwork and more. I can even remember how I'd often go pick up a new game at Best Buy during my lunch break and read through the manual while eating, just biding my time until I'd finally get home after work to play.

These days, you're lucky if you even get a single slip of paper—and it's usually just an abbreviated license agreement!

What about you? Any fond memories of user manuals?
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by:Brian Matis
Here's an image of the Falcon 4.0 manual: http://i.imgur.com/0Boyg.jpg
They sure don't make 'em like that anymore! So awesome...
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by:Adalynn eEvans
No matter what we all say, with digitalization and all, manuals will always be an important part of every product. What if something happens to your computer and you don't have access to the downloaded pdf? Yes, you may have it stored on your iPad or phone, but wouldn't it be much easier if you had it nearby?Of course, there are many opinions in this regards.
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Have you developed a software which is sold out to the people?
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by:Juana Villa
@Mlungisi I totally agree; marketing is super important. I feel I'd Go Back was not successful due to the lack of marketing. WOW!! Software/Game piracy protection... that sounds super!! I tried to do the UI/UX and animations for a game app and doing the animations was very painful to me hahahaha.

Creating an app/software is time consuming (research, implementation, marketing, distribution, feedback, repeat) and a good team is needed in order to be successful.
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by:Mlungisi Ndlela
Indeed. But I think the problem is that especially in software we don't have something like a channel which we as developers could use to share our products because as of my case, the service that I'm providing is not for the end user/community but its for game developers/software developers so can you imagine the time it will take before it can reach them, but as of games its not complicated that much then software.

But marketing is the key whereas also building a channel is much more important as its simplifies the marketing effort that would be required before your product can sell out.
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What software update developed in the past year were you the most excited about?

I am very excited about 360 degrees cameras. I am not sure if they were developed last year. I "discovered" them recently and that is what matters to me ;) I like them because they are not as heavy as an drone and I think this camera will be great to bring on a hike and record the top of a mountain. The panoramic videos I've done on my hikes are very shaky and I think this type of camera will make justice to the gorgeous landscapes I have and will see. So, this type of camera is on my wish list :D

I linked a 360 degree video for those who haven't seen one. Don't forget to move the video from side to side, & up and down.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NeObn4wc3oo
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vr fail
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@Lucas LOL!!!
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What does it mean to be "Always On"?
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What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

Assigning comments to people in Google Docs
Subject of the week | What software update developed in the past year were you the most excited about?
A favorite update of mine was in Google Docs last fall. They added the ability to "assign" a comment to someone that you mention in the comment. I've found it very handy when using docs for meeting notes that have to-do items. Also great when there's a document that several people need to contribute to. Assign each section to the appropriate person and they can mark as resolved when they're finished with their update.

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Love that feature too!!!
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I think NdlelaByte which is a MCSIDevelopers solution is the answer to this piracy thing as its affects us as Software developers as well as those who do Music, Movies and Games. According to what I saw yesterday they said the mostly pirated contents are Games, Music, Software and finally Movies. The reason why I think NdlelaByte is the best is because its directly solve the problem from its roots upwards. NdlelaByte has these features:

Copy Count
Private Formats
Advanced Private encryption
Real time file monitoring.

Yes there are many other companies that developed the anti piracy system but just check them and compare to what NdlelaByte from MCSIDevelopers do, the NdlelaByte is the only anti piracy that really solve this piracy problem.

Check it out and lets me hear what you think about it. http://www.facebook.com/MCSIDevelopers or check them on twitter http://www.twitter.com/MCSIDevelopersGooglePlusCoverPageGameAndSoftware.png
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Subject of the week | What software update developed in the past year were you the most excited about?

Not a software update but a technology I'm most excited about...

The Boring Company. Love the name, love the website, love the mission. Elon (we're totally on a first name basis) stated flying cars aren't viable because people would be afraid of large things right above their heads, so he did what we all wish we could do when faced with adversity: he dug a hole. A huge tunnel, to be exact, with tracks and paths for traffic flow. Everyone thinks of going up, but what about going down? I think this is a great solution to alleviate (and eventually get rid of) traffic. Plus, the less manual driving people have to do, the better. Though progress is slow, the fact that this even happening makes me hopeful for what's to come.
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Subject of the week | What software update developed in the past year were you the most excited about?

Pokemon Go v0.67.1 brought a lot of people back!
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Oh man, I hope they didn't lower it to 5mph.  I hadn't heard that on Silph Road yet.  Last I remember folks there were saying the speed cap was 11mph.  People who use bicycles for transportation were throwing a fit about the 11mph.  

It does a check every 2-5 minutes, and bases how far you go off of that.
Yes, exactly.  There was a glitch I ran into, and others confirmed it as well, that there is a way to incubate eggs in the time that the calculations are being made where all of a sudden the eggs would hatch (2.0km ones) without even being walked!  I think they eventually patched that.
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by:Doug Walton
I also have the problem where my connection switches between 3g and LTE so often that it's always getting disconnected and not registering the location changes as often as it should.  So half the time (or more) when it tries to do that location check it doesn't register any changes.  It seems to know where I am on the map, but it's losing its log of how far I've gone or something.

I was running long distances (1-3 miles) in a straight line and barely getting 1k before I stopped playing.
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Knowing the weakness link in blockchain. It is not totally infallible nor unhackable entity. It has soft spots too. Catch the Hot vs Cold wallet and the Hardware vs Software exposure that may leads it to be susceptible to be exploited.

http://www.securityweek.com/independence-now-and-forever-how-grow-blockchain-securely
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Lyft has been making some exciting strategic partnerships lately - yesterday they announced a partnership with Disney, launching the "Minnie Van", and today they announced a partnership with Amtrak.

Do you have a preference between Uber and Lyft, and why? If you are an Uber fan, would either of these entice you to give Lyft a try?
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by:Brian Matis
Haven't used either one yet, but I'm way more inclined to try out Lyft for the same reasons as Alicia noted. Uber seems like they've really not treated drivers and employees well.

Plus, that Minnie Van is pretty awesome and looks like a lot of fun. I'm sure kids will get a real kick out of it! :-)
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by:Doug Walton
I used to use Uber because Lyft wasn't available here.  Now that Lyft is available where I live I use them over Uber every time (mainly because of the way they treat their employees, but pickup times are usually faster, too).

It's interesting that every Lyft driver I've had also drives for Uber.
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You need to assemble a crack AI team: Where do you even start?

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AI is finding its way into every day business and government. The idea of AI is not a new, but what is different is that today's hardware and software is bringing the various concepts underpinning AI to a mass market.

What’s new, too, is the driver: from bots and digital assistants to autonomous vehicles Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Nvidia and others in Silicon Valley are setting a drum beat to which the rest of are marching.

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I'm having issues finding how to push Adobe Standard via script. I can push the software out, however, I don't know how to push the key out with the install. Any help would be great. I am deploying it to about 97 PCs. in our organization.
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Hi Robert,

What you have done is made a "Post".  To get expert help, you need to "Ask a Question" so that more experts are able to see that you need help. Click the Big blue button near the top of your screen.

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The following link also explains more about asking for help at Experts Exchange..
http://support.experts-exchange.com/customer/portal/articles/336330

Hope that's helpful.

Regards,
Andrew
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Complete VMware vSphere® ESX(i) & Hyper-V Backup
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Capture your entire system, including the host, with patented disk imaging integrated with VMware VADP / Microsoft VSS and RCT. RTOs is as low as 15 seconds with Acronis Active Restore™. You can enjoy unlimited P2V/V2V migrations from any source (even from a different hypervisor)

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Cyber News Rundown Edition: 7/14/17

Verizon Call Logs Found Exposed Online

Over the past month, researchers have been learning more about the recent discovery of unsecured customer service call records for over 14 million individuals on an Amazon server. The server in question is controlled by Nice Systems, an enterprise software company based in Israel, and contained call logs from January through June of this year. In the unencrypted records were customers’ names and their Verizon account login credentials. Even after Verizon became aware of the server’s vulnerability, it took over a week to get it properly secured by Nice Systems.

Bupa Healthcare Services Breached

In the last week, international healthcare provider Bupa was the victim of a data breach that included basic customer information, such as names, birthdates, and nationalities. The breach originated with an employee incorrectly transferring data between systems of Bupa Global, which handles international health insurance for frequent travelers—around 108,000 customers in total. The affected branch of Bupa has contacted all affected customers, and has stated that no other branches worldwide have been compromised.

Botnets Distributing New Point-of-Sale Malware

With the recent influx of botnet-related cyberattacks in the last year, it’s hardly surprising that Point-of-Sale malware is now spreading through the same channels
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Is there any free offline software for Recruitment managemant database ???
I need inputs like candidate name,CTC,contact number,email,resume upload etc.,
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by:Jim Horn
None that I'm aware of, but I imagine that this wouldn't be too different from any basic CRM, so if you search for free CRM's you may find some.  Also I'm sure SalesForce.com has some recruiting-specific offerings.

Microsoft Access has some canned database wizards, maybe one of them is a CRM.

Next time please ask this as a question and not in a post.  Thanks in advance.
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Anyone else find it amusingly ironic that the spell check software in my browser doesn't recognize the word driverless?

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by:Craig Kehler
I'm a weird hybrid, probably due to author's I read and working internationally. Not worth any real concerted effort though with Typoglycemia and all. :)
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Maybe there's some kind of 'MBA Buzzword Bingo' dictionary file that needs to be loaded.
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Curious where technology will take us in five years? This IBM infographic forecasts the top five innovations that may change the way live and interact with the world.

https://futurism.com/images/life-in-2022/
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Where can I find basic guidelines to "educate the users" on being careful about malware ransomware ?
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by:Alix Postan
Hi Pierre! That's a great question! Here are some links to some articles that I think would help educate users about being careful about malware:

1) 7 Things About Information Security Your Boss Wants to Know: http://www.uzado.com/blog/7-things-about-information-security-your-boss-wants-to-know

2) 7 Tips for Dealing with Internet Security Threats: http://www.uzado.com/blog/7-tips-for-dealing-with-internet-security-threats

3) 5 Best Security Blogs You Should be Reading: http://www.uzado.com/blog/five-best-security-blogs-you-should-be-reading

Hope that helps! Let me know if you need more articles!
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"Prohibits the DOD from using software platforms developed by Kaspersky Lab due to
reports that the Moscow-based company might be vulnerable to Russian government
influence."

https://www.armed-services.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/FY18%20NDAA%20summary2.pdf

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/government/senate-gets-ready-to-ban-kaspersky-products-as-fbi-interviews-companys-us-employees/

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Software is any set of instructions that directs a computer to perform specific tasks or operations. Computer software consists of programs, libraries and related non-executable data (such as documentation). Computer software is non-tangible, contrasted with computer hardware, which is the physical component of computers. Software written in a machine language is known as "machine code". However, in practice, software is usually written in high-level programming languages than machine language. High-level languages are translated into machine language using a compiler or interpreter or a combination of the two.