Ethical hacking

Ethical hacking – addressing security breaches and preventing cybercrime

 

Ethical hacking has been booming worldwide for several years. A growing number of companies voluntarily choose to be hacked and commission skilled IT professionals to target them by attacking their own infrastructure. Real stress tests under real conditions are intended to reveal...

 

PHP 7.2

PHP 7.2 – end-of-life (EOL) on November 30, 2020

 

PHP 7.2 will not be supported much longer. Now is the time to take advantage of the time left before the end-of-life date and replace outdated versions with more recent PHP code. This will make sure security gaps are closed, bugs are fixed, and the performance of web offers won’t...

 

Zoom fatigue

Zoom fatigue: how to avoid getting tired during video conferences

 

The number of people working from home has increased rapidly since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and so has, of course, the number of online meetings. Video conferencing is an indispensable tool in working remotely, but also comes with drawbacks. Video calls quickly...

 

What is the EU-US Privacy-Shield?

Privacy Shield – controversial data transfer agreement between the EU and the US

 

For some years, the Privacy Shield has regulated the transfer of personal data from the EU to the US. But in July 2020, the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the Privacy Shield. For many companies, the end of the privacy agreement came as a complete...

 

What is Instagram Reels?

Instagram Reels: video clips a la TikTok

 

Instagram Reels is Instagram’s new video feature. Much like Chinese app TikTok, Reels lets users create and share short video clips with added background music. But what exactly is Instagram Reels and what are the differences to TikTok? We’ll show you what the new feature can do....

 

PHP 8

PHP 8: What you need to know about the latest update

 

PHP is one of the most important languages on the Internet. Many content management systems like WordPress, TYPO3 or Joomla are based on PHP. The release of PHP 8 is imminent, but we’ve already had some information about its new features. Also some old features will be reworked,...

 

The best TeamViewer alternatives

Alternatives to TeamViewer

 

You don’t always have to use the market leader – this also applies to remote access. TeamViewer is still the most widely-used solution for remote management and online meetings, but there are numerous alternatives on the market which can be considered. We present some serious...

 

How to turn spell check on and off in Word

In this guide, you’ll learn how to turn spell check on and off in Word. If you want to check your spelling in Word, you can set the application to automatically display misspelled words and grammatical errors. Word can also suggest corrections, which you can accept or ignore. You can show or hide these highlighted errors at any time.

Word won’t open – now what?

When there’s a problem with a program, you’re probably used to seeing an error message, which in turn kick starts the troubleshooting process. But what should you do if Word won’t open and doesn’t even display an error message? This is a common problem in Word 2013 and 2016 on Windows 10, but also in other versions of Windows and Word. Here are four solutions that can help you find out why Word...

Moving columns and rows in Excel – a step-by-step guide

Moving columns and rows in your Excel spreadsheet is effortless when you use the drag-and-drop function or keyboard shortcuts. In this guide, we’ll show you how to move columns or rows in Excel or cut and paste them into a different location. That way, you can transfer values in Excel without worrying about formula errors or formatting problems.

What to do if spell check isn’t working in Word

Has spell check stopped working in Microsoft Word? If so, it’s usually either turned off or the text is formatted in the wrong language. Usually, all you have to do is select the correct language so that only actual spelling errors are marked with wavy red lines. Incorrectly formatted styles can also cause the spell check to stop working.

Insert a Word document into PowerPoint: how to

Word and PowerPoint both belong to the Microsoft Office package. There is the possibility to insert a Word document into PowerPoint. To do this, the presentation software offers two options. We’ll explain the benefits of both, and how to insert a Word document into PowerPoint in a few simple steps.

Moving cells in Excel

When working in Excel, it’s often necessary to move columns, rows or cells. You can easily move cells in Excel using a keyboard shortcut or with a click of the mouse. In the following step-by-step guide, we’ll explain how to move cell contents in Excel using drag and drop or Copy and Paste, without changing formulas, cell references or contents.

How to print PowerPoint with notes: using all the editing options

PowerPoint notes are a useful feature when giving an unscripted presentation. If you print your PowerPoint notes, you do not have to worry about the on-site technical situation. In our step-by-step guide, you will learn how to print your PowerPoint presentation notes and use the various editing options when exporting handouts.

Incognito mode: activate private surfing

All well-known browsers come with incognito mode which lets you “surf privately” on the web. Find out what private mode means in practice and how to activate it in in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Apple Safari. But beware that incognito mode on its own does not guarantee anonymity online.

How to find the computer name on Windows and Mac – here’s how

Whether due to technical problems or because various computers in a network have the same name: sometimes you need to know how to find a computer name to simplify the assignment of a computer to a network. Finding your computer name is usually a simple and quick process. Find out where you need to look to locate your computer name when using Windows 7, 8, and 10, or Mac.

Composr 10: ocPortal’s WordPress alternative

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The UK-based CMS ocPortal has undergone a rebrand: presenting Composr 10. Following in the footsteps of ocPortal 9, this CMS offers an all-in-one solution for web presences, with no need for extensions or templates. But who is Composr 10 suited to? And how does it compare to the CMS market leaders?


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