Any day. What's the scariest thing imaginable for a systems security pro? Happy Halloween!
Data, Data Everywhere. But none of I.T. makes sense?
Avoiding the crisis / response cycle. I spoke recently with with a group managing a range of community services. The organization has depended on low-end consulting to configure and manage the gamut of its IT services. And this led to problems, naturally. Recently, they were the victims of a financial crime, compelling them to close…
Spamming From Your Email Inbox – Just Don’t.
Unsolicited Commercial Email "UCE", or Unsolicited Bulk Email "UBE" What are the acceptable uses of personal contacts? Are there conventions or gulp, laws that exist to protect our inboxes? As wise, technologically aware professionals we need to understand our tools. Email is an important tool we use to operate our businesses. From time to time, during…
Position: Why reliable voice service is critical for hybrid work
https://www.ringcentral.com/corporate-news/why-reliable-voice-service-is-table-stakes-for-hybrid-work/?bmid=ORG_SOCIAL_LI David Gerhart davidgerhart.com
The New Analytics from Google
Large and small businesses rely on Analytics to understand customer preferences and create better experiences for them.
Brief(!) Outline of NPO/NGO WebPresence Strategy…
If a WebPresence will run on a non-profit "status" and volunteer-powered basis - the equation changes. The model is driven by factors outside the economic realm, primarily - we have to consider those who come after us. Designing for successors is critical.
Your Site, Now in Other Languages: Introducing the Google Translate Widget
As much as we think and act locally, language support is becoming critical to most Small and Medium Businesses. Visitors to your town, from other places – need to access your services. Emigration and globalization are facts of the future.
Courtesy of Automattic.com
Internationalization is very important to us, and we’re striving to make sites across WordPress.com accessible to all, such as your international followers and multilingual readers.
Today, we’re thrilled to introduce the Google Translate Widget, which allows you and your site visitors to instantly translate your content into 103 languages currently supported by Google Translate.
Languages currently supported by Google Translate.
How it works
To enable automatic translation on your site, add the Google Translate Widget in your Customizer by going to My Site(s) → Customize → Widgets. Once enabled, your site visitors will be able to access a dropdown menu in your sidebar or footer and automatically translate the content into 100+ languages.
A blog post in English.
The blog post above, automatically translated into French with the Google Translate Widget.
Additionally, you can also send readers to a specific language version of your site by adding a language…
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Sucuri.net Report: Web Hacks by type, platform
Must read. Well worth digesting: The Sucuri quarterly report (link below.) Sucuri is a company devoted to protecting WordPress self-hosted sites, among other platforms like Drupal, Joomla, etc. Self-hosted WordPress sites are world-wide most popular / most widely deployed. And as such, due to lacking or absent maintenance, these sites comprise the lion's share of hacked websites. Admittedly,…
Near Future: HTTPS to become SOP for all Web Presence Sites.
Browsers will begin enforcing secure connections for passwords and credit card info in January. But it wont's stop there. In a year or so, any site operating just HTTP will be considered suspect. Chrome (by Google) will warn that browsing plain old websites is risky.
Organizational Change Management – Applied to 2nd Amendment issues?
Is it possible for a three-pronged coalition of concerned parties, by applying organizational change management best practices to outline a mutually agreeable