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This One Little Trick Increased My System's Performance by 400%

Tom goes down one rabbit hole after another until finally discovering what caused system sluggishness and even prevented an upgrade to Windows 11 because of a slow CPU speed.

Why an AWS EC2 Instance May Slow Down over Time, Part 1: Storage Types

If it's not because of an increased workload, check for problems with the instance's storage.

Paladin Cloud Launches Open Source Security-as-Code Platform

Flush with $3.3 million in seed funding, startup Paladin Cloud has launched an open source Security-as-Code platform that aims to holistically improve cloud security.

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Machine Learning Security Paper Unveils 'Uncomfortable Truths'

Bad actors can cause an image of a dog to be classified as a golf cart, for a trivial example, though this has real-world implications for authentication systems, malware and obscenity filters and more.

Cooking with Azure Virtual Desktop

Paul details where this hidden gem fits, where it doesn't, why you should care and coming improvements.

Tech Experts Disagree on Metaverse Future in Widely Scattered Predictions

New report says metaverse in 2040 could be hype, hope, hell or maybe all three combined.

Deeper Dive into Windows Subsystem for Linux GUI (WSLg)

After introducing the new-and-improved WSLg, Tom takes a closer look at the scheme to run Linux graphics programs on Windows 11 systems.

Google Cloud Users Can Track App Carbon Footprints Next Year

Google Cloud announced a new sustainability initiative that will next year allow users of its Workspace apps to track their carbon footprints.

The Metaverse Developer Pay Problem

How much will metaverse devs make? Will they be paid in percentages or salaries? Will they be paid in cryptocurrency? NFTs? Something else? So many questions.

Windows Subsystem for Linux GUI (WSLg) Deep Dive

Tom shows how WSL has integrated Linux graphics applications with Windows.

Fad or the Future? What Developers Think of Web3

"Developers are torn on blockchain, crypto, and decentralization. 32 percent are at least favorable, 31 percent are unfavorable and 26 percent are indifferent."

Don't Get Fired: How to Sell Max Cybersecurity to the C-Suite

Avoid this: IT Pro: "We need max security." Suit: "Costs too much." IT Pro: "We were hit with huge ransomware attack." Suit: "You're fired!"

Study: Look to Cloud for Better Risk Management

A new survey-based study on measuring risk and risk governance indicates the public cloud is the way to go for enterprises wanting to lessen their own riskiness.

Gartner Predicts Big Zero Trust Uptake, but Most Won't Benefit

Gartner said adopting organizations should "communicate business relevance of ZT by aligning resilience and agility."

Report: Open Source Security Ignored by Many Organizations

The once-sorry state of secure open source software has been improving lately, but a new report indicates it's still being largely ignored by many organizations.

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Industry Heavyweights Form Metaverse Standards Forum

More than 30 prominent tech organizations have formed the Metaverse Standards Forum to foster cooperation among standards organizations and companies in order to develop interoperability guidance for an open and inclusive metaverse.

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Microverse IDE Unveiled for Web3 Developers, Metaverse Projects

As the Metaverse, Web3 and associated technologies take shape, developer tooling is arriving to help give it structure.

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Configure Single Sign On for AWS, Part 2: Granting Access

After earlier detailing basic setup, Brien shows how to grant SSO access to your AWS and cloud accounts.

Mounting Data Breaches Cause Huge Encryption Spike

Mounting data breaches have caused a huge spike in encryption says a new survey-based report, but it's not ransomware attackers or other bad actors organizations are primarily protecting against -- it's their own employees.

SecOps Report: Stressed Pros Shouldn't Just Turn Off 'Noisy' Alerts (or Pay Ransom)

A new report on overstressed security pros finds many just turn off noisy, overwhelming alerts and provides more evidence that paying off ransomware attackers doesn't result in very many positive outcomes.