Monday, September 29, 2014

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 #vmvdlt #vmvwiki

Best of Breed | Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014

Must disagree with Twitter being number one. As Twitter now filters student posts it has become useless in the classroom, as student posts no longer can relied on to appear in a hash tag stream. Simply the students have stopped using it.

Sent from my iPad

Friday, September 19, 2014

​Apple iOS8 police-proof? but don't forget your pwd #vmvwiki

In an effort to protect the private communications of iPhone and iPad users, Apple said on Wednesday its latest mobile operating system, the iOS8, has built-in encryption features that does not allow anybody – even police with search warrants – from accessing data stored on handheld devices.

However, the downside is that according to Apple officials, users who forget their pass codes with the new iOS 8 operating system will not be able to recover them by contacting the company

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Yahoo threatened with $ trillion fine over user data access #vmvwiki

I like that the cost of the Star Wars Death Star is shown on the graph.

News coverage of the case, for which documents were unsealed last week, reported the proposed fines as $250,000 a day. But there was also a clause that called for a doubling of the amount each week if Yahoo refused to comply. It was more than enough to bankrupt the company after just a few months.

At the six-month mark, the doubling fine would have equaled $117 trillion. Depending on the calculation you use, the fine would have exceeded the total dollar value of the entire Earth (including economic assets and the physical value of the planet itself) in either the eighth or ninth month.


Threat reports (including mobile) 2013 (Android most vulnerable) #vmvwiki

Link to many threat reports. Interestingly Android has the much more vulnerability of threats in Q1, Q2 and Q3 quarters of the year 2013. Apart from Symbian no threats were detected on other mobile devices.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Rapid eLearning Design methodology #vmvdlt

Rapid eLearning describes eLearning courses that can be developed and implemented quickly. It also refers to eLearning courses or modules that allow learners’ to acquire new information or skill sets more rapidly. Generally the modules or eLearning courses can be completed in less than 60 minutes. The subject matter expert is typically the primary source of content in rapid eLearning approaches, while a user-friendly authoring tool is utilized to create the deliverable. The assessment and feedback tools typically only track basic functions and user data. Fb

Sunday, September 7, 2014

DDoS Attack | Infograpraphics Prolexic #vmvwiki

Prolexic is a cloud based service company that provides DDoS mitigation services. The page link contains info graphics and from the home page you can get live links to DDoS activity globally

EICAR.exe Test Virus #vmvwiki

How do you test that the antivirus is working?

There is a test antivirus file which has no harmful effects but will be pinged by most antiviruses as a virus file.

Malware attack leaves Spark customers in the dark - #vmvwiki

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Google+ (change layout to ) #npf14lmd

If you are more familiar with a facebook like layout (sequential) for your "wall", or work on a mobile device you can change the "newspaper" format as follows:1. Enter Google+
2. Hover over the home button, and click Settings
3. Scroll down to Accessibility and check "Change the presentation of some pages to work better with screen readers and other accessibility tools".

From StephD

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Test a web sites security: Qualys SSL Labs #vmvwiki

SSL Labs is a collection of documents, tools and thoughts related to SSL. It's an attempt to better understand how SSL is deployed, and an attempt to make it better. I hope that, in time, SSL Labs will grow into a forum where SSL will be discussed and improved.

SSL Labs is a non-commercial research effort.

From: JJ