Microsoft Edge 111 adds new Sidebar options, advanced History controls, security features and more

Jan 22, 2023

It does not seem all that long since browser version numbers were single digits, but Microsoft Edge has now reached the 111 milestone -- for Insiders on the Dev channel, at least. Available for Windows, iOS, Android and Linux (with the macOS edition promised "at a later date"), Microsoft Edge 111.0.1619.2 includes a number of interesting new features and settings. Highlights include a new option to personalize top side in the Sidebar, the ability to hide duplicate entries from History, an more

Moving Target Defense -- how a military strategy translates to the cybersecurity world [Q&A]

Jan 22, 2023

Introduced by the US military in the 1950s, Moving Target Defense (MTD) is the concept of controlling change across multiple system dimensions in order to increase uncertainty and apparent complexity for attackers, reduce their window of opportunity and increase the costs of their probing and attack efforts. This technique has been translated to the cybersecurity world in recent years, but while the concept is strong, it's a complex strategy that has many drawbacks if not executed properl more

New era in China: Czech chef makes Chinese Jiaozi for Spring Festival

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Elizabeth Holmes tried to flee U.S. after conviction, prosecutors allege

Jan 22, 2023

Elizabeth Holmes, the former Theranos CEO, booked a one-way plane ticket to Mexico that was scheduled to depart just weeks after she was convicted of fraud in January 2022, a recent court filing says. In the document, filed Thursday, prosecutors describe the booking as an “attempt to flee the country.” Government attorneys learned of the flight three days before its Jan. 26, 2022 departure, and alerted Holmes’s legal team by email. They replied that she had booked the flight before the more

How to activate Windows 11's new, hidden Volume Mixer

Jan 22, 2023

If you want to be among the first to try out the latest features and options of Window 11, being part of the Windows Insider program is the place to be. But even if you are signed up to the Dev Channel, there are hidden secrets to unearth, and this is true of the latest release. For anyone who has Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25281 installed, there is a new Volume Mixer. While Microsoft has not made it easy to activate the feature, it is possible. Here's what you need to know. See al more

It's time to consider the business impact of APIs

Jan 22, 2023

APIs need to be discussed in terms of business impact. For too long, the API (application programming interface) has been considered a pure technology topic. But with the need to digitize core business operations and deal with rising security threats, business and technology leaders must elevate API strategic discussions. Meanwhile, organizations need to end the hotchpotch of APIs that act as point solutions and adopt a modern integrated platform approach to APIs that will deliver busines more

New KB5019274 update for Windows 11 adds new subscription options in Settings and fixes bugs

Jan 21, 2023

After taking a month off in December, Microsoft has now released the first preview update of 2023 for Windows 11. The KB5019274 update does not address any security issues, but it does fix various problems and adds new features and options. The KB5019274 update is available for Windows 11 21H2 and it, among other things, makes it easier to discover and turn on the Windows Spotlight feature. There are important changes in the Settings app, including the arrival of storage alerts for Micros more

USB to rs232 Driver Download and Update for Windows 10, 11 (Quickly)

Jan 21, 2023

If you want to download or update the USB to RS232 driver on Windows 11/10, then this article lists and explains some easy solutions to do the same. An RS232 cable is generally used on Windows devices for the transmission of data. The new Windows-based devices that are being introduced in the market may not have a dedicated port for the RS232. Hence, you may be forced to use the USB to RS232 cable. However, this cable won’t work on your device unless you install a supporting and reliable dri more

New marketplace offers downloadable threat models for free

Jan 21, 2023

A barrage of new threats along with increasingly complex IT environments and a shortage of skilled staff make securing the enterprise and ensuring compliance more of a challenge than ever. In order to help businesses visualize attack surfaces, understand security requirements and prioritize steps to mitigate threats across environments, ThreatModeler is launching a new cybersecurity asset marketplace. Threat Model Marketplace offers pre-built, field-tested threat models to be downloaded - more

Months after Russian invasion, Meta is tweaking its content policies

Jan 21, 2023

Nearly a year after Russian forces invaded Ukraine, Facebook parent company Meta is tweaking its content moderation strategy over the bloody conflict. The most recent change removed the Azov Regiment, a Ukrainian far-right military group, from the social media giant’s list of dangerous individuals and organizations. That change will allow members of the Azov Regiment to create accounts on Facebook and Instagram and post content without fear of it being removed unless it breaks the company’ more