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 Now is the time to take advantage of the time left before the end-of-life date and replace outdated versions with more recent PHP code.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...

 

PowerPoint: Set portrait orientation – how it works

The standard orientation for PowerPoint slides is horizontal, as this format provides the best foundation for most presentations to portray information. There is also content, however, for which a portrait orientation would be the better choice. Find out in this article what you have to do to change your presentation or individual PowerPoint slides to portrait view.

Hard drive not detected – here’s what you can do

Sometimes errors in the Windows operation system can lead to a hard drive not being recognized. This causes problems for users attempting to use internal or external disk drives. Our step-by-step guide will explain various reasons for this and present corresponding solutions, including the use of the system utility “Disk Management”.

Creating a table of contents in PowerPoint in just a few clicks

Using the popular presentation software Microsoft PowerPoint, you can create professional presentations with a wealth of features. However, as of version 2007, the PowerPoint table of contents, one of the basic elements of a presentation, has only been accessible via indirect means. We will show you how to create one in just a few steps.

Why are hard drives not showing up sometimes?

Faulty set-ups in the Windows operating system or in a disk drive can sometimes hinder hard drives or external hard drives from showing up. Another culprit could be a mechanical cause. In order to make a disk drive appear on your computer, the Windows operation system provides some useful utilities.

What is Excel VBA?

VBA in Excel stands for Visual Basic for Applications. The programming language can be used to create useful Excel tools to automate recurring tasks. Excel’s VBA programming is one of the easiest ways to exchange Excel data with other Office applications such as Word or PowerPoint. Learn all the basics in our VBA tutorial.

How to insert page numbers in Word

The ‘insert page numbers’ function in Microsoft Word makes it easy to number the pages of your text documents. By adding page numbers, documents are more accessible and easier to reference. In the following, we’ll explain the different page numbering options, how to insert page numbers in Word and how to start page numbering later in a document.

Word Macros: How to Create Macros in Word

Anyone who writes on a computer will regularly use Word, the word processing program from the software giant Microsoft. To simplify working with this Office application, operating steps and program commands can be automated by creating and executing “Word macros”. Read on to find out everything you need to know about macros in Word.

The best WordPress quiz plug-ins – a comparison

There are more than 54,000 plug-ins available for WordPress, offering all kinds of different functions. A WordPress quiz plug-in allows you to include an interactive quiz on your home page. Doing this can help lower your bounce rate and improve your Google ranking. Each plug-in has slightly different features, and they all have their pros and cons. To help you choose the best WordPress quiz...

Inserting footnotes and endnotes in Word

When you insert footnotes and endnotes in Microsoft Word, you’re able to provide supplemental context by explaining technical terms, commenting on paragraphs or adding citations to sources. These comments don’t disrupt the flow of the text because they are separate sections within a document. At the same time, they allow the reader to look up a respective passage where necessary. We’ll show you...

PowerPoint speaker notes: this is how you use the practical help feature

A PowerPoint presentation provides visual support for your talk or presentation. In order to avoid stumbles during a presentation, the application comes with an excellent support tool: PowerPoint speaker notes. These are not visible to listeners and assist you during the presentation. We explain how you can insert, display, and hide PowerPoint speaker notes and apply all the necessary settings to...


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