Customize your Office Ribbon and make it your own!
Make the Office Ribbon that suits you and your job! Microsoft Office products all support a standard ribbon menu with pretty much the same functionality with the exception of product specific tasks that differentiate them (ie: Word for documents and Excel for spreadsheets). Although we are all using the same Microsoft Office products we don’t […]
Leaving Your Mark: Thermal Signatures of Passwords Left on Keyboards
We leave evidence of where we’ve been and what we’ve done all over the place. From footprints to DNA, we seldom act without a trace. Our keyboards are no exception. I’m not talking just about fingerprints, DNA, food particles, or skin oils. I’m talking about heat. I saw a movie or maybe a television show […]
Choosing a Machine Learning Platform That’s Right for You
Choosing a machine learning (ML) platform can be a cause of considerable stress. It’s a major commitment you will have to live with for years and an unwise decision might even affect your job prospects. Fortunately, asking yourself a few fundamental questions can simply the decision considerably. Are you primarily a Windows Shop? In recent […]
Defense in Depth: It’s for Programmers, Too!
“But, we took care of that before, didn’t we?” asked a participant in a web application security course I taught recently. It was a good, logical question. We were discussing “SQL injection” a process where an attacker enters database commands into a website field – in, say a forum or comment section – that could […]
Interactive Visio Diagrams in Power BI Reports
When I first evaluated Power BI a few years ago, the thing that impressed me most was that, unlike Sharepoint Power View, a developer could create new visualizations and integrate them into PBI. Some time later, Microsoft greatly expanded the ability of Power BI to include sophisticated graphs by adding to Power BI the ability […]