ISECOM’s Hacker High School

I’ve spoken with many students, faculty and consulting clients about ISECOM‘s Hacker High School. Now no less an organization than IEEE has published a great article on Hacker Highschool: http://spectrum.ieee.org/at-work/education/hacker-high-school Hacker High School is a program for (you guessed it) high school students. The curriculum is free/open source, and is used all over the world. …

For The Record: Voting machines are easily hacked, and elections are easily stolen

Don’t take my word for it: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/government/the-scary-truth-about-voting-machine-hacking-risk-exclusive-video/10945?tag=nl.e620 This report and video come from ZDNet’s Government blog. Now you have to decide if you a) believe it, and/or b) can trust ZDNet. Are they an authority? Do they have an axe to grind? Do they stand to profit from any potential alarm? Personally I feel a …

Terrific Excel templates

Now here is one of the more interesting sites for business users of Excel: http://www.vertex42.com/ They offer free and for-pay versions of a large assortment of Excel templates, including a very nice Invoice template to replace the one that disappeared from newer versions of Excel. Why buy Project when you can get a great project-management …

Five essential software tools for IT techs

I love lists, especially really good, relevant ones. If you’re one of my many IT students, this report is required reading. Enjoy. The five best emergency toolkit apps to have in the field http://m.techrepublic.com/blog/five-apps/the-five-best-emergency-toolkit-apps-to-have-in-the-field/1131

Intermediate (X)HTML

58112 (X)HTML: Intermediate, Section A Class Description: Increase your practical knowledge of (X)HTML, including using tables to create imaginative webpage layouts. Learn to add forms to your website, and explore more of CSS’s uses, including its ability to format every page in a website with a single style sheet, and an introduction to CSS positioning …