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Recovering files from broken NAS (network attached storage)

After few years, even after little use, my Lacie 1000 Gb NAS went broken. When powering it up, the hard disk did not spin, but a smoke started to come up from the back side of the box close to … Continue reading

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CryptSync, a simple alternative to protect your files for sharing

CryptSync is simple and easy to use tool to synchronize 2 folders, where the files in the destination folder are encrypted. (CryptSync is using 7-Zip for the encryption.) In this way, one can perform client side encryption when sharing several … Continue reading

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Survey of ISO certifications, results for 2015

ISO is having surveys about number of ISO certifications, it is worth to have a look The table below is taken from the executive summary. There are also excel files available for each ISO standard that shows certifications per country … Continue reading

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Study report “Women in Cybersecurity”, by several co-authors

It is worth to have a look at the recent study report called The 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study: Women in Cybersecurity. It can be found at the research page od the the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, … Continue reading

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Flowgorithm, a visual programming tool with source code generation

Flowgorithm is one of the visual programming tools available today. Positive: visual programming, focus is more on the modelling on how to solve the problem than on the syntax of programing language like java, c# or python. can generate code … Continue reading

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Morse Learner, tool for learning the morse code (receiving and sending)

Morse Learner is a portable and handy software for learning both the receiving and sending of morse code (chraracters made of DAHs and DITs). In the beginning it starts with small set of characters. And there are options to change … Continue reading

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Portable OCR tools to extract text from scanned pages

In addition to previously mentioned gImageReader, these 2 other portable OCR tools worked well in the following scenarios: For adding text overlay into a scanned PDF file (book/document): PDF-XChange Viewer Portable with OCR function For capturing text on the computer … Continue reading

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