AITP-NCFL News, June 2, 2021

AITP-NCFL News, June 2, 2021


  • Bleeping Computer:  Critical WordPress plugin zero-day under active exploitation
  • ZDNet:  US schools land IBM grants to protect themselves against ransomware
  • Tech Republic:  7 tactics for boosting the security of your APIs

Stranger than Fiction

  • Science Alert:  Space Debris Has Hit And Damaged The International Space Station
  •  Light-shrinking material lets ordinary microscope see in super resolution
  • Tech Republic:  NASA Spinoffs: Everyday items with space innovation origins
  • ZDNet:  The future of the office will surprise you. And if it doesn’t, something has gone wrong

Cool Tech

  • The Verge:  How bad is Google Photos’ compression anyway?
  • ars technica:  AMD triples Zen 3 CPU cache using 3D stacking technology
  • Debug Point:  Firefox Plans for Long-Awaited Native Translation Feature

Skill Sets

  • CIO:  What is CMMI? A model for optimizing development processes
  • Red Hat:  7 Linux networking commands that every sysadmin should know
  • Make Tech Easier:  The 8 Best Sandbox Applications for Windows 10 to Keep You Safe
  • CIO:  What is master data management? Ensuring a single source of truth
  • Tech Republic:  macOS Terminal commands every Mac user should know
  • Make Tech Easier:  How to Use Rufus to Create a Bootable Flash Drive


  • ZDNet:  The first 100 days: Setting the agenda as the CIO
  • CIO:  Protect your career from IT’s silent career killer: Age discrimination
  • Information Week:  Hiring and Attracting Tech Talent With an Engineering-First Mindset
  • The Register:  VC’s paper claims cost of cloud is twice as much as running on-premises