How Secure Is Your Password

How secure is your password? We’ve all heard and seen the recommended best practices about setting your password, in particular rules to the effect of: A password should be 16 (at least 12) characters or more A password should include a combination of letters, numbers, and characters A password should have at least 1 uppercase character, 1 number and 1 special character A password shouldn’t…

Cloud Security

As avid Cloud Adoption proponents, we here at AssetBytes feel it’s important for companies moving to the cloud to understand and plan for Cloud Security as one of the first steps in their ‘migration to the cloud’ journey. One of the newer Cloud Security concepts that was first introduced by Gartner in 2019 is SASE. What is SASE you ask, well our friends at Palo…

The Feynman Technique – to learning

We here at AssetBytes are fans of Richard Feynman noted theoretical physicist. Besides being a great scientist, Feynman was a pedagogue who believed that learning should be an active process of “trial and error, discovery, free inquiry”. His teaching philosophy rejected rote memorization and instead encompassed the belief that if you couldn’t explain something clearly and simply it was because you didn’t understand it well…

Docker on a Mac

If you want to learn about Cloud services or Cloud deployments especially on a Mac, the first step is to install Docker on a Mac. There are two options to install… Download Docker Desktop For Mac (replaces the old Docker for Mac package a lot of sites refer to) from the official Docker Hub at https://hub.docker.com/editions/community/docker-ce-desktop-mac and follow the instructions to install Use Homebrew (brew)…

What is Crypto?

‘What is Crypto?’ When trying to explain crypto a few years ago John Oliver famously quipped.. “Everything you don’t understand about money combined with everything you don’t understand about computers”. This is our attempt to help you understand better in non-technical terms, what exactly does one mean when one talks about cryptocurrencies and things like Bitcoin and Ethereum and Dogecoin and how do cryptocurrencies compare…

XYLOE.COM.AU

XYLOE is an independently owned, Sydney Australia based family business that manufactures and sells handcrafted treasures like Personalized Name Plates,  Tealight Candle Holders, Engraved Chopping Boards, Bead/Jewelry Design Boards, Timber Coasters with Inlay and Design and Personalized Timber Pen Stands. All products are Hand Made in Australia, Eco Friendly and delivered for free (Australia only) in 100 % Plastic Free product and packaging. Checkout their…

Getting Started With Crypto

Getting Started With Crypto? So you’ve heard about about crypto and cryptocurrencies from your friends or colleagues and you’ve seen references to it on your social media platforms, on the news and even on skits on SNL. But…you are not sure what all the fuss is about and not sure if you want to invest in crypto or are unaware what that even means. The…

Crypto Prices

If you are looking to trade cryptocurrencies, be aware one of the hurdles you have to overcome none of the crypto brokers/exchanges offer ‘limit orders’ on buying or selling crypto, it’s always a market order. So we here at CryptoBytes are always keeping an eye on the Crypto Ticker to decide when to buy or sell our crypto assets This ticker shows the top 10…

How to check if a Port is open

If you are hosting an application or a webpage one of the most important things you need to consider is security and external/public access to your application over the internet. Nowadays almost all machines, whether its cloud or virtual servers, client desktops or personal laptops, all have firewalls enabled by default. Depending on whether you have a windows firewall or a mac firewall or a…