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Are Your Children Safe Online?

Are Your Children Safe Online?

Password education should be age-appropriate: here’s how Our set of best practice principles should help adults to teach the principles to children in an age-appropriate way. Shutterstock Karen Renaud, Rhodes University and Suzanne Prior, Abertay University...
Validate International Phone Numbers

Validate International Phone Numbers

Problem You want to validate international phone numbers. The numbers should start with a plus sign, followed by the country code and national number. Solution Regular expression ^\+(?:[0-9]●?){6,14}[0-9]$ Regex options: None Regex flavors: .NET, Java, JavaScript,...
The Ultimate Online Privacy Guide

The Ultimate Online Privacy Guide

  Introduction Edward Snowden’s NSA spying revelations highlighted just how much we have sacrificed to the gods of technology and convenience something we used to take for granted, and once considered a basic human right – our privacy. It is just not just the...
How to fix “Got error: 2026: SSL connection error”

How to fix “Got error: 2026: SSL connection error”

I had been experiencing a problem  with the MySQL command line client, mysql, and mysqldump for a few months, when I really needed to make a backup of a database on my local development machine. I generally use MySQL Workbench for day to day tasks, so I had been...