In this day and age, I like to think that a good portion of the population already know that Internet Explorer has been a pack follower, not a leader in supporting modern web browser standards. Microsoft recently announced that as of today, April 8, 2014, they are no longer supporting the Windows XP operating system, which is 12 years old, and rightly so. Did you know that hackers find vulnerabilities for XP on a monthly basis, and that Microsoft in turn has to release patches every month for the last 12 years to keep up?
Drupal and WordPress are two of the most common CMS's out there and along with Joomla are the most often compared systems. Note, however that there are literally thousands of CMS's out there!! This article will focus on these popular systems and try to answer the question: Which is the right choice and how do you decide which is better? First of all, it's important to avoid getting caught in the 'which is better' conversation, because that is far too general an approach and ultimately not very useful.
With a dedicated CMS such as Drupal, it's strength comes from an approach which emphasizes flexibility through modularity, where modules are designed to work well with the core system and expand its capabilities. What this translates to is choice, which in turn leads to a high degree of customization.
As your digital life grows in scope and more information about you becomes stored online, it's more important than ever to make certain you have an effective password for all your personal data. You may or may not be surprised at the most common passwords people tend to use - passwords that are easily guessed. Here is an example of common top passwords: