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What is a Magecart attack, and how can you protect your business?

Recently, British Airways was slapped with a $230M fine after attackers stole data from hundreds of thousands of its customers in a massive breach....
Five developer centric sessions at IoT World 2018

GopherCon 2019: Go 2 update, open-source Go library for GUI, support for WebAssembly, TinyGo...

Last week Go programmers had a gala time learning, networking and programming at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina as the most awaited event...

Kong CTO Marco Palladino on how the platform is paving the way for microservices...

“The service control platform is the next-gen of traditional API management,” Kong CTO and co-founder Marco Palladino tells me. “It’s not about APIs any...
Google teams up with tech giants for Data Transfer Project

Understanding security features in the Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Google's long experience and success in, protecting itself against cyberattacks plays to our advantage as customers of the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). From years...
NetSpectre attack exploits data from CPU memory

Winnti Malware: Chinese hacker group attacks major German corporations for years, German public media...

German public broadcasters, Bavarian Radio & Television Network (BR) and Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), have published a joint investigation report on a hacker group spying...
Packt and Humble Bundle come together for cybersecurity bundle

A cybersecurity primer for mid sized businesses

The decision to which information security measures should be used across the company’s IT infrastructure and which ones should be left out may be...
An explanation of the API economy

What are APIs? Why should businesses invest in API development?

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are like doors that provide access to information and functionality to other systems and applications. APIs share many of the...

Listen: Puppet’s VP of Ecosystem Engineering Nigel Kersten talks about key DevOps challenges [Podcast]

We've been talking about DevOps a lot on the Packt Podcast. The reason for that is simple: it's a critical part of how we...

What is HCL (Hashicorp Configuration Language), how does it relate to Terraform, and why...

HCL (Hashicorp Configuration language), is rapidly growing in popularity. Last year's Octoverse report by GitHub showed it to be the second fastest growing language...
Network security concept vulnerability

Why do IT teams need to transition from DevOps to DevSecOps?

Does your team perform security testing during development? If not, why not? Cybercrime is on the rise, and formjacking, ransomware, and IoT attacks have increased...