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SaltStack: Grains, Pillars, Targeting and Render Systems

In this third and concluding article in the series on SaltStack, which makes software for configuration management, infrastructure automation and cloud orchestration, we look at the various components of SaltStack. (Read Part 1…

Demystifying the Mobile Backend-as-a-Service

Mobile and Web app developers now have reason to cheer, with the evolution of the Mobile Backend-as-a-Service (MBaaS) model. This article takes you through its intricacies. Abbreviations like IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service), PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and…

The Connect Between Cloud Computing and Android Apps

Android, a Linux-based operating system whose code was released by Google under the Apache licence, is used primarily in touchscreen devices. It has a large developer community, which writes apps that expand the…

Top 10 Open Source security tools

This article covers popular Open Source security tools which are used as a layered approach for securing your network. The layered-security approach centers on maintaining appropriate security measures and procedures at five different…

The art of crafting

Cyber Attacks Explained: Packet Crafting

Protect your FOSS-based IT infrastructure from packet crafting by learning more about it. In the previous articles in this series, we explored common infrastructure vulnerability exploitation scenarios. This article takes a step forward…

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