“Developers need to say no” – Elliot Alderson on the FaceApp controversy in a BONUS podcast episode [Podcast]

“Developers need to say no” – Elliot Alderson on the FaceApp controversy in a BONUS podcast episode [Podcast]

Last month there was a huge furore around FaceApp, the mobile application that ages your photographs to show you what you might look like as you get older. This was caused by a rapid cycle of misinformation and conjecture. It was thanks to cybersecurity researcher Elliot Alderson – who you ... Read More
Cybersecurity researcher “Elliot Alderson” talks Trump and Facebook, Google and Huawei, and teaching kids online privacy [Podcast]

Cybersecurity researcher “Elliot Alderson” talks Trump and Facebook, Google and Huawei, and teaching kids online privacy [Podcast]

For anyone that’s watched Bad Robot, the name Elliot Alderson will sound familiar. However, we’re not talking about Rami Malek’s hacker alter ego – instead, the name has been adopted as an alias by a real-life white-hat hacker who has been digging into the dark corners of the wild and ... Read More
Listen: We discuss what it means to be a hacker with Adrian Pruteanu [Podcast]

Listen: We discuss what it means to be a hacker with Adrian Pruteanu [Podcast]

With numerous high profile security breaches in recent years, cybersecurity feels like a particularly urgent issue. But while the media – and, indeed, the wider world – loves stories of modern vulnerabilities and mischievous hackers, there’s often very little attention paid to what causes insecurity and what can practically be ... Read More
Key trends in software infrastructure in 2019: observability, chaos, and cloud complexity

Key trends in software infrastructure in 2019: observability, chaos, and cloud complexity

Software infrastructure has, over the last decade or so, become a key concern for developers of all stripes. Long gone are narrowly defined job roles; thanks to DevOps, accountability for how code is now shared between teams on both development and deployment sides. For anyone that’s ever been involved in ... Read More

Packt has put together a new cybersecurity bundle for Humble Bundle

It might not even be December yet, but if you’re interested in cybersecurity Christmas has come early. Packt has once again teamed up with Humble Bundle to bring readers a diverse set of titles covering some of the most important and cutting edge trends in contemporary security. While the offer ... Read More