Shared values of Travis CI and snaps enhance integration confidence for developers

Travis CI is a hosted, distributed continuous integration (CI) service used to build and test software projects hosted on GitHub, and free for anyone working on open source projects. Often regarded as the home of open source testing, Travis CI enables developers to automate their build without the need to set up their own servers. […]

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An introduction to AppArmor

Cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated, attack frequency is on the rise, and the cost of cybercrime damage is projected to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021. Traditional defensive measures such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems that operate at the network perimeter are no longer enough to protect today’s distributed enterprise networks. Rather, a ‘defence […]

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Why the Visual Studio Code team launched a snap

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code is a popular free code editor with built-in support for debugging, task running, and version control. While available for Linux via tarball, rpm, and debian package options, the Visual Studio Code team had been seeking new options that would support seamless upgrades to match their rapid release cadence. Joao Moreno and […]

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Why the Visual Studio Code team launched a snap

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code is a popular free code editor with built-in support for debugging, task running, and version control. While available for Linux via tarball, rpm, and debian package options, the Visual Studio Code team had been seeking new options that would support seamless upgrades to match their rapid release cadence. Joao Moreno and […]

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Optimising IoT bandwith with delta updates

As connected devices proliferate in the Internet of Things (IoT), companies need an efficient over-the-air (OTA) update mechanism for remotely delivering new software, features, firmware updates and security enhancements to potentially huge numbers of geographically dispersed embedded devices. Pushing software updates can range from a few to hundreds of megabytes. Consideration needs to be given […]

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Securing IoT device data against physical access

Security remains the number one concern when designing and deploying IoT devices. High profile breaches continue to occur and concerns cease to subside. For any organisation, security needs to be front of mind and considered from the start – not as an afterthought. Having no mechanism in which to address security concerns can be as […]

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How selecting the right Linux OS expedites IoT time to market

With a proliferation of related hardware, software and solutions being rushed out to capture the promise of a multi-billion dollar IoT industry, vendors are under pressure to decrease their development time and speed up their time to market. Choices such as selecting the right infrastructure from the outset become even more important during the development […]

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