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Our insights into the latest in web apps, cyber security, experiences implementing the latest technologies, and a few other things that we hope you will find interesting.

Tom Lofts
June 20, 2018
With security becoming even more of a hot topic in the web industry, it’s not just hackers and other attackers who are developing new exploits and attacks – the industry is also developing tools and standards to fight back....Read more
Mark Hall
June 14, 2018
I visited the annual Infosecurity Europe event last week along with some of my colleagues from Oxford Web Applications. As we have visited the event for several years now it is interesting to see what are the current and emerging topics and to see…Read more
Tim Collingwood
June 04, 2018
Apple will be hosting their annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) from Monday 4th June 2018 in San Jose, California. The conference runs until the 8th June and provides those lucky enough to attend with hands-on experience of new features…Read more
Mark Hall
May 31, 2018
There is nothing new about Companies wanting to gather data about individuals. The basic assumption is that the more they know about you the easier it is to send specific marketing messages, which will result in you buying more. Back in the day this…Read more
Tim Collingwood
May 25, 2018
On the 8th May 2018 at their I/O ’18 developer conference Google unveiled something that I thought was truly a glimpse of the future and an amazing demonstration of what Google have been able to achieve with Artificial Intelligence (AI). What they…Read more
Mark Hall
May 18, 2018
I recently listened to a podcast of the BBC Radio 4 In Business program entitled ‘Out of Office: The Rise of the Digital Nomad’ (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b0xjbm). The program got me thinking about how rapidly digital technologies are al...Read more
Tom Lofts
May 10, 2018
If you’ve come across a website with the message ‘your connection is not private’ or ‘your connection is not secure’ then you’ve already experienced first-hand some of the difficulties which occur when trying to keep communication on the ...Read more
Tim Collingwood
May 02, 2018
Recently we have been implementing two Drupal patches, which were labelled as ‘Highly Critical’ (https://www.drupal.org/sa-core-2018-002 / https://www.drupal.org/sa-core-2018-004). Without disclosing details of the patch Drupal even warned websit...Read more
Mark Hall
April 27, 2018
In the news this week are the gory details of yet another IT project disaster with thousands of customers of a major UK high street bank being inconvenienced, so why is it so common for IT projects to go badly wrong and what can you do to avoid them…Read more
Mark Hall
April 20, 2018
Organisations have a great deal of choice available when it comes to hosting their Web Application, so in this post we will highlight some of the things which you may want to consider....Read more
Tim Collingwood
April 12, 2018
Recent news stories have highlighted the responsibilities organisations have in looking after your personal data. When you provide your personal data to an organisation you are implicitly placing your trust in that organisation to use your data…Read more
Mark Hall
April 06, 2018
There is never a good time for a web application to be down and the pressure for those involved in developing, hosting and patching them has never been greater. Let’s be honest, it is very frustrating when you go to use a web application only to ge…Read more
Tim Collingwood
March 29, 2018
So, you’ve been tasked with launching a snazzy new app for your company. You’ve decided that you need the app to be available on Android and iOS devices. Not only that but you also need to make the functionality available for desktop users....Read more
Tom Lofts
March 22, 2018
You’re probably already familiar with some of the dangers of browsing the web including viruses, intrusive advertising and aggressive tracking but now there’s an additional worry – websites using your computing power to mine cryptocurrencies su...Read more
Tim Collingwood
March 19, 2018
Welcome to our brand-new blog!...Read more