Trustworthy Communications

Trustworthy Communications March 2014 Each day we become more reliant on the Internet in both our personal and business lives, yet each day there are new stories of security failures. A key part of living and working on the Internet is the ability to be able to...

Building the Guard

Building the Guard February 2014 Okay. We’ve analysed the problem, we’ve produced an excellent design, and we’ve got our security approach nailed down. It’s time to get our hands dirty and actually build it. With a good design in place, one might assume that...

Nexor Directory Guardian

Nexor Directory Guardian January 2014 As readers of this blog will know, NEXOR have recently moved offices. Part of the culture of the new building is a less clutter.  The journey involved opening many cupboards and draws that had not seen the light of day for a long...

Securing the Guard

Securing the Guard January 2014 I have talked previously about the challenge of building a File Guard, and the approach we took to designing it. Because we are building a physical appliance, there is a lot more to design than software – we have to design the whole...

Collaborative Working in Practice

Collaborative Working in Practice December 2013 I have talked previously about the nature of the File Guard project, and what makes it a big task. Today, I’d like to share the new approach we took to create the design for that project. File Guard is a project with a...

Design for the Novice…

Design for the Novice… December 2013 In the article How to Avoid a Common Product Mistake Many Teams Make, Mark Suster (@msuster) observes The single biggest mistake most product teams make is building technology for what they believe the user would want rather...