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Trustworthy Communications

25 Mar

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 communicate securely; whether inter-personal communication, such as email or chat, or client / server communication to access a web site.

This blog looks at how and why secure communications fail, and what we can do about it.

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Building the Guard

25 Feb

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.
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Nexor Directory Guardian

21 Jan

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 time… until now…
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Securing the Guard

7 Jan

I have talked previously about the challenge of building a File Guard, and the approach we took to designing it.
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Collaborative Working in Practice

17 Dec

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.
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Design for the Novice…

10 Dec

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 than what the actual end-user needs

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A Brief Introduction into Threat Analysis

3 Dec

The purpose of this blog piece is to introduce the concept of threat analysis, what it is and why it’s a good idea, while at the same time present a simple and effective way to try it yourself.  It is part of a blog series on the development approach at Nexor.
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Continuous Improvement

18 Nov

At NEXOR, one of our company values is continuous improvement.
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Digital Natives: Secure Collaboration in Team Defence 2020

25 Jun

A Guest Blog from Colin Powers on the Digital Natives project…

Imagine you want to do some work on a file.
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SE Linux for Android

19 Mar

One of the challenges with a general purpose operating system, it that it is general purpose! It is designed to provide the application developer with a tool set to build their application. When building an application used to enforce security, this is a real challenge.

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