One of my responsibilities at Accelerate Places is to ensure that the business (across all of its limited companies) is compliant with the changes to data protection law under GDPR. I’ve found a useful tool from the Isle of Man Information Commissioner: their Know Your Data, Mapping the 5 W’s (PDF)…

Last week, I was asked by Okta to speak at Okta Forum London about our implementation of their Single Sign-On and Multifactor Authentication products. We had considered Okta when we first implemented identity management, at the beginning of reed.co.uk’s journey into the cloud, however we didn’t sign with them until…

I’ve been building and hosting websites on and off for the last fifteen years, but, despite speaking French and German to degree level, it’s only recently that I’ve had to think about how to cater for non-English speakers. As is the fashion for engaged couples, I built a wedding website…

I’ve been using SSL certificates from Let’s Encrypt for a while now and though there’s no direct integration between certbot and nginx, it was all relatively straightforward to configure. I’ve created a small nginx config file that can be included in any server block where I’m using LE certificates. This means…

The importance of data driven decisions throughout the enterprise cannot be underestimated. Understanding the data flowing through an organisation is key to providing customers with products that they will love. This has long been known and understood. In which case, why does providing access to the data stored within our…