Enjoy Being Audited

We used to take a defensive approach to being audited — viewing it as just a ‘box ticking’ exercise.

Embracing a standards-based approach to security management helps us to continuously improve.

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Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerability Update

In light of the recently discovered Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, Krescendo are applying security updates to workstations and servers.

Customers are advised to apply updates to their own workstations and devices.

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ISO27001: still well worth it

After obtaining the initial certification last year, we published a post describing how we went about it and how we thought it had been a worthwhile effort.

Retaining ISO27001 meant not only maintaining the high standards against which you were certified in the first place, but also showing evidence of continuous improvement.

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Krescendo: why NoSQL

In 2012, Krescendo introduced NoSQL technologies to its infrastructure.

MongoDB was the chosen distribution as it provided answers to the key requirements of scalability, resiliency, performance, and flexibility.

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Visiting the NoSQL roadshow while SQL lives on

See this brief PowerPoint for a summary of some of my understandings from the NoSQL Roadshow I attended with Vincenzo yesterday. Some of the main points are picked up on Most NoSQL databases are relatively new in the collective consciousness They …

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