Lawsuits regarding accessibility on the Web are on the rise, and one of the best ways to comply with Section 508 of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and The American Disabilities Act is to conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) put forth by the World Wide Web Consortium. In this post, we explain what each of these is and how it all relates to you and your software.
A few members of Troy Web Consulting went down to New World Stages in Manhattan for a friendly, practical event for web designers and developers. Organized by Vitaly Friedman (Creative Director), Amanda Annandale (Event Manager & AV), Charis Rooda (Marketing & Social Media), Markus Seyfferth (CEO), Jan Constantin (Event Manager) & the good ol' Smashing family, the conference not only delivered some great food, but it also brought together developers and designers from around the world.
There is no doubt that the safety and security of sensitive information is the primary concern in software application security. Data in transit, and in particular, data _at rest_, needs to be protected and to do so you need to put security controls in place. Security needs to be part of the full lifecycle of your software - design, development, testing & maintenance.
If You think you can’t afford to address application security now, think again - It’ll cost you much more in the future… Uber paid hackers a ransom of $100,000 to destroy the data they stole and then was fined nearly $500,000 for letting them steal the data in the first place http://ow.ly/J3WT50jPJtR. $600,000 may mean nothing to a company like Uber but what does it mean to you? Application security isn’t a luxury, its a requirement. Stop putting it off and get your data secured before its too late.
Halloween is just a couple of weeks away, but we can assure you that there are scarier things than the ghosts and werewolves you may catch running around your neighborhood on October 31st.
Did you know that National Cyber Security Awareness Month (AKA NCSAM) is observed every October? In fact, 2018 marks the 15th year of its existence.
So, today is the day...and you’re ecstatic! After all of your hard work, you’re finally venturing into the world of digital commerce (e-commerce). You built your site, itemized your products or services and you’re ready to launch. But then you panic. Are you really ready? Is everything set for a perfect launch day?
Modernizing your software can be an exciting time of innovation and change.... but it can also be a headache if you don’t ask the right questions and don’t take the right precautions. That said, here are a couple of Troy Web tips to make your transition from legacy to modernized software happen more smoothly.
You have an incredible business idea that may potentially transform the way people communicate. What do you do? Well, if you’re passionate and determined to bring your vision to life, you form a startup. The problem is that while most individuals, teams and organizations have excellent ideas, they lack the capacity to turn their concept into reality…