Experiments with serverless

Just tech hype? These days serverless computing is all the rage - most cloud providers cater for it one way or another. But what use is it? Is it here to stay or is it going to be another one day wonder? The internet is full of such ideas which have fallen by the wayside … Continue reading Experiments with serverless

Introducing developer.invotra.com

At Invotra, we take pride in the quality of our enterprise intranets.Our customers’ intranets power organisations varying from 50 people up to very large enterprises with more than 90,000 employees.The flexibility provided to our customers as part of the product offering is second to none. You can design a modern, collaborative intranet any way you see … Continue reading Introducing developer.invotra.com

How building a culture of security helps your employees to protect your organisation

Here at Invotra, we are obsessive about security. From our ISO 27001:2013 accreditation to our practice of “Dishing”, the topic of security is ingrained in our culture from the bottom to the top. Every year, Invotra has a company-wide security awareness training session which goes through any developments in our security policies, refreshes everyone’s knowledge … Continue reading How building a culture of security helps your employees to protect your organisation

Same-origin access control – how to implement it and why it matters

Did you know that you can host a JavaScript application on the same domain as an API, but still have the API treat requests from the application as cross-origin? First, some background. Cookies On the web, a cookie is a name-value pair that is sent from a web site to a browser, stored, and sent … Continue reading Same-origin access control – how to implement it and why it matters

Application Load Balancer (ALB) – Providing an extra layer of defence for your users

What is an Application Load Balancer? AWS provides a service called an Application Load Balancer (ALB), which is a proxy that sits in front of the application servers to handle things like load balancing (as the name implies) as well as supporting encrypted connections via Transport Layer Security (TLS) and, as of last May, authentication. This … Continue reading Application Load Balancer (ALB) – Providing an extra layer of defence for your users