SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a security protocol. It establishes an encrypted link between a server and a client—typically a web server (website) and a browser; or a mail server and a mail client (e.g., Outlook).
Using SSL allows personal sensitive information to be transmitted securely.
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Continuous Delivery helps a large organization like a Police Force become as lean, agile and innovative as a start-up.
Continuous Delivery is a methodology supporting software development that is adaptable, and guided by user feedback, changes to business strategy or technological advances.
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So we’re currently deep into the phase of development which centres on officers publishing local content themselves.
Historically we have managed publishing content on the website centrally. A request for content would involve filling in a form on the staff intranet, for the publishing team to process.
This was slow and often put people off.
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As Google say “Fast is better than slow” and they’re right.
We developed the Avon and Somerset Constabulary website using Scrum and in our ‘definition of done’ we had several points covering site performance.
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