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A new look for LightMedia HQ

A new look for LightMedia HQ

We felt it was about time we added a burst of colour and creativity to our walls here in the LightMedia office. It'll certainly take some getting used to but we're very happy with it! Take a look at this short timelapse featuring our very own Jez putting the icons into place. Read full article

Medical society workshop with LightMedia

Medical society workshop with LightMedia

LightMedia specialise in building highly interactive websites for medical societies and associations. To demonstrate our expertise in this area, we held a workshop at The Royal College of Surgeons in March and invited several societies/associations to attend. We spent the morning sharing our knowledge and experience and gave advice, hints and tips on how to engage with members as well as the public/patients.  Following the success of our first workshop, we will be running another during the morning of 15th June at The Royal College of Surgeons. The workshop is free... Read full article

LightMedia win Bronze in Horizon Interactive Awards

LightMedia win Bronze in Horizon Interactive Awards

The Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition, has announced the 2015 award winners to highlight this year’s “best of the best” in interactive media production. LightMedia was recognized for their excellence with a Bronze award within the Health / Human Services category. LightMedia submitted the BAUS Public and Members website which was assessed by an international, volunteer panel of industry professionals with diverse backgrounds and various roles within the interactive media and advertising industries.... Read full article

LightMedia win an Interactive Media Award!

LightMedia win an Interactive Media Award!

We are delighted to announce that the new website for the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) wins the Best in Class Award in the Interactive Media Awards 2015. The Best in Class award is the highest honour bestowed by the Interactive Media Awards. It represents the very best in planning, execution and overall professionalism in the digital industry. In order to win this award level, a site has to successfully pass through a comprehensive judging process, an achievement only a fraction of sites in the competition earn each year.  The competition is... Read full article

Protecting passwords in web applications

Protecting passwords in web applications

What is the safest way to store passwords in a system? There are 3 simple ways to store passwords, Clear text, Encrypted, Hashing Clear Text If someone enters their password as "dog1" then the password will be stored in the database as "dog1". Storing the password in this format means anyone with access to the database, server, backups, employees, developers or potentially attackers while the data is in transit (man-in-the-middle attacks between application and database) can "see" the password. The below... Read full article

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