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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

Overcoming the challenges of the mobile web

Overcoming the challenges of the mobile web

Mobile web development is not easy. Despite its often simplistic look and feel, there are some major challenges and design hurdles to overcome when building a mobile web site. Should you add responsive styles to a desktop website to achieve a mobile friendly version or should you build a completely separate customised mobile version? Or should you not even bother, mobile browsers are getting pretty powerful, right? Should the content be the same, or cut down? What about functionality, how do you deliver a fully functional desktop site on a screen that’s up to 10... Read full article

LightMedia help publish NHS surgeon mortality rates

LightMedia help publish NHS surgeon mortality rates

"Transparency is about patient outcomes, not process targets.” Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt As part of LightMedia Communication’s ongoing relationship with the NHS we are pleased to support the publication online of the latest surgeon mortality rates across a number of different disciplines. These include: Adult cardiac surgery Head and neck surgery Interventional cardiology Lung Cancer Upper gastro-intestinal surgery (to be published in December 2014) Urological surgery LightMedia who have been... Read full article

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