Project Management Web Application Security

John Reeve | March 26th, 2009 | ,

We get a few emails here and there asking us how secure we’ve made Intervals, and if the prospective customer should have any concerns. It is an understandable concern, especially when a company is considering using a web-based app to host their data. We usually respond with the typical answer — the Intervals application and servers are repeatedly tested by security consultants, and our SSL plans incorporate 256 bit security. In addition, you have to option to encrypt sensitive project notes.

But there is one other thing we tell our customers, something that not a lot of other apps can claim. Our web design & development agency, Pelago, hosts our own data on Intervals. We have nine years worth of our clients project notes, tasks, and documents, including our timesheets, invoices, and other billing information.

We have every bit of reason as our customers to be concerned about application security. It’s not just their data we are hosting and protecting, it’s our own data as well.

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John is a co-founder, web designer and developer at Pelago. His blog posts are inspired by everyday encounters with designers, developers, creatives and small businesses in general. John is an avid reader and road cyclist.
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Jennifer is the Director of Quality and Efficiency at Pelago. Her blog posts are based largely on her experience working with teams to improve harmony and productivity. Jennifer is a cat person.
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Braden is a co-founder and strategist at Pelago. His blog posts draw from his worldwide business travels and forays into the retail apparel industry. Braden loves to surf and recently adopted a Doka named Moose.
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Michael is a co-founder and product architect at Pelago. His contributions stem from experiences managing the development process behind web sites and web-based applications such as Intervals. Michael drives a 1990 Volkswagen Carat with a rebuilt 2.4 liter engine from GoWesty.
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