Inversoft Update: Heartbleed Bug Exposed

Sean Bryant

Heartbleed

You’ve probably heard by now that there is a serious threat to internet security.  The Heartbleed bug is directly associated with the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. The Bug exposes secret keys used to identify service providers and to encrypt traffic, usernames, passwords and other content.

Why is it called Heartbleed?

The bug is found in the OpenSSL’s implementation of the TLS/DTLS (transport layer security protocols) heart beat extension. When exposed, memory content leaks from the server to the client and from the client to the server.

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Animal Jam CleanSpeak Testimonial

Sean Bryant

Animal Jam Testimonial

Inversoft prides itself on its ability to create and produce a solution that has helped and continues to satisfy those who use it to drive online engagement. We have the joy of working with some of the most popular virtual worlds and online communities. It’s because of them we continue to learn, grow, and provide the world’s premiere chat filtering and moderation solution.

Director of online engagement for National Geographic’s Animal Jam, Joi Podgorny, engages and grows with her community everyday. It’s no surprise that Animal Jam’s extensive online playground for kids needs a technology that is quick, reliable and flexible. Not merely to safeguard its users, but to allow features like safe or dictionary chat, allowing kids to express themselves more openly without the worries of  unwanted content.

“We needed to have a strong filter tool that would be the very first line of defense as well as be COPPA compliant. I have a very high maintenance way I like to manage my filter and CleanSpeak is the only chat filtering tool that allows me to manage it at that level.”

  ~  Joi Podgorny  | Director of Community Engagement

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3 Ways to Destroy Your Online Community

Sean Bryant

Online Community
It has come to our attention that online communities, well, are just a waste of time and money. We understand you may have spent months or years building your community. Let us help you destroy it in just a couple of days! Here are 3 ways to destroy your online community in no time flat.

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The Connected Consumer [Infographic]

Sean Bryant
  • By Sean Bryant
  • Misc
  • March 25, 2014

The modern consumer is no longer limited by the lack of choices or accessibility of obtaining a product or solution. Brands may find themselves climbing over the masses of competition to receive 5 maybe 10 seconds of a potential consumers attention. It’s a consumer’s market, and many brands need to acknowledge the importance of creating a relationship, rather than merely producing a sale.

So what type of qualities is the modern consumer looking for when engaging with a brands product? You may be surprised, but it’s not that far off from the human anatomy. Inversoft would like to share with you The Anatomy of the Connected Consumer [Infographic]. Here are 8 attributes the always connected and sharing consumer is looking for when considering a purchase with your brands product.

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The 3 C’s You Don’t Want to Miss at GDC 2014

Sean Bryant

GDC
Competition is everywhere and the gaming industry is no exception. Never has there been more of a need to create a conversation with a game’s bottom line –  its customer. Why? A game’s life cycle is only as strong as it’s company’s ability to understand the needs and wants of its consumer, the community it creates around the property, and its continuous collaboration.

Customer and QA

When gaming or software companies refer to QA, it is normally defined in the context of code development. Testing occurs the moment a piece of code is written for the property and throughout the development process. Another way QA can be utilized is directly with its users.

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