Researchers have discovered a new vulnerability in the SSLv3 (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption standard that has been widely used in the Internet for the past 15 years. Dubbed “
POODLE,” which stands for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption, this flaw could potentially allow unauthorized decryption of encrypted text sent over SSLv3 connections between a server and a web browser.
In the UK, HMRC provides R&D Tax Credits to companies as an incentive to promote research and development. Under this scheme, a company engaged in qualifying R&D activities can either reduce the amount of tax it pays, or get a cash sum upfront. R&D Tax Credits promote investment in innovation, and could be the key to survival for many Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SME) in the UK today.
Recently, independent research teams identified a new vulnerability in the GNU Bourne Again Shell software component (Bash). Dubbed
“Shellshock,” this bug can be used by hackers to take control of a system remotely and exploit Web servers.
reported earlier, Canada’s Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax program provides tax credits, sometimes in the form of cash, for research and development projects to help keep Canada at the forefront of scientific and technical advancements. To qualify, companies must meet strict documentation and employee time tracking requirements set forth by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
ranked 184th among the top 500 cloud application vendors according to this year’s Apps Run The Cloud list. With a year-on-year growth of 37.5%, Replicon continues its run as one of the fastest growing cloud services providers in the world. The rankings in the study are based on 2011–2013 cloud subscription revenues of more than 500 enterprise applications vendors, and are updated every year.
iBeacons, Bluetooth Low Energy, Proximity sensing and the obsolescence of time tracking as we know it.
Businesses have to track the time their employees work for a variety of reasons, the most important of which is to pay them correctly or
bill clients accurately. Today, there are various means and devices used to achieve this: paper punch cards, handwritten sheets of paper, spreadsheets, online software, and time clocks, to name a few. Most of these methods have been in use for several decades, and all of them have one critical point of failure—the employee—upon whom the onus of tracking work time almost always falls. Employees may sometimes forget to log their time, or put it off until the deadline. In both cases, the result is inaccurate work time data, which leads to errors in payroll, invoices, and possibly even lawsuits. Tracking time is often a tedious, annoying, and frustrating task that an employee needs to do several times over the course of a workweek, in addition to his or her actual work. As with most tasks that share these characteristics, they get put off until the last minute, or simply forgotten.
Repliconians are not only 100% committed to remaining the leader in
cloud-based time tracking, but we also strive to give back to our communities and to make the world a better place. We recognize that a talented group of like-minded people is somewhat obligated to make a difference for those less fortunate than we are.
Last month, 11 Repliconians participated in
AIDS Walk San Francisco. This annual event has raised $82 million to fight HIV/AIDS since its inception in 1987. Our intrepid team headed (by train, taxi, car, or carpool) to San Francisco ― braving the iconic foggy skies and typical hilly streets ― and some drove around for what seemed like forever trying to find parking (Bay Area residents can relate!).
Not complying with overtime provisions of the U.S. Department of Labor’s “Fair Labor Standards Act” (FLSA) can lead to hefty payouts of back wages and penalties, not to mention the headache of collective action lawsuits and expensive settlements. Willful violators may also be fined and prosecuted criminally, and a second conviction may result in (gulp!) imprisonment.
Need proof of the pain we’re talking about? Here are real-life examples of what companies have had to shell out:
We’re excited to share the news that Replicon has been named
finalist for a Golden Bridge Award! The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program, with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, is a tribute to the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, innovations, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions.
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