- 'Heartbleed' vulnerability
Astun has taken swift action to address a security vulnerability in OpenSSL called 'Heartbleed' which can affect web servers that provide services under HTTPS.
- iShare flood map comes to the rescue
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (RBWM) has used its iShare platform to deliver flood maps now being accessed by Silver Command for the Emergency Services based in Windsor and the general public in the Borough.
A gold–silver–bronze command structure is used by emergency services of the United Kingdom to establish a hierarchical framework for the command and control of major incidents and disasters.
- Job Opportunity
Astun Technology is looking for a DevOps Engineer to help deliver its Enterprise Open Source geo-solutions in the cloud. Astun Enterprise geospatial solutions are in place with over 50 local authorities, police and private companies.
- Bespoke application development
Natural Resources Wales has just launched a web based mapping application to help inform the sustainable management of the Welsh marine environment. The FishMap Môn Guidance Tool was developed by Astun and designed to be open to the public, fisherman and policy makers. The area chosen for this EU funded project was Anglesey or Môn in Welsh hence the name.