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Work Hard, Play Hard

Aug 03, 2017 | by Valyn Reinig, Marketing Specialist | Tags: Company Culture

For the 5th year in a row, we continued a favorite ISE tradition this week by hosting our annual Bags Tournament, and of course by having some awesome wood-fired pizza prepared on-site by Maggie's Farm Wood-Fired PizzaYou can find Maggie’s Farm Wood-Fired Pizza in the NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids. Check out last year's post to learn more about the history of this great event!

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Securing Your Data on AWS S3

Jul 27, 2017 | by Samuel Thurston, Software Engineer | Tags: Cloud

With a number of recent high-profile leaks of personal data on Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 service, it seems like a good time to review the security mechanisms that govern storage and sharing of data from AWS. If your organization uses S3 for storage of PHI, PII, or other sensitive data, you should be aware that failure to properly secure and restrict access and log this information can carry hefty fines and even jail time. Leaking users’ personal data can also be detrimental to your business model. (Photo Credit: Flickr)

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2017 Coding Garage Projects and Progress

Jul 20, 2017 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Mobile App Development

We’re over halfway through the 2017 ISE Coding Garage!  This year 15 enthusiastic high school students from the Iowa City area are well on their way to creating Android Apps for judging at the end of the session. 

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MQTT 5.0 Standards To Be Released Soon!

Jul 18, 2017 | by Hudson Ludvigson, Senior Software Engineer | Tags: Internet of Things

Like a kid at Christmas, IoT nerds everywhere can hardly contain their excitement for the upcoming release of the MQTT 5.0 connectivity protocol. For those of you who are past setting out cookies and carrots for the fat man and his deer and prefer to scrooge things up a bit, read on and learn about some of the exciting new features in MQTT 5.0.

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