Toplevel has specialised in developing efficient e-business software for over a decade, facilitating secure transactional solutions over the internet/intranet for government and non-profit organisations. Customers including the Ministry Of Defence, Charity Commission, Foreign Office, local authorities, police and fire services have all incorporated Toplevel systems to improve their customer service through online access to application forms, membership systems, booking and status reporting.
South Norfolk Council, in partnership with Broadland District Council and Norwich City Council, developed and published the 'Greater Norwich Home Options' online housing application and, prior to releasing this application for public use, required a CESG CHECK 'Green' company to perform a series of penetration tests to ensure a suitable level of security and protection of private data was in place.
As more UK schools adopt wireless technology as a means of bringing major teaching and administrative benefits, the issue of network security is becoming increasingly important in the education sector. Many establishments deploy wireless technology without any form of security testing and potentially expose both confidential information and internal systems to attack. It is exactly this issue that was addressed by Medway Council as part of its 'Medway Grid for Learning' (MGfL) project.
Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council is a Local Authority in the West Midlands with over 8,000 employees (including schools/education staff). As part of the Council's requirement to comply with the GCSx Code of Connection, NTA Monitor was commissioned to perform an annual IT Health Check on the network infrastructure.
Driven by the promise of agility, scalability and the flexibility to align information technology with dynamically changing business needs, the adoption of cloud-based services continues to grow exponentially. The business case for moving to the cloud is typically based on reduced capital costs, elimination of IT infrastructure, reduction of resources necessary to provision, update and build servers, as well to nurse critical business applications running in-house.