Security, migration and automation
CiviCRM 4.4.11 was released on December 17 to correct a security vulnerability in the CiviCase component and several other minor issues. As usual, all our customers have been upgraded to this latest version within hours of its release.
In December, we also migrated our Google authentication backend from OpenID / OAuth to the new OAuth2 protocol. This change has been completely transparent to our customers with no changes in the user interface or service interruptions.
Finally, we worked on automating more aspects of our infrastructure and created automated system checks in order to detect anomalies before they grow into issues and potentially impact our service. These checks have already proven useful ...