Entries by Dan Benton

2015 Christmas Shutdown

Christmas may have screamed up on us all faster than Rudolph seeing red but we wanted to remind you that we will be here to support you through out the Christmas holidays. We will be taking some time off though and the office will be closed from 25th December 2015 to the 3rd January 2016 […]

Congratulations Gary Rixon

We are very pleased to congratulate Gary Rixon on completing his Linux Systems Apprenticeship. Gary now holds… City & Guilds Certificate in IT Systems and Principles City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in IT Professional Competence We are even more pleased that Gary has chosen to continue his career with Dogsbody Technology as a permanent […]

Security and The Cloud

Don’t worry this isn’t going to be another post on how security is holding up cloud adoption or how the cloud is destroying security.  There is already too much negativity regarding the reporting of security news (some would say all news).  I do however want to discuss how security is changing due to the cloud […]

2014 Christmas shutdown

Christmas may have screamed up on us all faster than Rudolph seeing red but we wanted to remind you that we will be here to support you through out the Christmas holidays. We will be taking some time off though and the office will be closed from 25th December 2014 to the 4th January 2015 […]

Welcome Gary Rixon!

We are pleased to announce the expansion of our team in the form of Gary Rixon. Gary will be joining us as a Linux Systems Apprentice and brings with him a real passion for servers and hardware. A bit of a nerd with a love of the outdoors, Gary can typically be found tinkering with […]

CVE-2014-3566 – POODLE

What is POODLE The POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) vulnerability allows an attacker to obtain data transferred with the SSL 3.0 protocol.  An attacker acting as a man in the middle can downgrade a TLS connection to SSL 3.0 and then use a padding-oracle attack to access sensitive information such as cookies.  Since […]

Congratulations Alex Last

We are very pleased to congratulate Alex Last on completing his Linux Systems Apprenticeship. Alex now holds… City & Guilds Certificate in IT Systems and Principles City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in IT Professional Competence We are even more pleased that Alex has chosen to continue his career with Dogsbody Technology as a permanent […]

CVE-2014-0160 – Heartbleed

A vulnerability has been discovered that allows anyone over the internet to read data straight off of your server. “Catastrophic” is the right word. On the scale of 1 to 10, this is an 11. – Bruce Schneier Labelled “Heartbleed” this vulnerability leaves your servers memory vulnerable and accessible to be read by anyone. A […]

Why did the jelly wobble?

I’ve loved organising the Camberley, Bracknell & Crowthorne Jelly events for the last 2 years but all things must come to an end.  Dogsbody Technology is growing, I now have staff and and office (OK, a small room) so it’s time for me to concentrate on growing the business. I do plan to be back […]