Entries by Dan Benton

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 […]

2013 Christmas Shutdown and Giving

A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of you over the holidays. We’ll be taking some time off over Christmas, however we’ll continue to be monitoring our customer’s servers 24/7 as usual and customers should all have our emergency mobile number in case of urgent issues. Our office will be closed […]

Please welcome Alex Last

We are very happy to announce the addition of Alex Last to the Dogsbody Technology team.  Alex is joining us a Linux Systems Apprentice and comes with a lot of enthusiasm for new technology. A self confessed fitness nut, Alex can often be found at the gym or up a mountain somewhere, he’s recently climbed […]

There’s no place like ::1

It’s an old joke (which we updated to IPv6) but it’s true, there is no place like home.  After a year of sharing an office with the wonderful Orcare Web Design it’s time to spread our wings and go it alone. We haven’t moved far, approximately four miles to Farnborough and the beautiful Ferneberga House. […]

Foundation Degree Accreditation

This week our Director (Mr Dogsbody to you) was asked to be an industry expert for the revalidation of a Foundation Degree in Computing for University Centre Yeovil.  This was a fascinating experience which showed the commitment that education has to make to it’s students. Computing is a fast changing industry.  What is taught at […]

Press Release: Bracknell Jelly

For immediate release 07 February 2013 Free Jelly Co-Working Event For Bracknell Home Workers and Self Employed To Launch Next Week at Enterprise and Innovation Hub A revolutionary co-working ‘Jelly’ event for freelancers, home workers and small business owners in Bracknell and surrounding areas will take place at the Bracknell Enterprise and Innovation Hub next […]