Online safety can be threatened regardless if you are small, medium or large enterprise – Here are some tips for you to stay safe online

In the recent breach of British Airways website, 380,000 transactions were reportedly intercepted and financial data stolen via a “skimming” script from the online payment forms imbedded in the website. Here is a video talking about the security breach – with Professor Bill Buchanan from Edinburgh Napier University The incident was investigated by RiskIQ who have summarised that the code […]

GDPR compliance – securing your data with SSL certificate on your website

Secure Socket Layer (SSL) is a computer protocol that enables secure communications over computer networks. SSL encryption is key to keeping sensitive information secure while it is passed over the internet. You can easily see whether a website you are using has an SSL certificate by looking in the address bar. If the address is the prefix “HTTPS://” then there […]

Octagon Technology taking active part in the Sleaford Joint Sixth Form Careers Event

Last month Clive and Connor attended the Sleaford Schools Career Event. They were answering the questions of the Year 9 and 12 students about a career in the IT industry. It was an incredibly busy event as there were approximately 380 Year 9 and Year 12 students from both Sleaford and Ruskington campuses. It is a part of our business […]

Octagon Technology helped The Business Network Lincoln to celebrate 25 years of connecting decision makers

Last week The Business Network Lincoln celebrated their 25th years of ‘connecting decision makers’. So there was a birthday cake and a few bottles of handcrafted sparkling Elderflower Wine made using Lincolnshire Elderflowers and blended with Chardonnay grape. Absolutely delicious! The atmosphere was happy and relaxed, and there were toasts and ‘Cheers’ all way round. Absolutely fantastic! As part of the […]

Go! Don’t Procrastinate, Regulate! – GDPR essentials training and clinic

Are you ready for GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)? GDPR is described as “the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years.” You cannot avoid it, it is already happening and the countdown is on with the deadline of May 25th 2018, which is approaching fast! Do you have a clear understanding of how GDPR is going to […]

Start to finish compliance and training – Get GDPR compliance without tears

We have all been warned, GDPR compliance is obligatory as of May 25th this year, along with that come some hefty consequences for not complying. The thought of a multi-million pound fine along with the involved regulation text, the whole thing can seem a bit scary. But there’s no need to panic! As this is essentially an update on the […]

Go! Don’t Procrastinate, Regulate! – GDPR essentials training

  Are you ready for GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)? Do you have a clear understanding of how GDPR is going to impact your business? Described as “the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years”, you would be unwise to ignore it and assume it doesn’t apply to your organisation. The countdown is on with the deadline of May […]

The season to be geeky!

We all know someone reminiscent of a character from The Big Bang Theory, but what do you get them for Christmas? If comic books and computer games aren’t your cup of mulled wine, but need gift ideas for someone who’s it is; then Octagon Technology staff have got you covered. Here’s a list of products we think will appeal to […]