Phew! It’s been a tough job to get what seemed to be a simple carbon reduction plan produced in accordance with the Government Procurement Policy Note (PPN) 06/21 and the related NHS Procurement Notice. Eventually I decided to do a […]
Introduction: In the dynamic world of IT management, A Configuration Management Database (CMDB) plays a pivotal role in maintaining a comprehensive inventory of an organisation’s IT assets and their interdependencies. As the demand for efficient and customizable solutions grows, open […]
We’re really excited to announce that tomorrow (Friday 1st of December) our Technical Director: Tom Taylor will be presenting a talk and demonstration on our new open source CiviFlow extension for CiviCRM at the Manchester CiviCamp 2023 in Manchester, UK. see: https://civicrm.org/events/civicamp/manchester-2023
The Role of WAF in Preventing DDoS Attacks
In the bustling world of the internet, your business’s website is like your digital storefront. At Encircle Solutions Ltd., we understand that keeping this storefront open and welcoming to customers is crucial. But just like a physical store, your digital presence can become overwhelmed by too many visitors at once—especially when they’re not the kind you want. This is where our Web Application Firewall (WAF) comes into the picture as our digital bouncer.
Hot Off the Press! UK National Cyber Security Centre – Guidelines for secure AI system development just published This document has just been published (27th November 2023): https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/collection/guidelines-secure-ai-system-development Our commentary to follow in due course. Twitter Subscribe Please enter your […]
In my previous post I discussed how easy, at least at a technical level, it is to integrate ChatGPT and other LLM providers into your stack by using the Marvin LLM Framework for Python.
So, after a profitable morning of coffee and coding, I’m sending automated requests out happily from my server to ChatGPT when some bright spark in the office asks “Is that actually a safe thing to do?”.
Thankfully, I had done my homework before even considering piping juicy nuggets of corporate data to an external service, that some claim may be the downfall of humanity, so I did have somewhat of a reasoned answer.
WCAG 2.2 Changes – Dawn of the semantic web? So the new standard was published on the 5th October 2023 by W3.org. The clauses are pretty much the same as 2.1 but with some additions and just one removal. “Parsing” […]
We’ve recently been doing some internal process improvement work and just like every man and his dog at the moment, we identified a need to enhance some of our internal automation by integrating to a Large Language Model (LLM) provider such as ChatGPT.
Fortunately, If you’re a Pythonista, this process couldn’t be much simpler – thanks to a new generic AI integration framework called Marvin, from the folks who brought you Prefect Workflow Orchestration: https://www.prefect.io/marvin
Here at Encircle we’re getting our blogging chops into shape as we have been way too quiet for way too long. Firstly we need to test our content syndication set up and as the internet’s primary raison d’être is the […]