TechSNAP

Systems, Network, and Administration Podcast. Every week TechSNAP covers the stories that impact those of us in the tech industry, and all of us that follow it. Every episode we dedicate a portion of the show to answer audience questions, discuss best practices, and solving your problems.

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      Episode 374: Quantum Resistant Encryption


      Good progress is being made on post-quantum resilient computing. We’ll explain how they’re achieving it, the risks facing traditional cryptography.

      Plus how bad defaults led to the theft of military Drone docs, new attacks against LTE networks, more!

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      Episode 373: FreeBSD Already Does That


      Allan Jude and Wes sit-down for a special live edition of the TechSNAP program.

      Joined by Jed and Jeff they have a wide ranging organic conversation.

      Special Guest: Allan Jude.

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      • Ting: Save $25 off a device, or get $25 in service credits! Promo Code: Visit techsnap.ting.com
      • iXSystems: Get a system purpose built for you. Promo Code: Tell them we sent you!
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      Episode 372: Logs and Metrics and Traces, Oh My!


      Netflix has learned the hard way how to utilize all the logs, we cover their lessons in their journey to build a fully observable system.

      Plus the Lazy State FPU bug that cropped up this week, backdoored Docker images, your questions, and more!

      Sponsored By:

      • Ting: Save $25 off a device, or get $25 in service credits! Promo Code: Visit techsnap.ting.com
      • iXSystems: Get a system purpose built for you. Promo Code: Tell them we sent you!
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       2018-06-15  36m
       
       

      Episode 371: They Never Learn


      Microsoft puts a data center under the ocean, and they might be onto something. The Zip Slip vulnerability sneaks into your software, and VPNFilter turns out to be more complicated than first known.

      Plus the mass exploit of Drupalgeddon2 continues, we break down why, a batch of questions, and more.

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      • iXSystems: Get a system purpose built for you. Promo Code: Tell them we sent you!
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       2018-06-08  44m
       
       

      Episode 370: Hidden in Plain Sight


      We explain how the much hyped VPNFilter malware actually works, and its rather surprising sophistication.

      Plus a clear break down of the recent Kubernetes news, how a 40 year old tel-co protocol is being abused today, and a Git vulnerability you should know about.

      Sponsored By:

      • Ting: Save $25 off a device, or get $25 in service credits! Promo Code: Visit techsnap.ting.com
      • iXSystems: Get a system purpose built for you. Promo Code: Tell them we sent...


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       2018-06-01  51m
       
       

      Episode 369: Another Pass at Bypass


      We’ll explain how Speculative Store Bypass works, and the new mitigation techniques that are inbound.

      Plus this week’s security news has a bit of a theme, and we share some great war stories sent into the show.

      Sponsored By:

      • Ting: Save $25 off a device, or get $25 in service credits! Promo Code: Visit techsnap.ting.com
      • iXSystems: Get a system purpose built for you. Promo Code: Tell them we sent you!
      • Digital Ocean: Apply our promo snapocean after yo...


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       2018-05-23  44m
       
       

      Episode 368: EFail Explained


      The EFail hype-train has hit hypersonic speed, we’ll tap the breaks and explain who disclosed it, what it is, what it’s not, our recommendations, and early reactions.

      Plus things to consider when deciding on-premises vs a cloud deployment, and the all business gadget from 1971 that kicked off the consumer electronics revolution.

      Links:

      • The HP-35 — Consumer Electronics, an Origin Story
      • The people cost of building out a Kubernetes cluster on-prem | Op...


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       2018-05-15  36m
       
       

      Episode 367: FreeNAS Uber Build


      Our FreeNAS build is complete and Allan’s back to cover the final details. Plus the new GPU attack against Android phones, and a perfect example of poor IoT security.

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      • Ting: Save $25 off a device, or get $25 in service credits! Promo Code: Visit techsnap.ting.com
      • iXSystems: Get a system purpose built for you. Promo Code: Tell them we sent you!
      • Digital Ocean: Apply our promo snapocean after you create your account, and get a $10 credit. Promo C...


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       2018-05-09  37m
       
       

      Episode 366: Catching up with Allan


      We catch up with Allan Jude and he shares stories of hunting network bottlenecks, memories of old firewalls, and some classic ZFS updates.

      Plus the vulnerabilities found in Volkswagen cars, and the lengths a security research went to create the ultimate honeypot laptop.

      Special Guest: Allan Jude.

      Sponsored By:

      • iXSystems: Get a system purpose built for you. Promo Code: Tell them we sent you!
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       2018-05-02  48m
       
       

      Episode 365: The Unfixable Exploit


      Hardware flaws that can’t be solved, human errors at the physical layer, and spoofing cellular networks with a $5 dongle.

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      • iXSystems: Get a system purpose built for you. Promo Code: Tell them we sent y...


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       2018-04-25  38m