166 episodes of TechSNAP since the first episode, which aired on December 4, 2014.
Episode 356: The Concern with Containers
February 15th, 2018
37 mins 23 secs
air-gapped, asa, blockchain, cisco, containers, docker, microsoft did, remote code execution, skype update flaw, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, telegram zero-day, xml parser
The problems containers can’t solve, nasty security flaws in Skype and Telegram, and Cisco discovers they have a bigger issue on their hands then first realized.
Episode 355: Operation FreeNAS Rescue
February 8th, 2018
40 mins 13 secs
adb.miner, best practices, beyondcorp, freenas, freenas migration, google security, lsi, monero, network security, supermicro, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, wordpress, zfs, zpool
We save our FreeNAS Mini from the edge, and perform an emergency migration to much larger hardware.
Episode 354: Here Come the Script Kiddies
February 1st, 2018
51 mins 59 secs
802.1x, autosploit, autosploit review, docker swarm, iscsi explained, portainer, psad, securing wordpress, shodan, simple network authentication, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, vlan, wordpress
AutoSploit has the security industry in a panic, so we give it a go. To our surprise we discover systems at the DOD, Amazon, and other places vulnerable to this automated attack. We’ll tell you all about it, and what these 400 lines of Python known as AutoSploit really do.
Episode 353: Too Many Containers
January 25th, 2018
43 mins 8 secs
ai, ansible, bpf, checkpoint, chronicle, dnsfs, introduction to kubernetes, kubernetes, kubernetes explained, project zero, sysadmin podcast, techsnap
We introduce you to Kubernetes, what problems it solves, why everyone is talking about it, and where it came from. Also who shouldn’t be using Kubernetes, and the problems you can run into when scaling it.
Episode 352: Stop Using apt-get
January 22nd, 2018
36 mins 40 secs
android malware, ansible vs chef, cm, configuration management for the desktop, configuration management introduction, lenovo backdoor, samsam, sysadmin podcast, techsnap
And start using configuration management. Embrace reproducibility of systems, and streamlined management with TechSNAP’s introduction to Configuration Management.
Episode 351: Performance Meltdown
January 11th, 2018
41 mins 43 secs
backdoor, coordinated disclosure, freebsd, kaiser, kpti, macos high sierra, meltdown, pcid, perfmon, performance, pti, side-channel attack, spectre, speculative execution, sysadmin podcast, sysinternals, techsnap, ubuntu, wd my cloud
The types of workloads that will see the largest performance impacts from Meltdown, tools to test yourself, and the outlook for 2018.
Plus a concise breakdown of Meltdown, Spectre, and side-channel attacks like only TechSNAP can.
Episode 350: Trials of TLS
December 29th, 2017
50 mins 43 secs
alteryx, aws s3 buckets, dji s3 bucket, ibm 1401, netflix, openssl, security monkey, server message block, smb, ssl, storagecrypter, tls 1.3, traffic analysis, upguard
A deep dive into some SMB fundamentals and practical tips to stay on top of suspicious network traffic.
Episode 349: All Natural Namespaces
December 21st, 2017
botlogs, botnets, containers, fireeye, ieee 802.1ab, linux, malware, network namespace, robot attack, routing, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, triton, virtual ethernet devices, vrf, wannacry, wannacry killswitch, wireguard
Network Namespaces have been around for a while, but there may be be some very practical ways to use them that you’ve never considered. Wes does a deep dive into a very flexible tool.
Episode 348: Server Neglect
December 14th, 2017
49 mins 13 secs
botnet, freenas upgrade, hp keylogger, krebsonsecurity, mirai, openzfs, process doppelgänging, synaptics touchpad driver, syntp.sys, zwclose
Authors of one of the most infamous botnets of all time get busted, researchers discover keyloggers built into HP Laptops, the major HomeKit flaw no one is talking about, and the new version of FreeNAS packs a lot of features for a point release.
Episode 347: A Farewell to Dan | TechSNAP 347
November 30th, 2017 | 1 hr 39 mins
We say farewell to Dan, but don't despair, we've still got a ton of great topics to cover as we say goodbye. We compare the handling of recent data breaches at imgur & DJI, share some in-depth guides on beefing up your security posture & much more!