July 13th, 2018 | 47 mins 44 secs
alter attack, cryptography, default ftp password, lte attack, mq-9 reaper, netgear, nighthawk r7000, post-quantum cryptography project, post-quantum resistance, quantum computing, qubits, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, timehop
Good progress is being made on post-quantum resilient computing. We’ll explain how they’re achieving it, the risks facing traditional cryptography.
July 5th, 2018 | 1 hr 35 mins
it culture, server rack death, solar, stock exchange outage, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, ups failure
Allan Jude and Wes sit-down for a special live edition of the TechSNAP program.
June 14th, 2018 | 36 mins 1 sec
building observability tools, cassandra, eager, hive, lazy fpu, linux 4.6, mantis, netflix observability, sysadmin podcast, techsnap
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.
June 7th, 2018 | 44 mins 23 secs
azure ad, datacenter, drupal, drupalgeddon2, drupalgeddonm, linux filesystem forensics, orkney, routersploit, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, ticketfly, underwater data center, vpnfilter, wordpress, zip slip vulnerability
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.
June 1st, 2018 | 51 mins 29 secs
containerd, docker, gdpr, ghostery, git security vulnerability, google bug bounty, kubernetes, router malware, routing-protocol, signalling system 7, snoopsnitch, ss7, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, vpnfilter
We explain how the much hyped VPNFilter malware actually works, and its rather surprising sophistication.
May 8th, 2018 | 37 mins 4 secs
ecc, freenas, gpu, iot, logitech harmony hub, rowhammer, supermicro, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, unixsurplus, zfs memory requirements
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.
May 2nd, 2018 | 48 mins 32 secs
allan jude, benchmarking, chipsec, freebsd, honeypot, linuxfest northwest, micah lee, network bottlenecks, qnx, remote exploit, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, uefitool, volkswagen vulnerabilities, zfs compression
We catch up with Allan Jude and he shares stories of hunting network bottlenecks, memories of old firewalls, and some classic ZFS updates.
April 24th, 2018 | 38 mins 54 secs
atlanta ransomware, balena, chrome 66, docker, fresco logic fl2000, moby, nintendo switch, rtl-sdr, shofel2, spoofing cell networks, symantec ssls, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, tegra x1, vmware vulnerabilities, zabbix
Hardware flaws that can’t be solved, human errors at the physical layer, and spoofing cellular networks with a $5 dongle.
April 18th, 2018 | 37 mins 43 secs
alternatives, collectd, icinga, metric collection, nagios, nagios downsides, nagios plugins, nagios remote plugin executor, nagios usage examples, netdata, nrpe, proactive maintenance, prometheus, sensu, server monitoring introduction, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, what to monitor
We cover all the bases this week in our TechSNAP introduction to server monitoring.
April 12th, 2018 | 35 mins 13 secs
branchscope attack, how to get a sysadmin job, it career tips, post-mortem, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, things to learn, travis ci outage, zero-width characters
Getting started or getting ahead in IT is a moving target, so we’ve crowd sourced some of the best tips and advice to help.