TechSNAP

Systems, Network, and Administration Podcast.

About the show

Systems, Network, and Administration Podcast. Every two weeks 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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Episodes

  • Episode 225: SourceForge's Downfall | TechSNAP 225

    July 30th, 2015  |  1 hr 4 mins

    SourceForge sees downtime, and we examine their infrastructure, a new pervasive hackgroup has been exposed and their track record is fascinating.

    Plus a Hacking Team Round up, a wide variety of audience questions, our answers & much, much more!

  • Episode 224: Butterflies & Backronyms | TechSNAP 224

    July 23rd, 2015  |  1 hr 10 mins

    The Backronym vulnerability hits MySQL right in the SSL protection, we’ll share the details. The hacker Group that hit Apple & Microsoft intensifies their attacks, a survey shows many core Linux tools are at risk & much, much more!

  • Episode 223: A Bias to Insecurity | TechSNAP 223

    July 16th, 2015  |  1 hr 22 mins

    The Hacking Team fallout continues with more zero day patches you need to install, a new attack against RC4 might finally kill it & how to save yourself from a DDoS attack.

    Plus a great batch of your questions, our answers & much, much more!

  • Episode 222: ZFS does not prevent Stupidity | TechSNAP 222

    July 9th, 2015  |  1 hr 22 mins

    From hacking to hacked, hacking team gets owned & what gets leaked is the best part, we’ll share the details.

    Plus, a new OpenSSL vulnerability revealed, Apple tweaks their two factor authentication.. Your questions, our answers & much much more!

  • Episode 221: Ripping me a new Protocol | TechSNAP 221

    July 2nd, 2015  |  1 hr 48 mins

    Amazon has a new TLS implementation & the details look great, we’ll share them with you. The technology that powers the NSA’s XKEYSCORE you could have deployed yourself.

    Some fantastic questions, a big round up & much, much more!

  • Episode 220: Homeland Insecurity | TechSNAP 220

    June 25th, 2015  |  1 hr 28 mins

    Google’s datacenter secrets are finally being revealed & we’ll share the best bits. Why The US Government is in no position to teach anyone about Cyber Security, how you can still get hacked offline, Great questions, a huge round up & much, much more!

  • Episode 219: OPM Data too Valuable to Sell | TechSNAP 219

    June 18th, 2015  |  1 hr 44 mins

    Kaspersky labs has been hacked, we’ll tell you why it looks like a nation state was the attacker, why OPM data is too valuable sell & the real situation with LastPass.

    Plus some great questions, our answers & a rocking round up.

  • Episode 218: Hacking Henchmen for Hire | TechSNAP 218

    June 11th, 2015  |  1 hr 23 mins

    This week, how hard lessons learned in 1982 could be apply to 2015’s security breaches, hacking for hire goes big & a savage sentient car that needs better programming.

    Plus some fantastic questions, a rocking round-up & much more!

  • Episode 217: An Encryptioner's Conscience | TechSNAP 217

    June 4th, 2015  |  1 hr 44 mins

    The sad state of SMTP encryption, a new huge round of flaws has been found in consumer routers & the reviews of Intel’s new Broadwell desktop processors are in!

    Plus some great questions, a huge round-up & much, much more!

  • Episode 216: Spy vs MSpy | TechSNAP 216

    May 28th, 2015  |  1 hr 25 mins

    Spyware creator mSpy hacked, find out why this breach is particularly egregious, what’s wrong with pcap & why RSA’s death has been greatly exaggerated.

    Plus a great batch of questions, a rocking round up & much, much more!

  • Episode 215: EXTenuating Circumstances | TechSNAP 215

    May 21st, 2015  |  1 hr 26 mins

    Researches have uncovered a weakness in almost all Internet encryption. We’ll explain what LogJam is, how to protect yourself & what the cause is.

    Plus Linux gets bit by a filesystem corruption bug, passport id thieves, a great batch of questions & more!

  • Episode 214: Venomous Floppy Legacy | TechSNAP 214

    May 14th, 2015  |  1 hr 50 mins

    We explain the Venom vulnerability, what the impact is & the steps major providers are taking to protect themselves.

    Plus strategies to mitigate Cyber Intrusions, a truly genius spammer, great questions, a huge round up & more!

  • Episode 213: Blame as a Service | TechSNAP 213

    May 7th, 2015  |  1 hr 38 mins

    Why a stolen healthcare record is harder to track than you might think, Security pros name their must have tools & blame as a service, the new Cybersecurity hot product.

    Plus great questions, a huge Round Up & much, much more!

  • Episode 212: Dormant Docker Disasters | TechSNAP 212

    April 30th, 2015  |  1 hr 33 mins

    The man who broke the music business, the major downsides to the container culture & yes, they really are trying to sell you Security Snake Oil.

    Plus your great questions, our answers & much, much more!

  • Episode 211: The French Disconnection | TechSNAP 211

    April 24th, 2015  |  1 hr 47 mins

    What’s really the key to detecting a breach before its become much too late? We’ll share some key insights, plus a technical breakdown of China’s great cannon & the new New French Surveillance Law that should be a warning to us all & much, much more!

  • Episode 210: SMBTrapped in Microsoft | TechSNAP 210

    April 16th, 2015  |  1 hr 23 mins

    Researches find an 18 year old bug in Windows thats rather nasty, we’ve got the details. A new perspective on the bug bounty arms race & the security impact of Wifi on a plane.

    Plus great feedback, a bursting round up & much much more!