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An in-depth analysis of tech issues and topics. Hosted by Chris Fisher and Allan Jude, with over 20+ years in the technology industry. Tune in and get engaged by deep critical analysis and conversation around technologies’ milestones.

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January 11, 2018 1 min
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The trials and tribulations of the long journey to TLS 1.3 & the “middleware” that’s keeping us from having nice things. Plus a pack of Leaky S3 bucket stories & the data that was exposed.

Then we do a deep dive into some SMB fundamentals & practical tips to stay on top of suspicious network traffic.

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December 22, 2017 50 mins

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.

Plus what might be the world’s most important killswitch, the real dollar values for stolen credentials & the 19 year old attack that’s back.

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December 15, 2017 49 mins

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 & the new version of FreeNAS packs a lot of features for a point release.

Plus an update on the show and what to expect & we attempt something TechSNAP could never do as a video production, a live double FreeNAS upgrade!

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November 30, 2017 99 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 & see Dan off with some of your finest feedback and the world's tastiest roundup.
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November 20, 2017 77 mins

We get depressed over some new stats confirming our worst fears about the huge number of outdated and unpatched android systems. But, in some good news, Github wants to help you, and your open source projects, stay secure with their new Security Alerts feature. We discuss the details and what it needs to be relevant.

Plus some handy tips for getting out of a sticky situation in git, a net neutrality PSA, and some big news from Dan...

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November 18, 2017 112 mins

We can't contain our excitement as we dive deep into the world of jails, zones & so-called linux containers. Dan shares his years of experience using the time-tested original bad boy of containers, FreeBSD jails. Wes breaks down cgroups, namespaces & explains how they come together to create a container. Plus we discuss similarities, differences, workflows & more!

And of course your fantastic feedback, a record setting round-up & ...

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November 8, 2017 78 mins
You may think that’s a secure password field, but don’t be fooled! We’ve got the disturbing tale of some negligent websites & their fraudulent fonts. Then, some top tips to evaluate the security of your banking institutions & best practices for verbal passwords. Plus, a controversial discussion of opsec, obfuscation, security & you!
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October 31, 2017 87 mins

We've got some top tips to turn you from ssh-novice to port-forwarding master. Plus the latest on the confusing story of Kaspersky, the NSA & a bone-headed contractor. Then, our backup sense is tingling, with the story of $30,000 lost to a forgotten pin.

And of course your fantastic feedback, a record setting round-up & so much more on this week's episode of TechSNAP!

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October 24, 2017 101 mins
We air Microsoft's dirty laundry as news leaks about their less than stellar handling of a security database breach, plus a fascinating story of deceit, white lies, and tacos; all par for the course in the world of social engineering, and we find out that so-called-smart cards might not be so smart, after it is revealed that millions are vulnerable to a crippling cryptographic attack & more!
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October 17, 2017 68 mins
We've got bad news for Wifi-lovers as the KRACK hack takes the world by storm; We have the details & some places to watch to make sure you stay patched. Plus, some distressing revelations about third party access to your personal information through some US mobile carriers. Then we cover the ongoing debate over HAMR, MAMR, and the future of hard drive technology & take a mini deep dive into the world of elliptic curve cryptography.
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October 12, 2017 109 mins
We try our hand at spycraft with a set of espionage themed stories covering everything from the latest troubles at Kaspersky to the strategic implications of responsible disclosure at the NSA. Plus, a few more reasons to be careful with what you post on social media & a fascinating discussion of the ethics of running a data breach search service.
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October 5, 2017 74 mins

We cover the problematic implications of SESTA, the latest internet regulations proposed in the US, plus some PR troubles for CBS's Showtime after cryptocoin mining software was found embedded in their webpage & Dan gets excited as we discuss why tape-powered backups are still important for many large organizations.

And of course your feedback, a fantastic round-up & so much more on this week's episode of TechSNAP!

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September 27, 2017 67 mins

Distrustful US allies further delay the NSA’s new crypto, Viacom’s leaky buckets almost expose its entire IT infrastructure, plus a few more Equifax mishaps & a government spyware tool that might just be masquerading as your favorite app.

And of course your feedback, a fantastic round-up & so much more on this week's episode of techsnap!

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September 19, 2017 66 mins
That Equifax hack? So last week! This weeks vulnerability is BlueBorne, a new attack on just about every bluetooth capable device. We've got the details, and what you need to know to get patched. Plus some of our favorite overlooked shell commands & a breakdown of the ACLUs recent lawsuit to protect your rights at the border.
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September 12, 2017 88 mins
Equifax got hacked, some top tips for staying safe & a debate over just who's to blame for vulnerable open source software. Then Google's breaking up with Symantec & we take a little time for Sysadmin 101, this time, ticketing systems.
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September 5, 2017 95 mins
We're extending your filesystems usefulness with extended attributes! We learn what they are & how they might be useful. Plus, we take a look behind the scenes of a major spambot operation & check in with Bruce Schneier on the state of internet privacy.
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We discuss, and struggle to pronounce, the difficulties in deploying HTTP public key pinning & some possible alternatives you should consider. Then we get excited for (n+1)sec, a new protocol for distributed multiparty chat encryption & explore the nuances of setting up home VPN gateway!
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August 25, 2017 94 mins

We take a trip to the ends of the earth and hear some stories of tech support in Antarctica, cover a surprisingly reasonable new suggested standard for responsible disclosure & discuss Kreb's latest adventures in the world of deep-insert credit card skimmers.

And of course your feedback, a fantastic round-up & so much more!

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August 16, 2017 88 mins

With some clever new card skimmer tech we’ve got one more reason to watch your wallet at the gas pump, plus a few handy recommendations for postgres migrations & Dan dives deep into his quest for the ultimate boot and nuke experience.

Plus your feedback, a fantastic round-up & so much more!

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