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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.

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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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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Episodes

395: The ACME Era

1/20/2019
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We welcome Jim to the show, and he and Wes dive deep into all things Let’s Encrypt. The history, the clients, and the from-the-field details you'll want to know.

Duration:00:33:20

394b: Almost Time

1/18/2019
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Wes and Jim have some great new SNAP in the works, in the meantime Chris stops by to keep you updated and share his favorite "hacker" story of the week.

Duration:00:03:26

394: All About Azure

1/10/2019
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Wes is joined by a special guest to take a look back on the growth and development of Azure in 2018 and discuss some of its unique strengths. Special Guest: Chad M. Crowell.

Duration:00:26:09

393: Back to our /roots

1/3/2019
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In a special new year’s episode we take a moment to reflect on the show’s past, its future, and say goodbye to an old friend.

Duration:00:22:22

392: Keeping up with Kubernetes

12/12/2018
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A security vulnerability in Kubernetes causes a big stir, but we’ll break it all down and explain what went wrong. Plus the biggest stories out of Kubecon, and serverless gets serious.

Duration:00:27:28

Episode 391: Firecracker Fundamentals

11/29/2018
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We break down Firecracker Amazon’s new open source kvm powered, virtual machine monitor, and explore what makes it different from the options on the market now. Plus some good news for OpenBGP and the wider internet community, and a handy tool for inspecting docker images.

Duration:00:21:17

Episode 390: What’s Up with WireGuard

11/22/2018
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WireGuard has a lot of buzz around it and for many good reasons. We’ll explain what WireGuard is specifically, what it can do, and maybe more importantly, what it can’t. Special Guest: Jim Salter.

Duration:00:34:54

Episode 389: The Future of HTTP

11/15/2018
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Wes is joined by special guest Jim Salter to discuss Google's recent BGP outage and the future of HTTP. Plus the latest router botnet, why you should never go full UPnP, and the benefits of building your own home router. Special Guest: Jim Salter.

Duration:00:43:46

Episode 388: The One About eBPF

10/25/2018
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We explain what eBPF is, how it works, and its proud BSD production legacy. eBPF is a technology that you’re going to be hearing more and more about. It powers low-overhead custom analysis tools, handles network security in a containerized world, and powers tools you use every day.

Duration:00:36:56

Episode 387: Private Cloud Building Blocks

10/11/2018
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We bring in Amy Marrich to break down the building blocks of OpenStack. There are nearly an overwhelming number of ways to manage your infrastructure, and we learn about one of the original tools. Plus a few warm up stories, a war story, and more. Special Guest: Amy Marrich.

Duration:00:33:37

Episode 386: What Makes Google Cloud Different

10/4/2018
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We bring on our Google Cloud expert and explore the fundamentals, demystify some of the magic, and ask what makes Google Cloud different. Plus how Google hopes Roughtime will solve one of the web’s biggest problems, some great emails, and more! Special Guest: Matt Ulasien.

Duration:00:34:56

Episode 385: 3 Things to Know About Kubernetes

9/27/2018
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Kubernetes expert Will Boyd joins us to explain the top 3 things to know about Kubernetes, when it’s the right tool for the job, and building highly available production grade clusters. Plus the privacy improvements that could be coming to HTTPS, and a new SSH auditing tool hits the open source scene. Special Guest: Will Boyd.

Duration:00:23:08

Episode 384: Interplanetary Peers

9/21/2018
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Jon the Nice Guy joins Wes to discuss all things IPFS. We'll explore what it does, how it works, and why it might be the best hope for a decentralized internet. Plus, Magecart strikes again, Alpine has package problems, and why you shouldn't trust Western Digital's MyCloud. Special Guest: Jon Spriggs.

Duration:00:37:14

Episode 383: The Power of Shame

9/14/2018
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TechSNAP progenitor and special guest Allan Jude joins us to talk mobile security, hand out some SSH tips and tricks, and discuss why security shaming works so well. Plus, how Mozilla is protecting their GitHub repos, a check-in on Equifax, and some great picks. Special Guest: Allan Jude.

Duration:00:51:48

Episode 382: Domestic Disappointments

9/6/2018
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We’re joined by a special guest to discuss the failures of campaign security, the disastrous consequences of a mismanaged firewall, and the suspicious case of Speck. Plus the latest vulnerabilities in Wireshark and OpenSSH, the new forensic hotness from Netflix, and some great introductions to cryptography. Special Guest: Martin Wimpress.

Duration:00:44:56

Episode 381: Here Comes Cloud DNS

8/29/2018
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To make DNS more secure, we must move it to the cloud! At least that’s what Mozilla and Google suggest. We breakdown DNS-over-HTTPS, why it requires a “cloud” component, and the advantages it has over traditional DNS. Plus new active attacks against Apache Struts, and a Windows 10 zero-day exposed on Twitter.

Duration:00:23:53

Episode 380: Terminal Fault

8/16/2018
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Microsoft’s making radical changes to Windows 10, and a new type of speculative execution attack on Intel’s processors is targeting cloud providers.

Duration:00:32:31

Episode 379: SegmentSmack is Whack

8/10/2018
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Take down a Linux or FreeBSD box with just 2kpps of traffic, own Homebrew in 30 minutes, and infiltrate an entire network via the Inkjet printers. It’s a busy TechSNAP week.

Duration:00:29:16

Episode 378: Two-Factor Fraud

8/2/2018
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Reddit’s Two Factor procedures fail, while Google’s prevents years of attacks. We’ll look at the different approaches, and discuss the fundamental weakness of Reddit’s approach. Plus a Spectre attack over the network, BGP issues take out Telegram, and more!

Duration:00:31:56

Episode 377: Linux Under Pressure

8/1/2018
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Some new tools will give you better insights into your system under extreme load, and we flash back to the days of AOL and discuss the new way social hackers are spreading malware. Plus the death of a TLD, the return of SamSam, and more!

Duration:00:29:14