Episode 4 – Managing Expectations

Holiday Hack:
http://www.holidayhackchallenge.com

News
http://thehackernews.com/2016/12/yahoo-data-breach-billion.html
https://hardware.slashdot.org/story/16/12/15/2051214/verizon-changes-its-mind-and-will-kill-samsungs-galaxy-note-7-on-january-5th
https://hardware.slashdot.org/story/16/12/15/1929243/fitbit-wont-kill-off-pebble-services-at-least-until-2018
http://sysadvent.blogspot.com/2016/12/day-6-no-more-on-call-martyrs.html
https://linux.slashdot.org/story/16/12/16/0229207/zero-days-hitting-fedora-and-ubuntu-open-desktops-to-a-world-of-hurt
Main topic
Dont be too proud – we all started somewhere
you’re probably going to have to take support calls
maybe as your primary role
You’re probably going to be on-call
You’re probably going to have to deal with “idiots”
They’re not really idiots.

http://theoatmeal.com/comics/unhappy

Intro and Outro mysic credit: Tri Tachyon, Digital MK 2
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/

 

Episode 3 – So You Wanna Be A Sysadmin

News
http://www.securityweek.com/disgruntled-gamer-likely-behind-october-us-hacking-expert
http://thehackernews.com/2016/11/acquisition-oracle-dyn.html
http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/11/elegant-0day-unicorn-underscores-serious-concerns-about-linux-security/
https://linux.slashdot.org/story/16/12/04/0142242/devuans-systemd-free-linux-hits-beta-2
Main topic
So you want to be a sysadmin

 

Intro and outro music credit: Tri Tachyon, Digital MK 2
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/