Episode 8 – Choosing a cloud or service provider

News
http://www.computerworld.com/article/3162416/data-center/booted-up-in-1993-this-server-still-runs-but-not-for-much-longer.html
https://torrentfreak.com/internet-backbone-provider-cogent-blocks-pirate-bay-and-other-pirate-sites-170209/
https://www.macrumors.com/2017/02/09/2017-iphones-wireless-charging/
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/02/justice-naps-man-jailed-16-months-for-refusing-to-reveal-passwords/
https://www.trustedsec.com/blog/office-365-advanced-threat-protection-features-shortfalls/

Announcements
http://www.patreon.com/ironsysadmin
We have a domain now!  www.ironsysadmin.com
And an email address!  podcast -at- ironsysadmin.com
http://www.infosanity.org/

Chat
Internet in the docker in the cloud in the docker
Alpine? (docker image)
VM Providers : https://lowendbox.com/

Main topic
Picking a cloud, or service host
Cost
Service Type
web host
service host
iaas
Host your own?
Cloud Maturity
Insecure Stigma
How have things progressed

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

 

Episode 7 – Cloud Wrap-up

News
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/01/dell-talk-linux-laptops-distros-sales
http://lineageos.org/Yes-this-is-us/
https://mobile.slashdot.org/story/17/01/26/2030201/microsoft-reportedly-working-on-a-lightweight-version-of-windows-known-as-cloud-shell
http://www.macworld.com/article/3161757/techology-business/the-week-in-apple-news-ios-10-3-public-beta-apple-vs-qualcomm-night-shift-for-macos-sierra-and-more.html
— Related —
https://arstechnica.com/apple/2016/06/a-zfs-developers-analysis-of-the-good-and-bad-in-apples-new-apfs-file-system/

Main topic
cloud services follow-up
vendor lock in
level of control, vs ease of use
you’ll totally save an FTE
And money, youll save money.
No, you wont.

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

Episode 6 – What To Do When You’re In Over Your Head

News
https://yro.slashdot.org/story/17/01/10/238223/why-you-shouldnt-trust-geek-squad
https://hardware.slashdot.org/story/17/01/10/1428219/fitbit-buys-vector-romanian-startups-existing-smartwatches-wont-receive-software-updates-anymore
https://hardware.slashdot.org/story/17/01/13/1457242/half-the-work-people-do-can-be-automated-says-mckinsey
https://it.slashdot.org/story/17/01/13/1444233/security-experts-rebut-the-guardians-report-that-claimed-whatsapp-has-a-backdoor
https://security.web.cern.ch/security/venom.shtml
http://rhelblog.redhat.com/2017/01/13/docker-0-day-stopped-cold-by-selinux/
http://boingboing.net/2017/01/13/it-turns-out-that-halfway-clev.html

Main topic
What do you do when you’re in over your head?
Are you over-thinking the problem?
is there someone you can turn to for help?
google is your friend
a good toolset can help
Intro to Sysadmin Wrap-Up
Ep3 – So you wanna be a sysadmin?
Ep4 – Managing expectations
Ep5 – Time Management
Lehigh Valley Infosec Meetup:
https://www.meetup.com/LVHackers/events/236879867/

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

Episode 5 – Time Management

News
https://tech.slashdot.org/story/16/12/27/1427215/with-cyanogen-dead-googles-control-over-android-is-tighter-than-ever

https://apple.slashdot.org/story/16/12/27/0157226/apple-publishes-its-first-ai-research-paper

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-tests-new-green-screen-of-death-on-latest-windows-10-builds/

http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/12/op-ed-im-giving-up-on-pgp/

Main topic
Handling incoming tasks
task lists?
issue/request trackers?
Email/inbox
mundane/repetitive tasks

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

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/

Episode 2 – You got your dev in my ops!

News
Stickers let you trick fingerprint readers
https://tech.slashdot.org/story/16/11/09/2249222/fake-fingerprint-stickers-let-you-access-a-protected-phone-while-wearing-gloves
RHEL 7.3!
http://www.linux-magazine.com/Online/News/Red-Hat-Releases-Red-Hat-Enterprise-Linux-7.3
EMET is going away
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2458544
Microsoft is hiring autistic people
https://www.fastcompany.com/3062835/hr/microsoft-autism-hiring
CRISPR gene editing
http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/health/a23898/crispr-gene-editing-tool-used-on-a-human/

Main topic
You got your dev in my ops.

What Is DevOps?

 

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

Episode 1 – Intros, and moving to the cloud

Intros
Who the heck are we, and why are we doing a podcast?
Why the name “Iron Sysadmin”?
What can people expect here?

News?
https://www.redhat.com/en/about/press-releases/red-hat-achieves-common-criteria-security-certification-red-hat-enterprise-linux-7
http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2016/11/02/facebook-rattles-cisco-s-cage-with-new-open.html
https://thehackernews.com/2016/11/mysql-zero-day-exploits.html
https://threatpost.com/hack-crashes-linux-distros-with-48-characters-of-code/121052/
http://fortune.com/2016/10/31/amazon-cloud-migration/
Main Topic:
Moving to the cloud, good or bad, what are the risks?

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