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

Internet Backbone Provider Cogent Blocks Pirate Bay and other “Pirate” Sites


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

Dell’s Has Sold ‘Tens of Millions’ Dollars’ Worth of Project Sputnik Laptops


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/

It turns out that halfway clever phishing attacks really, really work

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:

Inaugural Lehigh Valley Infosec Meetup

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017, 6:00 PM

Two Rivers Brewing
542 Northampton St Easton, PA

18 Hackers Went

Join our merry band of miscreants as we kick off the first edition of our monthly Lehigh Valley Infosec Meetup. Come hungry and get some dinner / drinks so they don’t think we’re freeloaders.6:00 – Food / Networking=============================7:00Speaker: randoh (@dakacki)Talk Title: Opening Remarks: Welcome. The world is not ending.Synopsis…

Check out this Meetup →

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

Hack Crashes Linux Distros with 48 Characters of Code


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/