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  • In this episode we discuss some LinkedIn open-source software, a TON of system metrics tools, and the huge Equifax fail. The birth of the “Amir” inside joke.

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  • In this episode we talk about FOSSCON NE 2017, we briefly talk about a server configuration primer (and argue how “primer” is pronounced). We also talk about some fancy tricks to do with SSH in regards to a connection/jump chain and process masking (hiding processes one user owns from another). We also talk about our next conference/convention appearances and current projects. “We’re all going down together.”

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  • We talk about Bill Burr rescinding his recommended password complexity guidelines, ransomware victims and the apparent rise in malware infections, opensource tools to help the fight against phishing, and uses for ramdisks.

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  • We talk about when it’s appropriate to use segregated services/different servers per service or to use consolidated services.

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  • NOTE: Jthan was out sick for this episode so we brought back Forge instead. You may remember him from S1E11, S1E22

    In this episode we talk about different virtualization platforms and weigh their pros/cons (along with why and when you SHOULD virtualize).

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