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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 53 – Digital Twins

By using clever infrastructure engineering strategies to increase reliability, you can minimize disruption and downtime for your organization. Another technique to consider is the concept of Digital Twin – having a full system clone/mirror you can use to test enhancements, perform a root-cause analysis, or more. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss Digital Twins and how the concept can potentially help your organization.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 52 – AISecOps

Note: There’s no video version for this episode, Jay’s camera stopped working near the beginning. It’s fixed now, but this episode is audio-only as a result.

Artificial intelligence seems to be all the rage nowadays, and not just in SciFi movies. Organizations can utilize AI to assist with difficult or time-consuming tasks. Now, AI has made its way into the security industry – and AI tools to check for security concerns are already starting to pop up. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss AISecOps.

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  • Cisco App Dynamics (Note: This is not an endorsement – just an example of one of these solutions)
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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 51 – Samba in the Kernel, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?!

Adding unnecessary components to the Kernel is generally a bad idea, as it increases its threat surface. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss a recent story that’s a perfect example of why it’s important to keep this under control. A vulnerability was recently discovered in the Linux kernel that scored the highest possible rating, and it all started when ksmbd was added.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 50 – The Many Faces of Patching

When it comes to patching, were you aware that there’s more than one type of patch? In this episode of Enterprise Linux Security, Jay and Joao discuss the various types of patching that’s performed today.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 48 – New Malware, Old Vulnerabilities

While it’s certainly never a good thing to become the victim of a cyber-attack, it can be even more embarrassing if the CVE the threat actor used to get a foothold into your systems was patched a long time ago. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss malware that’s currently taking advantage of vulnerabilities that were patched over a year ago! As important as software updates happen to be, why are so many organizations unable to keep up with them?

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 46 – Monitoring

If you’re in charge of maintaining servers and related equipment, what should you monitor? While monitoring is something that will grow and expand over time, Jay and Joao will give you some tips in this episode to get you started. Check out this episode for some tips on some of the baseline checks you should implement with your monitoring solution of choice.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 44 – Is Linux less of a Target?

In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss how much of a target Linux is, as well as some myths surrounding Linux and security. Also, there will be some news updates as well.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 43 – Grand Theft Data

In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss a handful of cybersecurity events in the news. While none of these stories are super exciting from a technical standpoint, there’s definitely some lessons to be learned. As part of this discussion, Jay and Joao will talk about topics related to the recent Grand Theft Auto leak, as breaches that targeted Uber, 2k games, and more.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 40 – Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery

Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery is huge concept when it comes to application deployment nowadays, and with good reason. Automating the compilation, testing, and other aspects of the development process increases efficiency and reliability. Security is another layer of a good CI/CD system, and in this episode, Jay and Joao discuss CI/CD and the security aspects of the popular deployment style.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 39 – Publicly Available RDP, What Could Go Wrong?!

What happens when you open up the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to the public Internet? Definitely some shenanigans, that’s what. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss some recent news, which includes a company that made the mistake of making RDP available to everyone, multiple crypto-malware infections at the same time, and other news.

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