Enterprise Linux Security Episode 77 – Security News Sync

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In this episode, Jay and Joao catch up on recent stories. Among the topics they’ll discuss another version of CentOS going end of life (and why upgrading isn’t so straight-forward), the recent curl vulnerability, and more!

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 75 – RepoJacking

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We’ve talked about Supply Chain Attacks on this podcast before, and in this episode Jay and Joao discuss another form of this popular attack vector – RepoJacking! RepoJacking occurs when a repository (such as one hosted on Github) changes information, and due to a link between the old repository info and the new – threat actors can take advantage of this. Join Jay and Joao for a discussion on this attack vector.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 73 – TruffleHog and CVSS version 4.0

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In this episode, Jay and Joao will discuss a recent discovery by Truffle Security that has found 4,500 websites that have exposed a very critical directory. In addition, the upcoming Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) update, which will bring to version 4.0 – along with some important changes you’ll need to understand.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 69 – Red Hat vs Enterprise IT

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When it comes to Linux in the Enterprise, we have quite a few challenges we have to overcome on a day to day basis to ensure we can depend on our technology. We never thought Red Hat themselves would some day become our opponent, but here we are. In this episode, Jay and Joao will discuss discuss the latest impulsive and irresponsible decision Red Hat has made – as well as how that decision results in the company undermining their own customer base, while alienating the Linux Community at the same time.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 68 – The Barracuda Vulnerability

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Don’t you just love e-mail? It’s the gift that keeps on giving, and this time managing e-mail is even more annoying for Barracuda’s customers, with CVE-2023-2868. This isn’t just any CVE, this is a complete system own by the threat actors. In fact, it’s so bad that the situation isn’t as simple as installing a patch. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss this vulnerability and just how big of a deal it is.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 66 – Job Security

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In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss another form of security, job security! Throughout the series, we’ve advised and educated on enhancing the security of your enterprise network, but in this episode the focus is on YOU. Specifically, how to safeguard yourself from turnover, raise awareness of your importance to your organization, and how to navigate potential “awkward” conversations that System Administrators may find themselves having with their boss. Don’t miss this episode!

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 64 – FIPS

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There are many security certifications that an organization can utilize to prove compliance with one or more standards, and being in compliance can bring additional benefits and opportunities. Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) is one of these certifications, and in this episode, Jay and Joao are joined by Nikos from Tuxcare to discuss FIPS and why your organization might consider it.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 63 – Their Cloud

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According to several sources, and confirmed by Western Digital themselves, there’s been a breach regarding the company’s cloud related offerings, such as “My Cloud” and various cloud-enabled storage products. Many of the details have yet to be revealed, but considering that Western Digital filed a 10-K form with the SEC, it’s very possible that it could be serious. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss this story so far, with more specific details sure to come.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 61 – The Principle of Least Privilege

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With the recent takeover of the “Linus Tech Tips” YouTube channel, what can we learn? In this episode, Jay and Joao will discuss some of the ways you can prevent such an event from happening to you (and it’s not just YouTube that’s a target).

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    Enterprise Linux Security Episode 60 – AI Enhanced Security

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    When it comes to Enterprise IT (and especially the security sector) we have our work cut out for us. As the workload increases, we look for tools and utilities to help us keep up with the demand. But what about artificial intelligence? As we discussed in a previous episode, AI is here to stay and will be making waves in security. In this episode, Jay and Joao dive in to just a few of the ways this tech might transform the security field and those that work within it (directly or indirectly).

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