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Weekly Update 278

Presently sponsored by: Kolide provides endpoint security for teams that value privacy, transparency, and employee productivity. Try Kolide for free today!I recorded this a week after Charlotte appeared with me, fresh out of isolation with a negative COVID test. However... 9 year old Elle had tested positive on Monday (albeit entirely symptomatic, so...

Weekly Update 277

Presently sponsored by: Got Slack? Got Macs? Get Kolide: Device security that fixes challenging problems by messaging your users on Slack. Try Kolide Today!Well that all changed very quickly. One week ago, I was like "I'm going to do this video from somewhere really epic next week". A few hours after that video, the host of the drinks we'd gone to over...

Weekly Update 276

Presently sponsored by: Meet compliance objectives in a remote-first world without resorting to rigid device management. Try Kolide for 14-days free!2021 Dumpster fire? Harsh, but fair and I shall keep this 3D-printed reminder handy and hope I don't end up needing to print a 2022 version! So many times throughout this week's video I came back to that...

Weekly Update 275

Presently sponsored by: Kolide enables cross-platform fleet visibility for your Linux, Mac, and Windows devices. Start your free 14-day trial today!I'd say this is probably the most epic scene I've ever done one of these videos from and equally, the main topic of the day around Pwned Passwords and the work done with the FBI and NCA is the most epic...

Open Source Pwned Passwords with FBI Feed and 225M New NCA Passwords is Now Live!

Presently sponsored by: Kolide enables cross-platform fleet visibility for your Linux, Mac, and Windows devices. Start your free 14-day trial today!In the last month, there were 1,260,000,000 occasions where a service somewhere checked a password against Have I Been Pwned's (HIBP's) Pwned Password API. 99.7% of the time, that check went no further than...

Weekly Update 274

Presently sponsored by: Kolide provides endpoint security for teams that value privacy, transparency, and employee productivity. Try Kolide for free today!As I start out by saying this week's video, it's very summer here and not a day goes by without multiple pool visits. Next week's video is going to be from somewhere epically amazing out of this world...

When is a Scrape a Breach?

Presently sponsored by: Got Slack? Got Macs? Get Kolide: Device security that fixes challenging problems by messaging your users on Slack. Try Kolide Today!A decade and a bit ago during my tenure at Pfizer, a colleague's laptop containing information about customers, healthcare providers and other vendors was stolen from their car. The machine had full...

Weekly Update 273

Presently sponsored by: Kolide is a User Focused Security app for teams that care about the trust and privacy of their users. Start your free 30 day trial now!Geez, I'm a bit orange today! I think mucking around with the (excepti0nally cool!) moon lamp towards the beginning of this video threw the colours off a bit. In the past, I'd turn on the auto...

A Password Manager Isn't Just for Christmas, It's for Life (So Here's 50% Off!)

Presently sponsored by: Kolide is a User Focused Security app for teams that care about the trust and privacy of their users. Start your free 30 day trial now!I was having a coffee with a good mate the other day. He's not a techie (he runs a pizza restaurant), but somehow, we ended up talking about passwords. Because he's a normal person, he has the...

Weekly Update 272

Presently sponsored by: Kolide is a User Focused Security app for teams that care about the trust and privacy of their users. Start your free 30 day trial now!Check out that lighting! The Elgato Key Lights have made a massive difference and they're easily controlled via their Stream Deck or the Home Assistant integration. I'm just super, super happy...

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