Tag: Intel

Meltdown and Spectre: A Tear at the Foundation of Computer Security – CF042

This week on Cyber Frontiers we jump into full coverage of the 6-day old public disclosures of the meltdown and spectre vulnerabilities. With some issues mitigated, the news is a gravitational force that has dominated cybersecurity early into 2018 and could continue to engage industry for years to come. We discuss the short and long term security implications and performance debacles, and provide technical and non-technical explanations for the two classes of vulnerabilities disclosed. We review the mitigations users can start employing now, and discuss impacts for the average guy and the enterprise. Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber

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Virtualizaton, Citrix ZenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V, Disk2vhd, Openfiler, VMware Workstation, ESXi Hypervisor -HT120

Jim (@jcollison) is joined this week by Mike Howard from jpeg2RAW.com and Jay Moore for Home Tech episode #120.  Mike started the conversation off with some discussion around Citrix’s ZenServer after having trouble installing ESXi.  Jay Covers his work with ESXi and both home and at work. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live. Don’t forget the Home Server Show / Surface Geeks / The Average Guy Meetup in Indy on September 21st?http://hss2013.eventbrite.com/ Listen Mobile: Join the Average Guy Facebook Group and you can win!  https://www.facebook.com/groups/theaverageguy/ We are at 165 members right now, when we

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Home Networking, ZyXel, Pulling Network Cable, VoIP, ENGenious EAP600, PoE, DataShark 70025 Tester, Asus RT-AC66U, Plenum Cable – HT107

Jim (@jcollison) is joined this week by Kevin Schoonover (@schoondoggy1979), Greg Welch (@welchwerks) , Bill Paulmenn (@BillPaulmenn) and Renny Phipps (@rennyphipps) for Show 107!  Part II of a 4 Part Series on Home Networking.  How to do it, how not to and how to get it done with what you have!  Hope you enjoy this episode.  Part 3 will be next weekend (March 9th or 10th, watch twtter) with the guys from BYOB. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live Listen Mobile:   See Jim and Mike Howard on Podcasters Roundtable that was recorded on

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TAG Tech Deal of the Week–Build your own RAID 5-0 box

For those of you who can never get enough storage at home, this weeks’ Deal of the Week may be for you.  The Intel RAID SAS/SATA Controller Card from NewEgg.com allows you to build a RAID array in every combination you care to think of.  Not the cheapest deal we’ve ever bought you, but definitely a useful one! Match this card up with some SAMSUNG EcoGreen F4 2TB hard disks from NewEgg.com, and the sky’s the limit for your new storage array.

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