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Jim the guest on Hello Tech Pros Podcast 124

I had the opportunity to spend some time with Chad Bostick from Hello Tech Pros and we talked about Podcasting as well as the work I do at and .  30 minute interview and I really enjoyed being on the program You can find the entire audio at: Contact Jim at Follow Jim on Twitter at Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at
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Cyber Frontiers

IPv6 and What is Coming in the Future – CF030

Listen Mobile: Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future Through an Academic Perspective!   Christian Johnson, a student at the University of Maryland will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does. Please leave a REVIEW (iPhone or iPad) – ;type=Podcast&ls=1&mt=1 Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? We now have Video Large / Small and Video iTunes options at You can contact us via email at Full show notes and video at IPV6 Adoption in 2016 #tab=per-country-ipv6-adoption&tab=per-country-ipv6-adoption Waruna What is IPV6 New internet protocol Ability to many more devices due to 128 vs 32 bit of ipv4 IPV6 Benefits End to end connectivity No private address collisions Efficient routing Simpler header, less extraneous data Easier administration Less information to be processed by router Fewer information in header New Extension Headers The IPv6 specification currently defines 6 Extension Headers: Routing Header – Similar to the source routing options in IPv4. Used to mandate a specific routing. Authentication Header (AH) – A security header which provides authentication and integrity. Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) Header – A security header which provides authentication and encryption. Fragmentation Header – The Fragmentation Header is similar to the fragmentation options in IPv4. Destination Options Header – This header contains a set of options to be processed only by the final destination node. Mobile IPv6 is an example of a Destination Options Header. Hop-by-Hop Options Header – A set of options needed by routers to perform certain management or debugging functions Drawbacks No NATS No drawbacks in security The firewall provides security not NAT itself Not backwards compatible Security differences IPV6 IPSEC – built in Using IPSec, participating peers (computers or machines) can achieve data confidentiality, data integrity, and data authentication at the network layer ( Layer 3 of the Open Systems Interconnection 7-layer networking model). Encryption – symmetric Certificate authorities Encryption that can be deployed in standalone environments between clients, routers, and firewalls With IPsec, data can be sent across a public network without observation, modification, or spoofing. IPsec functionality is similar in both IPv6 and IPv4; however, site-to-site tunnel mode only is supported in IPv6. In IPv6, IPsec is implemented using the AH authentication header and the ESP extension header. The authentication header provides integrity and authentication of the source. It also provides optional protection against replayed packets. The authentication header protects the integrity of most of the IP header fields and authenticates the source through a signature-based algorithm. The ESP header provides confidentiality, authentication of the source, connectionless integrity of the inner packet, antireplay, and limited traffic flow confidentiality. Offers end to end encryption SEND Protocol – secure neighbor discovery Cryptographic confirmation of host at connection time Privacy The design of IPv6 intended to re-emphasize the end-to-end principle of network design that was originally conceived during the establishment of the early Internet. In this approach each device on the network has a unique address globally reachable directly from any other location on the Internet. Drawbacks Deployment and configuration is an issue Proper deployment and configuration is a serious issue. Trying to deploy IPv6 the same way IPv4 was done guarantees problems. IT administrators must learn a whole new approach to networking, from simple network troubleshooting to configuring firewalls and monitoring security logs. There are many opportunities for confusion and mistakes. Lack of support The risk today is the lack of IPv6 security knowledge. Enterprises must invest time and money in IPv6 security training upfront, before deploying. That or risk compromise and spending more time and more money on security later to plug the holes. Network security is more effective as part of the planning stage rather than after deployment. This is not an area to skimp on. According to Scott Hogg, IPv6 Security author and CTO of GTRI, “All security practitioners should learn about IPv6 now because all organizations have IPv6-capable and enabled operating systems in their environments. Failure to secure the IPv6 systems is like allowing a huge back-door to exist.” Security device bypass via unfiltered IPv6 and tunneled traffic. Only a lack of knowledge is considered a bigger risk than the security products themselves. Conceptually it’s simple, security products need to do two things – recognize suspicious IPv6 packets and apply controls when they do. However in practice this is hardly possible in v4 let alone an environment that may have rogue or unknown tunnel traffic. Reputation based protection – Many security software vendors use the reputation of IP addresses to filter out malicious websites that are known sources of malware. While reputation systems for IPv4 addresses already exist, it’s a bit of a chicken-and-egg situation when it comes to IPv6. No one has established an IPv6 reputation database, so no one is using reputation-based security with IPv6 addresses — and therefore no one is building a reputation database. It’s something the security industry will surely eventually adopt, but for now it’s a missing piece in the security puzzle. Jim’s Twitter: #!/jcollison Contact Christian: Contact the show at Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at Music courtesy of Ryan King. Check out the Die Hard Cafe band and other original works at: / 
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Chris Nesi from House of EdTech talks Successful Education Collaboration – HGG272

Listen Mobile: Chris Nesi from   joins Jim Collison  and and Mike Wieger from for show #272 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Please leave a REVIEW (iPhone or iPad) at ;type=Podcast&ls=1&mt=1 Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: or if you are in Canada, use WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at Full show notes and video at Chris Nesi @mrnesi (the education podcast network – ) Podcast is House of Edtech     Go Crickets Podcast – Coaching Teachers on effective technology integration Connecting with other professionals via Twitter Presenting @ Conferences Bringing EdTech home DIY Mindset   Google Rocks! Gmail since beta Drive = Life Organization   IFTTT automation Podcast Consumption – Professional and Personal Growth Gadgets I Can’t Live W/O iPad Laptop Photoshop! Compound Mitre Saw 🙂 Table Saw Mike – Hero Pro 4 Session Tag Fantasy Football league –   Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust.  For more information visit Catch all the subscription links at Facebook Group: Jim’s Twitter: #!/jcollison Contact the show at Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at
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Jim on #LivestreamStars at Livestream Universe

I had the opportunity to spend some time with Ross Brand from Livestream Universe  and we talked about How to Launch a Podcast as well as the podcasting I do at and .  Ross is a pro and did a great job on the production.  Enjoy You can find the entire video and audio at: Contact Jim at Follow Jim on Twitter at Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at
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Catching Up on Chromebooks with Nathaniel Lindley – HGG271

Listen Mobile: Nathaniel Lindley (@thanlindley) joins Jim Collison  and and Mike Wieger from for show #271 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Please leave a REVIEW (iPhone or iPad) at ;type=Podcast&ls=1&mt=1 Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: or if you are in Canada, use WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at Full show notes and video at Mason (14 year old) thoughts – at school. Good for writing papers and written work for the teacher. They use Google classroom at school which creates folder structures to turn in work, they don’t need to print and never documents. Like that the work is the same at school and at home even on different devices. Mobile and battery is great. Printing works via cloudprint at home.  Not sure about school… School benefits. Online testing!, mobile labs, small groups, 1-1, second laptop for teachers, cloud managed, easy restore, kiosk mode, video conferencing, Garner Sales report May 2015  Predicted to hit nearly 8 million units worldwide in 2016. “”Chrome is the clear US market leader now with over 50% of the K-12 OS market share,”Futuresource says.” – Dec. 2015 My district breakdown:  iOS devices – 1400, Chromebooks 6050 (more personally owned), 2170 Windows Not sure about Consumer market, but makes good home second screen.  Great for kids, except Minecraft. :(, Android market potential. Many current models:  Chromebook, Flip model, ChromeBox, ChromeBit, ChromeBase Wirecutter report: New gadgets! TP-Link Powerline WiFi extender for detached garage.  TL-WPA4220KIT  $58 Choetech cell phone holder for car Adjustable Width Universal Bicycle Bike Mobile Phone Mount/Holder with 360 Degree Rotation and Rubber Strap   $11 Power button door lock – Yale Real Living Keyless Push Button Deadbolt with Z-Wave   $150   Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust.  For more information visit Catch all the subscription links at Facebook Group: Jim’s Twitter: #!/jcollison Contact the show at Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at
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What is Up with Windows 10 and Ben Chu from InFocus talks Kangaroo Pro – HGG270

Listen Mobile: Richard Hay, Microsoft MVP for Windows from and on Twitter at joins Jim Collison  and and Mike Wieger from for show #270 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Please leave a REVIEW (iPhone or iPad) at ;type=Podcast&ls=1&mt=1 Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: or if you are in Canada, use WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at Full show notes and video at Find the Windows 10 Blog here: Get the Kangaroo Pro here: The Kangaroo Pro is the World’s smallest, personal, powerful portable PC. Kangaroo Mobile Desktop Pro builds on the benefits of the Kangaroo PC by building on the modularity and expandability of its design architecture. By introducing the Dock Pro which is a combination HDD bay (#8243; sized laptop drives up to ) and additional ports (VGA, HDMI, audio, Ethernet, 2 x USB , and 1 x USB ), the Kangaroo Pro now has all the standard PC elements. This Kangaroo Pro works with the already selling Kangaroo Dock so you can continue to build on the option to locate the Dock and Dock Pro in multiple locations (classrooms, libraries, office/meeting spaces, bedroom/living room/den). Ideally suited now as a media center PC connected to your large screen TVs, when you install an HDD or SSD of your choosing (sold separately), you will now have all your video/photo content ready for easy viewing. Connect wirelessly or via Ethernet into your home network for media streaming or Xbox game streaming into any room. The OSLinx app introduced for Kangaroo PC continues to work for the Kangaroo Pro and allows you to use an iPad (connected via a Lightning Cable) to interact fully with the Kangaroo PC desktop. Windows 10 Anywhere on Any Screen Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust.  For more information visit Catch all the subscription links at Facebook Group: Jim’s Twitter: #!/jcollison Contact the show at Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at
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An Update on Bitcoin with Edward Weniger from Alphabitcoin – HGG269

Listen Mobile: Edward Weniger from AlphaBITCOIN () joins Jim Collison  and and Mike Wieger from for show #269 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Please leave a REVIEW (iPhone or iPad) at ;type=Podcast&ls=1&mt=1 Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: or if you are in Canada, use WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at Full show notes and video at Mentioned in show Bitcoin Charts Five parties involved in decisionmaking Map of Nodes (versus Miners) Bitcoin on Patreon Bitcoin and governments   Past Year The Halvening The Dao Hack – simple contracts minimize manual labor but aren’t supposed to eliminate it? Politics – Brexit, Uber Argentina More US Marshall auctions   Future Lightning network Segmented Witness Classic vs Core and the blocksize debate   Current Dash, Ethereum, etc Bank & public policy adoption Private vs public blockchains vs databases Investment and integration – in-browser purchases, Uber Argentina, etc Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust.  For more information visit Catch all the subscription links at Facebook Group: Jim’s Twitter: #!/jcollison Contact the show at Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at
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