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Topic for Jan 16th Security meeting

PLUG - Thu, 2020/01/16 - 09:16

Sebastian Tuchband: Webserver Practices Through Nextcloud

Description:
A showcase of Nextcloud and using it to show a few modern security practices on web servers.

About Sebastian:
Sysadmin and privacy advocates who finds and implements the open-source, self-hosted softwares for control and ownership.

 

PLUG's 2019, End of the Year, Party

PLUG - Mon, 2019/12/09 - 12:18
It's December and time for our annual end of year pot luck.

Bring friends and family!!

It's a pot luck, so bring some food or drinks to share if you can. It's a holiday party, meaning we'll likely have tons of snacks and deserts. This presents an opportunity to bring a main course, salad or veggie side dish. Or, cupcakes or pie if you prefer :).

If you can't bring food, please still show up.

The meeting is in out regular location at The Desert Breeze Substation.

Since we're eating for the party, we will not go out to a restaurant afterwards.

No alcohol.

As always, we're on the 2nd Thursday of the month.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Also join us at our Linux/Free Software Stammtisch on the following Tuesday (Dec 17th) at 7pm. If you're looking for help with your resume; at next month's Stammtisch we will have a resume review night starting at 6pm.

The PLUG Security Meeting that would normally occur the week after the Holiday Party is canceled due to it happening too close to Christmas, but join us in January for a fresh new security meeting.

Meeting topic for 11/14

PLUG - Tue, 2019/11/12 - 12:23

Sebastian Tuchband: How B.A.T.M.A.N. Advanced Networking!

Description:
B.A.T.M.A.N. advanced is a decentralized mesh networking protocol that has existed with the Linux kernel for a while, now.
The presentation is on what is being done with it in reality, the ups, downs, and usage demos.

About Sebastian:
A systems engineer that has been working with Linux to create decentralized mesh networks for the city of Phoenix with the Arizona Blockchain Initiative.

0x69: Microsoft's E-Book Platform and Other DRM Disasters

FAIF - Tue, 2019/11/12 - 09:15

Karen and Bradley discuss the end to Microsoft's e-book platform and generally the dangers and disasters that Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) cause for software users and developers.

Show Notes:

Karen and Bradley discuss the end to Microsoft's e-book platform and generally the dangers and disasters that Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) cause for software users and developers.

Segment 0 (00:35) Segment 1 (26:31)

Send feedback and comments on the cast to <oggcast@faif.us>. You can keep in touch with Free as in Freedom on our IRC channel, #faif on irc.freenode.net, and by following Conservancy on on Twitter and and FaiF on Twitter.

Free as in Freedom is produced by Dan Lynch of danlynch.org. Theme music written and performed by Mike Tarantino with Charlie Paxson on drums.

The content of this audcast, and the accompanying show notes and music are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 4.0 license (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Categories: Free Software

Meeting Thursday 10/11

PLUG - Wed, 2019/10/09 - 22:02

Sebastian Tuchband: Hiding From the Internet

Description:
An updated version of my Hiding From the Internet presentation to fit the changes to privacy, today.
It will include an explanation for where data brokers obtain data, how to prevent non-government officials from easily obtaining PII, and some tools to use to maintain privacy.

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