Episode 151: 2020 Security with Bart Busschots

Synopsis:

Bart Busschots joins the pod for the first episode of 2020 to talk about the Mac and security posture!

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  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

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Links & Notes

Let’s Talk
Security Segments on Podfeet

Bart’s Epic Photo

Halide

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Netherlands Jamf user groupBol.com31 January 2020, 5:00 p.m. CETFree
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Episode 150: 2019, The Year In Review

Synopsis:

We’re not quite done with 2019 just yet. Here’s our wrap-up for everything that happened in 2019.

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  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

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Links & Notes

Tim Perfitt Talks about the Mac Pro

Apple Enterprise Network Documentation

Apple Security Guide, Fall 2019
Apple Deployment Reference (iOS), Fall 2019
Apple Deployment Reference (macOS), Fall 2019
Apple Mobile Device Management Settings, Fall 2019

Episode 129: Apple’s Been Very Busy This Year, with Jeremy Butcher

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San Diego Mac AdminsUC San Diego Health15 January 2019, 6:00 p.m. PTFree

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Episode 149: Ceremony

Synopsis:

Alexis Bridoux from Amaris joins Tom and Charles to talk about Ceremony, a new first-launch application for deployment tools!

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  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

Our Guests:

  • Alexis Bridoux, Consultant, Amaris Group

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Links & Notes

Ceremony

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MacADUK 2020The London Film Museum24-25 March 2020£595 List, £420 Early Bird
JNUC 2020Hilton San Diego Bayfront29 September – 1 October 2020$1,199 Standard, $899 First Bird, $999 Super Early Bird
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San Diego Mac AdminsUC San Diego Health15 January 2019, 6:00 p.m. PTFree

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Episode 148: AutoPkgr with Shawn Honsberger

Synopsis:

Shawn Honsberger from Linde Group joins to talk about AutoPkgr, how the project has grown and changed, and the latest release.

Your Hosts:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

Our Guests:

  • Shawn Honsberger, Senior IT Engineer, Linde Group

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Links & Notes

Linde Group
AutoPkgr Readme
AutoPkgr Release
AutoPkgr “It’s only mostly dead” announcement
AutoPkgr Wiki
JSSImporter Wiki
AutoPkg Wiki
Cocoa Pods
How Not To Do Bad Things With AutoPkg
Take Vacations with this one weird trick: Documentation!

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Episode 147: Data Analytics & Pretty Pictures 101 with Matt Armstrong

Synopsis:

Matt Armstrong from Jamf brings all the pretty pictures to this week’s episode to talk about connecting management tools with data visualization!

Your Hosts:

  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

Our Guests:

  • Matt Armstrong, Jamf

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Links & Notes

https://splunkbase.splunk.com/app/4729/
Jamf and Domo
Jamf module for PowerBI
Jamf and Grafana
JamfSOS

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Episode 146: The C-Word, Part Two

Synopsis:

Part Two of our Consulting Series with Charles interviewing Tom and Marcus.

Your Hosts:

  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

Our Guests:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

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Links & Notes

Command Control Power

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MacADUK 2020The London Film Museum24-25 March 2020£595 List, £420 Early Bird
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MacDeployment Meetup1000 5 Ave SW (9th floor), Calgary, Canada28 November 2019, 6:30 p.m. MTFree
Sydney Mac AdminsOrigin 844 December 2019, 4:30 p.m. AEDTFree
Houston Apple AdminsBuffalo Bayou Brewing Co4 December 2019, 5:30 p.m. CTFree
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Episode 145: Entirely Too Much About APNs and MDM with Brad Chapman

Synopsis:

Brad Chapman knows entirely too much about APNs and MDM, and he’s here to share.

Your Hosts:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

Our Guest:

  • Brad Chapman, Mac Systems Engineer

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Links & Notes

Use Apple Products on Enterprise Networks
If your macOS and iOS clients aren’t getting Apple push notifications
TCP and UDP Ports used by Apple software products
About macOS, iOS, and iTunes server host connections and iTunes background processes
A Technical Update on APNS and MDM for Elite Squadrons of Device Administrators

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San Diego Mac AdminsUC San Diego Health20 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. PTFree
Atlanta Apple AdminsVMWare21 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. ETFree
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great NorthwestHBO21 November 2019, 6.00 p.m. PTFree
Dallas Apple Admins MeetupBottle Rocket Studio21 November 2019, 6.30 p.m. PTFree
Los Angeles Mac Admins Meetup[Universal City – See Jamf Nation for more information]21 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. PTFree
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Episode 144: Protect All The Things, live at JNUC

Synopsis:

Live from the Hyatt Regency Nicollet Ballroom and JNUC 2019, Tom and Charles talk with Patrick Wardle and Josh Stein about Jamf Protect.

Your Hosts:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

Our Guest:

  • Josh Stein, Director, Product Strategy – Jamf Protect, Jamf
  • Patrick Wardle, Senior Security Researcher, Jamf

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Links & Notes

Jamf Protect

Apple GamePlayKit

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Atlanta Apple AdminsVMWare21 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. ETFree
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great NorthwestHBO21 November 2019, 6.00 p.m. PTFree
Dallas Apple Admins MeetupBottle Rocket Studio21 November 2019, 6.30 p.m. PTFree
Los Angeles Mac Admins Meetup[Universal City – See Jamf Nation for more information]21 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. PTFree
MacDeployment Meetup1000 5 Ave SW (9th floor), Calgary, Canada28 November 2019, 6:30 p.m. MTFree

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Episode 143: An Evening with the Mule

Synopsis:

Ben Toms, the Mac Mule himself, joins Tom, Charles and Marcus to talk about building tools and picking the right moment for them to ride off into the sunset.

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  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

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Links & Notes

Farewell AutoCasperNBI and AutoImagrNBI

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Atlanta Apple AdminsVMWare21 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. ETFree
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great NorthwestHBO21 November 2019, 6.00 p.m. PTFree
Dallas Apple Admins MeetupBottle Rocket Studio21 November 2019, 6.30 p.m. PTFree
Los Angeles Mac Admins Meetup[Universal City – See Jamf Nation for more information]21 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. PTFree
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Episode 142: Consulting

Synopsis:

Charles interviews Tom and Marcus on what it’s like to be in IT Consulting.

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  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

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Los Angeles Mac Admins Meetup[Universal City – See Jamf Nation for more information]21 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. PTFree
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