Episode 67: The Annual Tome of Goodness, with Arek Dreyer
Arek Dreyer’s back this week to talk about his new book, macOS Support Essentials 10.13! He joins us to talk about everything that’s in his new volume, a great discount code for listeners, and more. In news this week, Apple updates their business-facing documentation, some interesting security problems in BitTorrent and two new vulnerabilities discusses via Patrick Wardle’s research.
- Tom Bridge, Partner at Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge]
- Pepijn Bruienne, R&D Engineer at Duo Security [@bruienne], Proprietor of EnterpriseMac.Bruienne.com
- Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
- James Smith, IT Administrator, Culture Amp, [@smithjw]
- Arek Dreyer, Dreyer Network Consultants, Inc., Consultant, integrator, trainer, author [@arekdreyer]
Links & Notes
macOS Support Essentials 10.13 Book page at Peachpit
Offer: Save 35%
Good through : 1/8/2018 – 2/28/2018
Transmission (and probably other BT clients) bug allows RCE using DNS rebinding to force downloading of malicious torrent, replace user files
Patrick Wardle has a quietly patched vulnerability with auth tokens finally acknowledged and assigned a CVE
Also a second vuln with an AMD Radeon kext that causes a kernel panic due to out of bounds read, Wardle will publish details soon
Brief period where iOS 10 signing was happening again
New Apple Guides for Business
Apple Business Page
Products & Platform
Business – Get Started
Employee Choice Guide for IT
Employee Communications Kit
Employee Starter Guide for iOS
Employee Starter Guide for Mac
Mac Deployment Overview
iOS 11 Security Paper
Apple is getting very serious about Enterprise IT
Community Calendar, Sponsored by Watchman Monitoring
Mac AD UK in Leicester Square, February 20-21, 2018
Brainstorm Wisconsin March 4-6, 2018
Brainstorm Sandusky May 6-8, 2018
MacDevOps YVR in Vancouver, June 7-8, 2018
X World in Sydney Australia, June 27-29, 2018
Penn State University Mac Admins in State College, PA July 10th-13th
Denver Mac Admins Meetup on January 11th 2018 in Centennial, CO at Rewind Technology
Dallas Apple Admins will meet on January 18th at Bottle Rocket Studios in Addison Texas
[Franken Admins] will meet on 24th January at 6:30pm at Crazy Nate’s West Coast Mexican at Zwingerstraße 9, Nuremberg, Germany
MacDeployment Meetup will meet on January 24th at Market Mall Apple Store, in Calgary, Alberta at 6:30pm.
London Apple Admins will meet on 25th January at 6:30pm at the London School of Economics.
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