Episode 390

Ask Noah Show 390


May 21st, 2024

53 mins 55 secs

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About this Episode

This week Vincent Danen the VP of product security from Red Hat joins the Ask Noah Show to talk about Open Source security practices. We take your calls, answer your questions, and give you an update about The Linux Challenge Coin.

-- During The Show --

01:50 Caller

  • Nitro Phone
  • Pixel 8 with GrapheneOS flashed on it

05:58 Remote Access Via Browser? - Craig

  • Ethical/Liability issues
    • Work policy violations
    • Retroactive punishment
  • Apache Guacamole
  • Security concerns
  • Set up a box on a VPS
  • Boot off a flashdrive

13:42 App Image Allows Total Control - Charlie

  • Apps Steve "pins"
  • CurseForge

News Wire

16:50 Linux Challenge Coin

  • Not sure how to do this
  • 4 Pillars
    • People are behind the tech
    • When Technology is at it's best it is Open Source
    • Knowledge should be shared to empower users
    • Be willing to do the work they don't want to do
  • Mind Drip Doc
  • [LinuxChallengeCoin.com](linuxchallengecoin.com)

34:45 Red Hat Interview

  • Vincent Danen - Red Hat VP of Product Security
  • SBOMs & Red Hat's response to the XZ vulnerability
  • Benefit of open source
  • Firebird project
  • Don't restrict who can be a maintainer
  • Red Hat's reaction to XZ vulnerability
  • Effect of people supporting up stream
  • Paths and tactics
  • Investment in Open Source

48:30 AlmaLinux Engineering Steering Committee (ALESCo)

  • Alma Blog
  • Open ELA
  • What standards are being "centered on"?
  • How is this different from Open ELA?

52:00 SELF MeetUp

  • Join Remotely
  • Book your rooms now
  • Register now
  • ANS/SELF Meetup

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