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New episodes Monday through Friday.


In-Depth Series: Privacy and Security

  • Number of episodes: 50
  • Open/closed: open
  • Date of earliest show: 2008-06-19
  • Date of latest show: 2019-11-22
  • Series RSS feeds: ogg, spx, mp3
In this open series, you can contribute shows that are on the topic of Privacy and Security

hpr2950 :: NotPetya and Maersk: An Object Lesson hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2019-11-22. Duration: 00:14:21. Flag: Clean.
Tags: IT Management, Security.
Looking at an object lesson for proper IT management processes and the cost of failure

hpr2860 :: Encryption and Quantum Computing hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2019-07-19. Duration: 00:12:37. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Encryption, Quantum Computing.
How will quantum computing affect the security of encryption?

hpr2850 :: NIST Cybersecurity Framework hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2019-07-05. Duration: 00:28:22. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Enterprise, Security.
What NIST suggests as a framework to improve security at the Enterprise level

hpr2820 :: 29 - CERT Home Security Tips hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2019-05-24. Duration: 00:22:17. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Home Networks, Security.
What CERT recommends to mitigate security and privacy threats to your home network.

hpr2791 :: LUKS like truecrypt hosted by klaatu

Released: 2019-04-15. Duration: 00:25:23. Flag: Clean.
Tags: encryption.
Klaatu demonstrates how to use LVM and cryptsetup to create and use portable encrypted filesystems

hpr2754 :: Craigslist Scam Catch hosted by Edward Miro / c1ph0r

Released: 2019-02-21. Duration: 00:07:40. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: craigslist, scam, con, social-engineering, puppy, dog, money, moneygram, infosec, cyber-security 101.
Helped a client avoid being scammed on Craigslist and wanted to share some tips to HPR.

hpr2727 :: Passwords hosted by Edward Miro / c1ph0r

Released: 2019-01-15. Duration: 00:07:47. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Information Security for Everyone.
How to do passwords better.

hpr2708 :: Ghostscript hosted by klaatu

Released: 2018-12-19. Duration: 00:22:31. Flag: Clean.
Tags: pdf, ebook, bloat, print.
Klaatu talks about manipulating PDFs with gs and pdf-stapler

hpr2704 :: Intro to Scribus hosted by klaatu

Released: 2018-12-13. Duration: 00:39:40. Flag: Clean.
Tags: design, steganography, scribus, layout.
Klaatu provides an overview of Scribus in part 1 of a mini-series about steganography

hpr2560 :: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) hosted by Ken Fallon

Released: 2018-05-25. Duration: 00:18:37. Flag: Clean.
Tags: GDPR,General Data Protection Regulation.
The GDPR becomes enforceable today and Ken gives an overview on what it is and how it effects you.

hpr2556 :: Building trust hosted by klaatu

Released: 2018-05-21. Duration: 00:42:29. Flag: Clean.
Tags: trust,social engineering,gpg,pgp,community.
Quasi-philosophical musing about how trust is built both online and in real life

hpr2540 :: 28 - TLS 1.3 hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2018-04-27. Duration: 00:18:42. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Ephemeral Diffie-Hellman, Encryption, TLS.
TLS 1.3 is the newest protocol standard for secure communications on the Web.

hpr2520 :: Diffie-Hellman and Forward Secrecy hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2018-03-30. Duration: 00:17:41. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: Diffie-Hellman, Encryption, Forward Secrecy.
Using Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange to implement Forward Secrecy

hpr2510 :: 26 - Diffie-Hellman-Merkle Key Exchange hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2018-03-16. Duration: 00:20:31. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Diffie-Hellman, Encryption.
A basic explanation of how Diffie-Hellman-Merkle Key Exchange works

hpr2105 :: 24 - SSL Certificates - Problems hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2016-08-26. Duration: 00:36:29. Flag: Clean.
Tags: SSL, Certificates, encryption.
A discussion of the problems with SSL certificates, and some solutions

hpr2095 :: 23 - SSL Certificates - How They Work hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2016-08-12. Duration: 00:41:02. Flag: Clean.
Tags: SSL, Certificates, encryption.
A discussion of how SSL certificates work

hpr1940 :: WASHLUG Talk on LastPass hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2016-01-08. Duration: 00:57:26. Flag: Clean.
Tags: LastPass, passwords, password vaults.
An expanded discussion of the LastPass intrusion as delivered at our LUG.

hpr1924 :: Port Forwarding hosted by FiftyOneFifty (R.I.P.)

Released: 2015-12-17. Duration: 00:22:46. Flag: Clean.
Tags: ssh,port forwarding,router.
In HPR 1900, Ahuka suggests changing the default ssh port, I ask why not employ port forwarding?

hpr1920 :: 21 - SSH Authentication - Keys hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2015-12-11. Duration: 00:18:39. Flag: Clean.
Tags: ssh, client, encryption, keys.
We introduce the idea of using public/private key pairs for authentication

hpr1900 :: 20 - SSH Basics hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2015-11-13. Duration: 00:16:49. Flag: Clean.
Tags: ssh, client, basics.
In this we tutorial explore the basics of making an ssh connection.

hpr1893 :: My LastPass Alternative hosted by ToeJet

Released: 2015-11-04. Duration: 00:03:45. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Lastpass, keepass, password management.
How I do password management among my devices.

hpr1888 :: Diceware Passphrase hosted by John Duarte

Released: 2015-10-28. Duration: 00:12:38. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: security, gpg.
Demonstration of using the diceware method of passphrase generation

hpr1870 :: 19 - Home SSH Server hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2015-10-02. Duration: 00:18:35. Flag: Clean.
Tags: ssh, Telnet, server.
To learn ssh it helps to experiment, so this explains setting up a simple home server.

hpr1850 :: 18 - ssh Introduction hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2015-09-04. Duration: 00:17:02. Flag: Clean.
Tags: ssh, Telnet, shell, security.
ssh is the secure way of connecting to a remote computer. This is an introduction to a mini-series.

hpr1834 :: Password Cards hosted by Jon Kulp

Released: 2015-08-13. Duration: 00:08:20. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Privacy, security, passwords.
How to hide a password using a password card

hpr1810 :: 17 - LastPass Hacked - What Does It Mean? hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2015-07-10. Duration: 00:23:00. Flag: Clean.
Tags: LastPass, password vault.
LastPass was hacked, but how bad is it?

hpr1780 :: 16 - TrueCrypt and GnuPG - An Update hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2015-05-29. Duration: 00:15:11. Flag: Clean.
Tags: TrueCrypt, GnuPGP, support.
GnuPG and TrueCrypt updated, and how we support free software.

hpr1728 :: Requested Topic: Favourite Browser Extensions hosted by Fin

Released: 2015-03-18. Duration: 00:20:04. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: browser extensions,firefox,noscript,https everywhere,adblock edge,librejs.
Fin talks about his favourite browser extensions.

hpr1720 :: 15 Certificate Issues and Solutions hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2015-03-06. Duration: 00:18:11. Flag: Clean.
Tags: TLS, SSL, Certificates.
A look at the problems that SSL certificates can have, and offers some solutions

hpr1670 :: Digital Signatures and Certificates hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2014-12-26. Duration: 00:17:40. Flag: Clean.
Tags: TLS, SSL, Certificates.
This episode looks at secure connections between users and Web sites.

hpr1640 :: Symmetric vs. Asymmetric Encryption hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2014-11-14. Duration: 00:20:31. Flag: Clean.
Tags: symmetric, asymmetric, encryption.
This episode looks the two kinds of encryption keys, and why to use each one.

hpr1620 :: Passwords, Entropy, and Good Password Practices hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2014-10-17. Duration: 00:21:33. Flag: Clean.
Tags: passwords, entropy.
This episode explores the best password practices from a mathematical viewpoint with recommendations

hpr1598 :: Hashing and Password Security hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2014-09-17. Duration: 00:26:28. Flag: Clean.
Tags: hashing, passwords.
Understanding password security begins with understanding hashing.

hpr1581 :: Sensible Security: The Schneier Model hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2014-08-25. Duration: 00:28:18. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Security and Privacy series, cost/benefit.
This episode looks at a sensible model of obtaining the right amount of security for your needs.

hpr1557 :: Encrypting E-mail on Android; Importing Keys hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2014-07-22. Duration: 00:31:05. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Security and Privacy series, cost/benefit.
This episode looks at a sensible model of obtaining the right amount of security for your needs.

hpr1529 :: TrueCrypt, Heartbleed, and Lessons Learned hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2014-06-12. Duration: 00:18:37. Flag: Clean.
Tags: security, Open Source.
What is needed to have security in Open Source projects.

hpr1524 :: WASHLUG 20150515 GPG and E-mail hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2014-06-05. Duration: 01:29:39. Flag: Clean.
Tags: GPG,email,Thunderbird,Enigmail,encrypt,sign.
Using GPG to encrypt or sign e-mail

hpr1500 :: Key Signing hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2014-05-02. Duration: 00:28:53. Flag: Clean.
Tags: public key encryption,GPG,keyring,key signing,Mailvelope.
Ahuka and Tony Bemus discuss key signing and how you build a web of trust.

hpr1498 :: Personal OpenVPN hosted by John Duarte

Released: 2014-04-30. Duration: 00:38:15. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: OpenVPN,Centos6,Debian.
John Duarte talks about setting up OpenVPN

hpr1491 :: Heartbleed hosted by laindir

Released: 2014-04-21. Duration: 00:21:37. Flag: Clean.
Tags: heartbleed,openssl,vulnerability,security.
A summary of the "Heartbleed" OpenSSL vulnerability

hpr1481 :: Encryption and Gmail hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2014-04-07. Duration: 00:16:27. Flag: Clean.
Tags: encryption, email.
This looks at how you can use encryption to sign email and to privately secure it in Gmail.

hpr1471 :: Encrypt Your Stuff With Blowfish hosted by sigflup

Released: 2014-03-24. Duration: 00:05:00. Flag: Clean.
Tags: openssl,BlowFish,encryption.
@sigflup tells us how to Encrypt Your Stuff With Blowfish with openssl on the command line

hpr1462 :: Encryption and Email with Thunderbird hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2014-03-11. Duration: 00:23:41. Flag: Clean.
Tags: encryption, email.
Ahuka discusses using Thunderbird and Enigmail to send and receive encrypted email

hpr1461 :: FOSDEM Keysigning Event hosted by Dave Morriss

Released: 2014-03-10. Duration: 00:24:17. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: Security,Privacy,PGP,key,key signing.
I wanted to get my GPG key signed so I joined the FOSDEM 2014 keysigning event

hpr1459 :: Locational Privacy with retrotech-the lowly pager hosted by deepgeek

Released: 2014-03-06. Duration: 00:18:58. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: pager,privacy.
deepgeek advocates the use of a pager for privacy reasons

hpr1410 :: Generating Keys on the Command Line hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2013-12-27. Duration: 00:30:55. Flag: Clean.
Tags: security,GPG,key,kgpg,seahorse.
How to generate keys on the command line in Linux using GPG

hpr1390 :: 02 - Encryption Basics hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2013-11-29. Duration: 00:22:18. Flag: Clean.
Tags: encryption,cryptography,"asymmetric public key cryptography",RSA.
The fundamentals of encryption and asymmetric public key cryptography

hpr1373 :: 01 - Why Do We Need Privacy, And Isn't It A Waste Of Time Anyway? hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2013-11-06. Duration: 00:22:23. Flag: Clean.
Tags: privacy,security.
The need for privacy and the practicality of achieving it

hpr0128 :: Misunderstanding Privacy Part 2 hosted by Drake Anubis

Released: 2008-06-27. Duration: 00:08:18. Flag: Explicit.

hpr0123 :: Misunderstanding Privacy Part 1 hosted by Drake Anubis

Released: 2008-06-19. Duration: 00:19:07. Flag: Explicit.