Mac Admins Podcast

Mac Admins Podcast

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A twice monthly podcast on working in the Apple IT field hosted by a rotating panel of MacAdmins.org members. Join 4000 Mac Admins on our Slack team at MacAdmins.org.


146: The C-Word, Part Two
Dec 2 • 70 min
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…
145: Entirely Too Much About APNs and MDM with Brad Chapman
Nov 26 • 75 min
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…
144: Protect All The Things, Live at JNUC
Nov 14 • 61 min
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…
143: An Evening with the Mule
Nov 13 • 62 min
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. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777] Charles Edge,…
142: Consulting
Nov 7 • 83 min
SYNOPSIS: Charles interviews Tom and Marcus on what it’s like to be in IT Consulting. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777] Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318] Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery…
141: Catalina isn’t just an island of California
Oct 27 • 75 min
SYNOPSIS: Catalina may be an island off California, but it’s also an operating system. What’s the word on the street so far? YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777] Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf…
140: Managing Everything with Charles and Rich
Oct 14 • 78 min
SYNOPSIS: Tom and Marcus talk with authors Charles Edge and Rich Trouton about their new book! YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777] Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318] Marcus Ransom, Technical…
139: So, Anything Happening?
Oct 5 • 74 min
SYNOPSIS: Everything’s happening all at once, so we’re getting together for a roundtable pod to talk about the state of play. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777] Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf…
138: Cool Provisioning Tricks with Scott Reed
Sep 26 • 42 min
SYNOPSIS: Scott Reed from Jumpcloud joins the pod to talk about provisioning users that may not quite exist yet. We promise there’s no quantum physics. Probably. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777] Charles Edge,…
137: Kolide’s Second Chapter
Sep 16 • 64 min
SYNOPSIS: Jason Meller from Kolide joins us this week to talk about K2 and their vision for the future of device management. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777] Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]…
136: Down to the Bare Metal, with Chris Chapman (MacStadium)
Sep 9 • 72 min
SYNOPSIS: Ever wanted to run macOS in Docker? That’s exactly what MacStadium figured out how to do: use Kubernetes to scale macOS in virtualization down to the bare metal. Come hear MacStadium’s Chris Chapman tell you all about it! YOUR HOSTS: …
135: Secure Every Thing with Dan Griggs
Aug 27 • 54 min
SYNOPSIS: Tom and Charles talk with cmdSecurity’s Dan Griggs about BlackHat 2019, all the Apple security news at BlackHat this year, and all of the features of cmdSecurity’s new cmdReporter product. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner,…
134: Erin Merchant Leads By Design
Aug 21 • 82 min
SYNOPSIS: Erin Merchant of Envoy talks with Charles, Tom and Marcus about what it means to lead in IT, how to build better workplace technology groups, and more! YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777] Charles Edge,…
133: Sunburst and Luminary, with Don Eyles
Aug 13 • 56 min
SYNOPSIS: APOLLO Engineer Don Eyles joins Tom and Charles to talk about what it was like to work on computers when we went to the Moon. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777] Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf…
132: Greg Neagle’s Panoply of Python
Aug 6 • 78 min
SYNOPSIS: Greg Neagle joins the pod this week to talk about the state of everything as we go through beta season. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777] Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318] Marcus…
131: A Roadmap for macOS Security, with Jesse Endahl
Jul 30 • 56 min
SYNOPSIS: Jesse Endahl is back on the Mac Admins Podcast to talk about platform security and security goals for macOS, to go along with new blog post and a pair of talks he’s given this summer. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC…
130: Zoom’s Bad Day with Jonathan Leitschuh
Jul 25 • 37 min
Episode 130: Zoom’s Bad Day with Jonathan Leitschuh SYNOPSIS: A short episode this week while we reshuffle the calendar a bit. Jonathan Leitschuh of Gradle made headlines when he disclosed the webserver that Zoom installed on every Mac where its…
129: Apple’s Been Busy This Year
Jul 11 • 54 min
SYNOPSIS: Apple’s Been Busy This Year, and we managed to catch up with Apple’s Jeremy Butcher to talk about WWDC, and everything coming for iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 Catalina. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]…
128: APOLLO and Forensic Analysis, with Sarah Edwards
Jul 9 • 57 min
SYNOPSIS: Sarah Edwards joins the pod to talk all about APOLLO with Marcus, Charles and Tom, and about all the challenges of forensics and security on the macOS and iOS platforms. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]…
127: Live from X World in Sydney, Australia!
Jun 30 • 55 min
SYNOPSIS: Tom and Marcus record LIVE in front of the X World audience in Sydney, Australia with Nindi Gill of the University of Melbourne and Bart Reardon of CSIRO! YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Marcus Ransom, Senior…
126: WWDC After Action Report
Jun 17 • 73 min
SYNOPSIS: Tom, Charles and Marcus take a look at the week that was WWDC 2019, and get excited about all the new workflows to come, and some of the challenges that come with them. Bootstrap Tokens, User Enrollment, Enterprise Connect comes to macOS and…
125: All The Connections, with Frederick Abeloos
Jun 10 • 54 min
SYNOPSIS: Frederick Abeloos from Jamf joins us to talk all about OpenID Connect, Jamf Connect, Azure AD and all things local authentication against cloud directories. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777] Charles Edge,…
Flashcast! WWDC 2019 Reaction Episode
Jun 4 • 71 min
SYNOPSIS: A Flashcast! Tom, Charles, Emily, Marcus and James talk about the WWDC Keynote and Platform State of the Union YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777] Marcus Ransom, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow…
124: The Calm Before WWDC
Jun 2 • 89 min
SYNOPSIS: With WWDC right around the corner, Charles, Marcus and Tom prepare for the future, and trade predictions and wish lists for the coming summer of beta living. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777] Marcus Ransom,…
123: AEiOS and Sometimes Y
May 28 • 76 min
SYNOPSIS: Sam Forester from the University of Utah joins the pod this week to talk about AEiOS, a tool for managing iPads in an automated and managed fashion, using a bunch of tools to make sure that the iPad ends up personalized for its temporary…
122: Managed App Config
May 20 • 73 min
SYNOPSIS: James Felton from Jamf joins Tom, Marcus and Charles to talk about Managed App Config, the iOS standard for delivering preferences to individual apps on managed devices. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Marcus…
121: Birds of a Feather
May 11 • 99 min
SYNOPSIS: Anthony Reimer from MacDeployment joins Tom, Charles and Marcus to talk about how you get a meetup off the ground, what happens when you want to make an all-day event, and how this year’s MacDeployment looks to be their best one yet. Stay…
120: X World is Coming!
May 3 • 78 min
Episode 120: X World Is Coming! SYNOPSIS: X World is coming, and Tony Gray, chair of the AUC, joins the podcast to talk about this winter’s southern hemisphere spectacular. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Marcus…
119: Roundtable: How Do You Stay In The Know?
Apr 18 • 60 min
SYNOPSIS: Charles, Tom and Marcus talk about just how you stay on top of everything that’s happening in the Mac Admins World at any given point. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Marcus Ransom, Senior Apple Systems…
118: Mosyle CEO Alcyr Araujo
Apr 9 • 60 min
SYNOPSIS: Mosyle CEO Alcyr Araujo joins Tom and Marcus to talk about Mosyle’s unique path to becoming an MDM Solution for businesses and education environments, and how they fit into the marketplace. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary…
117: Live from London
Apr 1 • 44 min
SYNOPSIS: Tom jetted off to England for the MacAD.UK conference, where he met up with Ben Toms of Datajar, Graham Gilbert of Airbnb and Joel Rennich of Jamf to talk about the state of macOS Management, what folks are hoping for this summer at…
116: Roundtable
Mar 25 • 60 min
SYNOPSIS: Marcus, Charles and Tom talk about WWDC, the latest app in the sandbox, MDS’ rapid iteration, McAfee’s new kextless security module, Apple versus Spotify, and Slack’s new Dark Mode. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC…
115: Mat X and MacDevOps YVR
Mar 18 • 48 min
SYNOPSIS: Mat X of the MacDevOps YVR conference tells us what to expect this summer in Vancouver. What’s DevOps got to do with Mac Admin life? Plenty! YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Charles Edge, Director of…
114: Git It Done with Nick McSpadden
Mar 11 • 82 min
SYNOPSIS: Nick McSpadden at Facebook joins the pod to talk about the basics of Git for folks who have never worked with it before, or who could use a refresher of how commits, forks and pull requests all work. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner,…
113: Rich Siegel and 25 years of BBEdit
Mar 4 • 85 min
SYNOPSIS: Rich Siegel of Bare Bones software joins the pod this week to talk about BBEdit, TextWrangler’s departure, and life in the App Store World. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Marcus Ransom, Senior Apple…
112: Live from Seattle!
Feb 25 • 62 min
Episode 112: Live From Seattle! This week, a special episode of the Mac Admins Podcast, taped at Dropbox in Seattle! Tom sat down with four IT Leaders in the Seattle Mac Admins community to talk about careers, leadership, and the advice we all wish…
111: Pennsylvania Dreaming
Feb 18 • 55 min
Episode 111: Pennsylvania Dreaming SYNOPSIS: Gretchen Kuwahara and Rusty Myers of Mac Admins at Penn State join the pod this week to talk about the 2019 Mac Admins Conference! YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge]…
110: You Spin Me
Feb 1 • 50 min
SYNOPSIS: Charles and Tom have a lot on their minds, from 10.14.3, to Adobe licensing, to the 35th anniversary of the Mac. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318] …
109: “Walk Softly But Carry A Mac Deploy Stick” with Tim Perfitt
Jan 28 • 70 min
SYNOPSIS: Tim Perfitt’s back on the pod this week as we talk with him about Two Canoes’ latest offering, Mac Deploy Stick! YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Marcus Ransom, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow…
108: Carl Chooses The Right Python Modules
Jan 20 • 58 min
SYNOPSIS: Working in Python means working with external modules, virtual environments and all sorts of useful extensions of the Python language. This week we talk with Carl about how modules work, how to choose good ones, and how to get started with…
107: Sweet Rootkits, a Year in Review
Dec 31, 2018 • 79 min
Episode 107: Sweet Rootkits, a Year in Review SYNOPSIS: The end of 2018 is upon us! Join Tom, Marcus, Charles and James as they talk through the year that was and put some predictions out there for 2019. Thanks to everyone who made 2018 a banner…
106: Magentagate, MacADUK and MacMule.com
Dec 24, 2018 • 75 min
SYNOPSIS: Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the pod Not a drive was stirring, not even the JBOD Charles in his kerchief, and Marcus in his hat Had just settled in for a long Christmas chat. James Ridsdale did join them, and Ben Toms…
105: Screw Your Shoes with Adam and Tonya Engst
Dec 17, 2018 • 81 min
SYNOPSIS: Communicating the difficult technical realities we live in can be a huge challenge. This week we’re joined by Adam and Tonya Engst, proprietors of TidBITS and the TidBITS Content Network, who specialize in making the technical…
104: The One With Apple
Dec 12, 2018 • 50 min
SYNOPSIS: Jeremy Butcher (Enterprise Product Marketing) and Doug Brooks (Mac Hardware Product Marketing) from Apple join the podcast this week to talk about Mobile Device Management, Apple Business Manager, the T2 chip, and how it all comes together….
103: The Gratitude Episode
Nov 21, 2018 • 62 min
SYNOPSIS: We’re grateful this week! We’re grateful for all the people, places, and products that makes it possible to be Mac Admins, and for all of you, too. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Marcus Ransom, Senior…
102: Erase All The Things! With Armin Briegel
Nov 12, 2018 • 62 min
SYNOPSIS: Armin Briegel joins the pod this week to talk about EraseInstall, a new macOS application designed to help streamline offboarding and preparing a machine for reuse. We also talk about Certificate Transparency Policy! YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge,…
101: Flashcast!
Oct 31, 2018 • 53 min
SYNOPSIS: The Apple Event in New York this October brought new Macs and iPad Pro devices to the Mac Admins Community. Our panel talks about the new MacBook Air, Mac mini, and iPad Pro with Apple Pencil. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner,…
100: Live at JNUC with Microsoft and NASA
Oct 24, 2018 • 55 min
SYNOPSIS: At the Jamf Nation User Conference 2018, the Mac Admins Podcast celebrates its 100th episode with a live episode! Joining us are Paul Bowden and Jeffrey Kalvass from Microsoft to talk about Office 2019 and Office in the Mac App Store, as…
99: Security, Bloomberg, and some MacTech Conference
Oct 15, 2018 • 57 min
SYNOPSIS: Talking all the Bloomberg security news, some changes with Apple Parts policies, MacSysadmin 2018, and then MacTech Conference with the head of MacTech, Neil Ticktin. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Charles…
98: Mojave, Grace Hopper, iOS 12 and more!
Oct 11, 2018 • 69 min
SYNOPSIS: This week’s round table discussion covers Mojave, Mojave’s release into the enterprise, PPPC Utility, Obscura 2, the iOS 12 Security Guide, MDM Me Maybe, a little on the Facebook Security Breach, and the Grace Hopper event for 2018! YOUR…
97: Decoding IT Jargon with Jack Madden
Oct 3, 2018 • 71 min
SYNOPSIS: Jack Madden of BrianMadden.com joins Charles, Marcus and Tom to talk about EMM, what Apple’s doing right and where they could improve, and how we should all be thinking about mobility in the enterprise. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner,…
96: Kelly Guimont of App Camp for Girls
Sep 26, 2018 • 76 min
SYNOPSIS: Kelly Guimont gives us a detailed look inside App Camp for Girls, and talks about all the challenges of running a multi-city camp for app development and the IT adventures it leads to. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC…
95: Rich Trouton and the Tale of TCC
Sep 18, 2018 • 78 min
SYNOPSIS: No feature is more controversial amongst Mac Admins than the new Privacy Preferences Policy Control, and who better to unpack it with than Rich Trouton, who needs no introduction. Learn about this new system feature with us! YOUR HOSTS: Tom…
94: Kevin White
Sep 13, 2018 • 69 min
SYNOPSIS: Kevin White joins the pod this week to talk about the state of Apple training, the state of Apple at large, and the best place to watch the sport of kings. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Charles Edge,…
93: Talking Fast with Duncan McCracken
Sep 6, 2018 • 69 min
SYNOPSIS: The inimitable Duncan McCracken joins the pod this week, talking about the bad old days before the Installer was well documented, and what it’s like to develop patch management in the age of 10.13. Charles admits he looks like a street…
92: Back to School with Amanda Wuest and Chris Miller
Aug 24, 2018 • 61 min
SYNOPSIS: Amanda Wuest and Chris Miller join us for a back-to-school focused episode, talking about the unique challenges of education IT and planning around the school calendar. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Marcus…
91: Olympic Weightlifting is a lot like Open Source, with Shea Craig
Aug 14, 2018 • 76 min
SYNOPSIS: Shea Craig joins Charles and Tom to talk about contributing to open source, building, then leaving, the JSS Importer project, and olympic weightlifting. YOUR HOSTS: Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf Software [@cedge318] Tom Bridge,…
90: Roundtable, with Mike Lynn
Aug 6, 2018 • 84 min
SYNOPSIS: Charles, Marcus and Tom talk at length about the new MacBook Pro, the T2 chip, and special guest Michael Lynn tells us what it all means for the future for Apple Admins. YOUR HOSTS: Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf Software…
89: Naveen & John talk VMware
Aug 1, 2018 • 89 min
SYNOPSIS: Naveen Pitchandi and John Richard from VMware join the pod to talk about Workspace One, Munki, and what it’s like working with Open Source in the Commercial Realm. YOUR HOSTS: Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf Software…
88: secureToken, JumpCloud, and the Hunt for the Great White Whale
Jul 25, 2018 • 72 min
SYNOPSIS: Greg Keller, Chief Product Officer for JumpCloud joins Tom and Charles to talk about secureToken, JumpCloud and the search for the right solution to a difficult problem involving users. YOUR HOSTS: Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf…
87: Ponying Your Coworkers with Ross Derewianko
Jul 19, 2018 • 59 min
SYNOPSIS: Ross Derewianko from Ping Identity joins the podcast to talk about identity management, being a Mac admin for developers, and how best to “pony” your coworkers. YOUR HOSTS: Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf Software [@cedge318]…
86: Peter Wells Gets Fun Email
Jul 9, 2018 • 64 min
SYNOPSIS: Peter Wells of the Sydney Morning Herald and Swinburne University joins the pod to talk about what it’s like to cover Apple and WWDC as a technical columnist as well as YOUR HOSTS: Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf Software…
85: Bryson Tyrrell and the Best Birthday Ever
Jun 29, 2018 • 63 min
SYNOPSIS: Bryson Tyrrell of Jamf joins us to talk about ODST, Amazon S3 and Lambda, the practices of good documentation, and what exactly a good birthday gift is! YOUR HOSTS: Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf Software [@cedge318] Tom Bridge,…
83: Per Olofsson, and that one time he wrote an assembler
Jun 18, 2018 • 63 min
SYNOPSIS: Per Olofsson joins the pod to talk how he became a Mac admin at University Gothenburg, what exactly computational linguistics is, testing Mojave against the backdrop of labs, and DEP and Lab computing as a whole. Plus: video games, and that…
82: Hope is a Cruel Mistress, Live at MacDevOps YVR
Jun 9, 2018 • 63 min
SYNOPSIS: Live at Mac Dev Ops! Dana Campbell of Slack, Joel Rennich of Orchard & Grove, and Mat X of the Mac Dev Ops YVR conference join Tom Bridge and Diana Birsan to look at what we know so far about macOS Mojave. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge,…
81: The WWDC Roundtable!
Jun 2, 2018 • 60 min
SYNOPSIS: WWDC starts this week! Our roundtable is focused on Apple’s 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference, and what Apple might be releasing for macOS, iOS and more. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner at Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] James Smith, IT…
80: Behind the Rainbow Curtain
May 30, 2018 • 78 min
SYNOPSIS: It’s a roundtable episode of the Mac Admins Podcast, as Pepijn has some news to share, and the team talks about all manner of things. Join us for a very special episode of the Mac Admins Podcast YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner at…
79: Automating Everything, with Sal Soghoian
May 23, 2018 • 66 min
SYNOPSIS: Mac Automation Pioneer & Powerhouse Sal Soghoian joins the pod to talk about everything from Otto the Automator Mascot, to how the Mac needs the command line to always exist. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner at Technolutionary LLC…
78: Nolo Contendere with Josh Wisenbaker
May 15, 2018 • 79 min
SYNOPSIS: Josh Wisenbaker from Orchard & Grove (makers of NoMAD and NoMAD Login) joins the pod to talk about engineering at the Login Window level, modern security, and more! YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner at Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge]…
77: State of iOS in Education, with Fraser Speirs
May 10, 2018 • 72 min
SYNOPSIS: Tom, Pepijn and Marcus talk with Fraser Speirs about the state of iOS in Education, ChromeOS, G-Suite and more! YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner at Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Pepijn Bruienne, R&D Engineer at Duo Security [@bruienne],…
76: AI as Helpdesk, with Spoke
Apr 30, 2018 • 51 min
SYNOPSIS: Charles, Tom and Adam talk with Rajhans Samdani of Spoke, and learn how machine learning can be applied to your helpdesk and other support teams! YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner at Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Charles Edge, Director of…
75: Suffer Not a Jerk
Apr 17, 2018 • 51 min
SYNOPSIS: Charles, Pepijn and Tom talk some more about macOS 10.13.4, iOS 11.3 and follow-up to last week, then some discussion about dealing with difficult people. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner at Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Pepijn Bruienne,…
74: iOS 11.3, macOS 10.13.4 and What Lies Beneath
Apr 9, 2018 • 65 min
SYNOPSIS: Pepijn, Charles and Tom are here with a roundup of 10.13.4 and iOS 11.3, as well as some conversation about the state of some of the bugs, as well as the latest release of Server which isn’t as threadbare as we once thought. YOUR HOSTS: …
73: Graykey and Securing iOS
Mar 23, 2018 • 43 min
SYNOPSIS: Thomas Reed from Malwarebytes comes back on the pod to talk about Graykey, a tool advertised to law enforcement to unlock any iOS Device. We talk about the ethics of a tool like this, how it might work, and what the future of iOS Security is…
72: Not so much LDAP as LDERP, and PSU Organizing Committee!
Mar 20, 2018 • 85 min
SYNOPSIS: Gretchen, Joshua and Rusty from the Penn State University Mac Admins Conference join the pod to talk about the upcoming PSUMA 2018 Conference! The hosts talk about news and events afterward. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner at…
71: Apple Business Manager?
Mar 10, 2018 • 81 min
SYNOPSIS: The Hosts cover what little we know about Apple Business Manager, some news about the iMac Pro, SCEP in 10.13.4, Munki in Airwatch, and SAML vulnerabilities, then we welcome Diana Birsan of Shopify and Bryson Tyrrell of Jamf to talk about…
70: Tim Perfitt, Twocanoes Software
Feb 21, 2018 • 73 min
SYNOPSIS: Tim Perfitt joins the pod to talk about SecureBoot, the iMac Pro, the future of securing everything, and the history of BootRunner and other products at Twocanoes. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner at Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Pepijn…
69: Patrick Wardle, Objective-See and Digita, MacADUK Preview
Feb 12, 2018 • 87 min
SYNOPSIS: David Acland of MacADUK gives us the brief preview of MacADUK for 2018, followed by Patrick Wardle of Objective-See and Digita joining the pod to talk about Mac and iOS security, the state of admin tools for security, and the very best…
68: Alas, I Knew Him, Horatio
Feb 5, 2018 • 74 min
SYNOPSIS: The pod talks about the changes to macOS Server, why Fax machines just won’t die, all the new beta material, and why everyone’s getting 5 HomePods (hahahaha, no, just Charles.) YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner at Technolutionary LLC…
67: The Annual Tome of Goodness, with Arek Dreyer
Jan 21, 2018 • 88 min
SYNOPSIS: 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…
66: The Future of Mac Labs, with Neil Martin
Jan 14, 2018 • 81 min
SYNOPSIS: With High Sierra and the new iMac Pro, how does the management of Mac Labs change? What’s the role of a Mac lab in the modern era? Lab specialist Neil Martin from the University of East London joins the pod to talk about his thoughts and…
65: The End of 2017, The Beginning of The Future
Jan 2, 2018 • 98 min
SYNOPSIS: The hosts tackle the year that was 2017 and make some bold and intriguing predictions for the year to come. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner at Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Pepijn Bruienne, R&D Engineer at Duo Security [@bruienne],…
64: You Will Comply, with Ben Toms and Reza Alavi
Dec 26, 2017 • 67 min
SYNOPSIS: Reza Alavi and Ben Toms guest on the pod to talk about compliance with the new EU Directive on Data Privacy (GDPR) and how it may affect your IT shop. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner at Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Pepijn Bruienne,…
63: Security as Culture with Diana Birsan
Dec 18, 2017 • 80 min
SYNOPSIS: Diana Birsan joins the pod to talk about bolstering your organization’s security by adopting it as a cultural value. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner at Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Charles Edge, Director of Professional Services, Jamf…
62: Sailing on the SolarWinds with Brian (Gruntwork) Best
Dec 10, 2017 • 87 min
SYNOPSIS: Brian Best from Solarwinds MSP comes on the pod to talk about what it’s like to sell a product, change companies twice, and keep the development mindset going. YOUR HOSTS: Tom Bridge, Partner at Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge] Charles…
61: Combinatoric with Mike Arpaia
Dec 4, 2017 • 85 min
SYNOPSIS: Mike Arpaia, CTO of Kolide, joins the pod to talk about osquery, and what it’s like to start a new company about endpoint analytics. YOUR HOSTS: Pepijn Bruienne, R&D Engineer at Duo Security [@bruienne], Proprietor of…
Mac Admins Flashcast Special: The #iamroot Situation
Nov 28, 2017 • 35 min
SYNOPSIS: Mike Lynn of Facebook and Rich Trouton join the pod’s very first Flashcast to talk about the #iamroot situation, a serious privilege escalation in Mac 10.13.0 – 10.13.2 beta 5 that allows password-free access to the root account….
60: KRACK Squad with Heather Williams
Nov 27, 2017 • 88 min
SYNOPSIS: Heather Williams of Ruckus Wireless’ Global Field Enablement Team joins the pod to talk about Wi-Fi security in the wake of the KRACK attack. YOUR HOSTS: Pepijn Bruienne, R&D Engineer at Duo Security [@bruienne], Proprietor of…
59: Personalizing the Install Process with François Levaux-Tiffreau
Nov 19, 2017 • 88 min
SYNOPSIS: François Levaux-Tiffreau joins the Pod to talk about SplashBuddy, being an open source contributor, and what it’s like consulting at the Enterprise level. YOUR HOSTS: Pepijn Bruienne, R&D Engineer at Duo Security [@bruienne],…
58: It’s Raining Shoes
Nov 13, 2017 • 59 min
SYNOPSIS: The hosts get together to talk news & notes, including User-Accepted Mobile Device Managers, and more. YOUR HOSTS: Pepijn Bruienne, R&D Engineer at Duo Security [@bruienne], Proprietor of EnterpriseMac.Bruienne.com Tom Bridge,…
57: Eric Williams, [email protected], Live at JNUC
Oct 30, 2017 • 58 min
SYNOPSIS: Eric Williams, Engineering & Infrstructure Manager for the [email protected] team, joins our hosts live on the stage at the Jamf Nation User Conference. Taped in front of a live audience on October 24th. YOUR HOSTS: Pepijn Bruienne, R&D…
56: Printer Operating Systems with Dean Hager
Oct 20, 2017 • 90 min
SYNOPSIS: CEO of Jamf Dean Hager joins the team to discuss what it’s like to write printer operating systems, oh, and also what it’s like to run one of the largest makers of Mac Management Software. YOUR HOSTS: Pepijn Bruienne, R&D Engineer…
55: Green Tea with Datajar
Oct 13, 2017 • 88 min
SYNOPSIS James Ridsdale and Ben Toms (The Mac Mule) of datajar ltd join us to discuss what it’s like combining open source software with commercial products, scaling a consultancy at enterprise levels, and how to cope with buzzword bingo. YOUR…
54: The State of Ed Tech with Chris Miller
Oct 5, 2017 • 91 min
SYNOPSIS Chris Miller of Eanes ISD in Texas joins the team to talk about the current state of education technology, the role of the Mac and iOS, and how everything comes together. Later, we talk with Pepijn Bruienne of Duo Security about his latest…
53: Cultural Exchange with Sam Valencia
Oct 1, 2017 • 86 min
SYNOPSIS Sam Valencia, co-host of Command Control Power, joins us to talk about training, consulting, and the history of Mac-focused podcasts. YOUR HOSTS: Pepijn Bruienne, R&D Engineer at Duo Security [@bruienne], Proprietor of…
52: Digital Forensics on the Mac with Sarah Edwards
Sep 22, 2017 • 93 min
SYNOPSIS Sarah Edwards joins us to talk about Digital Forensics on the Mac, and using system tools, special software, and all kinds of other cool tools to do forensic research on iOS devices and Macs. YOUR HOSTS: Charles Edge, Director of…
51: Ed Marczak
Sep 16, 2017 • 101 min
SYNOPSIS Ed Marczak of Google joins us to talk about his story as a Mac Admin, as well as the many projects that Google has built, and also a lot of great history about MacTech Conference YOUR HOSTS: Charles Edge, Director of Professional Services at…
50: Lisa Davies
Sep 12, 2017 • 74 min
SYNOPSIS Lisa Davies, a Senior System Engineer from Oath – a Verizon subsidiary of 50+ media and tech brands including Yahoo and AOL – joins us to talk about adventures in machine compliance, 10.13 testing, CIS compliance, and her career as a…
49: Scripting Your Entire Life with Mike Dodge
Aug 31, 2017 • 91 min
SYNOPSIS Mike Dodge explains Chef in detail, talks about life at Fry’s Electronics before Facebook existed, and that time he scripted his entire life. YOUR HOSTS: Charles Edge, Director of Professional Services at JAMF Software, That Guy at…
48: Ben Greiner
Aug 25, 2017 • 82 min
SYNOPSIS Ben Greiner talks about consulting, running a SaaS before that was even an acronym, and life as a Mac Admin at Ball State in the olden days. YOUR HOSTS: Charles Edge, Director of Professional Services at JAMF Software, That Guy at…