A weekly podcast talking about the latest developments and updates from the Ubuntu Security team.

Alex Murray

Alex Murray

Latest Episode

Episode 98

Posted on Friday, Nov 27, 2020

This week we look at updates for c-ares, PulseAudio, phpMyAdmin and more, plus we cover security news from the Ubuntu community including planning for 16.04 LTS to transition to ESM, libgcrypt FIPS cerified for 18.04 LTS and a proposal for making home directories more secure for upcoming Ubuntu releases as well.

Episode 82

Posted on Friday, Jul 17, 2020

With Ubuntu 19.10 going EOL, we have a special interview by Joe with Chris Coulson and Steve Beattie from the Ubuntu Security Team to talk TPMs and Ubuntu Core 20, plus Alex looks at some of the 71 CVEs addressed by the team and more.

Episode 81

Posted on Friday, Jul 3, 2020

Joe talks cyber security policy with Dr David Reed from CU Boulder, plus Alex covers the week in security updates including Mutt, NVIDIA graphics drivers, Mailman and more.

Episode 80

Posted on Thursday, Jun 25, 2020

This week, Sid Faber and Kyle Fazzari of the Ubuntu Robotics team interview Vijay Sarvepalli from CERT about the recent Ripple20 vulnerabilities announcement, plus we look at security updates for Bind, Mutt, curl and more.

Episode 79

Posted on Friday, Jun 19, 2020

This week Joe discusses Intel’s CET announcement with John Johansen, plus Alex details recent security fixes including SQLite, fwupd, NSS, DBus and more.

Episode 78

Posted on Friday, Jun 12, 2020

SRBDS aka CrossTalk, the latest Intel speculative execution attack, is the big news this week in security updates for Ubuntu, as well as fixes for GnuTLS, Firefox and more, plus Alex and Joe talk about using STRIDE for threat modelling of software products.