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Mac Admins Podcast

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Oct 5, 2019

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 [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Google’s Keystone Problem

Imagr is dead, long live Imagr
Final Imagr Release

Amazon Lambda Task to Sign Profiles

Manipulating the System Policy Database with Profiles Part One
Manipulating the System Policy Database with Profiles Part Two

Jailbreak for iPhones up to the iPhone X

Using Apple SWD Cables, a Twitter thread
What’s JTAG?
DCSD Cables
Vice Magazine: Dev Fused iPhones
Buy Your Own SWD Cable for the low low price of $800!
Two Canoes is now an MDM vendor
Jamf vulnerability patch 10.15.1 Out on 27 September

SUPPORTING SPONSORS:

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MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Weldon Dodd, Jonathan Spiva, Justin Holt, Chad Swarthout, William Smith, Stephen Weinstein, Jason Dettbarn, Seb Nash & Will O’Neal. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $1399 til 14 Oct
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $1199
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
San Diego Mac Admins UC San Diego Health 9 October 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
London Apple Admins Jamf London 17 October 2019, 18:30 RSVP

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Sep 27, 2019

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, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

OUR GUEST:

  • Scott Reed, Solutions Architect, Jumpcloud

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Scott’s Talk from Mac Admins 2019

JumpCloud Github Repo

SUPPORTING SPONSORS:

Get 10 free users with JumpCloud!

MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Weldon Dodd, Jonathan Spiva, Justin Holt, Chad Swarthout, William Smith, Stephen Weinstein, Jason Dettbarn, Seb Nash & Will O’Neal. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
NYC Jamf User Group New York City 1 24 September 2019, 4.30 p.m. ET Free, Please register
Los Angeles Mac Admins Jukin Media – Culver City 26 September 2019, 5:30 p.m. PT Free
MacDeployment Meetup 1000 5 Ave SW (9th floor), Calgary, Canada 26 September 2019, 6:30 p.m. MT Free
San Diego Mac Admins UC San Diego Health 9 October 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free

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Sep 16, 2019

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]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

OUR GUEST:

  • Jason Meller, CEO, Kolide

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Kolide’s K2 Product

Kelly Johnson, Lockheed

SUPPORTING SPONSORS:

MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

Click here to get 10 free users with Jumpcloud!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Weldon Dodd, Jonathan Spiva, Justin Holt, Chad Swarthout, William Smith, Stephen Weinstein, Jason Dettbarn, Seb Nash & Will O’Neal. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
VMworld 2019 San Francisco, CA 25-29 August 2019 $2195 Check the EUC Track!
MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Houston Apple Admins FlightAware 18 September 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Toronto Mac Admins LoyaltyOne Atrium 18 September 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
NYC Jamf User Group New York City 1 24 September 2019, 4.30 p.m. ET Free, Please register
Los Angeles Mac Admins Jukin Media – Culver City 26 September 2019, 5:30 p.m. PT Free

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Sep 9, 2019

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:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

OUR GUEST:

  • Chris Chapman, Senior VP of Software Development, MacStadium

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Chris Chapman at MacADUK 2019: macOS in a Docker Container

Orka Product Page at MacStadium

Orka at JenkinsWorld 2019

VMware announce they are acquiring Carbon Black!
Apple sues Corellium

SUPPORTING SPONSORS:

MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

Click through for 10 users for free at Jumpcloud!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Weldon Dodd, Jonathan Spiva, Justin Holt, Chad Swarthout, William Smith, Stephen Weinstein, Jason Dettbarn, Seb Nash & Will O’Neal. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
VMworld 2019 San Francisco, CA 25-29 August 2019 $2195 Check the EUC Track!
MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
San Diego Mac Admins UC San Diego Health 10 September 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
Houston Apple Admins FlightAware 18 September 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Toronto Mac Admins LoyaltyOne Atrium 18 September 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
NYC Jamf User Group New York City 1 24 September 2019, 4.30 p.m. ET Free, Please register
Los Angeles Mac Admins Jukin Media – Culver City 26 September 2019, 5:30 p.m. PT Free

SPONSOR MAC ADMINS PODCAST!

If you’re interested in sponsoring the Mac Admins Podcast, please email podcast@macadmins.org for more information.

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Aug 27, 2019

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, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

OUR GUEST:

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Google’s Project Zero iOS Disclosure

Apple’s Enterprise Security Tech Note

cmdReporter

SUPPORTING SPONSORS:

MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

Click through for 10 users for free at Jumpcloud!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Weldon Dodd, Jonathan Spiva, Justin Holt, Chad Swarthout, William Smith, Stephen Weinstein, Jason Dettbarn, Seb Nash & Will O’Neal. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
VMworld 2019 San Francisco, CA 25-29 August 2019 $2195 Check the EUC Track!
MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
San Diego Mac Admins UC San Diego Health 10 September 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
Houston Apple Admins FlightAware 18 September 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Toronto Mac Admins LoyaltyOne Atrium 18 September 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
NYC Jamf User Group New York City 1 24 September 2019, 4.30 p.m. ET Free

SPONSOR MAC ADMINS PODCAST!

If you’re interested in sponsoring the Mac Admins Podcast, please email podcast@macadmins.org for more information.

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Aug 21, 2019

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, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

OUR GUEST:

  • Erin Merchant, Workplace Tech Success Manager, Envoy

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Work with Erin

IT KIt Interview: Erin Merchant and Dana Stocking

Committing to Thoughtful Leadership

Books Erin has read (and recommends!):
The Confidence Code
The Optimistic Workplace
The Lean Startup
Quiet (The Power of Introverts)
Radical Candor
The Surprising Science of Meetings
Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? (and how to fix it)
Range: Why Generalist Triumph in a Specialized World
Originals
Powerful (Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility)
Brotopia

Cross-pollinating Podcasts:
Reply All
Erin’s current favorite thematic story right now:
Reply All: The Russian Passenger
Reply All: Beware All
Reply All: The Secret Life of Alex Goldman
Reply All: What Kind of Idiot Gets Phished
The IT Kit Podcast

Glue
How Slack Got Ahead in Diversity
The Curse of Culture
What Most People Get Wrong About Men And Women
Is Work Your Happy Place
The Confidence Gap
Mothers: Women in Tech Stereotype
Changing the Face of the Industry

The Important Thing
The One About Management (Pt. 1)
The One About Feedback (Pt. 1)
The One About Feedback (Pt. 2)
The One About Communication

StartUp

Career Design Patterns

Some fun stuff for philosophy and well-rounded leaders:
The Cut on Tuesdays
2 Dope Boys and a Podcast
Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller
The Three Questions with Andy Richter
The Message/LifeAfter
HBR IdeaCast
Fashion is Your Business

SUPPORTING SPONSORS:

Click through for 10 users for free at Jumpcloud!

MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn, Will O’Neal and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
VMworld 2019 San Francisco, CA 25-29 August 2019 $2195 Check the EUC Track!
MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 15 August 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Atlanta Apple Admins Perimeter Center ROAM, Atlanta, GA – Dinner sponsored by Addigy 15 August 2019, 6:30 p.m. ET Free
Houston Apple Admins FlightAware 18 September 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Toronto Mac Admins LoyaltyOne Atrium 18 September 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
NYC Jamf User Group New York City 1 24 September 2019, 4.30 p.m. ET Free

SPONSOR MAC ADMINS PODCAST!

If you’re interested in sponsoring the Mac Admins Podcast, please email podcast@macadmins.org for more information.

SOCIAL MEDIA

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Aug 13, 2019

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 [@cedge318]

OUR GUEST:

  • Don Eyles, Retired Researcher From Charles Draper Laboratories

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Sunbursts and Luminaries by Don Eyles
Supersymandala
We Hack The Moon: Don Eyles

Draper Laboratory

Core Rope Memory

Hugh Blair Smith

Margaret Hamilton

George Cherry

Line Printer

Honeywell 1800

IBM 360

AGC

Using Timeliner for the ISS

Richard Battin

Rebuilding an Apollo Guidance Computer

Pyr 2014, a Pictures Series

Sunburst and Luminary

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

Click through for 10 users for free at Jumpcloud!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
VMworld 2019 San Francisco, CA 25-29 August 2019 $2195 Check the EUC Track!
MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 15 August 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Atlanta Apple Admins Perimeter Center ROAM, Atlanta, GA – Dinner sponsored by Addigy 15 August 2019, 6:30 p.m. ET Free
Houston Apple Admins FlightAware 18 September 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Toronto Mac Admins LoyaltyOne Atrium 18 September 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free

SPONSOR MAC ADMINS PODCAST!

If you’re interested in sponsoring the Mac Admins Podcast, please email podcast@macadmins.org for more information.

SOCIAL MEDIA

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Aug 6, 2019

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 Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

OUR GUEST:

  • Greg Neagle, Private Citizen

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Relocatable Python
InstallInstallmacOS
Installr
Bootstrappr

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

[Click through for 10 users for *free* at Jumpcloud!](https://jumpcloud.com/macadmins) MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
MacAdmins Conference State College, PA 9-12 July 2019 $649 Early Bird until 13 May
VMworld 2019 San Francisco, CA 25-29 August 2019 $2195 Check the EUC Track!
MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Dutch Mac Admins Pro Academy Training Center, Amsterdam 06 August 2019, 14:30 CEST Free
San Diego Mac Admins UC San Diego Health 06 August 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 15 August 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Houston Apple Admins FlightAware 18 September 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free

RATE US ON ITUNES!

Rate Us On Apple Podcasts!

SPONSOR MAC ADMINS PODCAST!

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Jul 30, 2019

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 [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

OUR GUEST:

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

An Enterprise Security Roadmap for macOS

Part One: Jesse Endahl at MacDevOps YVR
Part Two: Jesse Endahl at X World 2019

Fleetsmith Blog on Zoom Security Practice
Apple Documentation: Endpoint Security System Extension

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Los Angeles Mac Admins Broadcom, 15101 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92618 24 July 2019, 5:00 p.m. PT Free
San Diego Mac Admins UC San Diego Health 06 August 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 15 August 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Houston Apple Admins FlightAware 18 September 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free

RATE US ON ITUNES!

Rate Us On Apple Podcasts!

SPONSOR MAC ADMINS PODCAST!

If you’re interested in sponsoring the Mac Admins Podcast, please email podcast@macadmins.org for more information.

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Jul 25, 2019

Episode 130: Zoom’s Bad Day with Jonathan Leitschuh

Episode 130

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 software had run. He talks to Tom this week about what it was like to discover a bug of this magnitude and work with the Zoom team to resolve the issue.

YOUR HOSTS:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]

OUR GUEST:

  • Jonathan Leitschuh, Software Engineer, Gradle

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

PRODUCER’S NOTE

This week’s episode was recorded last week, and while we wanted this out while news was still breaking, it was intended not to be a standalone episode. We regret the discombobulation, if you’ve experienced any.

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LINKS & NOTES

Zoom’s Zero Day: 4 Million Webcams

Wired: Zoom Will Fix the Flaw That Let Hackers Hijack Webcams

Wired: A Zoom Flaw Gives Hackers Easy Access to Your Webcam

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MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Los Angeles Mac Admins Broadcom, 15101 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92618 24 July 2019, 5:00 p.m. PT Free
San Diego Mac Admins UC San Diego Health 06 August 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 15 August 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Houston Apple Admins FlightAware 18 September 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free

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Jul 11, 2019

 

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]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]

OUR GUEST:

  • Jeremy Butcher, Product Marketing for Enterprise Software, Apple Inc.

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

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LINKS & NOTES

Apple WWDC 2019 Website

Apple: Safely open apps on your Mac, a Gatekeeper Guide
Apple: Your Apps and the Future of macOS Security, a WWDC Video from 2018
Apple: Advances in macOS Security, a WWDC Video from 2019
Apple: All About Notarization, a WWDC Video from 2019

Apple Documentation: System Extensions

Apple Documentation: Device Management

Apple Documentation: EndpointSecurity

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Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
MacAdmins Conference State College, PA 9-12 July 2019 $649 Early Bird until 13 May
MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Houston Apple Admins Saint Arnold Beer Garden 17 July 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest Fred Hutch 18 July 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Los Angeles Mac Admins Broadcom, 15101 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92618 24 July 2019, 5:00 p.m. PT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 15 August 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free

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Jul 9, 2019
Episode 128

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]
  • Marcus Ransom, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]

OUR GUEST:

  • Sarah Edwards, Mobile Forensic Engineer & Author/Instructor at SANS Institute, [@iamevltwin]

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

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LINKS & NOTES

Apollo
Apollo releaseWired Article: https://www.wired.com/story/cellebrite-ufed-ios-12-iphone-hack-android/
NSKeyedArchiver
Protocol Buffers
Protobuf
Apple’s ‘Find My’ Feature uses some very clever crypto

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MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
MacAdmins Conference State College, PA 9-12 July 2019 $649 Early Bird until 13 May
MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Houston Apple Admins Saint Arnold Beer Garden 17 July 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest Fred Hutch 18 July 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Los Angeles Mac Admins Broadcom, 15101 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92618 24 July 2019, 5:00 p.m. PT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 15 August 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free

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Jun 30, 2019

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 Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]

OUR GUESTS:

  • Nindi Gill – Senior Engineer, Apple & Linux Endpoints at the University of Melbourne
  • Bart Reardon – CSIRO Desktop SOE Tech Lead macOS and Linux

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

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LINKS & NOTES

Nindi Gill on Github
MacUserGenerator
Bombardier
JamfProSwitcher

UMAD by Erik Gomez

CSIRO

MacSAK

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

cmdReporter: Capture what matters

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MacStadium

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MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
MacAdmins Conference State College, PA 9-12 July 2019 $649 Early Bird until 13 May
MacSysAdmin Göteborg, Sweden 1-4 October 2019 11700 SEK
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Apple Admins of the Carolinas Barista Craft Coffee 1 July 2019, 7:00 p.m. ET Free
Houston Apple Admins Saint Arnold Beer Garden 17 July 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest Fred Hutch 18 July 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Los Angeles Mac Admins Broadcom, 15101 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92618 24 July 2019, 5:00 p.m. PT Free

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Jun 17, 2019
Episode 126

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 iOS, new TCC and PPPC controls, and the deprecation of system scripting binaries and CUPS.

YOUR HOSTS:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge]
  • Marcus Ransom, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

TLS Certificate Changes

Activation Lock

CloudFront Middleware Issue

Relocatable Python

Tim Cook torn limb from limb by mob of angry moms demanding to know whether iTunes gift cards are still active

What’s New in Managing Apple Devices

Apple Developer Documentation: Device Management

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MacStadium

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PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, Jonathan Spiva, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn, Seb Nash and François Levaux-Tiffreau. Thanks everyone!

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Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
X World Sydney, NSW, Australia 26-28 June 2019 $699 AUD Early Bird
MacAdmins Conference State College, PA 9-12 July 2019 $649 Early Bird until 13 May
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Atlanta Apple Admins MacStadium 13 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Austin Apple Admins The Home Depot Austin Technology Center 19 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. CT Free
London Apple Admins Cloudflare 20 June 2019, 6.30 p.m. GMT+1 (BST) Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest Accolade 20 June 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
MacBrained Toronto LoyaltyOne Atrium 20 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
NYC Jamf User Group Apple NYC Office 25 June 2019, 4:30 p.m. ET Free, Must Register
Apple Admins of the Carolinas Barista Craft Coffee 1 July 2019, 7:00 p.m. ET Free
Houston Apple Admins TBD 17 July 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest Fred Hutch 18 July 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 15 August 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest TBD 19 September 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free

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Jun 10, 2019

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, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

OUR GUEST:

  • Frederick Abeloos, Jamf

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

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LINKS:

Travelling Tech Guy

Deploy Jamf Connect

Integrating Jamf Connect Login with Azure Active Directory

OIDC

JSON Web Tokens

OAuth

ROPG

Jamf Connect Verify Docs

Jamf Connect Docs

Configure Azure AD as an OpenID Connect Provider

Microsft Graph API

Graph Explorer at Azure

Microsoft Authenticator

Configure Okta as an OpenID Connect Provider

Okta MFA app

Hardware token hacking

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

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MacStadium

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PATREON SPONSORS

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MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
MacDeployment Conference Calgary, Canada 10-11 June 2019 CAD$249 Early Bird until 10 May
MacDevOps:YVR Vancouver, Canada 12-14 June, 2019 $275CAD – $495CAD
X World Sydney, NSW, Australia 26-28 June 2019 $699 AUD Early Bird
MacAdmins Conference State College, PA 9-12 July 2019 $649 Early Bird until 13 May
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
San Diego Mac Admins Karl Strauss, Downtown SD 11 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
Mac DMV Walter’s Bar 12 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. EDT Free
Atlanta Apple Admins MacStadium 13 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Austin Apple Admins The Home Depot Austin Technology Center 19 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. CT Free
London Apple Admins Cloudflare 20 June 2019, 6.30 p.m. GMT+1 (BST) Free
MacBrained Toronto LoyaltyOne Atrium 20 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
NYC Jamf User Group Apple NYC Office 25 June 2019, 4:30 p.m. ET Free, Must Register
Houston Apple Admins TBD 17 July 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free

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Jun 4, 2019

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 [@marcusransom]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Dr. Emily Kausalik-Whittle, Senior Systems Engineer, The Home Depot [@emilyooo]
  • James Smith, Systems Administrator, Culture Amp [@smithjw]

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

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WATCH!

LINKS:

macOS Catalina Release Notes
Apple Developer: Device Management

Session Video: What’s New in Managing Apple Devices

Session Video: Advances in Mac Security

Session Video: All About Notarization

Session Video: Network Extensions for the Modern Mac

Session Video: System Extensions and DriverKit

Session Video: What’s New In Apple File Systems

Robert Hammen’s List of Catalina Features

Mac Pro Video with Jony Ive

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

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MacStadium

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PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, Jonathan Spiva, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn, Seb Nash and François Levaux-Tiffreau. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
ACEs Conference Kansas City, MO 5-6 June 2019 $699 (Basic Event Ticket)
MacDeployment Conference Calgary, Canada 10-11 June 2019 CAD$249 Early Bird until 10 May
MacDevOps:YVR Vancouver, Canada 12-14 June, 2019 $275CAD – $495CAD
X World Sydney, NSW, Australia 26-28 June 2019 $699 AUD Early Bird
MacAdmins Conference State College, PA 9-12 July 2019 $649 Early Bird until 13 May
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
San Diego Mac Admins Karl Strauss, Downtown SD 11 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
Atlanta Apple Admins MacStadium 13 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
London Apple Admins Cloudflare 20 June 2019, 6.30 p.m. GMT+1 (BST) Free
MacBrained Toronto LoyaltyOne Atrium 20 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Houston Apple Admins TBD 17 July 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free

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Jun 2, 2019

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, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

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MacStadium

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PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, Jonathan Spiva, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
ACEs Conference Kansas City, MO 5-6 June 2019 $699 (Basic Event Ticket)
MacDeployment Conference Calgary, Canada 10-11 June 2019 CAD$249 Early Bird until 10 May
MacDevOps:YVR Vancouver, Canada 12-14 June, 2019 $275CAD – $495CAD
X World Sydney, NSW, Australia 26-28 June 2019 $699 AUD Early Bird
MacAdmins Conference State College, PA 9-12 July 2019 $649 Early Bird until 13 May
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
London Apple Admins – WWDC Keynote Meet Up [Capital One] 03 June 2019, 5.30 p.m. GMT+1 (BST) Free
San Diego Mac Admins Karl Strauss, Downtown SD 11 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
Atlanta Apple Admins MacStadium 13 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
London Apple Admins Cloudflare 20 June 2019, 6.30 p.m. GMT+1 (BST) Free
MacBrained Toronto LoyaltyOne Atrium 20 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Houston Apple Admins TBD 17 July 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free

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May 28, 2019

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 user. Sam takes us from the development process to how they use AEiOS in their day-to-day operations, and how you could, too.

YOUR HOSTS:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge]
  • Marcus Ransom, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

OUR GUEST:

  • Sam Forester, Systems Administrator, Marriott Library, University of Utah

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Marriott Library blog
Marriott Library Streaming site

Links:
AEIOS
When Charles Goes Super Nerdy It Comes From Wookieepedia
Cfgutil Automation
Cfgutil reference
Black Perl
libimobiledevice

News:
Ninxsoft Bombardier (utility for downloading and extracting BootCamp drivers)
Intel Zombieload
Apple mitigations for speculative execution
Enabling the mitigations

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

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PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, Jonathan Spiva, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
ACEs Conference Kansas City, MO 5-6 June 2019 $699 (Basic Event Ticket)
MacDeployment Conference Calgary, Canada 10-11 June 2019 CAD$249 Early Bird until 10 May
MacDevOps:YVR Vancouver, Canada 12-14 June, 2019 $275CAD – $495CAD
X World Sydney, NSW, Australia 26-28 June 2019 $699 AUD Early Bird
MacAdmins Conference State College, PA 9-12 July 2019 $649 Early Bird until 13 May
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Los Angeles Mac Meetup Open Drives, Culver City 29 May 2019, 5:30 p.m. PT Free
Atlanta Apple Admins MacStadium 13 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
London Apple Admins Cloudflare 20 June 2019, 6.30 p.m. GMT+1 (BST) Free
MacBrained Toronto LoyaltyOne Atrium 20 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Houston Apple Admins TBD 17 July 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free

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May 20, 2019

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 Ransom, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • James Smith, IT Manager, Culture Amp [@smithjw]

OUR GUEST:

  • James Felton, Senior Software Engineer, Jamf

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

AppConfig
AppConfig.org
AppConfig Schemas

AppConfig at Jamf Research

AppConfig.org Members

Managed App Config Lib on Github

iOS Configuration and APIs for Kiosk and Assessment Apps

Deploying Office Equipment at Scale

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

Thanks to new sponsor cmdReporter for sponsoring the Mac Admins Podcast!

MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, Jonathan Spiva, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Japanese Privacy Law Mini-Conference Higashi Kurume-shi, Tokyo, Japan 21 May 2019 ¥1,000 aimed toward education institutions in Japan
ACEs Conference Kansas City, MO 5-6 June 2019 $699 (Basic Event Ticket)
MacDeployment Conference Calgary, Canada 10-11 June 2019 CAD$249 Early Bird until 10 May
MacDevOps:YVR Vancouver, Canada 12-14 June, 2019 $275CAD – $495CAD
X World Sydney, NSW, Australia 26-28 June 2019 $699 AUD Early Bird
MacAdmins Conference State College, PA 9-12 July 2019 $649 Early Bird until 13 May
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Atlanta Apple Admins BrassTap at the Perimeter 16 May 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Seattle Apple Admins Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluations 16 May 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
Dallas Apple Admins Bottle Rocket Studios, Addison, TX 16 May 2019, 6:30 p.m. CT Free
Melbourne Apple Admins University of Melbourne, Parkville campus 22 May 2019, 6:30pm AEST Free
MacBrained Toronto LoyaltyOne Atrium 20 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Houston Apple Admins TBD 17 July 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free

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May 11, 2019

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 for the discussion of news & events, especially around Apple’s crackdown on 3rd party parental MDM apps.

YOUR HOSTS:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge]
  • Marcus Ransom, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

OUR GUEST:

  • Anthony Reimer, MacDeployment Conference and Meetup (Calgary)

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

MacDeployment Conference and Meetup, @MacDeploy on Twitter, #macdeploy channel on MacAdmins Slack

Two Minute Guide to the Sport of Curling (Curling Canada)

Original DEP Portal shutdown – 1 Dec 2019
MDM in the App Store for Parents Kerfuffle

How Circle works

Twocanoes Repackage

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

Thanks to new sponsor cmdReporter for sponsoring the Mac Admins Podcast!

MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, Jonathan Spiva, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Japanese Privacy Law Mini-Conference Higashi Kurume-shi, Tokyo, Japan 21 May 2019 ¥1,000 aimed toward education institutions in Japan
ACEs Conference Kansas City, MO 5-6 June 2019 $699 (Basic Event Ticket)
MacDeployment Conference Calgary, Canada 10-11 June 2019 CAD$249 Early Bird until 10 May
MacDevOps:YVR Vancouver, Canada 12-14 June, 2019 $275CAD – $495CAD
X World Sydney, NSW, Australia 26-28 June 2019 $699 AUD Early Bird
MacAdmins Conference State College, PA 9-12 July 2019 $649 Early Bird until 13 May
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Sydney Mac Admins Harts Pub, The Rocks 15 May 2019, 5:00 p.m. AEST Free
Houston Apple Admins Saint Arnold Brewing Company Beer Garden 15 May 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
Carolinas Apple Admins Barista Craft Coffee 15 May 2019, 7:00 p.m. ET Free
Atlanta Apple Admins BrassTap at the Perimeter 16 May 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Seattle Apple Admins Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluations 16 May 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
Dallas Apple Admins Bottle Rocket Studios, Addison, TX 16 May 2019, 6:30 p.m. CT Free
Melbourne Apple Admins University of Melbourne, Parkville campus 22 May 2019, 6:30pm AEST Free
MacBrained Toronto LoyaltyOne Atrium 20 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free

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May 3, 2019

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 Ransom, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

X World YouTube

X World Conference

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

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MacStadium

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PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, Jonathan Spiva, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
ACEs Conference Kansas City, MO 5-6 June 2019 $699 (Basic Event Ticket)
MacDeployment Conference Calgary, Canada 10-11 June 2019 CAD$249 Early Bird until 10 May
MacDevOps:YVR Vancouver, Canada 12-14 June, 2019 $275CAD – $495CAD
X World Sydney, NSW, Australia 26-28 June 2019 $699 AUD Early Bird
MacAdmins Conference State College, PA 9-12 July 2019 $649 Early Bird until 13 May
MacTech Conference Los Angeles, CA 15-18 October 2019 $999 Early Bird til 28 June
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
San Diego Mac Admins Karl Strauss, Downtown SD 8 May 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
MacDeployment Meetup New Central Library, Ideas Lab – 800 3 St SE, Calgary, Canada 8 May 2019, 6:00 p.m. MT Free
Edmonton Mac Admins Meetup United Nurses of Alberta – 11150 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton, Canada 9 May 2019, 6:30 p.m. MT Free
MacBrained Toronto LoyaltyOne Atrium 20 June 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free

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Apr 18, 2019

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 Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

We’re currently thinking about what you might consider the next season of the podcast. So we’d like to make a call for guests. We’re looking for some individuals that have some solid setups, great experiences to share, tips, or tricks for the following:

  • Regression testing
  • Migrating to or from directory services
  • Great Self Service or Managed Software Center configurations
  • Providing a great experience for coworkers or students with learning disabilities
  • Device Trust stories
  • Integration with service desk solutions (e.g. Jira Service Desk, Freshworks, etc)
  • Migrating between MDMs
  • Xprotect scripting
  • Device refresh techniques
  • Getting started with autopkg (and daisy chaining the build train)
  • International VPP and DEP
  • Inhouse app distribution when working with a third party developer
  • NoMAD Login Window
  • Managed App Config
  • Device Management tools from the OS 9 era

If you’re interested hit one of us up directly in Slack. We’d love to hear some new voices!

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

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PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, Jonathan Spiva, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
ACEs Conference Kansas City, MO 5-6 June 2019 $699 (Basic Event Ticket)
MacDeployment Conference Calgary, Canada 10-11 June 2019 TBA
MacDevOps:YVR Vancouver, Canada 12-14 June, 2019 $275CAD – $495CAD
X World Sydney, NSW, Australia 26-28 June 2019 $699 AUD Early Bird
MacAdmins Conference State College, PA 9-12 July 2019 Call For Presenters Open
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
University of Utah Apple Admins University of Utah Marriott Library 17 April 2019, 11:00 a.m. MT Free
Austin Apple Admins Cloudflare 17 April 2019, 6:30 p.m. CST Free
Apple Admins of the Pacific Northwest Location TBA 18 April 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free

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Apr 9, 2019

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 LLC [@tbridge]
  • Marcus Ransom, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]

OUR GUESTS:

  • Alcyr Araujo, CEO, Mosyle

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Mosyle Manager
Mosyle for Business

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

Start a 30-day no-string-attached trial of SimpleMDM today!

MacStadium

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PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, Jonathan Spiva, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Meetups

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Apr 1, 2019
Episode 117 of the Mac Admins Podcast

 

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 WWDC, and how the conference went. There are NO April Fools’ Jokes in this podcast.

YOUR HOSTS:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge]

OUR GUESTS:

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

MacADUK Conference

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

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MacStadium

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Conference Sites
Meetups

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, Jonathan Spiva, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

 

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Mar 25, 2019
Episode 116

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 [@tbridge]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]

PRESENTING SPONSOR: VMWARE WORKSPACE ONE

VMware Workspace ONE empowers you with full macOS lifecycle management. Get past the hassles of legacy imaging with faster modern onboarding. Easily deliver all your native Mac app packages as well as SaaS and virtual Windows apps, and empower users with one-click single sign on. Stay on top of your security needs with complete encryption management and rich conditional access. The recognized industry leading unified endpoint management solution is your one stop for all Apple devices and apps. Learn more at www.workspaceone.com

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Tim Perfitt talks about MDS 1.4

Macquisition promises readable images of T2 Macs

BBEdit is sandboxed now

McAfee Endpoint Security 10.6.0 has “kextless mode”

Apple responds to Spotify

Slack gets iOS Dark Mode

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

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PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Chad Swartwout, Jonathan Spiva, William Smith, Justin Holt, Weldon Dodd, Jon Brown, Randy Wong, Dan Collings, Jason Dettbarn and Seb Nash. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Mac Admin & Developer Conference, UK London, United Kingdom 26-27 March 2019 £597 General Adminission
ACEs Conference Kansas City, MO 5-6 June 2019 $699 (Basic Event Ticket)
MacDeployment Conference Calgary, Canada 10-11 June 2019 TBA
MacDevOps:YVR Vancouver, Canada 12-14 June, 2019 $275CAD – $495CAD
X World Sydney, NSW, Australia 26-28 June 2019 $699 AUD Early Bird
MacAdmins Conference State College, PA 12-19 July 2019 Call For Presenters Open
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Apple Admins of PDX 100 Market St SW, Portland 26 March 2019, 5:30 p.m. PT Free
Houston Apple Admins Envision Design 27 March 2019, 5:30 p.m. CT Free
MacDeployment Meetup 805 10 Ave SW, #200 28 March 2019, 6:30 p.m. MT Free
San Diego Mac Admins Interlaced, Downtown SD 10 April 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free

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