5 Bytes Podcast Episode Guide
Episode: 331

IBM Bid to Acquire Hashicorp! Health Group Pays Ransom! Crazy Patch Story!

On this episode of the podcast, I cover the news of a bid by IBM to acquire Hashicorp who makes Terraform and Packer amongst other tools, I cover some updates about VMware EUC and Broadcom plus much more!

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Here are this episode’s links as shown in the YouTube video:

Scripts, Tricks and Tips

How to connect PowerBI with DaaS Monitor using OData and API clients:

https://community.citrix.com/tech-zone/learn/poc-guides/citrix-daas-monitor-powerbi/#comment-262

Useful AD related PowerShell cmdlets:

https://evotec.pl/the-only-powershell-command-you-will-ever-need-to-find-out-who-did-what-in-active-directory/

CVAD LTSR:

https://www.poppelgaard.com/citrix-virtual-apps-desktop-7-2402

News:

MITRE Breached:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/mitre-says-state-hackers-breached-its-network-via-ivanti-zero-days/

Hashicorp to be Acquired:

https://newsroom.ibm.com/2024-04-24-IBM-to-Acquire-HashiCorp-Inc-Creating-a-Comprehensive-End-to-End-Hybrid-Cloud-Platform

Ransom Payments Declining:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ransomware-payments-drop-to-record-low-of-28-percent-in-q1-2024/

VMware Extends Support for Some Perpetual License Customers:

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2024/04/amid-eu-antitrust-qs-broadcom-extends-support-for-some-vmware-perpetual-licenses/

Health Group Pays Ransom:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/unitedhealth-confirms-it-paid-ransomware-gang-to-stop-data-leak/

FTC to ban Non-Compete Clauses:

https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/news/press-releases/2024/04/ftc-announces-rule-banning-noncompetes

Apple Vision Pro Production Cut:

https://www.ign.com/articles/apple-reportedly-slashes-apple-vision-pro-shipments-due-to-unexpectedly-low-demand

New CTPs:

https://www.citrix.com/blogs/2024/04/18/announcing-the-incoming-2024-citrix-technology-professional-ctp-class/

EUC Unplugged:

https://x.com/Numecent/status/1782866282657784032

Major Microsoft Coca Cola Partnership:

https://news.microsoft.com/2024/04/23/the-coca-cola-company-and-microsoft-announce-five-year-strategic-partnership-to-accelerate-cloud-and-generative-ai-initiatives/

Crazy Patch Story:

https://edition.cnn.com/2024/04/22/world/voyager-1-communication-issue-cause-fix-scn/index.html

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