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The Hacks

Sep 30, 2020

During this year’s VMworld question and answer, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger announced the company’s intention to acquire SaltStack!

In this unique episode of The Hacks, Tom and Chunga take a personal look back to the very beginning. Back to a time when Tom sat by himself, in his basement, developing a computer program...

Sep 22, 2020

Come prepared to connect with Tom's Zen in this episode of The Hacks.

Recently, Tom did a webinar about something he's been really focused on and he wants to discuss it with Chunga. He has a theory called "Top Down, Bottom Up Change".

What does that mean? Well, from one end of the spectrum bottom up change means that...

Sep 15, 2020

Tom Hatch is many things, to many people. He's the creator of Salt, He co-founded SaltStack and he's also the company's CTO. Once, while teaching his new students at some college somewhere, he even pretended to be Canadian for a full week, just because he loves the movie "Strange Brew"!

Although he's been given many...

Sep 9, 2020

Chunga has been complaining for years that the U.S. Power Grid is extremely vulnerable and could easily be hacked or destroyed. He says every time he tries to talk about it, everyone looks at him like he's crazy... Everyone that is, except Tom.

The vulnerabilities that surround the Power Grid are something that has...

Sep 1, 2020

The North Koreans are stealing lots of money. They're very good at it. The truth is if you don't have SecOps (Security Operations) dialed in, and buttoned up from top to bottom, you could be their next target!

The world got their first taste of what the North Koreans are capable of back in 2016 when they attacked the...