Kyle Rankin

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Biography

Kyle Rankin is a systems architect for Quinstreet Inc.; the current president of the North Bay Linux Users’ Group; the author of Knoppix Hacks, The Official Ubuntu Server Book, Knoppix Pocket Reference, Linux Multimedia Hacks, Ubuntu Hacks; and a contributer to a number of other O’Reilly books. Rankin is a columnist for Linux Journal, has written for PC Magazine, TechTarget websites and other publications. He speaks frequently on Open Source software including at OSCON, Linux World Expo, Penguicon. and a number of Linux Users’ Groups.

Proposals for this user

* Introduction to Forensics

In this talk Kyle Rankin will provide an introduction to performing forensics analysis on Linux machines using the popular Sleuthkit tools with their easy-to-use Autopsy web-based front-end. The talk will cover basic concepts for a forensics investigation, and at the end there will be a demo with a compromised Linux image.
Cooking 2009-04-02 16:00:44 +0000
Kyle Rankin

* Where'd my Files Go? A guide to Modern Ubuntu Distributions

While you might not be able to tell at a glance, a lot has changed behind the scenes on a modern Ubuntu system. For instance, did you know Ubuntu is phasing out System V init and has already replaced the init binary? In this talk Kyle discusses the current changes Ubuntu is making to what we might consider the traditional Linux system.
Cooking 2009-04-02 15:58:15 +0000
Kyle Rankin