lecture: Email, how does it even work?
Email is one of the oldest federated social networks in IT history. Its roots date back before the 1980s and it's still going strong. Modern email systems are comprised of many different software pieces that somehow actually work together to deliver your important cat picture.
Learn what actually happens between the moment you press the send button and your friend going awwww…
The complexity of modern email systems is staggering. Enormous amounts of Spam and Malware, Phishing and even actually intended communication are flooding in on servers. The number of software projects and standards to comply with goes to over 9.000!
Whether you just want to appreciate the 10 seconds of magic happening between the whoosh of sending and the bingggg of receiving an email, or if you want to red-team your client's infrastructure. You'll learn to appreciate the complex monstrosity that delivers your email.
I'll be using standard opensource components you all know and love or hate, or you've never heard of, to give a real world example.
Start time: 14:00