Sophos experts get to grips with news, opinion, advice and research in these easily-digested, professionally-presented and informative podcasts.

  • Enjoy our weekly Chet Chat, where our resident experts take 15 minutes to give you "the news you can use," talking you through the latest issues in a way you can learn from them.
  • Learn more about specific topics in our Techknow series, where our experts explore, explain and hopefully help you to understand all sorts of security issues, from SSL to two-factor authentication.

You'll be entertained, and for that matter amused, but all our podcasts are serious at heart - we aim to help you improve your own security posture without taking up hours of your time.

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Chet Chat 250 - Aug 11, 2016

Join Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin for our latest security podcast. In this week's episode: new tricks in ransomware, DARPA's grand bug-finding challenge, carder crook busted, and why your email password could be worth millions.

Chet Chat 249 - Aug 6, 2016

Chet and John record live from DEF CON and summarize all the great content they experienced at this year's Black Hat, DEF CON and BSides Las Vegas hacking conferences. Topics covered this week include Bluetooth man in the middle attacks, password standards, testing binaries for the liklihood of vulnerabilities, using DNS as a botnet detection scheme, hooking the kernel gone wrong and the overall state of hacking conferences in 2016.

Chet Chat 248 - July 29, 2016

John Shier joins Chester Wisniewski this week to complete the last podcast before the Black Hat and DEF CON conferences in Las Vegas next week. They try to explain the scoop behind the LastPass vulnerability, a dead man's fingerprints, strange behaviours on Tor and Ed Snowden's plan to tell you if your phone is spying on you.