Podcasts

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.

Perfect listening for a coffee break or on your daily commute.

Download and listen to our experts anytime, anywhere


Ep. 024 - Sextortion, malicious adverts and randomness explained


In this Naked Security podcast, we explain how to handle sextortion, look at techniques for getting rid of malvertising, and discuss the things that make randomness hard. With Anna Brading, Paul Ducklin, Mark Stockley and Matthew Boddy. This week's stories: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/final-warning-email https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/cia-bribery-scam https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/sextortion-whats-new https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/chrome-will-soon-block-drive-by https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/serious-security-when-randomness-isnt How to report cybercrime online: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/beware-sextortionists/#comment-5621990 Music by: https://purple-planet.com/







Ep. 023 - Facebook promises and Google Chrome patches


This week, the Naked Security Podcast tries to figure out where Mark Zuckerberg's new "Facebook Privacy Promise" is going, and digs into both the technical and community aspects of a recent Chrome zero-day bug. With Anna Brading, Mark Stockley and Matthew Boddy. This week's stories: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/study-throws-security-shade-on-freelance https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/zuck-says-facebook-is-becoming-more-privacy-focused https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/serious-chrome-zero-day-google-says-update Music by: https://purple-planet.com/







Ep. 022 - Plaintext passwords, cryptocoin criminality and the Momo monstrosity


The Naked Security podcast explains why storing plaintext passwords is an unnecessary evil, investigates a cryptocurrency spat between a software maker and a disgruntled user, and tells you some earnest but unpopular truths about how to keep your children safe online. With Anna Brading, Paul Ducklin, Mark Stockley and Matthew Boddy. This week's stories: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/millions-of-utilities-customers-passwords-stored-in-plain-text https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/disgruntled-dev-blames-crypto-wallet-for-losing-cryptocoins https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/the-momo-challenge-urban-legend https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/the-momo-challenge-why-its-time-to-stop-the-hype Related links: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/serious-security-how-to-store-your-users-passwords-safely https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/the-passwordless-web-explained Music by: https://purple-planet.com/