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.

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Chet Chat DEF CON 25 - July 30, 2017


John Shier hosts the Chet Chat this week with special guest Ben Verschaeren from Sophos Australia. John and Ben share their insights on this year's BSides Las Vegas, Black Hat and DEF CON conferences. Topics covered include IoThacking, information sharing, machine learning, responsible disclosure and more.







Ransomware revisited – is it really the worst sort of malware?


Is ransomware really the worst sort of cyberattack you can experience? Or is it more of a “worst among equals,” given all the other sorts of malware out there too? Sophos security expert James Burchell explains what to do when faced with a multitude of cyberthreats. https://sophos.com/securitysos







Botnets – the malware that makes you part of the problem


Botnet malware quietly downloads instructions from cybercriminals on what to do next, such as grabbing passwords, stealing files, sending spam, and delivering malware. Learn from Fraser Howard, one of the world’s leading anti-malware researchers, how to dezombify your world. https://sophos.com/securitysos