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 263 - October 6, 2017

This week's Chet Chat comes to you from Madrid, Spain thanks to it being the host city for Virus Bulletin 2017. Chester interviews the Editor for VB, Martijn Grooten, about the conference while mispronouncing his name at least 3 ways. John Shier joins Chet to discuss their favourite talks and takeaways from this years event.

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