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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Welcome to the wonderful world of GDPR! Where next?


GDPR enforcement started in May 2018. Where next? Join Sophos Naked Security's Paul Ducklin and Vincent Vanbiervliet, Product Manager of Data Protection at Sophos, as they talk about how to turn security into a business asset - a value to be embraced, not just a cost to be minimised.







"WannaCrypt" ransomware scam widely spammed out


A cybersecurity scare about ransomware called "WannaCrypt" has been widely spammed out. This one, fortunately, is a scam - there isn't any malware - but the attack that the crooks describe could, in theory, be pulled off. Matt Boddy and Paul Ducklin investigate, and explain what to do.







Chet Chat 271 - June 14, 2018


This week's podcast finds Chet and John both enjoying some well deserved time in their respective homes. Topics include an overview of InfoSec Europe and BSides London, the dangers of not providing password management tools, how small mistakes lead to bigger vulnerabilities, the state of cryptojacking and the latest FBI cybercrime bust.