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


S2 Ep13.5: All about social media: Growing up online, parent advice and social shaming


In light of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we're giving you a special splinter episode all about social media. Harry McMullin shares insights into what it was like growing up with social media from as early as ten, Mark Stockley gives the perspective of a parent with two children currently under ten and Alice Duckett discusses cancel culture and social media shaming. If you're new here, we share episodes every week discussing the biggest cybersecurity news stories from data breaches to company faux pas. Did you like this episode centered around one topic? Let us know, and also tell us if there's another topic you want us to explore. Listen now!







S2 Ep 13 - Weird Android zero day and other tech fails


This week producer Alice Duckett steps in to host the show with Sophos experts Mark Stockley and Greg Iddon. They discuss Twitter's two-factor authentication faux pas, the risks of copy and pasting code from Stack Overflow and an Android zero-day with a difference. If you're interested in learning more, read our related articles: Twitter fail: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/10/10/twitter-used-2fa-phone-numbers-for-targeted-advertising/ Stack Overflow: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/10/09/copy-and-paste-sharing-on-stack-overflow-spreads-insecure-code/ Android Zero Day: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/10/07/android-devices-hit-by-zero-day-exploit-google-thought-it-had-patched/







S2 Ep12 - Dark Web, O.MG Cable spying and securing new laptops


This week host Anna Brading is joined by Sophos experts Mark Stockley and Greg Iddon. They discuss the bust of CyberBunker, a malicious lightning cable that's about to hit the mass market and how to secure your laptop. Related articles: Darknet: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/10/01/darknet-hosting-provider-busted-in-underground-nato-bunker/ O.MG lightning cable: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/10/02/omg-evil-lightning-cable-hits-prime-time/ Secure your new laptop: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/10/04/buying-a-new-laptop-heres-how-to-secure-it/