Sophos Podcasts

Sophos Podcasts
By SophosLabs
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Feb. 14, 2018
Paul Ducklin from the award-winning computer security website Naked Security talks to SophosLabs researcher Fraser Howard about a growing trend in cybercrime: cryptojacking, where the crooks mine cryptocurrency and keep the loot, but you pay for the electricity. (Music:
Dec. 20, 2017
John Shier interviews Claudio Stahnke from Canalys Channel Forums about the view of security from the channel partner's perspective. John and Claudio touch on GDPR, security as a service, IoT and more.
Dec. 3, 2017
This week's Chet Chat comes to you live from BSides Perth in West Australia. Chester and John share their thoughts on Coinbase forking over data to the IRS, Apple's non-fixy-fix for OS X, FBI not notifying victims of Fancy Bear and Firefox warning about password thefts.
Nov. 7, 2017
This week's Chet Chat is live from the Tom's Guide offices in New York City after the O'reilly Security event. Chester has a chat with journalist Paul Wagenseil about the O'reilly event, another lost thumbdrive with sensitive unencrypted data, KRACK patch availability, malicious Chrome extensions and the seemingly lax governance at some social media companies.
Oct. 22, 2017
This week's Chet Chat was recorded live from BSides Calgary with Michael Argast from Sky Northern. Chester and Michael shared their opinions on the KRACK vulnerabilities, Infineon RSA crypto bug, Mastercard ditching receipt signing, IRS saying your ID is compromised and Australia's new data breach notification legislation.
Oct. 10, 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.
Aug. 11, 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.
June 24, 2017
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.
June 22, 2017
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.
June 22, 2017
Here's the third episode of our June 2017 "Sophos Security SOS" series - a week of topical podcasts, originally recorded and broadcast live. Sophos cybersecurity specialist Luke Groves talks to Paul Ducklin about how to take charge of security inside your organisation without creating an uncomfortable culture of snooping and surveillance.