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Chet Chat 267 - December 7, 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.

Duration: 00:13:05

Chet Chat 266 - December 2, 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.

Duration: 00:10:01

Chet Chat 265 - November 3, 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.

Duration: 00:17:41

Chet Chat 264 - October 20, 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.

Duration: 00:09:36

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.

Duration: 00:18:25

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.

Duration: 00:08:07

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.

Duration: 00:23:56

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.

Duration: 00:29:21

When does security turn into snooping?

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.

Duration: 00:29:12

GDPR – Burden or opportunity? Cost or value?

This is the first in our June 2017 "Sophos Security SOS" series - a week of topical podcasts, originally recorded and broadcast live. In this episode, Paul Ducklin interviews Sophos expert John Shaw about the new European data protection laws (GDPR), how they affect organizations in Europe, North America and beyond, and how to turn them into an opportunity rather than merely shouldering them as a burden.

Duration: 00:30:29

Chet Chat 262 - June 7, 2017

In this week's Chet Chat, Sophos researchers Chester Wisniewski and John Shier share their opinions on the leaked NSA election hacking docs, Judy Android ad fraud, the OneLogin breach, Crisis authors throwing in the towel and Google's latest privacy SNAFU in Chrome.

Duration: 00:20:26

Chet Chat 261 - May 26, 2017

The Chet Chat is back! Join Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin for their keen commentary on the latest security news. In this episode: WannaCry revisited, a wormable hole in Samba, security changes in the Android world, and a bunch of cybercrime busts.

Duration: 00:15:26

Chet Chat 260 - Mar 17, 2017

Join Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin for the latest episode of our regular security podcast. The duo turn the latest news into purposeful advice as they discuss swastikas on Twitter, the recent Apache Struts zero-day exploit, the CIA's funkily-named "Fine Dining" project, and why four of Google's biggest competitors have decided to stand up for Mountain View in court.

Duration: 00:19:23

Chet Chat 259 - Mar 8, 2017

Join Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin for the latest edition of our regular security podcast. In this episode: trouble at the SHA-1 mill; the (not so) imaginary world of Mac ransomware; wiretapping your children with furry toys; and Google goes one step forward/one step back in Chrome's new TLS security dialog.

Duration: 00:16:38

Chet Chat 258 - Feb 16, 2017

Chester Wisniewski and John Shier share their thoughts from the floor of this year's RSA Conference in San Francisco.

Duration: 00:09:37

RSA 2017 - Day 2 - Roving report

Bill Brenner of Sophos is at the RSA Conference 2017 in San Franscisco. He talks to Paul Ducklin about the lessons learned so far...

Duration: 00:08:34

RSA 2017 - Day 1 - Roving report

Bill Brenner from Sophos is our "roving reporter" at the RSA 2017 conference in San Francisco. Paul Ducklin gets Bill's take on the hot topics from the first day of the event.

Duration: 00:06:51

Chet Chat 257 - Jan 27, 2017

In this week's Chet Chat, Paul and Chester discuss the vulnerabilities reported in Cisco's WebEx plugin, the ease of breaking into Android phones which use the lock pattern, a recent security audit of the Dovecot project, animals attacking infrastructure and Data Privacy Day.

Duration: 00:19:24

Chet Chat 256 - Jan 6, 2017

Chester Wisniewski is back from his December vacation, and this week he's talking to fellow Sophos expert Paul Ducklin about the world of computer security. It's not all bad news following the many big breaches and security blunders of 2016: Chet and Duck find reasons to be upbeat for 2017, so join them to find put why!

Duration: 00:13:39

Chet Chat 254 - Oct 7, 2016

Chet and John bring you this week's Chet Chat live from the Virus Bulletin conference in Denver, Colorado USA. They summarize some of their favourite talks covering IoT vulnerabilities, malvertising, banking malware, building your own open source lab and whether Microsoft Defender is ever enough.

Duration: 00:11:53

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