Get up to speed with all Cyber Security topics and more from the comfort of your office and join our Cyber Security partner Sophos during the Sophos Security SOS Week, taking place on 8th - 12th July.
Do you worry about data breaches? Are you worried about what the next big malware threat to your organisation will be? How much security is enough? Does securing your systems leave you frustrated?
Five top security experts from Sophos will step up to the microphone each day to share their expertise in a series of 40-minute podcast interviews. Join Naked Security writer and Senior Technologist Paul Ducklin as he discusses topics around privacy and phishing, social media, web security, cloud, and threat detection.
Monday 8th July 2019 @ 14:00
Phishing still works and cybercriminals still love it. Every time you let slip a snippet of information about yourself, you put the crooks one step closer to the inside of your digital life – or your company network, for that matter – by helping them to sidestep your defences, guess your passwords, and blend in unnoticed. Join us to learn from Sophos security expert James Burchell, a well-informed techie who also has the rare gift of explaining what he knows in plain and entertaining language. James will not only increase your knowledge but also boost your enthusiasm to take on the crooks, and come out ahead!
Tuesday 9th July 2019 @ 14:00
In this session, we'll talk to Sophos' own website cybersecurity superstar, Mark Stockley, about the thorny issue of social media. Services such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat present you with a fantastic opportunity to build your brand, enhance your business, and have fun with your friends all at the same time. But these sites are also an easy way to give away more than you get back, you may end up helping the crooks more than you boost yourself. Mark is a veritable fountain of great social media advice – techniques you can use to keep yourself, your business, and your kids safe online without cutting yourself off altogether. Join us to learn how to do it!
Tuesday 9th July 2019 @ 14:00
These days "the web" covers everything from the apps you run in the cloud to the online services you offer. You need to keep the bad stuff out and the good stuff in. You need to do this all the time, and you need to do it in such a way that your users won't notice, or else they'll complain and look for ways to get around the protections you've put in place. Benedict Jones is a sales engineer at Sophos who's also an active cybersecurity researcher. He knows firsthand just how hard (and how quickly) the crooks try to get at your own and your customers' data. Listen to Ben to learn how to stop the crooks in their tracks.
Thursday 11th July 2019 @ 14:00
Embracing the cloud is like taking the ultimate step in outsourcing. Someone else not only looks after your servers – they own them, run them, and provide you with the all apps you need to make your systems work. No more server rooms. No more electricity or bandwidth supply woes. No more server patching. No more fiddling with configuration files. But there are huge security downsides too: who else is in the server room? Who's keeping tabs on the bandwidth? Were the latest patches actually applied? Who's been fiddling with the configuration files? Sophos security expert and passionate honeypot researcher Matt Boddy has the answers. Join us to learn how to love the cloud and get the best from it.
Friday 12th July 2019 @ 14:00
Fraser Howard of SophosLabs is an elite cybersecurity researcher. He's one of a very rare breed of experts that we call 'specialists in everything,' so he's the very best person to advise you on how to deal with modern, multi-stage, multi-pronged malware attacks. That's why we're ending the week's podcast series by giving you the chance to hear from Fraser. He's not only truly knowledgeable but also passionate, enthusiastic, and erudite in equal measure, so don't miss this episode!