May 4, 2020
8 Cyber Security Podcasts to Follow
If you are in the niche of the booming cybersecurity industry, which is predicted to be worth $300 billion by 2024, we have identified 8 podcasts that you will find productive. These cover cybersecurity news, discussions, interviews, and the upcoming trends and threats against which, the industry needs to prepare itself.
Cyber Security Sauna – Cyber Security Sauna is hosted by cybersecurity detection and response organization F-Secure’s Janne Kauhanen and primarily lays emphasis to cover the latest trends and innovations in the cyber industry. They bring in specialists from different cyber domains which gives a head start to an interesting dialogue across the current and future practices. This show is aired once a week and is preferred by cyber enthusiasts across the globe from its inception from 2017.
SANS Internet Storm Center Podcast – This podcast is especially very useful for those professionals and cybersecurity fanatics who would like to get a quick snippet of daily morning news. SANS Stormcast provides 5-10 minutes of daily briefing related to information security threats. The content is largely based on the inputs received from its wide audience and the threat feeds and updates received via SANS Internet Stormcenter.
Malicious Life – Those interested in a historical take on the security industry can find it in Malicious Life, a podcast by Cybereason that articulates untold stories from olden times. Host Ran Levi discusses historical events and interviews individuals who were either involved or present when the events occurred. The episodes are aired a few times in a month and generally range from 30 minutes to more than an hour.
Smashing Security – Hosts and known security professionals Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault position a funny and informative twist on various security and privacy topics in Smashing Security, which first aired in 2016. Every Wednesday, the duo chats with guests about cybercrime, hacking, and online privacy in light hearted but educational discussions.
Cyber Risk Management Podcast – This podcast is targeted to cyber management users and executives who are looking to transition or get indulged with cyber compliance, law, and risk management. These podcasts tend to focus on maturing the cybersecurity risk and management processes covering a multitude set of risk management domains from legal aspects corresponding to regulations such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation to maturing cybersecurity risk management processes.
Risky Business – The Risky Business podcast, which released its first episode in February 2007, has been sharing cybersecurity news and interviews with industry experts for more than 20 years now. Recently covered topics include coronavirus phishing lures, the shift to work-from-home, cloud computing resource constraints, and government virus tracking. New episodes are released five to six times per month and range from 50 to 60 minutes each.
Darknet diaries – As the name suggests, Darknet diaries tend to highlight real stories from the other side of the internet – which is not explored by regular internet users. These topics cover the top cyber threats and attack vectors, cyber extortion, credit card security, and other areas related to cybercrime and the anonymization of services and technology. The content shared via this podcast is preferred by the so-called “security geeks” to educate themselves on the technology areas and also to identify the latest trends in the underground cybersecurity market.
Unsupervised Learning (UL) – This podcast is driven by Daniel Miessler, who is one of the subject matter experts in the cybersecurity industry. His podcast emphasizes a much broader set of topics including information security such as technology, philosophy, politics, and creativity.
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