10 podcasts in InfoSec/Cybersecurity you should subscribe to now

Wether you’re a beginner in the space or already an experienced InfoSec veteran, podcasts are one of the best ways to stay up to date with all the change and new stuff happening so quickly. It is also probably one of the methods requiring the least amount of effort to do so. Especially because you can listen to podcasts while doing other things (on a commute, during a walk in the park or while cooking, etc.).

From our own experience this has already paid huge dividends over the years, discovering things that you otherwise would have never heard of or probably much later. It’s nice staying ahead of the curve and listening to people often way smarter than yourself, or at least you think that must be the case 😛

So we took a quick break and compiled a list of the currently 10 most interesting podcasts out there that probably every CISO, Ethical Hacker, Security Engineer or Threat Analyst should subscribe to. To keep it simple and provide a unified experience we utilized the allinfosecnews.com aggregator site to provide all the links to each pod and their recent episodes (You can also discover and subscribe to more interesting content there, including YouTube channels).

Here comes the list, let’s roll:

Darknet Diaries

This is a podcast about hackers, breaches, shadow government activity, hacktivism, cybercrime, and all the things that dwell on the hidden parts of the network. Simply a great podcast that you can easily recommend to someone that doesn’t work in security or tech.

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Smashing Security

A helpful and hilarious take on the week’s tech SNAFUs. Computer security industry veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault chat with guests about cybercrime, hacking, and online privacy. It’s not your typical cybersecurity podcast…indeed it’s not 🙂

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Open Source Security

Here Josh Bressers and Kurt Seifried basically talk about everything related to the intersection of Open Source and Security. Probably a must-listen for everyone in the field.

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Hacking Humans

Join Dave Bittner and Joe Carrigan each week as they look behind the social engineering scams, phishing schemes, and criminal exploits that are making headlines and taking a heavy toll on organizations around the world.

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The Hacker Mind

This one is about the stories from the individuals behind the hacks you’ve read about. It’s about meeting some of the security challenges in software through advanced techniques and a view of the hackers and their world that you may not have heard before.

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Risky Business

Published weekly, the Risky Business podcast features news and in-depth commentary from security industry luminaries. Hosted by award-winning journalist Patrick Gray, Risky Business has become a must-listen digest for information security professionals since 2007.

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CyberWire Daily

The daily cybersecurity news and analysis industry leaders depend on. Published each weekday, the program also included interviews with a wide spectrum of experts from industry, academia, and research organizations all over the world.

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Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast

A weekly, work-safe and educational podcast by Rafal Los and James Jardine hosting industry luminaries, government leaders, and everything in between. Be entertained.

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CYBER

On this one host Matthew Gault talks every week to Motherboard reporters about the stories they’re breaking and to the industry’s most famous hackers and researchers about the biggest news in cybersecurity.

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Malicious Life

Malicious Life by Cybereason tells the unknown stories of the history of cybersecurity, with comments and reflections by real hackers, security experts, journalists, and politicians.

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