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HPR3324: Infosec Podcasts Part 1 News and Current Events

Hosted by Trey on 2021-04-29 00:00:00
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Hello, again. This is Trey. This is part 1 of a 6 part series related to information security podcasts.

Why am I recording this series?

"What podcasts you listen to" was on the list of recommended topics

I am passionate about information security

We desperately need people to fill infosec jobs in many different specialties

Infosec is a rapidly changing field, and it is critical to stay current

As a result I listen to TONS of infosec related podcasts

Because there are so many podcasts to list, I will break them down into 6 different episodes based on topics:

  • Part 1 – News & Current Events
  • Part 2 – General Information Security
  • Part 3 - Career & Personal Development
  • Part 4 – Social Engineering
  • Part 5 -
    • Hacks & Attacks
    • Technical Information & Learning
    • Infosec Community / Social / History
  • Part 6 – Infosec Leadership

Part 1

Infosec News / current events podcasts – Why?

Stay aware of what is happening for your own personal growth

If you already work in IT or Infosec, you can have early awareness about attacks to look for indicators of compromise, or learn new tools and techniques

You can get a head start answering questions from leadership, when they ask about something they heard on the news or from a peer.

  • SANS Internet Stormcenter Stormcast - Dr. Johannes Ullrich (Daily M-F)
    The latest Cybersecurity news

  • Cyber Security Headlines (Daily M-F)
    Daily podcast with the latest Cybersecurity news
    Caps off Friday with a weekly review

  • The Cyberwire - Dave Bitner (Daily M-F – Drops in afternoon)
    Daily podcast with the latest Cybersecurity news

  • Shared Security Show – Tom Eston, Scott Wright, & Kevin Johnson (Weekly)
    News, tips, advice, and interviews with cybersecurity professionals and privacy experts.

  • Transatlantic Cable Podcast – Sponsored by Kaspersky with Jeff Esposito & David Buxton (Weekly)
    A weekly infosec news discussion

  • Security Now- Steve Gibson, Leo Laporte (Weekly)
    Part of the TWIT TV Network
    Steve Gibson, the man who coined the term spyware and created the first anti-spyware program, creator of Spinrite and ShieldsUP, discusses the hot topics in security today.
    Spinrite has helped me salvage many a hard drive over the last few decades. I'm a big fan of Steve Gibson
    Does a great job of simplifying technical topics.

  • The Security Ledger – Paul Roberts (Weekly)
    A weekly podcast mixing news and interviews

  • Risky Business podcast - Patrick Gray and Adam Boileau (Weekly)
    Discusses the week's security news from the Land Down Under.
    Also includes periodic vendor interviews.
    Sometimes the discussion may get a bit political.

I hope that this episode has introduced you to some new sources of information. Give some of them a try, and I would love to get your feedback.

Thank you for listening.


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