Individual Podcasts:Take 1 Security Podcast Format: News, analysis Frequency: Weekly to monthly Information: A news and analysis podcast hosted by Daniel Miessler in which he reads several top security stories in one take. Take 1 is a great podcast for consuming a large amount of news in a short amount of time. The analysis by the host is always spot-on. Brakeing Down Security Format: News, analysis, interviews Frequency: Weekly Information: Brian Brake and Brian Boettcher host this long-running podcast that features news, analysis and guest interviews. The passion the hosts have for security really comes through in the podcast and interviews. Data Driven Security Format: Analysis, interviews Frequency: Approximately six times per year Information: Jay Jacobs and Bob Rudis, authors of the book “Data Driven Security,” discuss data science in the information security field. This is a must-listen podcast if you are interested in data visualization and data analysis. Defensive Security Podcast Format: News, analysis Frequency: Weekly Information: Hosted by Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat, this podcast offers a very entertaining analysis of the week’s top security stories. Down the Security Rabbithole Format: News, analysis, interview Frequency: Weekly Information: This podcast, hosted by Rafal Los, James Jardine and Michael Santarcangelo, offers analysis on significant security stories in the news, often with guests. NETSEC TL;DR Format: News Frequency: Weekly Information: A new podcast on the scene and one of my favorites. It’s hosted by Rob Fuller and essentially takes the top 10 netsec articles from Reddit and gives the listener the tl;dr version. There are a few podcasts that give a quick rundown of news, but Rob’s passion and knowledge really makes this one great. OWASP 24/7 Format: Analysis, interview Frequency: Several times a month Information: Interesting podcast put on by the folks at The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). OWASP is a community-driven non-profit project, and the podcast features interviews and analysis on the topic of web application security. Paul’s Security Weekly Format: News, analysis, interview Frequency: Weekly Information: The longest-running security podcast on this list, Paul’s Security Weekly has been going strong since 2005, featuring news, analysis and interviews with people in the security industry. Southern Fried Security Podcast Format: News, analysis, interview Frequency: Weekly Information: My personal favorite podcast on this list – Southern Fried Security Podcast is hosted by Andy Willingham, Martin Fisher and Steve Ragan, and focuses on leadership and management aspects in information security. Risky Business Format: News, analysis, interview Frequency: Weekly Information: An Australian-based podcast that features the latest security news, analysis and guest interviews. The Risk Science Podcast Format: News, analysis, interview Frequency: Approximately 4-6 episodes per year Information: Somewhat sporadic, yet unique podcast that looks at the risk management and decision science aspects of information security. The Standard Deviant Security Podcast Format: Interview Frequency: Bi-weekly Information: DISCLAIMER: this is my podcast, so I’m not going to review or editorialize. This is an interview-only podcast, focusing on the people that are solving problems in the information security field.
Company Podcasts:2 Minute Cyber Security Briefing Format: News Frequency: Weekly Information: The title says it all! *InfoSecurity-branded podcasts Format: News, interview Frequency: Bi-weekly Information: This is a set of podcasts from the same company, ISMG Corp. The podcasts include Banking InfoSecurity, DataBreachToday, CareersInfoSecurity, HealthInfoSecurity, etc. There is something new nearly every day and good to listen to if you have a particular interest in one of the sectors they cover. These are all available on iTunes. SANS Internet Storm Center Podcast Format: News Frequency: Daily Information: Amazingly reliable, daily 5-10 minute podcast that recaps the latest security headlines. Security Current Podcast Format: News, interview Frequency: 1-2 times a week Information: Produced by the folks behind the Security Current news site, this podcast features interviews with experts in IT and Information Security. Security Now Format: News, analysis Frequency: Weekly Information: A podcast from the vendor of a hard drive recovery company. The few episodes I listened to have several technical inaccuracies – your mileage may vary. Threatpost Digital Underground Format: News, interview Frequency: Twice a week Information: Kaspersky Lab’s podcast has been going since 2008 and features current events and guest interviews. Tripwire’s Security Slice Podcast Format: News, analysis, interview Frequency: 2-8 times a month Information: DISCLAIMER: Tripwire is hosting this blog post, but did not edit the content of this review. Security Slice has been around for a very long time – its one of the first security podcasts I listened to and is still one of my favorites today. Hosted by Shelley Boose, this podcast takes the biggest issues of the week and invites guests to comment and give analysis. Did I miss any that you enjoy listening to? Leave it in the comments below, or let me know on Twitter @tdmv.