20 Best Data Breaches Podcasts of 2021

Are you wanting to learn more about data breaches? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best data breaches podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, Linkedin us (Linkedin) and we will check it out!

Best Data Breaches Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

Darknet Diaries

  • Publisher: Jack Rhysider
  • Total Episodes: 92

Explore true stories of the dark side of the Internet with host Jack Rhysider as he takes you on a journey through the chilling world of hacking, data breaches, and cyber crime.

Defensive Security Podcast – Malware, Hacking, Cyber Security & Infosec

  • Publisher: Jerry Bell and Andrew Kalat
  • Total Episodes: 200

Defensive Security is a weekly information security podcast which reviews recent high profile cyber security breaches, data breaches, malware infections and intrusions to identify lessons that we can learn and apply to the organizations we protect.

#AxisOfEasy Weekly Tech Digest

  • Publisher: Mark E. Jeftovic
  • Total Episodes: 87

#AxisOfEasy is a weekly briefing wherein easyDNS CEO Mark E. Jeftovic sends out a short digest on the state of the ‘net and how it affects your business, security and privacy. Topics covered include cybersecurity, surveillance capitalism, censorship & free speech, data breaches and leaks, emerging technologies, decentralization and interesting subcultures.

The Get Cyber Resilient Show

  • Publisher: Get Cyber Resilient
  • Total Episodes: 53

We know it can be challenging to secure your business, especially when you have limited time. The Get Cyber Resilient Show, brought to you by Mimecast, is the perfect way to stay up-to-date with the latest cyber developments across Australia and New Zealand. From cyber security to cyber awareness, your hosts Daniel McDermott and Garrett O’Hara will bring you insights and real stories from IT and Security Leaders, just like you. Don’t get angry at downtime and data breaches, Get Cyber Resilient!


  • Publisher: Carbonite | Midroll | Spoke Media
  • Total Episodes: 18

What really happens when a hacker snatches all your data? Breach digs into the who, why and how of history’s most notorious data breaches. Hosted by journalist Bob Sullivan and producer Alia Tavakolian. Season 2 – Equifax: the worst breach ever. How hackers stole the most valuable data of 145 million people, why it matters, and what we can do about it.

Exploit Brokers – Hacking News

  • Publisher: Exploit Brokers – Hacker News
  • Total Episodes: 9

Exploit brokers is dedicated to hacking news, hacking tutorials, and cyber security topics. Exploit brokers brings the knowledge of hacking to you. We review data breaches, malware infections, Botnet events, and other notable hacking events to learn how to better defend against it by getting in the mind of hackers. #cybersecurity #hackingnews #cybersec #whitehat

Countering the Crisis

  • Publisher: Reed Smith
  • Total Episodes: 16

Reed Smith’s critical response and crisis management practitioners provide clients with a robust offering of legal services to assist in advance of, during, and in the wake of a crisis situation. Our podcast, Countering the Crisis, provides insights and best practices for how businesses can be equipped to address crisis situations. Potential crisis issues and situations to be discussed include data breaches, dawn raids, environmental disasters, executive scandals, government controversies, infection outbreaks, product recalls and wrongful death/personal injuries.

Risk & Repeat

  • Publisher: Robert Wright
  • Total Episodes: 213

The seemingly endless stream of cyberattacks and data breaches have put enterprises and the information security industry on their heels. TechTarget SearchSecurity editors Rob Wright and Peter Loshin travel through this dark world of hacks, vulnerabilities and repeated infosec failings to discuss why we’ve arrived at this point, and what can be done to improve things.

Help Me With HIPAA

  • Publisher: Donna Grindle and David Sims
  • Total Episodes: 317

In today’s environment of data breaches, identity theft, fraud, and increasing connectivity, HIPAA Privacy and Security rules are a responsibility to your patients and your clients. HIPAA isn’t about compliance, it’s about patient care.

Over the Air — IoT, Connected Devices, & the Journey

  • Publisher: Very
  • Total Episodes: 6

Budget overruns. Bricked devices. Data breaches. Building connected products is hard. Join us every Tuesday as we have sharp, unfiltered conversations with executives about their IoT journeys — the mistakes they made, the lessons they learned, and what they wish they’d known when they started. In each episode of Over the Air, our expert guests will make bold predictions, reveal unpopular opinions, and share stories you won’t hear anywhere else.  

RE: Human Layer Security

  • Publisher: Tessian
  • Total Episodes: 14

Cybersecurity podcast series on the human factor, discussing why we need to focus on people – not just machines and data – to stop breaches and empower employees. Tim Sadler, CEO of Tessian meets with business, IT and security leaders to flip the script on cybersecurity and share best practices, cybersecurity challenges, threat intel and more.

Bourbon and Breaches by HackNotice

  • Publisher: HackNotice
  • Total Episodes: 23

Join us each week as we feature one of our favorite bourbons and discuss some of the biggest data breaches from the last week.

Cybersecurity Made Personal

  • Publisher: James Herman
  • Total Episodes: 80

In a world filled with data breaches and malware, it is easy to wonder if there is any way to keep your personal information safe. We cut through the hype and sensationalism to give you the information you need to know to keep your personal information private and secure.

SMB Cybercast

  • Publisher: CyberX
  • Total Episodes: 17

The SMB Cybercast is the podcast for IT professionals who work in small and medium-sized businesses and need to manage effective cybersecurity solutions without the budget or manpower that enterprises have. You’ll learn about cybersecurity trends as well as tips to effectively secure your organization to prevent data breaches.

Digital Self-Defense Podcast

  • Publisher: Tim Honker
  • Total Episodes: 1

Digital Self-Defense is a podcast that explains the basics of cybersecurity and data protection in an accessible, user-friendly voice. DSD instructs listeners in understanding the basics of cybersecurity, dissects and explains significant current events relating to cybersecurity, and helps listeners learn how to keep themselves from hacks and threats. Hosted by cybersecurity professional Tim Honker (CISSP), Digital Self Defense avoids technical jargon at all costs and provides an overview about the most important topics in cybersecurity – what happened in the Equifax breach, how (and why) to use strong, unique passwords, or the unexpected risks of web browsing, for instance – while advising users in mitigating risk to their data and themselves. Data security is often an issue that provokes anxiety among the millions of individuals who fear losing control over their data, their finances, or their identities online. It’s time to empower people with the knowledge they need to protect themselves. From the Equifax breach to the DNC, breaches of online personal data have become a common element of everyday life in 2018. Yet millions of individuals worldwide have little knowledge or experience as to what to do about these increasingly common data breaches. How can we protect our data and ourselves when we live in an increasingly digitized world? What can we do to mitigate the damage that inevitable failures in security pose to us? How can we feel safe when we use the internet to go shopping, file our taxes, share photos and videos, or even simply message our friends and family?

Customer-Vendor Alignment, IT Governance & Data Security

  • Publisher: Archive
  • Total Episodes: 12

Manuel W. Lloyd is a top industry Virtual CIO helping healthcare and banking businesses achieve customer-vendor alignment, IT governance, and data security while avoiding costly and embarrassing data breaches. The program is supported by Holiday Delta, Inc dba Dominos Pizza, JTV Management, & Manuel W. Lloyd Consulting®

The Cybersecurity Insider

  • Publisher: Yigal Behar
  • Total Episodes: 24

The ONE Cybersecurity Strategy You Need to Implement NOW To Secure Your Business And Avoid Cyber-Attacks, and Data Breaches


  • Publisher: Rahul Chandak
  • Total Episodes: 1

Cyber Security or information technology security are the techniques of protecting computers, networks, programs, and data from unauthorized access or attacks that are aimed at exploitation. The global cyber threat continues to evolve at a rapid pace, with a rising number of data breaches each year. I am here to provide you with some Tips and Tricks, Best Practices, and Information on Cyber Security.

The Power of Digital Policy

  • Publisher: Kristina Podnar
  • Total Episodes: 40

The Power of Digital Policy is a podcast that teaches you and your organization how to balance the risks and opportunities that come with operating websites, social media, mobile applications, voice assistants, AI and other channels. Through a monthly focus on individual topics, such as accessibility, cookies, copyrights, social media faux pas, data breaches, and data privacy, you will learn how to develop guardrails to maximize digital opportunity and minimize risk. Whether you work for a startup, Fortune 500 company, nonprofit or the government, this podcast will help you get digital right.

The Holtz Story

  • Publisher: Tracy Holtz
  • Total Episodes: 4

A war between cybercriminals and businesses is raging. The global pandemic only served to increase the volume of hacked and breached data. As everyone began working from home everyday resources like mobile phones and IoT devices became targets. In fact, data breaches exposed over 36 billion records in the first half of 2020 alone according to RiskBased.Additionally, recent security research suggests most companies have unprotected data and poor cybersecurity practices in place, making them vulnerable to data loss. This has them investing in cybersecurity technology like never before. In fact, Gartner projects the worldwide information security market will reach $170 billion by next year.As the world’s leading end-to-end technology distributor, Tech Data plays a key role in the cybersecurity supply chain. This puts the company right in the middle of the action, sitting between strategic vendors building defense technology and the troops in the field working with companies to prevent security breaches. Tech Data’s point person for security is Tracy Holtz, its Director of Security Solutions. “The Holtz Story” is where Tracy shares what she is hearing from both the security vendor’s and channel partner’s perspectives. Listen in as leading cybersecurity companies like McAfee, CheckPoint and Cybereason share their stories. Hear Tracy and her guests discuss threat levels, specific threats, and what strategic vendors and businesses are doing right now to adapt to the rapidly evolving threat landscape.


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