20 Best Data Security Podcasts of 2021

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

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

Heavy Networking from Packet Pushers

  • Publisher: Packet Pushers Interactive LLC
  • Total Episodes: 198

Join the Packet Pushers for weekly (or more!) conversations about data networking. Continuous professional development. Architecture and design, software defined, cloud, routing, switching, security, wireless, campus, enterprise, and more. Technical discussions with vendors about their products, deep dialog with real people who make networks work.

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.

Privacy Please

  • Publisher: Cameron Ivey
  • Total Episodes: 66

A genuine and informative podcast about data privacy and security. Best practices, interviews, and real stories.

Data Breach Today Podcast

  • Publisher:
  • Total Episodes: 2389

Exclusive, insightful audio interviews by our staff with data breach/security leading practitioners and thought-leaders

Security In Five Podcast

  • Publisher: Binary Blogger
  • Total Episodes: 977

Security In 5 brings you security news, tips and opinions on information IT and general security in about five minutes. Straight and to the point information in a timeframe you can easily listen to in one sitting. Whether you are a security professional or someone that wants to keep personal data safe this podcast will cover everyone. Be aware, be safe, welcome to Security In 5.

Security Unlocked

  • Publisher: Microsoft
  • Total Episodes: 27

Security Unlocked explores the technology and people powering Microsoft’s Security solutions. In each episode, Microsoft Security evangelists Nic Fillingham and Natalia Godyla take a closer look at the latest innovations in threat intelligence, security research, and data science, with a special focus on demystifying artificial intelligence and machine learning. Be sure to listen in and subscribe! See for privacy and opt-out information.

The Security Collective Podcast

  • Publisher: Claire Pales
  • Total Episodes: 68

The Security Collective is the podcast for leaders tasked with, and interested in, securing technology, people, processes and data for the protection of all. Join best-selling author Claire Pales, together with industry thought leaders who answer your questions about security leadership, trends, technologies, and more. ‘The Security Collective’ podcast – formerly ‘The Secure CIO’

The Cloudcast

  • Publisher: Cloudcast Media
  • Total Episodes: 551

The Cloudcast is the industry’s leading, independent Cloud Computing podcast. Since 2011, co-hosts Aaron Delp & Brian Gracely have interviewed technology and business leaders that are shaping the future of computing. Topics will include Cloud Computing | Open Source | AWS | Azure | GCP | Serverless | DevOps | Big Data | ML | AI | Security | Kubernetes | AppDev | SaaS | PaaS | CaaS | IoT. Also available, the “Cloudcast Basics” podcast (@cloudcastbasics), for anyone new to Cloud Computing.

The Virtual CISO Podcast

  • Publisher: Pivot Point Security
  • Total Episodes: 49

The Virtual CISO Podcast is a frank discussion that provides the very best information security advice and insights for Security, IT and Business leaders. If you’re looking for the latest strategies, tips, and trends from seasoned information security practitioners, want no-B.S. answers to your biggest security questions, need a perspective on how your peers are addressing the same issues, or just simply want to stay informed and proactive, welcome to the show.Our moderator, John Verry, chats with industry thought leaders to ensure you have what you need to be confident in your security and compliance. John will keep you informed, and perhaps even mildly entertained through topics like ISO 27001, breach avoidance, incident response, dealing with pesky security questionnaires, data privacy, and managing vendor risk.Think of it as security… with a smile.

Cyber Security Café

  • Publisher: Beverley Roche
  • Total Episodes: 19

Interested in staying safe online or a cyber security professional? Leading cyber security consultant and advisor, Beverley Roche talks to global experts, academics and researchers to provide insights on the issues impacting the cyber security profession and our connected life. If you’re interested in updates on current professional practice or protecting your online experience against criminal or unauthorised access, this podcast will help you with tips to protect your online identity and data.

Healthcare NOW Radio Podcast Network – Discussions on healthcare including technology, innovation, policy, data security, telehealth and more. Visit

  • Publisher: Healthcare NOW Radio and Podcast Network – Healthcare and Health IT Talk
  • Total Episodes: 1105

HealthcareNOW Radio and Podcast Network offers discussion on the latest developments and trends impacting healthcare including technology, innovation, policy, data security, telehealth and much more. Shows are hosted by industry thought leaders. Guests are a “who’s who” across the healthcare spectrum. The listening audience is predominantly physician and hospital based, and the healthcare community at large.

The IT Experts Network

  • Publisher: INE
  • Total Episodes: 20

A podcast on the latest Cyber Security, Networking, Cloud, and Data Science News.

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!

Cloud Security Podcast by Google

  • Publisher: Anton Chuvakin
  • Total Episodes: 13

Cloud Security Podcast by Google focuses on security in the cloud, delivering security from the cloud, and all things at the intersection of security and cloud. Of course, we will also cover what we are doing in Google Cloud to help keep our users’ data safe and workloads secure. We’re going to do our best to avoid security theater, and cut to the heart of real security questions and issues. Expect us to question threat models and ask if something is done for the data subject’s benefit or just for organizational benefit. We hope you’ll join us if you’re interested in where technology overlaps with process and bumps up against organizational design. We’re hoping to attract listeners who are happy to hear conventional wisdom questioned, and who are curious about what lessons we can and can’t keep as the world moves from on-premises computing to cloud computing.

#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.

Cybersecurity Sense

  • Publisher: LBMC Information Security
  • Total Episodes: 45

CyberSecurity Sense is LBMC Information Security’s weekly podcast that will provide insight and updates on such information security topics as: Managed Security Service Providers, IPS Monitoring and Managed IDS Services, Security Information Event Management, Digital Forensic Analysis, Electronic Discovery and Litigation Support, Computer Security Incident Response, Penetration Testing, Risk Assessments, Security Program Planning, Web Application Security Assessments, ACAB LADMF Certification Assessments, CMS Information Security, FedRAMP, FISMA Compliance, HIPAA Compliance, HITRUST CSF Certifications, NIST 800-171 Certifications, PCI Data Security Standards, SOC Reporting and SOX Compliance.

SecurityMetrics Podcast

  • Publisher: SecurityMetrics
  • Total Episodes: 27

The 2020 SecurityMetrics Podcast, hosted by Jen Stone (Principal Security Analyst, QSA, CISSP, CISA), will help you understand current data security and compliance trends. Each episode will feature a different security professional offering tips and security best practices.

The Digital Forensics Files Podcast

  • Publisher: Tyler Hatch, B.A., LL.B.
  • Total Episodes: 36

Discussions with industry professionals and end users of our services on the latest developments and news in digital forensics, digital evidence, lawyers who work with digital evidence, privacy and data security law and cyber security/incident response. Hosted by Tyler Hatch, B.A., LL.B., CCFE CMFE, the founder and CEO of DFI Forensics (, a Canadian digital forensics and incident response firm.

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Cyber Pro Files

  • Publisher: securitycurrent
  • Total Episodes: 148

Are you a cyber security pro and want to hear what your peers are doing to safeguard their organizations? Or are you someone who wants to learn how the nation’s top cyber security pros are protecting your data against hackers or just human error? In these real-world conversations, the nation’s leading Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and their security, risk and privacy colleagues, in addition to top thought leaders, share what is top of mind for them. They discuss how their organizations, from the private sector, government and academia, are solving problems in the constantly changing security environment. They explore what is really keeping them up at night. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps challenged and definitely informed while getting to know the pros who are responsible for it all.

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