20 Best Security News Podcasts of 2021

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

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

The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show

  • Publisher: Michael Bazzell
  • Total Episodes: 217

Your weekly dose of privacy, digital security, and open source intelligence (OSINT) news and opinion.

Risky Business

  • Publisher: Patrick Gray
  • Total Episodes: 167

Risky Business is a weekly information security podcast featuring news and in-depth interviews with industry luminaries. Launched in February 2007, Risky Business is a must-listen digest for information security pros. With a running time of approximately 50-60 minutes, Risky Business is pacy; a security podcast without the waffle.

Paul’s Security Weekly

For the latest in computer security news, hacking, and research! We sit around, drink beer, and talk security. Our show will feature technical segments that show you how to use the latest tools and techniques. Special guests appear on the show to enlighten us and change your perspective on information security.

Geek News Central Podcast

  • Publisher: Todd Cochrane
  • Total Episodes: 418

Twice weekly Technology News show covering the Tech Space. With Segments on Science, Mobile, Digital TV, FAA, FCC, Cyber Security, Gadgets and Tech Politics.

ShadowTalk Threat Intelligence by Digital Shadows

  • Publisher: Digital Shadows
  • Total Episodes: 206

Digital Shadows’ ShadowTalk discusses the latest threat intelligence and cybersecurity news with our panel of threat intelligence experts, security engineers, security researchers, and more.

Open Source Security Podcast

  • Publisher: Josh Bressers & Kurt Seifried
  • Total Episodes: 271

A security podcast geared towards those looking to better understand security topics of the day. Hosted by Kurt Seifried and Josh Bressers covering a wide range of topics including IoT, application security, operational security, cloud, devops, and security news of the day. There is a special open source twist to the discussion often giving a unique perspective on any given topic.

Intego Mac Podcast

  • Publisher: Intego
  • Total Episodes: 187

Join the Intego Mac security experts for the latest Apple news, industry opinions, and a splash of security advice in our easy-to-digest, entertaining, and informative podcast series. Hosted by Kirk McElhearn and Josh Long.

The Checklist by SecureMac

  • Publisher: SecureMac
  • Total Episodes: 238

SecureMac presents The Checklist. Hosted by Ken Ray, each week The Checklist hits security topics for your Mac and iOS devices. From how-to’s and safety tips, to security news of the day, The Checklist by SecureMac takes a conversational, solutions oriented approach to security for the average user. Check in each Thursday for a new Checklist!

Security in Color

  • Publisher: Dominique
  • Total Episodes: 53

Whether you are a cybersecurity enthusiast or just interested in how to keep your digital identity safe, join the Security in Color Podcast as your host, Dominique, takes you through the latest cyber and cloud security news. New episodes every Tuesday.


  • Publisher: Michael Isikoff & Daniel Klaidman
  • Total Episodes: 358

Underhandedness. Trickery. Unscrupulous behavior. Skullduggery breaks down the conduct of Washington’s political class, tracks the latest in conspiracy theories and disinformation campaigns coursing through social media — and who is pushing them — and keeps you up to date on the latest investigations into misbehavior by members of Congress as well as current and former government officials. Yahoo News’ veteran investigative journalists Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman break news, offer authoritative analysis on sensitive national security and law enforcement issues and draw intriguing historical parallels from decades of covering D.C. scandals. Come prepared to learn something every week.

Symantec Cyber Security Brief Podcast

  • Publisher: Security Response Team
  • Total Episodes: 164

Our regular podcast series features threat research and security news, hosted by threat researchers from the Threat Hunter Team.

Background Briefing with Ian Masters

  • Publisher: Ian Masters
  • Total Episodes: 1249

Background Briefing goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard elsewhere in American media. Background Briefing features international and national news, expert guests, policymakers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues.

Surveillance Report

  • Publisher: Techlore
  • Total Episodes: 41

Weekly security and privacy news – Presented by Techlore & The New Oil |

Security In Five Podcast

  • Publisher: Binary Blogger
  • Total Episodes: 979

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.

Deep Dish on Global Affairs

  • Publisher: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
  • Total Episodes: 229

Deep Dish on Global Affairs goes beyond the headlines on critical global issues. With world news in rapid development, Deep Dish brings together experts in foreign policy, national security, economics, and whatever field is in flux during the week to talk through what’s happening, why, and why it matters.

New Cyber Frontier

  • Publisher: Logic Central Online
  • Total Episodes: 100

Bringing you the latest news on the Cyber Security and initiatives that focus on development of the Cyber Security economics.

Breaking Badness

  • Publisher: DomainTools
  • Total Episodes: 112

Where timely and relevant security news meets ninja jokes and sit down comedy. Our goal is to keep network defenders apprised of pertinent news and trends in under thirty minutes.

Think Like a Hacker with Wordfence

  • Publisher: Wordfence
  • Total Episodes: 117

Mark Maunder co-founded Wordfence in 2011 after his WordPress site was hacked and he learned how hard it was to clean and secure. Today the team has grown to over 35 members world-wide and Wordfence protects over 3 million WordPress sites. On the Think Like a Hacker podcast, we cover interesting topics related to WordPress, security and innovation. Episodes alternate between security news and interviews with innovators from WordPress and information security communities.

AWS Podcast

  • Publisher: Amazon Web Services
  • Total Episodes: 311

The AWS Podcast is the definitive cloud platform podcast for developers, dev ops, and cloud professionals seeking the latest news and trends in storage, security, infrastructure, serverless, and more. Join Simon Elisha and Jeff Barr for regular updates, deep dives and interviews. Whether you’re building machine learning and AI models, open source projects, or hybrid cloud solutions, the AWS Podcast has something for you.

The Security Token Show

  • Publisher: Security Token Show
  • Total Episodes: 93

Security Token news, innovation, and development. The future of finance is here! Hosted by Kyle Sonlin and Herwig Konings.


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