20 Best Security Now Podcasts of 2021

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

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

Upgrade Media

  • Publisher: John & Nineveh Madsen
  • Total Episodes: 39

Upgrade Media: the next level in conscious content. He’s a former NFL player with a booming high performance consulting business. She is a former news anchor turned Mar-Tech Executive, leading growth at a network security company. For almost a decade, this dynamic duo have been navigating mindset, money, marriage and muscle. And now they’re sharing their strategies with you. Hosted by John and Nineveh Madsen.

ManageEngine’s Weekly IT Security Podcast series.

  • Publisher: ManageEngine
  • Total Episodes: 35

Have you ever imagined listening to your favorite IT security expert discuss the ways you can enhance the security posture of your environment on-the go? Now you can! We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our weekly podcast series where our security experts will present their take on a wide range of IT security topics.

Security Concepts

  • Publisher: Kroll Security Risk Management
  • Total Episodes: 14

For over four decades, our Security Risk Management team has worked with clients to tackle the world’s most pressing security challenges. Now, we’re sharing what we’ve learned to help you and your organization stay ahead of emerging threats. Discover how to manage security during times of civil unrest, proper interview techniques in threat management investigation, real world examples and potential pitfalls across risk management. Risk subject matter experts from our internal divisions—as well as external clients and partners—will discuss the security topics prevalent in today’s environment. Subscribe today to receive real-time notifications for new episodes. Contact us at [email protected]

Day 2 Cloud

  • Publisher: Packet Pushers Interactive LLC
  • Total Episodes: 97

What happens after you go cloud and the reality sinks in For some, the cloud is rainbows, puppies and happy promises. You’ve whiteboarded a vision, forecasted the benefits and made promises to the business. Now the real work begins. Is the design a reality ? How do you handle failure ? Can you cope with shifting demands, changing requirements, and security concerns all running on the unknown ?

HackableYou Podcast

  • Publisher: HackableYou
  • Total Episodes: 29

Welcome to the HackableYou Podcast! Join us as we sit down, crack open a beer and delve into the topic of cyber security. With insights into Cyber News, Threat Intelligence, Incident Response and general SOC shenanigans. We aim to inform, educate and entertain all of our listeners whether you are a CISO, Security Engineer/Analyst or are just curious on the topic. All that is left for you to do now is sit back, follow or subscribe and enjoy the HackableYou Podcast!

Newt’s World

  • Publisher: Gingrich 360
  • Total Episodes: 256

Join former House Speaker, professor, historian, and futurist Newt Gingrich as he shares his lifetime of knowledge and access to the world’s most interesting minds in a new series that covers all aspects of our society. From history to health, national security to science, Newt offers stories, conversations, and context to uncover new perspectives, knowledge and insight. This podcast isn’t about politics; it’s about exploring the past, present, and future to understand where we’ve been and where we’re going. Welcome to Newt’s World, a podcast for independent thinkers. 


  • Publisher: Americans for Peace Now
  • Total Episodes: 185

PeaceCast is a podcast produced in Washington by Americans for Peace Now, the sister-organization of Israel’s preeminent peace movement, exploring issues and trends relating to peace and security for Israel, focusing on Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians and efforts to resolve it. If you care about Israel, about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, about Israel’s future as a democracy and a Jewish state, this podcast is for you. Episodes feature experts, activists, advocates and scholars whose work or passion is Israeli-Palestinian peace.

The Geopolitical Pivot

  • Publisher: Semaj McDowell
  • Total Episodes: 17

Hello all! Welcome to the Pivot! The purpose of this podcast is to discuss in detail the geopolitical implications of the 21st century as we gravitate from a definite American unipolar international order to a nascent multi-faceted, multi-polar international system. This podcast looks to extensively address the question “how did we get to where we are now?” and the question, “where do we go from now?” In order to do this, we must understand the powers of history, civilization development, technology, identity, and geography so that we can properly shed light on the true realities of our world. Through monologues, dialogues, interviews, and open-ended discussions, the Pivot seeks to provide a platform of intellectual engagement, assessments, awareness, and a learning environment! This podcast hopes to accomplish a new understanding of international relations, international security, and national security as we embrace and confront new challenges to the sustaining of our political institutions! This is intended to be a fun yet informative podcast hosted and organized by ambitious, knowledgeable, and determined individuals that wish to raise awareness and live lives of service to government, more specifically foreign policy, defense, and national security.

EU Now

  • Publisher: EU Delegation to the US
  • Total Episodes: 92

EU Now takes you beyond the international headlines to focus on a different facet of the European Union. We explore a wide range of topics such as counterterrorism and security, the economy, trade, public health, gender equality, history, culture and more. Tune in for interviews with commissioners, thought leaders, historians, activists, ambassadors, economists, Delegation staff and regular citizens. Each episode, we’ll explore not only the topic at hand, but also how it impacts the EU-US relationship. Join us on this transatlantic deep dive!

Malicious Life

  • Publisher: Cybereason
  • Total Episodes: 122

Malicious Life by Cybereason tells the unknown stories of the history of cybersecurity, with comments and reflections by real hackers, security experts, journalists, and politicians.

The Big One: Your Survival Guide

  • Publisher: KPCC | Southern California Public Radio
  • Total Episodes: 17

When The Big One hits it’ll take under two minutes for more than 10 million Southern Californians to lose internet, power, and a sense of security. Host Jacob Margolis and Producer Misha Euceph take you on a journey to understand what the catastrophic earthquake will mean for Los Angeles, the U.S., and the world. This is what you need to know to survive.

Be Wealthy & Smart

  • Publisher: Linda P. Jones
  • Total Episodes: 880

Money, personal finance and financial freedom – get your money to work harder for you so you don’t have to work so hard. Linda made $2 million at age 39 and shares actionable knowledge to create wealth in the stock market, real estate, and business. Discover a wealth mentor who shows you a direct path to security, stability and financial freedom. This podcast has a balanced view of how to enjoy life, it is not about frugality. It won’t show you how to save a few dollars, it will show you how to save tens of thousands of dollars. Short episodes get to the point without fluff and give you valuable advice you can put to work immediately. Learn the 6 Steps to Wealth by starting with creating a wealthy mindset. Listen to one podcast and you may find yourself binge-listening to the entire library of knowledge. Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss an episode.

Retire With Purpose – The Retirement Podcast

  • Publisher: Casey Weade
  • Total Episodes: 211

The Retire With Purpose podcast is designed to help you gain financial confidence through retirement strategies that are driven by meaning and purpose. Your host, Casey Weade, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER and president of Howard Bailey Financial. Casey shares thoughts and ideas from today’s premier experts in the field of retirement, as well as the latest in retirement trends to help you make better financial decisions regarding YOUR retirement. In each episode, Casey will share financial news and resources on topics such as retirement, retirement income planning, reducing unnecessary taxes, protection from market risk, wealth transfer and estate planning strategies, long-term healthcare, social security and much more. Casey has ran one of the fastest growing and most successful retirement planning companies in the US for over a decade, putting his firm in the top 1 percent of independent advisory practices in the country. He is now ready to share the cutting edge retirement strategies with you that has led his practice to get to where it is today. The focus starts with why you plan to retire in the first place, how you will fulfill your dreams and most efficiently organizing your assets to defend that purpose at all costs. These messages have been delivered by Casey through authoring multiple retirement planning books, airing over 200 television shows, 300 radio shows and appearing on major news outlets across the country.

Flight Safety Detectives

  • Publisher: flightsafetydetectives
  • Total Episodes: 69

World-renowned aviation-industry consultants and former NTSB investigators John Goglia and Greg Feith have 100 years of worldwide aviation safety experience between them. In this hard-hitting podcast series they talk about everything aviation — from the behind-the-scenes facts on deadly air crashes to topics of interest such as tips and tricks for navigating through airports and security, traveling with infants and children, unruly passengers, and packing your bags to ease through security.

Recorded Future – Inside Security Intelligence

  • Publisher: Recorded Future
  • Total Episodes: 210

Recorded Future takes you inside the world of security intelligence. We’re sharing stories from the trenches and the operations floor as well as giving you the skinny on established and emerging adversaries. We also talk current events, technical tradecraft, and offer up insights on the big picture issues in our industry. Join the Recorded Future team, special guests, and our partners from the CyberWire to learn everything you want to know (and maybe some things you’d rather not know) about the world of security intelligence.

Photo Taco Podcast

  • Publisher: Jeff Harmon
  • Total Episodes: 260

Jeff Harmon, passionate hobbyist photographer, works as an Information Security professional by day and loves to break down complicated and/or technical photography topics so that the newest of photographers can understand them. No topic is too simple or too complicated for the show. If he doesn’t know the answer then he brings on an expert to help him break it down. Get photography tips in the time it takes to eat a taco, or perhaps a burrito!

The Retirement and IRA Show

  • Publisher: Jim Saulnier, CFP® & Chris Stein, CFP®
  • Total Episodes: 421

What do you get when you combine two knowledgeable CFP® PROFESSIONALS (one also a well-informed COLLEGE FINANCE INSTRUCTOR)? If you mix in relevant financial information and a healthy dose of humor you get the Retirement and IRA Radio Show! JIM SAULNIER, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional with Jim Saulnier and Associates who specializes in retirement planning for clients across the country, CHRIS STEIN, a Finance Instructor at Colorado State University who is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional, offer real-world knowledge on a diverse range of topics including Social Security planning, investing for your retirement, the fundamentals of 401(k) and IRA accounts. Jim and Chris make learning about your retirement both educational and entertaining!

The InfoSec Career Podcast

  • Publisher: Jason Wood – Security professional and instructor
  • Total Episodes: 12

Want to get into information security, but are trying to figure out how? Or are you looking at how to advance your career in information security? This podcast is the place to be. We meet with experienced security professionals to talk about how they got into security, what they would recommend now, and what they look for in job candidates.

Feeding 9 Billion Podcasts: “The Haven Project” and “Food Secure Future”

  • Publisher: Feeding9Billion
  • Total Episodes: 15

THE HAVEN PROJECTThis post-apocalyptic audio drama will immerse you in a world where climate change has severely affected agricultural production, and humanity’s survival is threatened by food insecurity. The citizens of Haven are a minority group that enjoys plentiful fresh food, partly thanks to their location in the now-temperate north, and partly due to proprietary technological advancements that they keep under wraps. How long can Haven thrive in this bleak world, and how will they deal with the threat of Outsiders? Explore some of the causes of food insecurity, as well as some real-world advancements that might help us overcome it in this interdisciplinary educational initiative from Feeding 9 Billion. FOOD SECURE FUTUREThe Food Secure Future Podcast brings together experts from the field to discuss how to feed the future in a way that is healthy, sustainable, and nutritious. In this series of interviews, researchers from the University of Guelph tease out existing technical and social barriers to food security, and explore new technologies and policies that have the potential to improve global food security in the future. Hosted by Dr. Evan Fraser, Director of the Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph.

Slave Stealer

  • Publisher: Timothy Ballard
  • Total Episodes: 31

Listen to front-line stories from guys rescuing kidnapped children from sex slavery. Yep, that’s a thing. Right now, there are over 2 MILLION children being sold and traded for sex. Timothy Ballard has saved hundreds of children himself. Tim left the Department of Homeland Security to start a non-profit, child rescue team, called Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.). Hear how they do it? It’s candid and visceral. It’s not explicit, but it’s also not recommended for children.


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