No security professional wants to fall behind. Being behind the curve might cost your company money in other business disciplines, but in corporate security, lives could be on the line.   

Fortunately, you don’t need to scroll through countless industry web magazines night after night just to stay on top of the latest security trends. Today, more and more reliable information is available from podcasts—as long as you know where to find the right ones. 

We wanted to help with that. So, our security experts here at Real Time Networks put their heads together and compiled a list of some of the best podcasts dedicated to physical security, cybersecurity, and the intersection of the two. We’re sharing those with you here. 

Did we miss any good podcasts? Let us know, and happy listening!


Security Management

Host: Brendan Howard & ASIS Online editorial staff 

The Security Management podcast from ASIS provides expert interviews and information on many important industry topics. Host Brendan Howard interviews experts in the field, important security thought leaders, and editors from ASIS Online. They all bring unique, informed perspectives on the week's industry news.

The Security Podcasts

Host: Security Magazine editorial staff

The Security Podcasts cover a wide range of topics within the theme of enterprise security. Security leaders can stay updated on the latest hiring and retention practices, technologies, and get business advice. The podcast also features several regular specials, including the popular Cybersecurity and Geopolitical podcast. 

Check out this featured episode:

Diversifying the security workforce  

Wired Security Podcast

Host: Gina Trapani and Chris LoSacco

Business leadership veterans Trapani and LoSacco bring on their colleagues to discuss technology, business, and executive leadership. They cover a broad range of business topics but place special emphasis on security and risk analysis. Every conversation you know will loop back to digital transformation and how business leaders need to adapt what they do and what they know to the rapidly changing technological landscape. 

Security in Focus

Host: IFSEC staff

“Security in Focus” explores the full spectrum of security topics—from the newest technologies and best practices in physical security to expert discussions on risk management and cultivating a security-conscious business culture. Whatever your security interest, “Security in Focus” has something for you. 

Security Now    

Host: Steve Gibson & Leo Laporte

This isn’t just any cybersecurity podcast. Host Steve Gibson coined the term ‘spyware’ and developed the first anti-spyware security software. Having been part of the cybersecurity world from its early days, he has a unique perspective on its evolution. Together with co-host Leo Laporte, Steve explores current security news and the extensive history of the field, revealing trends that are important today and ones that will be tomorrow. 

Check out this featured episode:

Security NOW Best of 2023  

Unsecurity: The Information Security Podcast 

Host: Oscar Minks and Brad Nigh

Oscar and Brad take a distinctive approach to exploring cybersecurity, physical security, and administrative controls. Oscar is the CTO of FRSecure, and Brad, with over two decades of experience in the security field, is the Principal Security Consultant. 

Check out this featured episode:

Business Impact Analysis Starter Kit  

Risky Business   

Hosts: Patrick Gray

Patrick is a veteran journalist and one of the few non-industry hosts on our list. He has extensive experience covering physical and cybersecurity matters, his passions. He invites top security experts to discuss current security topics, their relation to broader economic and political movements, and the implications of these trends for our everyday professional lives. 

Check out this featured episode:

China's free market espionage machine  

Security Today

Host: “Uncle” Baer 

"Security Today" explores various security-related topics, from emerging security trends and new business philosophies to notable successes and well-known mishaps. For those curious about the latest in security and peering behind the curtain to see what drives these trends, "Security Today" is a go-to. But a language warning on this one: Baer does not censor himself when he feels strongly about a topic. We recommend this one for headphone listening only. 

Check out this featured episode:

"Urgency of Incident"                   

The Ontic Protective Intelligence Podcast 

Host: Fred Burton

Significant security events from previous decades, including terrorist attacks, mass shootings, and other forms of violence, have profoundly influenced our lives and society. Host Fred Burton—an ex-counterterrorism agent for the US State Department—offers a distinct viewpoint on these occurrences and their long-lasting effects. Through this podcast series, he explores notable events such as the hunt for Ramzi Yousef, the architect behind the initial World Trade Center bombing, examining what these incidents tell us about the evolution and direction of security through time. 

Brilliance Security Magazine Podcast  

Host: Steven Bowcut 

Brilliance Magazine explores the intersection of physical and cyber security. Steven Bowcut hosts their podcast and takes their signature in-depth approach into audio format. It includes interviews, product evaluations, updates on current security issues, and fascinating security insights from around the globe. 

Check out this featured episode:

The evolution of Purple Teaming in security testing  

Corporate Security University Podcast

Hosts: Carlos Francisco, CPP, CSSP & Scot Walker, PCI 

The Corporate Security University Podcast offers weekly insights into the ever-evolving field of corporate security and takes deep dives into current trends and effective strategies within the security sector. With topics ranging from physical and data security to risk management, crisis handling, and leadership in security, the show also explores the journey from military or law enforcement roles into corporate security contexts.  

Catalyst Podcast

Hosts: Gina Trapani, Michael Shane, and Chris LoSacco   

One of our favorites recently relaunched under a new name. Business leadership veterans Trapani and LoSacco bring on their colleagues to discuss technology, business, and executive leadership. They cover many business topics but specialize in security and risk analysis. Every conversation you know will loop back to digital transformation and how business leaders need to adapt what they do and what they know to the rapidly changing technological landscape. 

Malicious Life  

Host: Ran Levi 

"Malicious Life," hosted by Ran Levi, takes an in-depth look at the world of cybercrime and its impact on everyday life. It explores who the cybercriminals are, their origins, and what they hope to gain. The podcast uncovers the inner workings of the international cybercrime industry and provides insight into its operations. 

Check out this featured episode:

How to Hack Into Satellites  

Mnemonic Security Podcast

Host: Robby Peralta

Robby and the team at the Mnemonic Security Podcast present in-depth conversations with corporate security specialists who share their experiences in overcoming complex challenges and thoughts on the future of enterprise security strategies. These discussions are grounded in the real world, focusing on tangible issues and resolutions, including gap analysis, managing security finances, and architectural planning of security systems. 

Check out this featured episode:

Ethical Social Engineering  

Security Weekly Podcast Network  

Hosts: Paul Asadoorian & Various 

Safe Nation focuses on “current events and honest data” in its security, law enforcement, and crime prevention discussions. Host Nikki Renfroe is a retired state trooper who uses her deep professional network to bring you interviews with security-minded professionals with unique perspectives. 

Check out this featured episode:

Panel: Physical Security and Social Engineering  

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