Podcasts & Books


Darknet Diaries

“This is a podcast about hackers, breaches, shadow government activity, hacktivism, cybercrime, and all the things that dwell on the hidden parts of the network. This is Darknet Diaries – https://darknetdiaries.com/”


Coding Blocks

“We are a few guys who’ve been professional programmers for years.  As avid listeners of podcasts and consumers of many things code-related, we were frustrated by the lack of quality programming (pun) available in listenable formats.  Given our years of experience and real-world problem solving skills, we thought it might be worth getting into this world of podcasting and “giving back” a shot – https://www.codingblocks.net/about/”


Software Engineering Daily

“Software Engineering Daily features daily interviews about technical software topics. – https://softwareengineeringdaily.com/about/”

This is one of my favorite podcasts because it goes over a variety of topics to include topics such as blockchain. It also goes over top tools and trends in the field.


Hanselminutes Technology Podcast

“My name is Scott Hanselman. I’m a programmerteacher, and speaker. I work out of my home office in Portland, Oregon for the Web Platform Team at Microsoft, but this blog, its content and opinions are my own. I blog about technology, culture, gadgets, diversity, code, the web, where we’re going and where we’ve been. I’m excited about community, social equity, media, entrepreneurship and above all, the open web. – https://www.hanselman.com/about”


Smashing Security

“A helpful and hilarious take on the week’s tech SNAFUs. Computer security industry veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault chat with guests about cybercrime, hacking, and online privacy. It’s not your typical cybersecurity podcast… -https://www.smashingsecurity.com/”


Unsupervised Learning

“Exploring the intersection of security, technology, and society—and what might be coming next. – https://danielmiessler.com/podcast/”


2600 Off the Hook

“Off The Hook a podcast from 2600: The Hacker Quarterly. It discusses the hacker’s view of the emerging technology, and the threats posed by an increasingly Orwellian society. Hear updates on security flaws from the hacker perspective, as well as the latest news from within the hacker community. – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/off-the-hook/id121592949”

*Disclaimer: show can might be controversial to some



Great podcast for beginners or those who want some refreshers!


No Place to Hide by Glenn Greenwald

“A groundbreaking look at the NSA surveillance scandal, from the reporter who broke the story, Glenn Greenwald, star of Citizenfour, the Academy Award-winning documentary on Edward Snowden”


Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival in a Hyper-connected World by Bruce Schneier

“After exploring the full implications of a world populated by hyperconnected devices, Schneier reveals the hidden web of technical, political, and market forces that underpin the pervasive insecurities of today. He then offers common-sense choices for companies, governments, and individuals that can allow us to enjoy the benefits of this omnipotent age without falling prey to its vulnerabilities.”


Cracking the Coding Interview: 189 Programming Questions and Solutions

“189 programming interview questions, ranging from the basics to the trickiest algorithm problems.
A walk-through of how to derive each solution, so that you can learn how to get there yourself…”


Women Know Cyber by Steve Morgan and Di Freeze

“Women know cybersecurity and they’re heavily involved in our industry. Don’t let anyone or any survey tell you otherwise. Just in case you don’t believe it, we’ve written a book to help prove it. It’s a new wave book that is based on the Twitter list @WomenKnowCyber researched and compiled by Cybercrime Magazine and published by Cybersecurity Ventures. “Women Know Cyber: 100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cybercrime” features cybersecurity experts from across the globe, with varying backgrounds, who stand out for protecting governments, businesses, and people from cybercrime — and for their contributions to our community.”