• Gautam ‘Gotham’ Sharma – a cybersecurity consultant and comedian who injects fun into infosec

    Gotham Sharma is a cybersecurity consultant, writer, educator, and stand-up comic. He’s on a mission to help folks build successful careers in information security through his latest venture, AccessCyber.co. In his training, Gotham leverages humor to make [...]

  • Bianca Lewis – the teenage CEO of Girls Who Hack and Secure Open Vote, who is as comfortable on a stage as she is on a keyboard

    Bianca Lewis, also known by her hacker name BiaSciLab, is a next-generation teenage hacker and the CEO of Girls Who Hack. Bianca’s cybersecurity journey started at age 11 when she was part of a team who successfully compromised a simulated election-reporting […]

  • Louis Nyffenegger – a security engineer and budding surfer who took PentesterLab from side hustle to global success

    Louis Nyffenegger is the founder and CEO of PentesterLab. On this episode of No Password Required, Louis shares how he built his penetration-testing training company, why empathy is crucial to application security, and what can be learned from having hobbies you’re not […]

  • Joey deVilla – a developer advocate with Auth0 and an “Accordion Guy” with rockstar aspirations

    Joey deVilla is a Senior R&D Content Engineer at Auth-Zero, a division of Okta. After hours, Joey is known as the Accordion Guy and spends his time playing music and sharing his nerdy takes on his two personal blogs. In this […]

  • General (Ret.) Frank McKenzie — former Commander, U.S. Central Command, Executive Director of Cyber Florida and an appreciator of battlefield beef enchiladas

    General (Ret.) Frank McKenzie is the Executive Director of the Global and National Security Institute at the University of South Florida and the Executive Director of Cyber Florida. In April 2022, General McKenzie retired from the Marine Corps after completing over […]

  • Andy Sekela – An FBI Special Agent’s Journey from Submarines to Anti-Corruption to Cybersecurity

    Andy Sekela is the Private Sector Coordinator for the FBI Tampa Division, who may just be on a mission to have the world’s coolest resumé. In this episode, Andy joins the No Password Required team to talk about his […]

  • Hannah Sutor – a Senior Product Manager at GitLab with an Instagram alter ego that puts her in privacy superhero territory

    Hannah Sutor is the Senior Product Manager at GitLab and Digital Privacy Advocate at The Privacy Chick. Hannah joins the No Password Required team to talk about how she discovered privacy and cybersecurity in college, what she expects for the future […]

  • Charles Shirer – the custom t-shirt wearing CEO who went from Nintendo to Network Security

    Charles Shirer is the Chief Executive Officer of GlobalWave Consulting, an IT and cybersecurity consultancy. Known as the @bsdbandit to his 20,000+ Twitter followers, Charles is often considered the most positive person in cybersecurity (and for good reason!). In this episode, […]

  • Kayley Melton – the Bob Ross of infosec, whose secretive job at KnowBe4 solves cybersecurity’s most-urgent issues with creativity

    Kayley Melton is the Vice President of Security Awareness Company Courseware and Labs at KnowBe4. Although she can’t share too much about what the “labs” portion of her job entails, let’s face it, the secrecy makes her even cooler. Kayley joins […]

  • Serge Jorgensen – the sailing CTO of Sylint Group who routinely defends against nation-state attacks on critical infrastructure

    Serge Jorgensen is a founding partner and CTO at Sylint Group, where he provides response and remediation guidance on international espionage incidents, cyber-security attacks, and counter cyber-warfare. An engineer by training, he has a bias for action over theory. In this […]

The No Password Required Podcast brings in monthly guest who are at the very top of the cybersecurity field. We focus on their personalities and how they reached their current career status.Each guest has shared stories that made us laugh, think, and learn. We want to continue sharing this great content well into the future. If you have thoughts on how we could improve the show or would like to recommend a future guest, send us an email, we would love to hear from you.

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