FEATURED EPISODE
  • 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 [...]

  • 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 […]

  • Tashya Denose (aka the Cyber Whisperer) – Senior Manager of Cybersecurity Analysis at Capital One and a builder of the most rad relationships in cyber

    Tashya Denose is a Senior Manager of Cybersecurity Analysis at Capital One and the Director of Brand & Marketing at Black Girls in Cyber. In this episode, Tashya joins the No Password Required team to discuss her passion for making everyone […]

  • Episode 25: Vice Admiral Mike McConnell – the former NSA director, an elite storyteller whose life resembles a Grisham novel, and an appreciator of formaldehyde-free beer

    Vice Admiral Mike McConnell is the former director of the National Security Agency (NSA) and the current Executive Director of Cyber Florida. In this two-part episode, VADM McConnell stuns the No Password Required team to silence with stories of his life, […]

  • BONUS Episode 25: Vice Admiral Mike McConnell – the former NSA director, an elite storyteller whose life resembles a Grisham novel, and an appreciator of formaldehyde-free beer

    Vice Admiral Mike McConnell is the former director of the National Security Agency (NSA) and the current Executive Director of Cyber Florida. In this two-part episode, VADM McConnell stuns the No Password Required team to silence with stories of his life, […]

  • Episode 24: Dr. Melissa Dark – a cybersecurity education specialist, whose passions include the forest, DIY, and deviled eggs

    Dr. Melissa Dark is the Founder of DARK Enterprises, a non-profit organization dedicated to developing and supporting cybersecurity education at the secondary level. Before that, Dr. Dark worked in graduate and college cybersecurity education for over 20 years, as a professor […]

  • Episode 23: Larry Whiteside Jr. – the motorcycle-riding founder of Cyversity who values mentorship and inclusivity above all else

    Larry Whiteside Jr. is the President and Director of Cyversity, an organization whose mission is to achieve consistent representation of women and underrepresented minorities in the cyber industry through programs designed to diversify, educate, and empower. As someone who has experienced […]

  • Episode 22: Thomas Vaughn – the philosopher CISO of Tallahassee who lives to help other people

    Thomas Vaughn is the current Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of the City of Tallahassee and the former CISO of Florida. A kindhearted introvert who began his career in the Army and then the U.S. Coast Guard, Thomas thrives on helping […]

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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