• Episode 18: Winn Schwartau – an infowar expert who was almost certainly the first to pave the path from rock-and-roll to cybersecurity

    Winn Schwartau is a security, privacy, infowar, and cyber-terrorism expert who has been paving the way in cybersecurity since 1983. He is often referred to as the “Civilian Architect of Information Warfare” and is known for [...]

  • Episode 17: Charity Wright – a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst who is an expert on social media trolls and Super Mario

    Charity Wright is a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst at Recorded Future who specializes in Chinese threats and disinformation. Charity is a Super Mario-loving extrovert who utilizes her research and inferencing skills in both of her full-time jobs; threat analyst and mom. […]

  • Episode 16: Dr. Greg Hall – a Corvette-driving Research Scientist who built his own video games because his dad knew that the Atari 800 was the beginning of the computer revolution

    Dr. Greg Hall is a Research Scientist at the Institute for Human-Machine Cognition and the University of West Florida. Dr. Hall is a Corvette-driving car lover who considers ALF to be one of the classics and has great taste in hats. […]

  • Episode 15: Dan Burke – a Cyber Practice Leader and natural optimist who believes every day is the best day

    Dan Burke is the Cyber Practice Leader at Woodruff Sawyer, one of the largest insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the US. Dan is a natural optimist and family man who believes every day is going to be the best day […]

  • Episode 14: Phillip Tarrant — a SOC Technical Manager who builds things with keyboards and blowtorches and thrives when things go “fowl”

    Phillip Tarrant is the SOC Technical Manager at Compuquip Cybersecurity who is passionate about many things in life, including his pet chickens, building things both with and without a keyboard, disconnecting in nature, and welcoming people into the field of cybersecurity. […]

  • Episode 13: Rachel Tobac — an OSINT expert who credits much of her success to her improv comedy skills and her childhood mentor, Harriet the Spy

    Rachel Tobac is the CEO and co-founder of Social Proof Security who hopes to one day work herself out of a job by improving education and awareness of social engineering attacks. In this episode, Rachel joins the No Password Required team […]

  • Episode 12: Roger Grimes — a believer that the key to internet safety is simple, however, having an octopus as a pet is much more complex and scary

    Roger Grimes is the defense-driven evangelist at KnowBe4 who confidently defines himself as the best in the world at defending against hackers. In this episode, Roger joins the No Password Required team to discuss how being a terrible accountant led him […]

  • Episode 11: Shane Young — a pen tester at Rapid7 with a passion for LEGO bricks, Star Wars, and sometimes LEGO Star Wars

    Shane Young is a penetration tester at Rapid7 whose real-life acting and cyber skills would have been a great addition to the “Oceans 11” team. In this episode, Shane joins the No Password Required team to share some of his exciting […]

  • Episode 10: Melinda Lemke — an inherently trusting person in an inherently distrusting profession

    Melinda Lemke is the Head of Information Security at King & Spalding with a decade of leadership experience in the cyber industry. In this episode, Melinda joins the No Password Required team to talk about her experience as […]

  • Episode 9: “Scuba” Steve Gary — a journey from math camp to cyber intelligence

    Stephen “Scuba” Gary is a cyber intelligence professor at the University of South Florida with over 15 years of experience in the cybersecurity industry. In this episode, Scuba joins the No Password Required team to discuss his journey […]

  • Episode 8: LeGrande Gardner, Cyber Forensics – Fighting Cybercrime with Digital Evidence

    Cyber forensic experts unlock how cybercrimes are committed and who is responsible. Corporations and law enforcement rely on advancements in the field to prevent further crimes and hold criminals accountable. Our guest, Dr. LeGrande Gardner, has been at […]

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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