• 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 [...]

  • 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 […]

  • Episode 21: Chase Fopiano – a kindhearted former police officer who embodies all the qualities of a great leader

    Chase Fopiano is the Founder of CyberTech Analytics, a cybersecurity provider that combines the worlds of both law enforcement and information security. Chase began his career as a police officer before diving headfirst into the cybersecurity world, and has since carried […]

  • Episode 20: Debbie Janeczek — Cyber Threat Management Leader at Wells Fargo who has a passion for the Goonies, adventure, and the shores of Lake Superior

    Debbie Janeczek is the Cyber Threat Management Leader and Technology Executive at Wells Fargo. At her core, Debbie is an outdoorswoman who is passionate about conquering the mountains of Colorado and beyond with her sidekick, her dog, Jack. In this episode, […]

  • Episode 19: Asim Fareeduddin — a child of the 1980s with a knack for storytelling, comedic timing, and building an elite cybersecurity team

    Asim Fareeduddin is the Vice President of IT Security & Regulatory Controls Assurance at the RELX Group. In addition to his impressive professional resume, Asim is a guy who is never afraid to take a chance – from stand-up comedy to […]

  • 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 his straight-shooting, no-BS originality. In […]

  • 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. […]

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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