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SpyCast

Each week, the International Spy Museum offers a new SpyCast featuring interviews and programs with ex-spies, intelligence experts, and espionage scholars. SpyCast is hosted by Dr. Vince Houghton, historian and curator...

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“‘A podcast about the internet’ that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of modern life and how to survive it.” – The Guardian

I think this is the best podcast there is right now. It's great.

The CyberWire Daily

More signal, less noise—distilling the day's critical cyber security news into a concise daily podcast. Building upon Cyberwire's Daily Briefing, it includes interviews with a wide spectrum of experts from industry, academia, and research organizations all over the world...

99% Invisible

About, "the unnoticed architecture and design that shape our world." Host Roman Mars has the most soothing voice I've ever heard. Also, every episode is fascinating...

This American Life

My first podcast; the one that started me on the glorious road of story listening and learning. The tales I've heard here have changed my life, marked me, opened my eyes, broken my heart and healed it back up. Truly grateful it exists.

Hackable?

Hosts: "Geoff Siskind, digs into the minds of cyber criminals with cybersecurity expert, and Bruce Snell, giving us an in-depth view of the vulnerabilities we face so we can stay observant, and out of the hacker’s path."

Slow Burn

This is a series podcast that is good to listen to in order. Season One is about Watergate. This is one of the best podcasts I've ever had the good fortune to listen to. Specifically, it tells the story of Watergate from the perspective of...

Pod Save America

Four former aides to President Obama — Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor — are joined by journalists, politicians, comedians, and activists for a freewheeling conversation about politics, the press and the challenges posed by the Trump presidency.

Everything is Alive

Everything is Alive is an unscripted interview show in which all the subjects are inanimate objects. But aside from the fact that things can talk, it's nonfiction: everything the objects tell us is true.

Stuff They Don't Want You To Know

Two guys talk about things that used to be conspiracy theories but later turned out to be true, like Disney buying up entire towns and COINTELPRO. This is one of the few podcasts that, the more I listen to it, the more I like it.

Astronomy Cast

By Frasier Cain, who publishes Universe Today, and his guest host Dr. Pamela Gay, who will unperturbedly mispronounce at least one totally ordinary word in every episode. (Like when she pronounces "material" as "meturial".) I love the information in this podcast though, so I deal with it.

Darknet Diaries

True stories from the dark side of the Internet. 

Darknet Diaries is a podcast covering true stories from the dark side of the Internet. Stories about hackers, defenders, threats, malware, botnets, breaches, and privacy.

Intelligence Matters

In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies...

Pivot with Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway

With great power comes great scrutiny. Every Friday, Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the way technology is shaping business and culture across media, advertising, politics, and more...

Inside Threat Intelligence

Recorded Future takes you inside the world of cyber threat intelligence. We’re sharing stories from the trenches and the operations floor as well as giving you the skinny on established and emerging adversaries.

The Lawfare Podcast

The Lawfare Podcast is the weekly audio production of the Lawfare staff in cooperation with the Brookings Institution. Podcast episodes include interviews with policymakers, scholars, journalists, and analysts; events and panel discussions.

RadioLab: More Perfect

This is a series podcast that is good to listen to in order. 

"From the producers of Radiolab, a series about how the Supreme Court got so supreme."

Covert Contact

Covert Contact covers the key national security, intelligence, and technology stories that are shaping our world...

Civics 101

Short episodes on singular topics like: CIA, Supreme Court, the electoral college, nuclear weapons, welfare, super PACs, etc.

Defensive Security Podcast

The Defensive Security podcast is an attempt to look at recent security news and pick out lessons we can apply to the organizations we are charged with keeping secure. This podcast is hosted by Jerry Bell (@maliciouslink) and Andrew Kalat (@lerg).