Security Stories Podcast

Insights for security leaders, by security leaders

Discover the unique, inspiring, and often amusing stories behind what it takes to lead cybersecurity efforts in an organization. The Security Stories podcast features interviews with a diverse range of guests, each sharing their experiences for the benefit of others in the industry.

Latest episode

In episode 58, Taz chats with Lena Olympio about her career trajectory, how she was inspired by this year's Women of the Channel winners, and her thoughts on leadership.

Previous episodes

57: We’re changemakers too, with Confidence Staveley

Taz chats to Confidence Staveley, Founder of CyberSafe Foundation. Nicknamed "The Relatable CyberSecurity Queen,” Confidence is Africa’s most celebrated female cybersecurity leader, talent developer, global speaker, and inclusion advocate.

56: Why you're entitled to feel safe online, with Cathy Pedrayes

Happy National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Today's guest is Cathy Pedrayes: Author, television host and bilingual social media influencer, Cathy Pedrayes is best known as TikTok's 'Mom Friend.'

55: Privacy rights in our current world, with Ashlee Benge

Our guest is Ashlee Benge, Strategic Intelligence Lead at Cisco Talos. This episode includes a wide-ranging discussion on data privacy, including the rising use of health-tracking apps and wearable tech.

About the hosts

Tazin Khan

Tazin “Taz” Khan, information translator, TedEx speaker, security specialist, and data privacy advocate.

Hazel Burton

Hazel is our chief interviewer and creates and edits each episode. She also contributes to Cisco's original research and security reports, when she's not on stage being an improv comedian.

Latest reports

Building security resilience

Is your organization resilient to future threats? Cybersecurity pros share key considerations in our e-book.

Defending against critical threats

Our new report reviews critical threats and features interviews with experts and research-driven investigations.

Security Outcomes Study, Volume 2

Volume 2 uncovers data from IT professionals across the globe to identify the five key drivers of cybersecurity program success.