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Every week on the InSecurity Podcast, Matt Stephenson interviews leading authorities in the security industry to gain an expert perspective on topics including risk, control friction, compliance, and building a culture of security. Each episode provides relevant insights for security practitioners and business leaders working to improve their organization’s security posture and bottom line.

May 21, 2021


Oil and Gas Pipeline


When the DarkSide hacking group attacked the Colonial Pipeline, they may have gotten a bit more than they bargained for. Colonial has acknowledged paying $4.4 million in ransom in order to bring their systems back online as quickly as possible. It was a decision they had to make quickly, but had to consider a...

Mar 18, 2021




“I'm telling you a lie in a vicious effort that you will repeat my lie over and over until it becomes true” 

 -- Lady Gaga


“The point of modern propaganda isn't only to misinform or push an agenda. It is to exhaust your critical thinking, to annihilate truth.” 

 -- Garry Kasparov


In this week’s Very...

Mar 8, 2021


International Women's Day

“I would like to see people, the public and the press and other athletes in general just realise and respect women for who we are, what we are and what we do… I’ve been working at this since I was three years old… Basically my whole life I’ve been doing this and I haven’t had a life and I don’t think I...

Mar 1, 2021

Truth and Lies



I believe that we should be teaching our kids, students and employees when and how to lie

 -- Maurice Schweitzer; professor, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania


And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but
The truth in masquerade.

 -- Lord Byron; Don Juan, Canto 11



This week, Matt Stephenson welcomes...

Feb 24, 2021


Initiating Paraneon



We face cyber threats from state-sponsored hackers, hackers for hire, global cyber syndicates, and terrorists. They seek our state secrets, our trade secrets, our technology, and our ideas - things of incredible value to all of us. They seek to strike our critical infrastructure and to harm our economy.