Jack Rhysider, host and creator of the award winning podcast Darknet Diaries, is a veteran to the security world. He gained his professional knowledge of security by working in a Security Operations Center for a Fortune 500 company, a place to where threats are detected and stopped.
Alternative Future Cyber Adventures
Nobody knows what the future holds. But these podcasts paint a very interesting look at what may become. Some of these are cyber adventures, others are just sci-fi. But they all have a foot in what today’s modern technologies may become in the future.
The storytelling, voice acting, and musical scoring of this podcast is magnificent. Each episode is a stand alone story which will make you think about tech in a whole new way. Think Black Mirror but in podcast form.
Bellwether starts with a true story that happened, and then runs with it and takes you to a possible future that this story could become. This is called speculative journalism and it’s unlike anything I’ve heard before.
If you like reading books by Cory Doctorow you’ll love the Distinctive podcast. It’s a series which takes you on a wild adventure featuring hackers and high stakes.
A great fictional series starring John Boyega of Star Wars fame, which takes you on a wild adventure of a bio-hacking company that went too far.
In season 1 a cryptography think tank is tasked with decoding a highly classified transmission. In season 2 a low level FBI agent is able to chat online with his diseased wife.
Starring Summer Glau from Firefly fame. She plays a video game developer whose game hit a little too close to home for someone and gets involved with a bigger plot.
A sci-fi story which explores the possibility of erasing certain traumatic memories.