Career Notes podcast – Have to be able to communicate to everybody

Career Notes podcast - Have to be able to communicate to everybody

The folks behind The Cyberwire podcast interviewed me for a new series of shows, looking at how people joined the cybersecurity industry.

The idea behind the short-form “Career Notes” podcast is to “step inside the diverse and fascinating worlds of cybersecurity professionals around the globe and hear their personal stories in their own words.”

Well, I’m not sure if my story is fascinating, but here is how “Career Notes” described my episode:

Computer security writer, podcaster and public speaker Graham Cluley describes learning to program on his own from magazines, creating text adventure games for donations, and his journey from programming to presenting and writing with a bit of tap dancing on the side. Along the way, Graham collaborated with others and learned to communicate so that all could understand, not just techies.

It’s not a very long podcast (less than 10 minutes). You can listen to it here:

Career Notes episode 7: Have to be able to communicate to everybody

Thanks to The Cyberwire for inviting me onto the show.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the cybersecurity industry, having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Bluesky, or drop him an email.

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