You really should listen to the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast

You really should listen to the award-winning "Smashing Security" podcast

Graham Cluley Security News is sponsored this week by… well, me!

It’s August, which means it’s slow news season and vacation season. I’m not going to be writing as much as normal this month so I can hang out with the family a bit more.

As such I thought it was unfair to ask any of the lovely firms that sponsor my website to support me during August, so I’ve switched over sponsorship until the end of the month to promote the weekly podcast I produce. And yes, there will still be episodes of “Smashing Security” coming out during August!

If you haven’t listened before, “Smashing Security” is a weekly podcast where I, Carole Theriault, and a special guest discuss some of the quirky stories from the last week’s cybersecurity news headlines, and anything else that takes our fancy.

It’s a great way to spend 45 minutes as you’re commuting to and from work, lazing on the beach, walking the dog, or having a bath. Plus – we promise not to make it boring! Yes, it really is the security podcast for people who don’t like security podcasts.

But don’t just take my word for it…

My favourite security podcast ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
“You guys are the best!” – Grumpy old goth girl, Canada.

Hilarious and informative ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
“Funny, engaging and informative. Love the banter , love the info , suggestions and especially the “pi pi pick of the week” !” – Huddo58, Australia.

Avid listener ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
“A while ago when I started listening I assumed the podcast was another IT security-related podcast. Far from it. Witty, light hearted fun with charismatic guests every week.” – tkpodrev, USA.

Making cyber security, well, sexy!! ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
“This podcast is just hilarious. Not only because the hosts are funny but the topics they talk about are unbelievably crazy to think they actually happen! Trust me, I’ve seen it! I’m putting a link to this on our intranet and so should all IT bods.” – wi7bit, Great Britain.

You can find “Smashing Security” in your favourite podcast app, or on our website at Some listeners have even been kind enough to support the show via Patreon, which gets them special goodies.

Here is our latest episode, where we were joined by technology journalist and broadcaster David McClelland, if you want to get a flavour for things:

Smashing Security #139: 'Capital One hacked, iMessage flaws, and anonymity my ass!'

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Thanks to everyone who listens to the show, and who voted us “Best Security Podcast” earlier this year.

Currently we’re getting over 25,000 listeners to each episode in the first four weeks, and our audience has been growing steadily. It’s a really great feeling to have such loyal listeners and Carole and I get a real kick when we meet some of you in “real life” at conferences and events.

Stay tuned!

If you’re interested in sponsoring my site for a week, and reaching an IT-savvy audience that cares about cybersecurity, you can find more information here.