Delinea 401 Access Denied Podcast

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Company size (employees)500 to 999
Headquarters RegionNorth America
Type of solutionService


401 Access Denied is a bi-weekly podcast produced by Delinea, a leading provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions. Hosted by seasoned cybersecurity expert Joseph Carson, ethical hacker and Advisory CISO & Chief Security Scientist at Delinea, the 401 Access Denied podcast provides listeners with authorized access to real-life stories and advice from leading cybersecurity experts, best practices for navigating security challenges and so much more. 401 Access Denied has a 5.0 rating on Apple Podcasts and a 4.7 rating on Spotify. The host has more than 25 years of experience in cybersecurity: Carson is an ethical hacker turned multi-award-winning info security professional.

Every two weeks, Carson invites industry peers on the podcast to discuss all things security, from hot topics to current events to behind-the-scenes techniques, dissecting what’s really going on in today’s world of cybersecurity. Topics include everything from how a college graduate can find a job in cybersecurity and develop the necessary skills, to how CISOs can prevent ransomware attacks and insider threats.

Recent guests on the podcast include:
– Casey Ellis, Founder of Bugcrowd
– Ciaran Martin, Founding Chief Executive of the UK National Cyber Security Centre
– James McQuiggan, Security Awareness Advocate for KnowBe4
– Tanel Sepp, Ambassador at Large for Cyber Diplomacy at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia.
– Dan Lohrmann, Field CISO for Pubic Sector at Presidio

As cybercriminals become more sophisticated and the threat landscape continues to evolve, it is imperative that security professionals, both aspiring and seasoned, are aware of the latest trends and threats. 401 Access Denied serves as a valuable, current educational resource to organizations and security practitioners. The podcast also looks to inspire the next generation of security professionals as the number of qualified and skilled security professionals remains small and in high demand.

Key Capabilities / Features

401 Access Denied is a bi-weekly podcast produced by Delinea, a leading provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions. Hosted by seasoned cybersecurity expert Joseph Carson, ethical hacker and Advisory CISO & Chief Security Scientist at Delinea. Joseph Carson has spent more than 25 years in enterprise and IT security, educating the users and leaders of scholastic institutions, governments and companies on how to keep themselves and their organizations safe from cyberattacks.

As an ethical hacker and a dedicated educator and professional, Joseph recognizes the need for constant learning, continuing his own education to expand his knowledge and sharing his experiences and lessons learned with his peers and teammates.

Carson is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and an active member of the cybercommunity, regularly presenting at security conferences, government events, and at cybersecurity awareness days, continuously spreading his leadership experiences globally. With the current skills gap and workforce shortage, properly trained and skilled cybersecurity professionals are needed now more than ever. In the past few years Carson has shared his knowledge and experience with thousands of industry peers. His speaking sessions have also included thousands of students and teachers, aiming to reduce cyber bullying and increase cyber awareness in our education systems.

Carson mentors many cybersecurity professionals around the world and is a cybersecurity advisor to several governments, critical infrastructure, financial and maritime companies. Carson regularly shares his knowledge and experience giving workshops on vulnerability assessments, patch management best practices, the evolving cyber security perimeter and GDPR compliance.

Carson is also frequently quoted as a cybersecurity expert in industry publications. He provides commentary about news stories on topics including identity security, privileged access management, data breaches, ransomware attacks, phishing campaigns, and more. He also frequently shares his perspective

How we are different

• 401 Access Denied gives listeners access to top security information from experts in InfoSec. Delinea’s ethical hacker, Joe Carson, speaks with current leaders and experts in the IT and cybersecurity fields, discussing topics ranging from DevSecOps and Ransomware attacks to diversity and the retention of talent.

• Carson is the host of a popular podcast, 401 Access Denied, which attracts 2,500+ listeners each episode. The podcast now has over 100 episodes and enjoys a loyal following that has surpassed 250,000 listens. The 401 Access Denied Podcast is available on major streaming platforms including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and iHeart Radio.

• Carson has over 9,000 followers on LinkedIn and over 2,500 followers on Twitter, two platforms he uses frequently to share best practices about cybersecurity and learning commentary about data breaches, ransomware attacks, and more.