RIYADH: The Global Cybersecurity Forum recently launched the “Rethinking Cyber” podcast, which aims to revolutionize the way we think about cyberspace through thought-provoking conversations with the world’s best minds, including scientists, private sector leaders and policy influencers.
Hosted in an accessible format with short episodes of less than 20 minutes, the weekly podcast series will inform audiences about the cyber challenges and opportunities shaping our future.
It will cover the alarming increase in cybercrime, the fascinating future of quantum computing, ways to protect children in cyberspace, the importance of addressing the critical talent gap in the cybersecurity workforce and more.
Beyond technical and industry issues, “Rethinking Cyber” will explore the potential of cyberspace to positively impact people’s lives around the world.
Alaa Alfaadhel, initiatives and partnerships lead at the Global Cybersecurity Forum, said: “While cybersecurity threats are considerable, there are also endless opportunities to maximize the benefits of technology, and enable cyberspace to positively impact people’s lives around the world.
“The ‘Rethinking Cyber’ podcast convenes thought leaders across sectors, industries and geographies to have conversations that bring the challenges and opportunities of cyberspace to a mass audience, so everyone can understand and grasp the issues that will undoubtedly affect them.”
The podcast will feature world-renowned experts and decision-makers, including Michio Kaku, professor of theoretical physics and co-founder of string field theory; Craig Wright, founder and chief scientist at nChain; Alex Liu, managing partner and chairman at Kearney; Craig Jones, director of cybercrime at Interpol; Iain Drennan, executive director at WeProtect Global Alliance; and Leila Hoteit, managing director and senior partner at Boston Consulting Group.
The podcast, available through Spotify and Apple, is hosted by Rebecca McLaughlin-Eastham, TV anchor, moderator and founder, RME Media & Communications.