Security Nation, S3 E9

Nontraditional Paths Into Cybersecurity, Part 1: Akamai's Kathryn Kun

January 08, 2021


In our latest episode of Security Nation, Kathryn Kun of Akamai kicks off our series on nontraditional paths into cybersecurity with her story of how she went from a career in automotive engineering to cybersecurity. Stick around for our Rapid Rundown, where Tod talks about a backdoor built into ZyXEL and even shares a little ditty he found on YouTube on how to properly pronounce the organization's name.

About the Security Nation Podcast

Security Nation is a podcast dedicated to celebrating the champions in the cybersecurity community who are advancing security in their own ways. We also cover the biggest events in security that you should know about. In each episode, host Jen Ellis (@infosecjen) sits down with a guest so they can share their stories, what worked, what didn’t, and what you can learn from their initiative so maybe we can inspire you to do something new, while Tod Beardsley breaks down the biggest security headlines of the week. 

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