Inside the Media Mind of Ayman Elsawah: “Getting Into Infosec” Podcast

On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we travel back to RSA 2020 where we met with Ayman Elsawah, host of Getting Into Infosec Podcast and author of Breaking IN: A Practical Guide to Starting a Career in Information Security. Ayman has a passion for security and empowering others, and with these two […]

Inside the Media Mind of FCW’s Derek Johnson: The Disruption of COVID-19

This week on Inside the Media Minds we spoke with Derek Johnson, Senior Staff Writer at Federal Computer Week. This is the first remote interview we recorded from home in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic to check in on how this pandemic and resulting quarantine has affected reporters, publications and the media landscape.  As […]

Inside the Media Mind of Kari Paul: RSA 2020

On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we take a virtual trip back to RSA 2020 where we met with Kari Paul, Technology Reporter at The Guardian.  An Iowa native, Kari is now based on the West Coast as one of just two U.S. technology reporters for international publication, The Guardian. Kari has […]

Inside the Media Mind of Michael Jarvis: On-Site at Notaviva Craft Fermentations

On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we step outside of the realm of technology and into the world of craft beverages. For this episode we met with Michael Jarvis on location at Notaviva Craft Fermentations, a winery and brewery owned and operated by W2 Communications’ very own Chief Creative Officer, Stephen Mackey.  […]

Inside the Media Mind of Mark Albertson: RSA 2020 Edition

Throughout the RSA Conference 2020 we met with several reporters to get their perspective on the conference and what industry trends they’re following. In this episode we talk with Mark Albertson, Senior writer at siliconANGLE. Mark has an extensive background in technology, but his heart has always been in journalism and the impact of technology […]

Inside the Media Mind of Hugh Taylor: RSA 2020 Edition

Throughout RSA Conference 2020 we had the pleasure of interviewing several reporters to get their perspectives on one of cybersecurity’s biggest events! First we met with Hugh Taylor to capture his thoughts on the week.  Hugh’s fascinating background, which includes television production, public relations and information technology provides him with a unique perspective on all […]

Inside the Media Mind of Stew Magnuson: National Defense Magazine

On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we welcome Stew Magnuson, Editor in Chief of National Defense Magazine. In July the magazine will be celebrating its 100 year anniversary and as you can imagine, the magazine has witnessed a monumental cyber evolution since starting in 1920.  When he began working at the magazine […]

Inside the Media Minds of Jacob and Dayton: DCrypted Podcast

Welcome to our first episode of 2020! On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we meet with Jacob Biesiada and Dayton Williams, co-hosts and creators of DCrypted Cybersecurity Podcast. We first met Jacob and Dayton at the October CYBERTACOS event where they were scoping out the cybersecurity crowd for their next guest.  The […]

Inside the Media Mind of Benjamin Freed: The Breadth and Depth of Ransomware Attacks

On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we meet with Benjamin Freed, Technology Editor at StateScoop. From the beginning of his career as a freelance journalist covering arts, to becoming fully immersed in the cybersecurity space, Ben has developed a passion for uncovering the latest and greatest threats across the country.  Recently, Ben […]

Inside the Media Minds Special Edition: The JEDI Contract – A Roundtable Discussion with Ross Wilkers, Frank Konkel and Carten Cordell

On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we host a roundtable discussion with Ross Wilkers of Washington Technology, Frank Konkel of Nextgov and Carten Cordell of the Washington Business Journal to discuss the ongoing saga of the JEDI Contract. All three reporters have covered the JEDI contract from a different lens and followed […]