The World’s Best Cybersecurity Websites and Blogs

POSTED BY   Michele Baker
31st August 2017
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Cybersecurity is one of the most important issues facing society. The risk of cyber attack becomes ever more of a concern as our technology develops, particularly when we consider the increased interconnectivity of devices with the growth of the IoT. There are many reasons that individuals or underground groups may issue a cyberattack, and perhaps equally as many ways in which they could do so. That’s why the cybersecurity industry is so important and quite so large as it is.

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As an evolving and diversifying industry, being up-to-date with everything going on in the world of cybersecurity can feel like a full-time job. The trick, however, is knowing where to look. As always, we’re here to help… this time with a bunch of websites and cybersecurity blogs for you to bookmark. You’re welcome.

 

 

SC Media: The Cybersecurity Source

This site is an absolute treasure trove for anyone interested in the latest news on cybersecurity. New content is published several times a day, covering a range of topics related to cybercrime and network security.

 

Threatpost

The huge array of categories on Threatpost make it a strong rival for SC Media for the best cybersecurity news website. Topics include:

Cloud Security

Critical Infrastructure

Cryptography

Government

Hacks

Malware

Mobile Security

Privacy

SAS

Vulnerabilities

Web Security

As well as countless articles being published on a daily basis, Threatpost also hosts weekly cybersecurity podcasts.

 

DarkReading

DarkReading describes itself as “connecting the information security community”, which – indeed – it does. This site is regularly visited by professionals and specialists across the cybersecurity industry, with community members and contributors that include thought leaders within the space.

DarkReading.com encompasses ten communities, each of which drills deeper into the enterprise security challenge:

Attacks & Breaches,

Application Security,

Cloud Security,

Data Leaks & Insider Threats,

Endpoint Security & Privacy,

Mobile Security,

Network & Perimeter Security,

Risk Management & Compliance,

Security Management & Analytics,

and Vulnerabilities and Threats.

 


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The Hacker News

Not only does The Hacker News have all the latest, um, hacker news, it’s also got a great email newsletter you can subscribe to. The site is also home to an e-commerce page where you can purchase some pretty impressive sounding training courses and software and stuff. A great one-stop for all your cybersecurity needs!

 

The Register

Pretty cool tagline for The Register’s website: “Biting the hand that feeds IT”. Edgy. Even better, this general IT news site has a Security section that you are going to fall in love with. Lots of yummy data news and other techie bits to enjoy here, too.

 

Schneier on Security

Bruce Schneier has been writing about security issues on his blog since 2004, and in his monthly newsletter, since 1998. He writes books, articles, and academic papers, and is the Chief Technology Officer of IBM Resilient, a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center, and a board member of EFF. Impressive stuff, and equally impressive content on cybersecurity.

 

Google Security Blog

Well, if anything is going to be a good resource for cybersecurity news, it’s going to be Google, really, isn’t it? Lots of instructive stuff on getting yourself out of sticky security situations, as well as what to generally look out for, it’s pretty much what you’d expect. It may be a bit of a bland visual interface, but the Google blog is always a good go-to.

 

Graham Cluley

“Award-winning computer security news, advice, and opinion” – so reads the tagline of Cluley’s cybersecurity blog. He writes tonnes of articles, has a podcast hosted on iTunes, a popular YouTube channel, and a lovely email newsletter to subscribe to. What more could you want?

 

InfoSecurity Magazine

Absolutely awesome resource for anything cybersecurity related here. With everything from blogs and white papers, to webinars, events and conferences, and a directory of companies working in cybersecurity, you’re gonna want to add this to your bookmarks right now.

 

CSO Online

Videos, podcasts, articles, whitepapers, e-books, a conference calendar, etc etc etc. Another awesome cybersecurity site worth spending some time on.

 

Symantec Blog

You know you’re on a serious site when the blog posts go back to 2006. What’s more, there are new ones almost every day, with a sizeable number of authors contributing.

 

RSA

It’s always nice to see a brand with a good, healthy, on site blog. And RSA is, of course, winning on this front. Tonnes to work your way through here, again with daily new content to digest.


 

These are our top cybersecurity websites and blogs… for now! We’ll be updating this as we go. If you know a site that should be added to this list, then please do get in touch. As always, we want to make sure we are covering everybody and everything in the world of cybersecurity and beyond. 

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Michele Baker

Michele Baker is the Senior Content Strategist at TDMB. She began her journey into tech marketing via a Masters in Creative Writing, evolving from a prize-winning poet and short story writer to a futuristic content guru. Michele now writes endlessly about all aspects of technology, hosts the TDMB Presents… tech podcast, and speaks at numerous tech and marketing events.

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