TMCP realizes that cybersecurity requires constantly staying abreast of what is happening in our industry. These sites are an extraordinary wellsprings of data, instruction, and discussion of pretty much everything security-related. We have compiled a list that we feel is a must-read in keeping up with the industry. Bookmark this list to stay up-to-date.
1. Schneier on Security
Bruce Schneier is a leader in the security field with great qualifications. His cyber-security blog, Schneier on Security, pulls in a wide range of articles from over the web and creates a ton of site engagement on his blog. This is a great blog to follow on the off chance that you need to see varying sentiments on the security news everybody’s talking about. Schneier likewise delivers a month to month newsletter to keep you up to date.
2. The Last Watchdog
The Last Watchdog, written and published by Pulitzer Prize winner Byron Acohido is an extraordinary dive into cybersecurity topics. Each article comes with a well-produced audio recording at the top, allowing extra accessibility for users who’d prefer to listen.
3. Krebs on Security
Former Washington Post reporter Brian Krebs, helms Krebs on Security. Considered a must-read this established blog offers a lot of content to dig through, while also providing current analysis of current cybersecurity threats. Krebs’ style is easily consumable, which makes following this blog refreshing and enjoyable.
4. Threat Post
Threat Post is a news source that is referenced by major media outlets and regularly breaks the latest in information security news. The blog publishes multiple posts each day, accompanied by their podcast and video library. Threat Post has a huge following, is an award-winning blog and, is a well-known and authoritative source if you ever need a credible citation on cyber-security.
5. CyberSecurity Insights a NIST blog.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology sets the standard for the United States government and is followed by the majority of Information Technology and Cybersecurity professionals around the world. Their insights in cyber-security should not be ignored and can be followed at CyberSecurity Insights.
6. Kevin Mitnick
Kevin Mitnick is an American computer security consultant, author, and convicted hacker. He is best known for his high-profile 1995 arrest and five years in prison for various computer and communications-related crimes. His insight into the world of Cybersecurity is firsthand as he was on the FBI’s Most Wanted List as one of the world’s foremost hackers. He has since become a leading expert, giving presentations, talks, and starting MitnickSecurity and the Global Ghost team.
While Cybersecurity affects every industry, Health Care is becoming a prime target for cyber-criminals. There have been hospitals that have been infected with ransomware causing actual death. HealthITSecurity is a great place to cut your chops on everything going on in Healthcare IT security.
8. Naked Security
Naked Security is the security threat blog of Sophos, a cybersecurity company. This popular blog has won numerous awards and has been around for quite some time as a leader in the Security Bloggosphere.
9. Secrets of the Dark
While most of the sites on this list seem more polished. Secrets of the Dark is a simple straight forward WordPress site with great content related to the “dark web”.
Reedit – The front page of the internet. There is so much valuable content on Reddit, it is hard to decide where to begin. r/cybersecurity has great posts and a solid wiki with a plethora of cyber-security information that shouldn’t be missed. While technically not a blog it still should not be overlooked.