Top 10 Cyber Security Information Sources

There can be no doubt that cybersecurity is one of the hottest topics in the security world right now. In fact, it is one of the hottest topics around – period. However, for the average physical security practitioner, staying informed about cybersecurity trends, practices and technologies can be challenging to say the least; especially in a world where information overload, a lack of time and an expectation that people should be able to do more with less all make finding and digesting relevant information difficult. To that end, we have compiled a list of what are, in our opinion, the top 10 cybersecurity blogs from the leading experts around the world. Why go looking for information when you can have it delivered directly to your smartphone, favourite device or desktop? Check out some of these great blogs and simply subscribe to the ones you like. After all, they are free.
With around 1,838,316 Facebook followers, WeLiveSecurity is one of the most popular cybersecurity sites around. It is an IT security site covering the latest news, research, cyber threats and malware discoveries, with insights from experts. Frequency – about eight posts per week.
Just about everyone who has owned a computer is familiar with McAfee, one of the best known names in anti-virus and computer security software. Now a part of Intel Security, McAfee produce this fantastic blog full of security news and resources on solutions for everyone from small business to enterprise organisations. Frequency – about 11 posts per week.
Brian Krebs is a household name in information security, and his blog is among the most well known and respected in the space. This is a daily blog dedicated to investigative stories on cybercrime and computer security. Frequency – about three posts per week.
Dark Reading is the premier online resource helping information security professionals manage the balance between protection and access. It offers breaking news and analysis on attacks, breaches and vulnerabilities, as well as strategies for protecting enterprise data. It also offers guidance on setting risk management and compliance policies. However, be prepared for information overload as they post a lot. Frequency – about 34 posts per week.
Bruce Schneier is an internationally -renowned security technologist and author. Described by The Economist as a security guru, he is perhaps the only security practitioner to ever have been dubbed a ‘security rockstar’ by IFSEC. His blog covers security and security technology. Frequency – about eight posts per week.
Threatpost is an independent news site and leading source of information about IT and business security for hundreds of thousands of professionals. Frequency – about 19 posts per week.
Brought to you by Sophos, a world-renowned provider of PC security software, Naked Security is their threat news room. Through Naked Security, Sophos warn subscribers about all kinds of bad computer threats, including the latest Facebook scams and rogue apps. Frequency – about 34 posts per week.
The latest news and insights from Google on security and safety on the Internet. Frequency – about three posts per month.
A veteran anti-virus expert, Graham Cluley specialises in data security, as well as the usual host of computer security issues. Frequency – about 11 posts per week.
Infosecurity Magazine is the award-winning online magazine dedicated to the strategy, insight and technology of information security. This blog is an extension of the great work they produce through their online magazine. Frequency – about 42 posts per week.

So, there you have it, our top 10 cybersecurity blogs. Check them out and get reading.