Top 5 cyber security blogs we like

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With many businesses relying on the use of social media and computing devices on a daily basis it is important to make sure you have the right protection. Here is a selection of blogs we think offer some great advice and tips on cyber security.

Digital Guardian

Since 2013, The Official Digital Guardian blog has been a source for news and articles focusing on data protection, security and threat research. Its main focus is preventing data theft on large-scale networks, mobile devices and cloud applications. The blog also features infographics and a weekly round-up Friday Five. A must-read for those wanting to learn more about online safety.

Have a look at the Digital Guardian blog here: https://digitalguardian.com/blog

The Hacker News

The Hacker News originally established itself as a news platform to educate people on how to use the internet safely. Now, it is a dedicated platform which attracts IT professionals, researchers, hackers and general enthusiasts. Updated on a daily basis, the blog features a range of posts that cover topics from new computer software programmes to the latest hacker attacks.

Visit the Hacker News website here: https://thehackernews.com/

Threat post

Threat post is an independent news site which specialises in IT and business security. It prides itself on being an independent cyber security blog that is led by security journalist Michael Mimoso. This blog is useful for those who want high-impact content including videos, news and reports. Their blog is full of the latest industry updates, videos and podcasts, even for the less tech-savvy users.

Check the threat post out: https://threatpost.com/

Krebson on Security

Run by journalist and investigative reporter, Brian Krebs, Krebs on Security is a blog built around his obsessions with cyber security after falling victim to a hacker group in 2001. The blog is built around two main themes: data breaches, online crime, cyber-justice and security updates. The blog has seen much success, in that several cybercrime groups have been taken down as a result of Kreb’s investigations. A must read for those interested in the criminal investigation of cybercrime.

Check out Brian Kreb’s blog here: https://krebsonsecurity.com/

McAfee

McAfee is a global computer security company that specialises in providing security products to both consumers and businesses. Their blog is useful in that they categorise them into the target audience it is aimed at such as consumer, family safety and business. As the company is so well-established many of their blogs come from leading security experts who provide their expert opinions and advice on cyber security.

To read any of McAfee’s blogs visit their website: https://securingtomorrow.mcafee.com/

Why not also take a look at our own cybersecurity blogs. We cover a range of topic, including how to prevent a cyber-attack and how to recover from an attack. Alternatively, if you’re interested in purchasing cyber insurance visit the product page.

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of any other agency, organisation, employer or company.

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