The cyber security and information security space is constantly evolving, and the number of incidents has significantly increased in recent years.According to PWC’s 2015 Global State of Information Security Survey 2015, the total number of global incidents increased 66% in 2014 to 42.8 million incidents from 28.9 million in 2013.
In addition to keeping up with traditional information and cyber security, professionals now have to stay abreast of issues around mobile, wearables, internet of things and more.Here are 10 of our favourite security blogs to cover a range of security topics ranging from recent breaches, privacy, techniques, strategy and more.
1. TechRepublic Security
The TechRepublic Security blog is targeted to IT decision makers and professionals who need practical strategies and guidance on threats surrounding cyber security.www.techrepublic.com/topic/security
2. Wired – Threat Level
General news and commentary on online security, threat alerts and privacy make up the majority of articles on this blog.www.wired.com/category/threatlevel
3. Information Week – Dark Reading
Dark Reading is a news site that’s updated on a daily basis with news on IT security, recent breaches, software issues, and enterprise challenges.www.darkreading.com
4. Google Online Security Blog
This office blog from Google contains the latest news and insights from Google on security and safety on the Internet and mobile, including Android.googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.ca
5. PC Mag – Security Watch
The security section of PC Mag is suitable for both security professionals and end users. With both articles and videos, there’s a large amount of regularly updated content that’s editorial quality.securitywatch.pcmag.com
6. Panda Security Blog
This blog from Panda Security, covers everything from mobile to internet security, breaches and tips on managingwww.pandasecurity.com/mediacenter
7. CIO – Security
This blog features security product reviews and news coverage of the industry. The quality and depth of the articles is suitable for IT professionals and other security professionals.www.cio.com/category/security
8. Info-Security Magazine
Info-Security is an online magazine focused on strategy, news and in-depth techniques for cyber security professionals. The site includes white papers, guides and webinars and articles in topics from encryption to malware, to digital forensics.www.infosecurity-magazine.com
9. TripWire – State of Security
This blog is regularly updated with news, trends and insights on recent breaches and privacy issues. In 2014, Tripwire’s The State of Security was named the “Best Corporate Blog” and “Most Entertaining Security Blog.”www.tripwire.com/state-of-security
This is a community blog for information security experts and ethical hackers that help them to learn latest tools and techniques to achieve their goals.www.ehacking.net
Bonus: 11. Informatica
Informatica is one of the security partners we work who helps protect billions of dollars, millions of hours of productivity and longstanding reputations of businesses. Their cybersecurity blog provides commentary on a range of issues from breaches to trends and more.informatica.ca/content/blogFor more resources and updates in cyber security, IT security and enterprise technology, sign up for our monthly newsletter here.