Blog Profiles: Cybersecurity Blogs

Welcome to Blog Profiles! Each week, we select a topic and handful of blogs that do a great job contributing to the conversation. This week’s roundup is dedicated to cybersecurity blogs. Do you have a blog that deserves recognition? Tweet our writers at @BeyondBylines.

Cybersecurity Blogs We Love -

It seems like we hear nearly regularly news about a data breach.

It’s why I picked this topic for this week’s blog profiles — it’s unfortunately timely and we could all use some good information about how to keep our information secure.

Here are some good sites that I dug up.

1. SC Media

SC Media is about cybersecurity. It aims to deliver breaking news about cybersecurity as well as comprehensive analysis and news about cutting-edge products.

“We’ve lived it for more than 25 years, sharing industry expert guidance and insight, in-depth features and timely news, and independent product reviews in various content forms in partnership with and for top-level information security executives and their technical teams,” the site says.

Posts you should read up on: 35 million voter records from 19 states found for sale on Dark Web, Pentagon data breach exposed 30,000 travel records, and Augmented reality could help solve the cybersecurity talent gap.

Follow @SCMagazine on Twitter.

2. Graham Cluley

This site features computer security news, advice, and opinion pieces. Graham Cluley is a public speaker and independent computer security analyst.

Cluley says he’s been working in the computer security industry since the early 1990s. He’s given many talks and has appeared on TV, radio, and print for news agencies, including NPR, BBC, CNN, Mashable, and TechCrunch, to name a few.

Posts I found interesting include Pentagon data breach puts personal details of 30,000 staff at risk, Fake Adobe update really *does* update Flash (while also installing cryptominer), and Google chose not to go public about bug that exposed Google Plus users’ data.

Follow @gcluley on Twitter.

3. Schneier on Security

Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist. He’s authored 13 books, as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers.

His site, Schneier on Security, covers a lot of territory.

Notable posts include How DNA Databases Violate Everyone’s Privacy, Security in a World of Physically Capable Computers, and Major Tech Companies Finally Endorse Federal Privacy Regulation.

Follow @schneierblog on Twitter.

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Credit: Bruce Schneier on Facebook

4. The Hacker News

The Hacker News is a leading cybersecurity news site with more than eight million monthly readers. It features the “latest cyber security news and in-depth coverage of current as well as future trends in Infosec and how they are shaping the cyber world.”

The site launched in 2010. It covers data breaches, cyber attacks, vulnerabilities, and malware.

Posts you should check out include 30 Million Facebook Accounts Were Hacked: Check If You’re One of Them, Just Answering a Video Call Could Compromise Your WhatsApp Account, and How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity: All You Need to Know.

Follow @TheHackersNews on Twitter.

P.S. Ever wonder how we come up with ideas for our blog profiles? Our handy list of industries and subjects on PR Newswire for Journalists stays top of mind. If you’re a blogger or journalist looking for cybersecurity news, let us know. We can customize a newsfeed for you.

Christine Cube is a senior audience relations manager with PR Newswire and freelance writer. Follow her at @cpcube.


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