12 Must-Follow Online Publications for Cyber Security Professionals

March 8th, 2019 | By Jscrambler | 6 min read

For cyber security professionals, staying on top of current industry trends, cyber-attacks, and new solutions is no easy task.

In 2018 alone, we've seen the industry shift rapidly, with cryptojacking attacks rising, ransomware slowing, and the emergence of Supply Chain Attacks.

We have already covered the best cybersecurity podcasts. Today, we give the most relevant news and opinion sources from cyber security.

1. Wired: Threat Level

Wired website.
The Wired official Twitter account.
Wired-Threat-Level-logoThis section of the American magazine will give you an insight into all the latest news and happenings worldwide regarding hacking, cyber crimes, and new methods to protect your data over the internet.

You'll also find in-depth stories with an insider's view on cyber attacks.

2. ArsTechnica

ArsTechnica website.
The ArsTechnica official Twitter account.
ArsTechnica-logoAs you can understand from the name, the website specializes in the internet and the latest digital trends.

Its Information Security section provides content on major political security news, zero days, and cyber threats relevant to users and enterprises.

The ArsTechnica community is active, so you'll find active discussions on most topics.

3. ZDNET: Zero Day

ZDNet: Zero Day website.
The ZDNet: Zero Day official Twitter account.

ZDNet's Zero Day is widely known to be updated with new research and development about technology, IT, and communications while providing you with the latest information on new threats and vulnerabilities in cyberspace.

Most Zero Day articles aren't afraid of going into some technical depth, being a source for professionals.

4. The Hacker News

Hacker News website.
The Hacker News official Twitter account.
This website features the latest cyber security news and in-depth coverage of current and future trends in Infosec.

It attracts 8 million monthly readers, including IT professionals, researchers, hackers, technologists, and enthusiasts. Its community comes together at The Hackers Conference.

5. CSO

CSO website.
The CSO's official Twitter account.
CSO-logoThe CSO website offers a set of incisive articles that dive into all security disciplines, from risk management to fraud and data loss prevention.

It's aimed at enterprise security professionals to help them stay ahead of evolving threats and defend against criminal cyberattacks.

6. TechWorm

TechWorm website.
The TechWorm official Twitter account.
techworm-logoAlong with posting news every day, the site covers important happenings from well-known software companies worldwide.

Its team of security researchers and reporters hunt the cyber world round the clock for important breaking news and data, seeking a balanced view of the hackers and the hacked, the leakers and the leaked.

You will come across articles on technology, programming, and gadgets.


InfoWorld website.
The InfoWorld official Twitter account.
infoworld-logoThe website significantly focuses on cloud computing and software development. It's a go-to resource for developers, architects, and business leaders launching next-generation initiatives on scalable cloud platforms.

The website features several articles on high-tech, aimed at those determined to seek business advantage by staying ahead of the technology curve.

8. Troy Hun

Troy Hunt website.
The Troy Hunt official Twitter account.

We have recently featured Troy on our shortlist of AppSec Twitter accounts to follow, and now we feature his blog with the same reasoning. With its blog format, the website hosts both news and opinion articles covering high-profile data breaches and other cyber attacks.

Troy usually digs into these attacks and helps readers understand how they can stay safe online, both as individuals and professionals.

9. Krebs on Security

Krebs on Security website.
The Krebs on Security official Twitter account.
krebs-on-security-logoAnother blog from renowned investigative reporter Brian Krebs. The website provides content about software and information technology, executing daily internet tasks, and good security practices like setting a strong password.

Besides helpful content for everyday users, Brian Krebs' posts on enterprise security provide details of current cyber attacks and their architecture.

10. Schneier on Security

Schneier on Security website.
The Schneier on Security official Twitter account.

The author (Bruce Schneier) provides various articles with his views on current security affairs, such as developments of cyber crimes (and cyber criminals) and how the enterprise handles data breaches.

Besides his blog posts, the author provides several essays and videos of his talks, which provide insight into specific security subjects, such as blockchain, software vulnerabilities, and political cyber attacks.

11. Dark Reading

Dark Reading website.
The Dark Reading official Twitter account.dark-reading-logoThe website acts as a community for people sharing interests in cyber security and technological threats.

Dark Reading's community of thought-leading security researchers, CISOs, and technology specialists covers 13 specific areas: Analytics, Attacks and Breaches, Application Security, Careers and People, Cloud Security, Endpoint, IoT, Mobile, Operations, Perimeter, Risk, Threat Intelligence, and Vulnerabilities and Threats.

12. InformationAge

InformationAge website.
The InformationAge official Twitter account.
information-age-logoAs you can tell from its name, this website seeks to keep its readers updated, providing "general intelligence for technologists in the information age".

What sets InformationAge apart from other publications is its focus on hosting pieces by industry CTOs, sharing high-level insights for security professionals. Among these, you'll find articles by Jscrambler CTO Pedro Fortuna on the security of HTML5 streaming, upcoming security trends, and more.


For today's cyber security professionals, knowledge and timing go hand in hand.

Staying up to date with ever-changing security threats and trends, more than a nice-to-have has become essential.

We listed some of the most informative, engaging, and popular cyber security content platforms, in hopes it will help you be informed from trustworthy sources.

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