The best cyber security blogs to follow

The best cyber security blogs to follow
The best cyber security blogs to follow

posted 16 Aug 19

The world of cyber security is never dull, with approximately a third of all UK businesses reporting incidents of cyber security breaches or attacks in the last 12 months. Therefore, it’s vitally important for Cyber Security Specialists and IT Professionals ensure their knowledge and skills remain current and fit to withstand the increasingly sophisticated nature of cyber crime.

In a sea of tech and cyber security blogs claiming to feature relevant news and engaging topics, we share our recommended cyber security blogs to follow:

1.    National Cyber Security Centre

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) supports the most critical organisations in the UK, the wider public sector, industry, SMEs as well as the general public. When incidents do occur, the NCSC not only provides effective incident response to minimise harm to the UK, but also helps with recovery to enable businesses and individuals to learn important lessons for the future.

2. Graham Cluley

As a veteran anti-virus expert and keynote speaker, Graham Cluley offers a fresh, tongue-in-cheek narrative of cyber security news, trends and security breach incidents through a variety of channels including blogs and podcasts.

Having worked as a Programmer in the computer security industry since the early 1990s, Graham is the man behind the first version of Dr. Solomon’s Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows and was inducted into the Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame in 2011. Graham has also given talks around the world at events such as Microsoft Future Decoded, RSA, Infosec, Web Summit, IP EXPO, EICAR, AVAR, ICSA, ISSA, Virus Bulletin, Ja.net, Campus Party and the European Internet Security Forum.

3. IT Security Expert Blog

Founded by Dave Whitelegg, UK Cyber Information Security expert, blogger and certified Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator, the IT Security Expert blog offers a nationwide perspective on all things cyber and information security.

Covering everything from the basics to the advanced in computer security, Dave’s content is centred around the latest cyber security developments and issues within the UK, including hacking, privacy (GDPR), data breaches, and compliance. With a comprehensive analysis of the issues impacting the industry, this is blog worth subscribing to.

4. teiss

Created due to the success of the teissLondon conference which takes place annually, the teiss blog and website is dedicated to providing comprehensive information about cyber security. It is owned by an independent media owner, Lyonsdown, and published in conjunction with Business Reporter magazine.

Covering everything from legislation to emerging tech and advice on how cyber security professionals can excel in their careers or focus on wellbeing, this blog offers a balanced and well-rounded view of hot topics in the cyber security space.

5. Eutopian

Eutopian was founded by author Nick Hutton, a cyber security expert with 20+ years as CTO, Founder, Investor, Product Manager, Consultant, Engineer and Advisor to corporations, law enforcement, government, and NGOs. In addition, he has spoken as an independent expert and on behalf of employers at the Institute of Directors, on matters relating to cyber security, government surveillance and cooperation with law enforcement and eCommerce.

With a strong focus on cyber security, Nick’s work spans attack and defence, policy, investigations, architecture, compliance, and strategy for corporations, government, and technology providers including security software/service vendors.

Other cyber security blogs worth a read, include:

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