The Top Cyber Security Blogs and Websites of 2024

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If you work in the cybersecurity industry or are interested in pursuing a career in this important, fast-moving field, it’s helpful to stay up to date on the latest trends and advancements. Keep reading to learn about which blogs and websites you should bookmark if you want to stay in the know.

Quick Overview of Top Cybersecurity Blogs & Websites [Table]

Looking for a quick rundown of everything? Here’s a quick snapshot with more details provided below.

Blog or WebsiteFollow on XOverview
1. Unsupervised Learning@DanielMiesslerInsights from an experienced cybersecurity expert, consultant and writer
2. Graham Cluley@gcluleyLongtime cybersecurity expert who has worked at Sophos and McAfee
3. IT Security Guru@IT_SecGuruDaily news digest of breaking news in the IT security industry
4. Security Weekly@securityweeklyA blog featuring webcasts and IT security video programs
5. The Hacker News@TheHackersNewsThe latest cybersecurity news and in-depth coverage of the latest trends
6. Infosecurity Magazine@InfosecurityMagA print and online publication dedicated to the latest cybersecurity content
7. CSO Online@CSOonlineNews, analysis and research on a broad range of security and risk management topics
8. Tripwire@TripwireIncNews and opinions on the state of the industry
9. Troy Hunt@troyhuntA cybersecurity thought leader
10. The Last Watchdog@byronacohidoA blog by a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, teacher and respected cybersecurity and privacy expert
11. Schneier on Security@schneierblogA blog by Bruce Schneier, who was dubbed a “security guru” by The Economist
12. The Akamai Blog@AkamaiA compilation of news and perspectives from a host of technology and security professionals
13. Krebs on Security@briankrebsA blog covering security news and investigations from a former Washington Post journalist
14. Sophos News@SophosXOpsA comprehensive blog focused on computer security
15. TaoSecurityInactive on X since November 2022, but you can find updates on MastodonA blog about digital security that also focuses on Chinese online criminals
16. Dark Reading@DarkReadingA popular website offering insight across a variety of security topics
17. PC World@pcworldOnline computer and technology magazine that offers news, reviews and how-tos
18. WIRED@WIREDPopular website for those in cybersecurity, but also anyone interested in how technology is affecting culture today
19. CIO@CIOonlineOnline magazine geared toward those in technology and security leadership roles
20. CNET@CNETA go-to site for technology reviews, “how-to” tech content and the latest in tech news
21. WeLiveSecurity@ESETA blog published by an IT security firm that features security news and insights
22. SIGNAL Magazine@signalmagOfficial publication of Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA)
23. Computerworld@ComputerworldAn online magazine that covers cloud computing, emerging technologies, cybersecurity and more

Must-Read Cybersecurity Blogs [List of Blogs & Websites]

Note: The following blogs and websites are not ranked in any particular order.

1. Unsupervised Learning

An experienced cybersecurity expert, consultant and writer, Miessler takes a personal approach on his blog with an “about me” page that not only details his professional interests but also his hobbies, interests and political views. His offerings include newsletters and essays on a variety of topics and a podcast called Unsupervised Learning that focuses on security and artificial intelligence.

2. Graham Cluley

A longtime industry expert who held senior roles with Sophos and McAfee before deciding to begin “working for myself,” one could say that Graham Cluley is completely clued in to the cybersecurity scene — running a blog with an open, accessible style while continuing his work as a conference speaker, media pundit, podcaster and consultant.

3. IT Security Guru

IT Security is a daily news digest of breaking news in the IT security industry. They offer articles, videos, webinars, analysis, case studies and even have a section devoted to the latest cybersecurity scams where they spotlight recent hacks.

4. Security Weekly

Founded by industry veteran Paul Asadoorian, this blog features webcasts and IT security video programs that you can listen to or watch on a number of channels including iTunes, YouTube, Google Play and many more.

5. The Hacker News

The Hacker News calls itself the “#1 trusted cybersecurity news platform” with more than 4.5 million followers. Featuring the latest in cybersecurity news, this website focuses on data breaches, cyber attacks, vulnerabilities, malware and more.

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6. Infosecurity Magazine

Infosecurity Magazine has been delivering cutting-edge cybersecurity content to readers for over a decade with both a print and online edition. In addition to its many articles, Infosecurity Magazine also offers webinars, whitepapers and virtual conferences.

7. CSO Online

CSO provides news, analysis and research on a broad range of security and risk management topics. As its name suggests, it is geared toward enterprise security decision-makers and CSOs (chief security officers), as well as anyone interested in information security, identity and access management, loss prevention and more.

8. Tripwire

Tripwire’s blog offers news and opinions on the state of the industry, written by regular contributors as well as guest authors from throughout the cybersecurity world. Topics include incident detection and investigation, cloud security, compliance and vulnerability and risk management.

9. Troy Hunt

A cybersecurity thought leader who travels the world speaking and training technology professionals, Troy Hunt is Microsoft’s Regional Director and Most Valued Professional (MVP) specializing in online security and cloud development.

10. The Last Watchdog

The Last Watchdog is written by Byron Acohido, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, teacher and respected cybersecurity and privacy expert. His blog is video-heavy and includes many interview-style posts as well as guest blog articles.

11. Schneier on Security

Bruce Schneier has been writing about security on his blog since 2004. Dubbed a “security guru” by The Economist, he is the Chief of Security at Inrupt, Inc. in addition to being a Harvard University fellow and a lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is also a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and AccessNow and serves as an advisory board member of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and

12. The Akamai Blog

Akamai, a content delivery network services company, publishes a blog of news and perspectives from a host of technology and security professionals. Topics include security research, sustainability, news, culture, trends and more.

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13. Krebs on Security

Brian Krebs is the former Washington Post reporter behind this in-depth blog covering security news and investigation. He is also the author of “Spam Nation” and has been profiled in The New York Times, Business Week and Poynter.

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14. Sophos News

Sophos is a security software and hardware company located in the United Kingdom. The company previously managed the award-winning Naked Security blog, which has since migrated to the Sophos News platform, that covers insights, education and advice on cybersecurity. Sophos also offers the Naked Security podcast, which covers “an expert look at the latest cybersecurity incidents, how they happened, and why.”

15. TaoSecurity

Written by strategist and author Richard Bejtlich, TaoSecurity covers “digital security, strategic thought and military history.” Bejtlich has authored multiple books on security. He is the strategist and author in residence at Corelight Inc. and former chief security strategist at FireEye.

16. Dark Reading

If you work in cybersecurity or have any interest in the field, you have likely visited Dark Reading. As one of the most popular websites among cybersecurity professionals, Dark Reading offers insight across a variety of topics from analytics and application security to mobile and cloud security, IoT and more.

17. PC World

PC World is a well-known online computer and technology magazine that offers news, reviews and how-tos, along with plenty of videos on topics that include not just PC-related issues but business and cybersecurity, as well.


Wired is another popular website that covers an array of topics from business and culture to design, gear, science, security and transportation. Wired is well-read not just among those in the cybersecurity world, but also with anyone interested in how technology is affecting culture today.

19. CIO

CIO is an online magazine geared toward those in technology and security leadership roles. Its editorial focus includes content geared to helping C-suite executives confront the cybersecurity challenges faced by their organizations.

20. CNET

CNET is the go-to site for technology reviews, “how-to” tech content and the latest in tech news. They also have a shopping section on their site where they list the best deals on everything from TVs to laptops to web hosting. They also cover cybersecurity issues such as data breaches and defenses.

21. WeLiveSecurity

WeLiveSecurity is an award-winning blog published by IT security firm ESET that features security news and insights from its researchers and security experts from around the world. An award-winning blog, this is a trusted source by journalists and industry experts for breaking cyber news. It also serves as a forum where some of ESET’s most high-profile cybersecurity discoveries have been published.

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22. Signal Magazine

Signal Magazine is the official publication of the AFCEA, a professional association focused on serving the government and military since 1946. Signal produces a print and online magazine, a blog, newsletters, webinars, eBooks and more. Content is primarily focused around cybersecurity, defense, homeland security, intelligence and technology — basically everything and anything security related.

23. Computerworld

Computerworld, which was established as a print magazine in 1967 before going digital in 2014, is now a global publication branded in 47 countries and a go-to for anyone in the tech world. The online magazine covers cloud computing, emerging technologies, cybersecurity and much more.

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X, Daniel Miessler.

X, Graham Cluley.

X, IT Security Guru.

X, Security Weekly.

X, The Hackers News.

X, Infosecurity Magazine.


X, Tripwire.

X, Troy Hunt.

X, Byron Acohido.

X, Schneier Blog.

X, Akamai Technologies.

X, Brian Krebs.

X, Sophos News.

X, Richard Bejtlich.

X, Dark Reading.

X, PCWorld.





X, SIGNAL Magazine.

X, Threatpost.

X, Computerworld.

Unsupervised Learning.

Graham Cluley.

IT Security Guru.

SC Media, Security Weekly.

LinkedIn, Paul Asadorian.

The Hacker News.

Infosecurity Magazine.

CSO Online.

Tripwire, Integrity Management.

Troy Hunt.

LinkedIn, Troy Hunt.

The Last Watchdog.

LinkedIn, Byron Acohido.

Schneier on Security.

Akamai, Blog.

Krebs on Security.

LinkedIn, Brian Krebs.

Sophos News.

TaoSecurity Blog.

LinkedIn, Richard Bejtlich.

Dark Reading.

PC World.

PC World, Security.





SIGNAL Media, Recent Articles.



University of San Diego, “Browse cyber security articles.”

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