On the State of InfoSec Research


cybersecurity, infosec, Research

I’ve always known this to be the case, but recent events have reminded me: Quality research is a critical, often labor intensive function that provides quantifiable insight into an industry, and ultimately drives action. Clearly presented facts and figures are useful not only in explaining the current state of an industry and potential opportunities, but […]

September 11, 2018

Infosec Resources on Reddit


cybersecurity, infosec

As the self-proclaimed ‘front page of the internet’, reddit.com, provides a variety of interest-specific forums & online communities (known as subreddits) for nearly every imaginable topic – including information security. Here’s a quick list of these communities, in no particular order: https://www.reddit.com/r/Infosec/ https://www.reddit.com/r/cybersecurity/ https://www.reddit.com/r/netsec/ https://www.reddit.com/r/AskNetsec/ https://www.reddit.com/r/netsecstudents/ https://www.reddit.com/r/hacking/ https://www.reddit.com/r/security/ https://www.reddit.com/r/cyber_security/ https://www.reddit.com/r/cyberlaws/ https://www.reddit.com/r/pwned/ https://www.reddit.com/r/cybsec/ https://www.reddit.com/r/cyber_students/ https://www.reddit.com/r/CyberSecurityJobs/ https://www.reddit.com/r/CyberSecurityAdvice/ https://www.reddit.com/r/CyberSecurityGroup/ https://www.reddit.com/r/computerforensics/ […]

September 6, 2018

What Do We Know About Cybersecurity?


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The Pew Research Center conducted a survey that confirms what we feared: As a nation, we know very little about cybersecurity; only 1% of participants were able to answer all 13 survey questions correctly. Among other key findings, the report discovered that: Cybersecurity knowledge varies widely by topic and level of technical detail Public knowledge of cybersecurity […]

September 6, 2018