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The Best Articles in Cybersecurity

The most useful articles in Cybersecurity from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.

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Top 5 Cybersecurity Articles

At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved in Cybersecurity by Refind users in 2023 so far.

  1. Zero Trust Information
  2. American Phone-Tracking Firm Demo’d Surveillance Powers by Spying on CIA and NSA
  3. How to Check Your Devices for Stalkerware
  4. Cryptography’s Future Will Be Quantum-Safe. Here’s How It Will Work.
  5. LinkedIn breach reportedly exposes data of 92% of users


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Thought Leaders

We monitor hundreds of thought leaders, influencers, and newsletters in Cybersecurity, including:

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Troy Hunt

Creator of @haveibeenpwned. Microsoft Regional Director. Pluralsight author. Online security, technology and “The Cloud”. Australian.

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Jane Manchun Wong

the real hidden features are the friends we made along the way

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Threatpost is the first stop for fast-breaking security news, conversations and analysis from around the world.

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McKinsey & Company

Since 1926, the trusted advisor to the world's leading businesses, governments, and institutions. 130+ offices in 65+ countries.

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The undercurrents of the future. The OneZero team at @Medium publishes stories about tech and science from Debugger, Future Human, and our namesake publication.


We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Cybersecurity, including:

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Quanta Magazine

Big ideas in science and math. Because you want to know more. Launched by @SimonsFdn. 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting.

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Independent investigative journalist. Author of 'Spam Nation,' a NYT bestseller. Former Washington Post reporter. Mastodon:

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Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow empowers the world to develop technology through collective knowledge.

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Citizen Lab

Research & development at the intersection of cyberspace, global security & human rights. Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto

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The Intercept

Fearless, adversarial journalism. Join our newsletter to get our best investigative reporting delivered to you:

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