Upon hearing or seeing news alerts about major security issues occurring on the internet, it is natural for small business owners and managers to turn to Google to learn what’s taking place and if they can be affected. As each exploit is unique (for example, they can be directed to one specific website or large networks globally) the news can change rapidly about the status of the problems.
Here are some ways to keep up with the most current information from informed sources.
Computer Emergency Readiness Team (Homeland Security)
Official alerts from U.S. Homeland Security’s computer emergency team.
Technical alerts | email or via text
RSS | https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts.xml
While owned by Kaspersky Labs, this site is run as an independent news service.
Twitter | @threatpost
RSS | https://threatpost.com/feed/
Krebs on Security
Breaking news and updates from former Washington Post reporter Brian Krebs.
Twitter | @briankrebs
RSS | https://krebsonsecurity.com/feed/