In May, my role was expanded to include Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Over the past few months, I have been familiarising myself with all things cybersecurity.

Therefore, I thought I would share my resource list. All links are safe and legal (ethical). The majority are free or include free trials.

Cybersecurity Web Resources/Newsletters

  1. Hacker News
  2. This Week in 4n6
  3. CSO Online
  4. tl;dr sec
  5. We Live Security
  6. HackerNoon

Cybersecurity YouTube/Podcasts

  1. Hak5
  2. ITProTV
  3. Black Hat
  4. CyberWire-X
  5. Cyberwire Daily
  6. Darknet Diaries
  7. Security Now

Cybersecurity (Ethical Hacking) Training

  1. Hack the Box
  2. Try Hack Me
  3. CyberSecLabs
  4. LetsDefend
  5. Hacker101
  6. Learn Ethical Hacking From Scratch
  7. The Complete Ethical Hacking Course
  8. PEN Testing and Ethical Hacking with Kali Linux
  9. Complete Ethical Hacking Bootcamp 2023

Cybersecurity Search Engines

  1. Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) - Account Compromise
  2. CVE Details - Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Database
  3. ExploitDB - Exploit Database
  4. Dehashed - Leaked Credentials

Cybersecurity Web App Software Tools

  1. Nmap - Port Scanning
  2. OWASP ZAP - Web App Scanner
  3. Burp Suite - Web Security Testing
  4. Dirsearch - HTTP Bruteforcing
  5. Amass - Network Mapping
  6. TruffleHog - Secret Scanning
  7. sqlmap - SQL Injection Flaws

Cybersecurity Hardware

  1. Hak5 Rubber Ducky
  2. Hak5 WiFi Pineapple
  3. Flipper Zero

I also recommend you follow Daniel Kelley on LinkedIn. He posts a wide range of resources related to Cybersecurity. A few items from my list were inspired by his posts.