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A hacker attack occurs every 39 seconds, according to a Clark School study. Cybercrime continues to evolve with more widespread, powerful attacks and new phishing and ransomware techniques. And, spotting the scams becomes harder with generative AI tools that can create bogus texts, email and even deep-fake voices at scale. Plus, security awareness continues to erode as more workers use password-hashing services and ignore the importance of not clicking on links in unsolicited emails or text messages.

From a new wave of IoT threats including bots, trojans and RATS, to the growing impact of extortionware targeting victims via the cloud, 2024 looks set to be a banner year for cybercrime. Plus, the movement to ban ransomware payments gains momentum as attackers move away from crypto-mining and focus on collecting valuable personal information.

The following top cybersecurity blogs and websites feature articles, webinars, case studies and more on a variety of industry-leading topics. Whether you are an IT security professional or interested in exploring a career in this important and fast-moving field, these publications offer insights and guidance that help keep you informed about the latest advancements, trends and risks.