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The security industry is constantly evolving, and staying current with cybersecurity news is essential to your job. A good resource for staying on top of what’s going on is a list of the best cybersecurity blogs and websites. These sites feature articles covering current events, cybersecurity breaches, new advancements in defense technologies and more.

A major UK outsourcing firm is hit by a massive data breach putting pensions, staff and local government files at risk. M&S, Diageo and Unilever were among the big names whose information was compromised by hackers in an attack on software used by Capita.

While high-income countries tend to get the most headlines, cyberattacks in low- and lower-middle-income countries are growing. As those regions move to advance financial inclusion, with mobile money services and the like, they also provide a target-rich environment for hackers.

Byron Acohido is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and teacher who writes the blog The Last Watchdog, which features video interviews with security experts and other thought leaders from around the world. The site is a must-read for anyone interested in the latest developments in cybersecurity.