2021: Best of Security & Privacy

I’m going to start a new annual tradition for the last blog of the year: I’m going to collect my favorite security and privacy resources for the year. Not just my own stuff, but from all sources. I have a Resources tab that’s chock full of stuff, but this article will be the best of the best, focusing on the newer items – like things I may have discovered just this year. Everyone has different preferred methods of learning, so I try to cover all the bases.

Best of 2021

Top Articles

Many of these are my own articles, which themselves reference others. After all, a lot of what I do here is try to bring you important info. But there are some other good articles that I wanted to call attention to, as well.

Podcasts & Blogs

If you haven’t gotten into podcasts yet, you really should give them a try. I find it’s easiest to consume them while doing mindless tasks, like running on a treadmill, making dinner, doing household chores, or (in the before-times) commuting. Note that some of these sites call out “privacy” specifically, but they also cover security (they go hand in hand).

Web Tools & Apps

There’s been an explosion of websites and tools to help you secure your devices and protect your privacy. Lots of great options here.

Books and Documentaries on Security & Privacy

The books here would make great gift ideas.