A collection of useful programming and information security blogs/tools that I’ve found over the years.


Coding Horror

Jeff Atwood is arguably one of the most prominant tech bloggers in history. His posts are typically biased towards exploring the human, practical aspects of programming, rather than featuring the deep dives into code that you might see on other tech blogs.

Scott Hanselman

Scott Hanselman’s blog tackles the full pantheon of software developer interests, covering technology, code, gadgets, dev culture and the web. As a former professor, and current employee of Microsoft, his hands-on advice is clear, concise and helpful.

General InfoSec Blogs

Schneier on Security

Bruce Schneier is a well-known name in the field. He is the CTO of IBM Resilient and internationally recognized as a “Security Guru”. This is his personal blog where he weighs in various security topics.

Krebs on Security

Brian Kreb is a household name in information security, and his blog is among the most well known and respected in the space. He is an investigative reporter by trade, who regularly posts about the latest data breaches and vulnerabilities.

Pentesting & CTF Blogs

Gynvael Coldwind

Team captain of the famous Dragon Sector CTF team. Security Researcher at Google.


Kali Linux

The de facto pentesting Linux Distro. If you’re even remotely interested in InfoSec you probably already have Kali in your tool belt. Created and maintained by the team at Offensive Security.