Top 10 Cybersecurity Writing Mistakes

Want to strengthen your writing in under an hour? Watch the video I recorded to help you avoid the top 10 writing mistakes I’ve encountered when working as a cybersecurity professional.

The mistakes you’ll see in this video—and the practical tips for avoiding them—span the key aspects of technical writing: structure, look, words, tone, and information. These elements work together to capture and hold your readers’ attention.

This video will not only help you write better but also preview the techniques I cover in my online course Cybersecurity Writing: Hack the Reader.

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About the Author

Lenny Zeltser develops products and programs that use security to achieve business results. He is the CISO at Axonius and Faculty Fellow at SANS Institute. Lenny has been leading efforts to establish resilient security practices and solve hard security problems for over two decades. A respected author and practitioner, he has been advancing tradecraft and contributing to the community. His insights build upon real-world experience, a Computer Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA degree from MIT Sloan.

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