Cyber security professionals must always stay up-to-date within the field. Like updating your operating system, us humans need to update ourselves by continued learning.

College degrees and/or certificates are not enough to stay ahead of the ever changing cyber space. Here are just a few sites to stay updated on threats:

BleepingComputer
DarkReading
Kerbs On Security
Threatpost 
Tripwire
Talos (cisco)