Today in this ever-competitive business world, it is imperative to make the most of social media — not only for the companies but for individuals as well. And if you are someone from the cyber security domain then it is advised to stay active on Twitter. Why? Because, it is the place where the talk is happening and by following the right bunch of experts from the industry, you would definitely stay updated.
However, if you are someone who is just starting out in the cyber security domain, and have no idea whom to follow, then read along as we list down some of the best cyber security experts to follow on Twitter.
SwiftOnSecurity is most probably one of the best Twitter accounts focused on cybersecurity. This twitter account is the Taylor Swift of the InfoSec domain. If you are wondering why Taylor Swift, then ask anyone from the cybersecurity world, and you will discover a whole different reason why Swift is famous. The superstar has long spoken about her concerns for privacy and to stay secure.
Inspired by Taylor Swift’s understanding of why and how digital security is important to her, SwiftOnSecurity is inspiring thousands of people each day talking about security. It has over 278k follower and over 104K tweets.
In one of our articles we have mentioned and blog Krebs On Security, a blog completely dedicated to investigative stories on cybercrime/profit-seeking cybercriminals and computer security. And Brian Krebs is the man behind it. He has authored more than 1,300 blog posts for the Security Fix blog, as well as hundreds of stories for washingtonpost.com and The Washington Post newspaper.
With over 256k followers, and over 14K tweets, Krebs is very active on Twitter and his tweets deliver a balance of news and personal opinions.
Mikko Hypponen is a is a computer security expert and columnist. He is known for the Hypponen Law about IoT security. Right now, Hyppönen serves as the Chief Research Officer at F-Secure. The Finnish security expert has written for The New York Times, Wired, Scientific American and also held lectures at top universities such as Stanford and Cambridge.
Hyppönen has more than 192k followers and he tweets about new types of scams as well as news stories and practical advice from the world of cybersecurity.
Also known as “Security Guru”, a title given by The Economist, Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security enthusiast. Schneier has over 116K followers and he tweets about his blog posts from Schneier on Security. His newsletter “Crypto-Gram” and his blog “Schneier on Security” are read by over 250,000 people.
Bruce Schneier is without a doubt one of the most influential personalities from the cyber security domain and is definitely a must-follow on Twitter.
Kaminsky has more than 85K followers and his tweets are several times throughout the day about everything from the InfoSec domain. He even engages with his followers and discusses things such as bugs, hacks, and code, creating a discussion thread that would help others seeking.
Also called as the "Yoda" of malware analysis by students, Lenny Zeltser is one of the influential personalities from the Cybersecurity domain. Also, Lenny has an impressive array of followers in the cybersecurity community, like Symantec, Brian Krebs and the Malware Unicorn.
Zelster has more than 39k followers and he tweets and retweets about concerned topics from the cybersecurity sector.
Swati Khandelwal is a cybersecurity and privacy writer at The Hacker News. From news to features, her writings are always the ones that deliver knowledge and value. She has over 30K followers and she usually tweets new articles daily in order to keep her followers constantly updated.
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