When it comes to #infosec people, we often think of brand names like @briankrebs, @schneierblog, @troyhunt, and @anton_chuvakin. But let’s not ignore other remarkable #infosec pros who are working tirelessly to improve our security and privacy.
Follow these top #infosec people on Twitter, so you can hear what they have to say!
- Christina Ayiotis @christinayiotis
Christina Ayiotis is a cybersecurity consultant, attorney, and educator. She advises in a multitude of areas including privacy, ethics, collaboration, internet governance, RIM, IoT, innovation, board service and diversity.
- John Kindervag @kindervag
John Kindervag is a Principle Analyst at Forrester. He is a leading expert on wireless security, network security, security information management, and PCI data security.
- Wendy Nather @RCISCwendy
Wendy Nather is the Director at the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center. With over 30+ years of technical experience in IT operations and security, you’ll want to hear her latest interview on the challenges of getting companies to share threat intelligence, how smaller retails can deal with breaches and threats, and how the government can play a role in information sharing.
- Dan Goodin @dangoodin001
Dan Goodin is IT Security Editor at Ars Technica, where he oversees coverage of malware, computer espionage, botnets, and hardware hacking.
- Runa Sandvik @runasand
Privacy and Security Researcher Runa Sandvik is best known for her rifle hack. She is a former developer with the Tor Project and writer for Forbes. Now, she is currently Director of Information Security of the newsroom at the NYTimes.
- Steve Gibson @sggrc
Steve Gibson is a computer enthusiast, software engineer and security researcher. In 1985, Gibson founded Gibson Research Corporation, which is best known for its SpinRite software. Steve co-hosts a weekly podcast called Security Now on the TWiT network.
- Katie Moussouris @k8em0
Vulnerability and Bug Bounty Consultant Katie Moussouris helped the US Department of Defense start the government’s first bug bounty program, called “Hack the Pentagon”. She is also a MIT Sloan visiting scholar and New America Fellow.
- Lenny Zeltser @lennyzeltser
Lenny Zeltser is a seasoned business and tech leader with extensive experience in information technology and security. As a product management director at NCR Corporation, he focuses on safeguarding IT operations of small and midsize businesses world-wide.
- Parisa Tabriz @laparisa
Parisa Tabriz currently manages Google’s information security engineering team. Her portfolio of skills includes enhancing the White House’s network and security softwork, making the web safer so users don’t get pwned, and making Internet traffic more secure.
- Window Snyder @window
Window Snyder is Chief Security Officer at a content distribution network, Fastly. She’s also worked at Microsoft, Mozilla, and Apple doing all things security. Get to know Window and listen to her share stories on her early interest in technology, Apple’s security evolution and much more.
- Ann Barron-DiCamillo @annie_bdc
Former US-CERT Director, Ann Barron-DiCamillo joined Strategic Cyber Ventures as CTO to help influence the current cyber landscape. Listen to her NPR interview on what the US government has learned in the year since a security database was hacked.
- Moxie Marlinspike @moxie
Moxie Marlinspike is a computer security researcher. He was the chief technology officer and co-founder of Whisper Systems, is a member of the Institute for Disruptive Studies, runs a cloud-based WPA cracking service; and manages the Google Sharing targeted anonymity service.