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Stay on the Pulse of #RSAC: The Top 25 Security Influencers to Follow

Emily Featherston

Leading up to RSA Conference, the PAN team has been sharing some key advice on how IT security professionals can get the most out of this key industry event from a PR perspective, including highlighting industry trends and providing a social media checklist to follow before, during and after the show. 

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However, as organizations look to make the most out of RSA, who are the key security influencers that companies should be watching on Twitter to keep up on the latest happenings?

Our security practice has pulled together a list of the top 25 influencers in the infosec space that companies should be following to stay on the pulse of the trends we will likely see at RSA Conference.

And remember to follow #RSAC to keep updated on the latest coming out of the Conference!

@techjournalist

Sean Michael Kerner, Reporter, eWeek

(10.1K followers)

@skuranda

Sarah Kuranda, Reporter, CRN

(1,200 followers)

@briankrebs

Brian Krebs, Blogger, Krebs on Security

(128K followers)

@beaker

Chris Hoff, SVP, Cyber Security Technology Bank of America Merrill Lynch

(19.8K followers)

@todb 

Tod Beardsley, Security Research Manager, Rapid7

(4,540 followers)

@dangoodin001

Dan Goodin, IT Security Editor, Ars Technica

(15.9K followers)

@e_kaspersky

Eugene Kaspersky, CEO, Kaspersky Labs

(146K followers)

@a_greenberg

Andy Greenberg, Reporter, Wired

(29.6K followers)

@jordanr1000

Jordan Robertson, Reporter, Bloomberg

(2,513 followers)

@markstanislav

Mark Stainislav, Manager, Security Advisory Services, Rapid7

(2,146 followers)

@kwestin

Ken Westin, Security Analyst and Researcher

(12.6K followers)

@mckeay

Martin McKeay, Security Advocate, Akami Technologies

(15.4K followers)

@kevinmitnick

Kevin Mitnick, Founder, Mitnick Security Consulting

(170K followers)

@gcluley

Graham Cluley, Security Blogger

(43.4K followers)

@SaraSorcher

Sarah Sorcher, Deputy Editor, Christian Science Monitor Passcode

(4,908 followers)

@eweise

Elizabeth Weise, Reporter, USA Today

(2,969 followers)

@kjhiggins

Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor, Dark Reading

(5,714)

@InfosecEditor

Eleanor Dallaway, Editor, Infosecurity Magzine

(8,822 followers)

@breachreadiness

Peter Tran, Senior Director – Advanced Cyber Defense (ACD) Practice, RSA

(2,012 followers)

jack_daniel_influencer

@jack_daniel

Jack Daniel, Blogger, Security BSides Co-founder

(33.6K followers)

@paulfroberts

Paul Roberts, Editor, The Security Ledger

(4,960 followers)

@iblametom

Thomas Fox Brewster, Reporter, Forbes

(7,939 followers)

@darkreadingtim

Tim Wilson, Editor, Dark Reading

(1,656 followers)

@byronacohido

Byron Acohido, Editor-in-Chief, ThirdCertainty

(3,306 followers)

@lorenzoFB

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai, Reporter, Motherboard

(9,033 followers)

Anyone we missed? Add your picks in the comments below or share with us on twitter at @PANcomm.

Topics: Industry Expertise

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