11 CISOs That Tweet All-Things Cyber Security

Social Media Provides Information Sharing On Cyber Threats And Best Practices

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Jeff Orr

11 CISOs That Tweet All-Things Cyber Security

The nature of information security is to protect the organization, its brands, and its workforce from falling victim to cyber-attacks. This often comes with a lot of secrecy, such as not disclosing security strategies or the types of threat vectors getting past your defenses. However, every organization is being attacked. Traditional methods of keeping details “close to the vest” have given way to the benefits of community and information sharing.

The power of the internet and its ability to spread knowledge furthers this sense of community for those who are unable to physically meet and share experiences. Here are 11 practicing CISOs who contribute to that greater good on social media.

Justin Berman (@justinmberman)
Head of Security for Dropbox, Justin shares secure methods for application development. Promoting a platform that lives upon ease of access and sharing and has to remain secure is no easy feat.

Devon Bryan (@DevonBryanz)
Devon Bryan is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for the Federal Reserve System. Devon is also the Co-founder of International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP), a leading voice in addressing diversity and underserved populations in the cyber workforce.

See Related: The Need For Diversity In A Cyber Security Workforce

Lynwen Connick (@LynwenConnick)
Chief Information Security Officer at Australia and New Zealand banking group (ANZ), Lynwen informs security leaders about confirmed exploits and is a proponent for women in cyber.

Jerry Geisler (@JerryRGeisler)
Senior Vice President & Global Chief Information Security Officer at Walmart, Jerry elevates the work done within the company to cultivate secure practices. Security research and development is also promoted from the company’s Sp4rkCon InfoSec conference.

Gary Hayslip (@ghayslip)
Former City of San Diego CISO Gary Hayslip is now Director of Information Security at SoftBank Investment Advisers. He shares several resources daily aimed at security leaders.

Alan Lagerhausen (@houseoflager)
Alan is the U.S. R&D Security Risk Manager at silicon manufacturing equipment maker ASML. Alan’s risk focus means news and insights related to cyber, risk management and privacy.

Dennis E Leber (@dennisleber)
Dennis is the CISO at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. A prolific writer on cyber, his recent work has been focused on cloud security topics.

See Related: Moving To The Cloud: Considerations Beyond The Bottom Line

Dr. Kushal Pathak (@kushalpathak)
Director of Information & Communications Technology & Chief Information Security Officer, Dr. Pathak is bringing cyber security best practices to the Election Commission of India.

Helen Patton (@OSUCISOHelen)
CISO for The Ohio State University, Helen considers herself an explorer of InfoSec trends. Online content is a mix of sharing insight from others to engaging the Twitter community on CISO topics.

David Peach (@realdavidp)
David is the CISO at London-based newspaper The Economist. His content represents a balance between cyber topics of interest to U.S. and U.K. organizations.

Bob Turner (@UWMadisonCISO)
Cyber security leader at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bob tweets about things that keep a CISO awake at night. Much of his commentary focuses on security topics important to the higher education community.

See Related: Telling The Cautionary Tales Of Cyber Crime

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