Top 15 Security Experts to Follow on Twitter in 2018

When it comes to finding out the latest and greatest news and announcements online, Twitter is still the go to place when it comes to application security. You have the opportunity to learn and engage with experts that you usually wouldn’t be capable of reaching out to, following their tweets and tagging them to gain their attention. The open source community thrives on this platform on everything from sharing knowledge about new developments and threats to memes of developer humor.  

So you are probably asking yourself “who should I follow?” since there are so many profiles out there sharing great content and thoughts. Deciding who to follow you need to check their expertise, how active they are, and what they actually tweet about to decide if they are relevant. Once you know who to follow, we recommend you create Twitter lists per category of the expert. This will help you see many expert opinions or discussions on topics that matter most to you.

We have compiled a list of 15 AppSec and InfoSec experts, all of whom are opinion and thought leaders with a passion for making the internet a safer place. Don’t have time to follow them all? Follow our list here. Without further ado, here  our top experts to follow on Twitter when it comes to application security.


1.The Grugq – This security researcher is a crowd favorite when it comes to issues of opsec and infosec. With sharp and witty commentary, he earns a spot at the top of this list. He has a knack for pointing out the absurd and real concerns in the security space.



2. SwiftOnSecurity– This parody account originally was created to discuss the famous open source HeartBleed bug, but now it has grown to twitterfamous (Read more...)

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