InfoSec Influencers: Unbound’s Top 7 “Hidden Gems” of Social Media

Looking for new infosecurity influencers to follow? Tired of the same personalities on your feed? Unbound chose to shine a new light on 7 influencers with two of three characteristics in common:  

  1. They have under 20,000 followers; or 
  2. They cover infosec topics from new and innovative angles; or 
  3. They cover multi-party computation (MPC) – our underlying technology, which could always use more time in the infosec spotlight.  

Read on to discover our “hidden gems” for 2020.  

Ben Rothke  

Twitter: 9,124 | LinkedIn: 5,176  

Ben is a senior information security and risk management professional. His career incorporates successful track record across corporate and consulting roles, securing IT assets for numerous Fortune 1000 companies.  

His areas of expertise include analyzing and providing cyber security, information risk and regulatory compliance requirements to protect corporate data assets, business opportunities, security policy, and compliance initiatives such as PCI-DSS and ISO 27001.  

He also writes on a wide variety of subjects, including risk management and mitigation, systems security, encryption, cryptography, security policy development, and regulatory issues in security and privacy.  

Ryan Hurst 

Twitter: 4,478 | LinkedIn: 2,184 

Ryan’s blog, “Unmitigated risk,” addresses out-of-the-box questions about security and privacy, e.g. whether safes are safe, as well as niche topics like network security and Public Key infrastructure 

Adam Caudill 

Twitter3,876 | LinkedIn: 393 

Security consultant Adam Caudill’s blog attacks security issues from a variety of new angles.  Check out his feed and his blog for posts about ethical decisions for security researchers, his “insane ideas” series, and more.  

Matthew Green 

Twitter: 98,200+ | LinkedIn: Unknown  

Matthew’s tweets cover a variety of subjects, and his blog, Cryptography Engineering, covers cryptography principles and encryption protocols in-depth – with engaging photos and writing to match. Matthew is also unafraid to take a stance on various privacy-based legislations.  

Arvind Narayanan 

Twitter: 68,100 + | LinkedIn: Unknown 

Arvind’s research covers a variety of subjects relating to infosec issues on their effect on society and privacy – and touches hot topics such as blockchain, AI, and the cultural impact of tech.  

Tony Arcieri  

Twitter 15,500+ | LinkedIn Unknown 

Tony’s feed covers blockchain, cryptography, and political current events. His blog covers infosec topics as well as specific topics on cryptography, Ruby, and Rust. All of materials attack subjects with memes and a unique relatability for pleasant reading and engagement.  

Dan Williams  

Twitter 505 | LinkedIn 19,351| Pinterest 571 

Dan Williams’ feeds are unique in his chosen form of medium: infographics – and are a delight for visual learners everywhere. Follow him to digest information about security topics from hacks to phishing to blockchain security 

Conclusion 

What influencers did we miss? Let us know in the comments.  

Tova Dvorin

Tova Dvorin

Tova is the Community Manager at Unbound Tech. A former breaking news journalist, Tova has over 7 years of content experience and 2 years of experience managing large-scale communities online. She is also a lifelong tech junkie.

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