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Essential follows: Information security experts on Twitter

In 2016 every company will need a data security plan. Get to know the information security world quickly, and follow journalists, IT blogs, and security podcasts on the bleeding edge of security.

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Information security has become an increasingly urgent priority for business and government. The infosec landscape has become noisy in recent years, and determining authoritative sources for reliable information has become a challenging and time-consuming task.

This is a Twitter list of essential information security reporters, blogs, and podcasts.

Reporters:

Jim Finkle - Reuters

Thomas Fox-Brewster - Forbes

Dan Goodin - Ars Technica

Kelly Jackson-Higgins - InformationWeek

Ellen Nakashima - The Washington Post

Fahmida Rashid - InfoWorld

Aliya Sternstein - NextGov

Asher Wolf - Freelance

Danny Yadron - Wall Street Journal

Kim Zetter - WIRED

Blogs:

Bruce Schneier

Krebs on Security

Roger's Infosec Blog

Lenny Zeltser

Troy Hunt

Podcasts:

Naked Security

Network Security Podcast

Risky Business

Security Now

Security Orb

Bonus follow:

Swift on Security

We will maintain and update this list with more journalists, news sites, and hacker groups as the information security media landscape evolves. Your suggestions for infosec experts on Twitter are welcome and encouraged in the comments below.

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About Dan Patterson

Dan is a Senior Writer for TechRepublic. He covers cybersecurity and the intersection of technology, politics and government.

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