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10 Great Cyber Security People To Follow On LinkedIn, No Matter Your Expertise

by Magda CHELLY July 14, 2017

LinkedIn is an outstanding online platform where you can meet and network with professionals from any industry and from all over the World.

3 million users share weekly content on the platform, with 80% of total users considering this professional networking an important aspect for their career.

LinkedIn allows users to share and exchange with other professionals, around topics within their interest or to discover innovative and interesting different views. A user will be able to find people to help him/her in his/her #cyber #security career, or even to help a company with its cyber security strategy and roadmap. With over 500 million people on the site as per April 2017 and 2 new member per second, in 200 countries [Source], who should you follow to get reliable and trustworthy information, in an era of fake news, especially around such a hot topic as cyber security or infosec ?

This list will steer you to the right people to follow, in the cyber security space, no matter your expertise or your industry.

The list is based on the TOP 50 cyber security most influential professionals,globally, and personal experience.


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Magda Lilia Chelly, is the Managing Director of Responsible Cyber Pte. by day, and a cyber feminist hacker by night. Magda is the brand ambassador of Peerlyst, one of the strongest InfoSec online communities. She spends most of her time supporting chief information security officers in their cyber security strategy and roadmap. She reviews technical architectures, cloud migrations, and digital transformations. She is continuously raising cyber security awareness & diversity at a global scale. She is currently based in Singapore, with a global reach through her company in 19 locations worldwide. She speaks five languages fluently, and has a PhD in Telecommunication Engineering with a subsequent specialization in cyber security. She also was recently nominated as global leader of the year at the Women in IT Awards 2017, and TOP 50 cyber security influencer globally.

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