Cyber security analysts are always there to solve and correct all cyber security issues in our organization. According to coursera, Cybersecurity analysts are often the first line of defense against cybercrime. Cybersecurity analysts protect computer networks from cyberattacks and unauthorized access. They do this by trying to anticipate and defend against cyber threats, and responding to security breaches when they do happen.

So many cyber breaches and criminal cases have occured over the years, and we cannot help but give credit to cyber security analysts for curbing these occurrences and violations. Having done adequate market research, here are our top cyber security analysts to follow:


Brian Krebs

Brian Krebs is an American independent investigative reporter, and one of the most globally recognized voices in Cybersecurity. He is also an author of an award-winning book called “Spam Nation: The Inside Story of Organized Cybercrime – from Global Epidemic to Your Front Door”. His career started as a reporter at The Washington Post and authored more than 1,300 blog posts for the Security Fix blog. So far, he has won 12 awards for his blogs, which focuses mainly on computer security and cybercrime. 


Shira Rubinoff

Shira Rubinoff is a popular cybersecurity executive, cybersecurity & blockchain advisor, global keynote speaker and influencer. Single Handedly, She has built two cybersecurity product companies and led multiple women-in-technology efforts. Currently, she serves as President of the NYC-based technology incubator, Prime Tech Partners and the social-media-security firm, SecureMySocial. Also, Shira serves on the Boards of Pace University Cybersecurity Program, The Executive Women’s Forum for Information Security, Leading Women in Technology, the blockchain company, Mainframe, and AI companies, TrueConnect & Pypestream. 


Eugene Kaspersky

Eugene Kaspersky is a Russian cybersecurity expert. He has solved some of the greatest cyber global crimes of all time. He is chairman and CEO of Moscow-based Kaspersky Labs where he has earned worldwide fame. His interest in IT security began when his PC was infected with the Cascade virus while working for the Ministry of Defense, where he developed a program to eradicate it.


Adam K. Levin

Adam K. Levin is a notable and popular expert on cybersecurity, privacy, identity theft, fraud, and personal finance. He has a high portfolio as a powerful consumer advocate for the past 40 years. He is the co-founder of and the Founder and Chairman of CyberScout. He is also an author of the critically acclaimed book, Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves. 


Dmitri Alperovitch

Dmitri Alperovitch is an American computer security industry executive. He is a Co-Founder and former CTO of CrowdStrike. He is also on the boards of over 20 companies and has patents on more than two dozen of his cybersecurity creations. While he served as vice president of threat research at McAfee in 2011, Dmitri had published Operation Shady RAT, a report on suspected Chinese intrusions into at least 72 organizations, including defense contractors, businesses worldwide, the United Nations and the International Olympic Committee. 


These cyber security analysts have made huge impacts in the world today, from documenting and fighting crimes, to creating awareness on cyber attacks. Looking up to these leaders would guide you on the best path to becoming a renowned cyber security analyst, in Nigeria and the world at large.

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