Grecs’ Weekly Infosec Ramblings for 2009-11-26

If you’re not already following the NovaInfosec Twits and are wondering where to get the best tweets about security in the NoVA, DC, and MD area, look no further than this post.

Posted every Friday, our “Infosec Ramblings” post takes the best security tweets from the past week and puts them into one easy to digest post.

If you don’t want to wait an entire week to read the best security tweets, be sure to stop by @grecs or learn more about the NovaInfosec Twits.

There weren’t any meetups this past week but this one did sneak in at the last minute. Plus there were the normal Node meetings. Did you get to attend any?

  • Didn’t get pushed out 4 sum reason. Anyway. DC Org of Hackers Infosec Meetup Event – Wed, 11-25: Normal Meeting http://ow.ly/FEBW #
  • RT @baltimorenode: Bi-weekly meeting tonight @ 7:30. Votes on 2 new members and some policy changes. Need quorum to approve. #mtg #
  • RT @capsecdc Hey kids! There will be NO #CapSecDC on 11/25 due to the holiday. Standby for a rescheduling in the near future. #mtg #

If you don’t have time to make it to any of the weekly security meetups, why not try attending one of these upcoming conferences?

  • RT @taosecurity: SANS updated Incident Detection Summit agenda 2 show speakers 4 sessions http://bit.ly/V9RKf #con #
  • Several local #con s. RT @danphilpott: MITRE updated events Common Weakness Eval group will participate in.. http://bit.ly/6Ul1aA #
  • Good 2 know. RT @ebellis: dark reading & blackhat virtual event on 12/9: http://bit.ly/4P43I3 looks like lot of good speakers. #
  • RT @TheCustos: RT @gdead Prelim #shmoocon shwag showing up at the house. Just over 2 months away. oof. #

For those of you that don’t know, we have some pretty awesome infosec bloggers in the local area. Everyone was really on fire this week. I think we’ve set a record on number of posts!

In case you missed them, here were some of our blog posts from this week.

As usual NIST has been busy in the infosec world … including adding a Twitter account.

You can also keep yourself busy with these interesting newsbites:

As a reminder …

  • Created some lists under @novainfosec blog account. Populated with some of initial accts from http://ow.ly/DT3v. Lists include organizations #
  • , blogs, companies, events, and people. Similar to @securitytwits but focused on NoVA, DC, and MD. #
  • Let me know if you’d like to be added to any of them. #

    And of course it was Thanksgiving this past week.

    • Well we should all be sleeping by now. Hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving and a relaxed long weekend. #
    • But NovaBloggers have been very active coming up to Thanksgiving holiday. Search on #novablogger for tweets by me. Here are 2 more. #

    Well, that’s all for this week. Be sure to follow us @grecs for more great tweets during the week!

    1 comment for “Grecs’ Weekly Infosec Ramblings for 2009-11-26

    1. December 9, 2009 at 10:44 am

      Thanks this was a good read

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