Grecs’ Weekly Infosec Ramblings for 2010-05-27

If you’re not already following some of our excellent NovaInfosec Twits and are wondering where to get the best NoVA-, DC-, and MD-related security tweets, look no further than this post. Published every Friday, our “Infosec Ramblings” post takes many of my security tweets/RTs from the past week and puts them into one easy to digest post. And if you don’t want to wait an entire week, just stop on by my @grecs Twitter account.

There seemed to be quite a few meetups and conferences this past week. Did you get to attend any of them?

  • #MEETUP #25: ~25 folks, epic @shpantzer v. @electricfork cage match, @grantstavely skipping town, CTF qual-chatter, &c. (via @charmsec) #
  • #MEETUP RT @capsecdc: CapSec is Next Week! 26-May at Stetson’s, 1610 U St NW! http://bit.ly/9WhjR7 or on Upcoming at http://bit.ly/bdYesS #
  • Reminder: SecureAmericas Conference @ Mon May 24 – Tue May 25, 2010 (NovaInfosecPortal.com Calendar) #
  • Reminder: ISSA Baltimore Meetup @ Wed May 26 4:30pm – 6:30pm (NovaInfosecPortal.com Calendar) #
  • Reminder: CapSecDC Meetup @ Wed May 26 6pm – 9pm (NovaInfosecPortal.com Calendar) #
  • #MEETUP CapSecDC, Wed. 26 May 2010, Stetson’s, 1610 U St NW Wash, DC 20009, 5 p.m. – (via @capsecdc @sabletek) [2 more hours!] #

There’s also some upcoming meetups for those of you who are interested.

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?

For those of you that don’t know, we have some pretty awesome infosec bloggers in the local area. You can check out some of their articles below.

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

And here are a few of our friendly reminders…

There was so much talk about LIGATT this week, there getting their own section. When is this company and the self-proclaimed “world’s greatest hacker” going to go away?

Not to be outdone by LIGATT, Facebook probably won this week with all the latest privacy brouhaha.

And in closing, you can also keep yourself busy with these interesting newsbites:

Well, that’s all for this week. Be sure to follow me on Twitter at @grecs for more great tweets during the week! See ya…

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