NoVA Email Lists/Networking

This section of the web site summarizes security email lists, forums, and social networking resources in and around the Northern Virginia (NoVA) area for the infosec professional. If there are any mistakes or information we should add, please let us know through our Contact Us form. For recent posts regarding this information, see the Recent Posts area below. Look for a complete list of all related posts on the NoVA Email Lists/Networking category page.

Northern Virginia Infosec Email Lists/Networking

The following is a list of email lists, forums, etc. for networking in or around the Northern Virginia area:

Email Lists

IRC

Forums

Social Networking

  • Twitter
    • NovaInfosec Twits: This effort is a listing similar to SecurityTwits but focuses on infosec pros in and around NoVA, DC, and MD. The list is built around the @novainfosec Twitter account.
    • @novainfosec: This is the official Twitter account for NovaInfosecPortal.com. Follow this account to receive a stream of activity going on at this website and around the local security scene. It is mostly website related and includes event Reminders, CALENDAR UPDs, announcements of local #NOVABLOGGER posts (including our own), and a few friendly reminders to help keep the site going.
    • @grecs: This is the personal Twitter account for Grecs, one of the contributors to NovaInfosecPortal.com. Follow this account to receive ramblings of things going on in the infosec field in general as well as his blog posts and local activities he comes across (e.g., #MEETUPs, #CONs, and security news). Also be sure to check out the Who is @grecs? Twitter landing page.
    • @nathiet: This is the personal Twitter account for Nathi Thwala, one of the contributors to NovaInfosecPortal.com. Follow this account to receive some general infosec news. Also be sure to check out the Who is @nathiet? Twitter landing page.
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn (still researching) (got any good ideas, please contact us)

Other Security Email Lists/Networking

For those interested in gaining a wider perspective, here is a list of similar items:

Email Lists

  • Penetration Testing (pen-test) Mailing List (rss): Run by SecurityFocus, this list … For more information on SecurityFocus, see its description on our Infosec Organizations page.
  • Web App Security (webappsec) Mailing List (rss): Run by SecurityFocus, this list … For more information on SecurityFocus, see its description on our Infosec Organizations page.
  • (plus others over at securityfocus – e.g., wireless security, bugtraq, vuln, …)
  • PaulDotCom.com Google Group: You’ve probably heard of this podcast if you’re in security. They also have a fairly active Google Group.

IRC

  • TBD (e.g., pauldotcom’s) (got any good ideas, please contact us)

Forums

  • Voipsec Forum

Social Networking

  • Security Twits: This is just an up-to-date list of security professionals on Twitter. Follow any (or all) of these people for great networking opportunities.
  • Security Twits LinkedIn Group: Same as above but a group on LinkedIn.
  • (several LinkedIn groups for defcon, pauldotcom [also myspace, twitter, etc.], …?) (got any good ideas, please contact us)

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