Yes, Virginia, there is a security community on Twitter

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Yes, Virginia, there is a security community on Twitter
« on: April 14, 2009, 12:13:16 AM »
Yes, Virginia, there is a security community on Twitter

Posted by Jennifer Leggio, Apr 13, 2009 12:06:36 PM

We're going to take a break from our regularly scheduled blog content and have a little discussion about the security community. Some might say, "What security community?" To that, I counter, "How could you miss it?"

The security blogosphere has been packed with thought leadership and witticisms for several years now, even before the advent of blogs as the "big thing." Official get-togethers began popping up at conferences uniting said bloggers. Then came Twitter, and the Security Twits, then the security community exploded.

Now there are hundreds of known and listed security professionals  -- from technical decision-makers to thought leaders to analysts and press and even marketing people -- using Twitter.  "What is Twitter?" you might ask. To that I counter, "How could you miss it?" Everyone from Barack Obama to your grandmother's next door neighbor is using Twitter these days. While at first mostly consumer-oriented companies benefited from the service, enterprise tech companies soon followed and figured out a formula for further building the community -- and expanding their customer engagement.

Security vendor presence on Twitter has grown so large that it caught the attention of Network World, which published "IT Security Vendors Worth Following on Twitter" last week.

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Re: Yes, Virginia, there is a security community on Twitter
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2009, 08:57:23 AM »
Nice find, faith_michele! I'm already following most, but added a couple more that are mentioned.

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