Okay, so there are no actual awards. These are just some of my favorite funny, entertaining or thought provoking tweets from 2012. Enjoy!
Best Tweet Inspired by a Song
Hey I just met you, and this is crazy, here's my number: *2767*3855#, factory reset maybe
— Bryce Kerley (@BonzoESC) September 25, 2012
Best Tweet Inspired by a Book
"One cloud to rule them all. One gateway to find them. One VPN to bring them all. And to our network bind them."
— Christien Rioux (@dildog) November 14, 2012
I never Metasploit I didn't like.
— Wendy Nather (@451wendy) September 3, 2012
OH: "Ethereal. I captured packets before they jumped the shark."
— J Wolfgang Goerlich (@jwgoerlich) December 17, 2012
I don't use Facebook because I think the NSA should work for their money.
— explanoit (@explanoit) April 20, 2012
I say: "No, sorry. I'm not on Facebook at all." They hear: "I live amongst hill people where The Goat we worship has forbidden friendship."
— Merlin Mann (@hotdogsladies) March 24, 2012
No I won't break into your girlfriend's Facebook. #infoSecShirts
— Rob Fuller (@mubix) August 1, 2012
It's like guns. CISSPs don't do bad infosec, idiots with CISSPs do. Although (ISC)2 and the cert have their own "issues"
— Jack Daniel (@jack_daniel) July 31, 2012
You know what cokeheads and programmers have in common? "just one more line..."
— Moose, not squirrel (@secmoose) February 3, 2012
Don't focus on whether newbies have skills for infosec. Just hire smart people with good judgement who care, and let them learn.
— Moose, not squirrel (@secmoose) October 11, 2012
The most important thing to learn, is how to learn.
— Marcus J. Carey (@ThreatAgent) October 8, 2012
How To Become a Hacker in 7 Steps: 1) learn 2) try 3) learn again 4) try again 5) try until 6) share 7) return to 1).
— Brute Logic (@brutelogic) November 18, 2012
"Work like Hell. Share all you know. Abide by your handshake. Have fun." -Dan Geer quote in his office #ASDC12
— Joshua Corman (@joshcorman) April 5, 2012
Best Overall Tweet
We all have a Brad Smith we have not yet lost, but have not kept up with. What are you doing about yours?
— Jack Daniel (@jack_daniel) December 7, 2012
Well that's it for 2012. Please feel free to share your favorite tweets in the comments below. I wish you and yours a very happy new year!