I'm trying to search twitter for evidence of near-realtime alerts or updates regarding security issues.
What hashtags are common or popular in the IT Security world?
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#infosec and #security are the two main hashtags I'm aware of.
Depending on what you're interested in there are other less popular hashtags. For example:
There's also the option to use multiple hashtags in your search. If, for example, you are interested in Android security, you can search for "#android AND #security".
It all depends on the type of content your are posting. In most cases you will need more than one #Tag for your tweet to make the right sense and ranking.
I'm an information security professional & often post on Twitter.
You can also try the following:
I've done a quite of research & since security industry is a vast sphere, here are complete elements of hashtags which I found useful, you can go through these.
infosec security threat security assessment pentest penetration test vulnerability vulnerability assessment cybersec cyber security cyber malware ransomware spyware webappsec netsec network security infrasec infrastructure security wireless security wpa security appsec mobile security ios security android security cyber forensics vapt va/pt oscp cissp ceh router security api security rest security hack hacker hactivists hacking ethical hacking wordpress security drupal security magento security threat modeling threat analyst security analyst siem soc security operations information security security operation cybersec offsec perimeter security reverse engineering source code audit security audit source code review security dast sast dynamic security runtime security static security code security wapt data security dlp data leakage osint business logic security bugbounty bugsbounty
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Thanks, do well.