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2011 SC Social Media Awards: Finalists named

As we said when we announced the nomination period for the second annual SC Social Media Awards, blogs and social media have continued to be critical information sharing forums for our readers.

Today I am excited to announce the 2011 finalists for the Best Corporate Security Blog, Best Security Blogger and Five to Follow on Twitter categories. Before announcing the finalists, I would like to thank the hundreds of security professionals who nominated their favorite social media enthusiasts.

Sponsored by MIX Public Relations, the SC Social Media Awards recognize the industries best bloggers, blogs and tweeters. The finalist in alphabetical order, are:

·         Best Corporate Security Blog:

o        The Day Before Zero Damballa Blog

o        ESET ThreatBlog

o        F-Secure Antivirus Research Weblog

o        TrendLabs Malware Blog (Trend Micro)

o        Websense Security Labs

·         Best Security Blogger:

o        Graham Cluley, Sophos

o        Chris Hoff, Rational Survivability

o        Mike Rothman, Securosis

o        Bruce Schneier, Schneier on Security

o        Gary Warner, CyberCrime and Doing Time

·         Five to Follow on Twitter:

o        @arj, (Andrew Jaquith)

o        @cyberwar; @rstiennon (Richard Stennon)

o        @danchodanchev

o        @George_KurtzCTO (George Kurtz)

o        @jack_daniel

o        @jeremiahg, (Jeremiah Grossman)

o        @owasp

o        @ioerror (Jacob Appelbaum)

o        @theharmonyguy (Joey Tyson)

o        @weldpond, (Chris Wysopal)

Again, congratulations to all of our finalists. Now is the time for our readers to VOTE. Please visit our home page,, and cast your vote (along the right side) for your favorite blog, best blogger and your top five tweeters.

Voting closes at 8 p.m. ET on Friday, February 11.

Winners will be announced at our SC Awards Gala Event on Feb. 15, 2011 in San Francisco. CLICK HERE to book your tickets today!

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