Information security is full of personality. The people that make it up group themselves into a few personae. Let’s start with the front men in information security? Chances are, you probably have a few folks that you idolize or look up to in the industry.

Rockstars took risks back in the day to get their ideas published, and their perseverance has paid off in the form of stardom. Information security sometimes felt like the geekier offshoot of IT (if that’s even possible), and the luminaries weren’t always revered. Today, rockstars are the voice of the information security world and find numerous ways to engage their fans. Rockstars embrace social media to connect with their fans in ways that average Hollywood celebrities don’t.

Rockstars embody the eccentricities of true celebrities at times, but relish the front and center part of the stage!

What is your security professional persona? Watch #AlterEgoRSA on Twitter or RSASecurity on Facebook to see lots of fun content, find out what persona best describes someone you may know, and check back on Monday to see them all!

This post originally appeared on BrandenWilliams.com.