AusCERT 2012 kicks off: photos

AusCERT 2012 kicks off: photos

Summary: The 11th annual AusCERT information security conference kicked off this morning, with the theme "Security on the move".

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  • (Credit: Zennith Geisler/ZDNet Australia)

    Graham Ingram, general manager of AusCERT, welcomed guests to the conference and gave an overview of events before introducing the keynote speaker.

  • (Credit: Munir Kotadia/ZDNet Australia)

    Keynote speaker Mikko Hypponen is a veteran of the security industry, having started working with viruses and malware 21 years ago in 1991.

    "We're seeing right now the beginning of the next revolution on how future wars are being fought. We are right now seeing how basically any developed nation is starting to stockpile on cyber attacks and cyber arms. It's a cyber arms race, and it's starting right now," he said.

  • (Credit: Zennith Geisler/ZDNet Australia)

    Juniper Networks senior director Christofer Hoff gave the plenary address, during which he claimed to be wearing a "wearable Japanese space toilet". This was quite apt, as his presentation on commode computing discussed "relevant advances in toiletry and IT — from squat pots to cloud bots — better waste management through security automation".

Topics: AUSCERT, Security, Symantec

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