AusCERT 2012 pics: Vaders and Terminators

AusCERT 2012 pics: Vaders and Terminators

Summary: The 2012 AusCERT conference continues with Star Wars, censorship, cyber attacks and machines becoming self-aware.


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  • (Credit: Zennith Geisler/ZDNet Australia)

    Day two speaker Mark Fabro spoke to AusCERT general manger Graham Ingram and conference manager Claire Groves.

  • (Credit: Michael Lee/ZDNet Australia)

    Peter Gutmann, researcher at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Auckland, took to the stage to discuss contactless payment systems; namely, credit cards and near-field communication (NFC) phones.

  • (Credit: Michael Lee/ZDNet Australia)

    US Army Cyber Command operational attorney Robert Clark spoke about the legal aspects of cyberspace operations, claiming never to have seen a cyber attack.

    "With all due respect to all my friends out here, doing this; we've never seen a cyber attack, because I'm looking at a very specific definition of what a cyber attack is.

    "Stuxnet was not a cyber attack. Estonia, nope. Georgia, nope."

Topics: AUSCERT, Security

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  • I think, therefore I am. I am what? A machine. Damn!!