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AusCERT 2009: Photo gallery

Australia's largest annual security conference, AusCERT, is underway for another year, and continues the tradition of bringing security gurus, vendors and members of government under one roof.
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AusCERT general manager Graham Ingram warms up the crowd for Communications Minister Stephen Conroy

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Director of AusCERT, Nick Tate.

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Conroy tells delegates about the threat of DDOS attacks and infected PCs.

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Oracle has sponsored this device used by delegates to judge the quality of speakers to the tune of "Who wants to be a millionaire?". Graham Ingram said today, "I love this music".

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Oracle tests the observation skills of security pros.

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Paul Twomey, President and CEO of ICANN walks the line between the law and IT. Twomey highlighted how the internet's structure undermines the government worldview, which is still based on national borders.

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Milling around the booths.

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NetIQ brings in entertainment.

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If you give Sophos your business card, you're in the running for a date with a Dalek.

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Who let the dog out? Roff, roff. F5 did and it killed the rabbit.

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Manning the stands with a beer in hand, this stall minding business is tough work.

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Check Point brings out the desktop drivers.

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Beer o'clock network jam.

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Eugene Kaspersky: What? Did you say my website was hacked?

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No seriously, honey, I was away on a 'business trip'.

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Seriously, dude, shoot him in the back.

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The Dimension Data stand.

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Microsoft's WIndows 7 team — Rocky Heckman, senior security architect (right hand side) is presenting Windows 7 security enhancements.

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David Lewis, Fulcrum Management (data forensics company).

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The joint Telstra and Cisco stand has employed an artist to 'draw' the crowds.

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Karl Hanmore, operations manager, AusCERT with Graham Ingram, general manager of AusCERT (right hand side).

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Nigel Phair, Australian Federal Police and security writer and podcaster Patrick Gray.

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Beer is the essential ingredient on opening night.

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