Auscert 2012: Day 2 Roundup - Roll your sleeves up its Gala Day

Is the security business ready for a world in which the attack vector is a Mercedes?
  • CSO staff (CSO Online)
  • — 17 May, 2012 18:36

Is the security business ready for a world in which the attack vector is a Mercedes?

Todays sessions through the eyes of IT Security journos Richard Chirgwin and Hamish Barwick at Auscert 2012.

 

Keynote: Paul Vixie - Stories and Lessons from DNS Charger   ComputerworldAU's Q&A

Tal Be'ery: Removing the Anonymity from Anonymous or “You can survive” a hacktivist attack: Tal Be’ery

Peter Major: IT security affecting the mobile phone market OR is security in a BYO World an Oxymoron?

Brian Hay: Mythbusters Part II  Fear of ridicule causing online scams to go unreported  

Tim Vidas: All sides of Android, IlBuono - Can android ever be safe?

Auscert In Pictures Day 2: Did you creep in and bomb the shot?

Murray Goldschidmt: Help! My mobile device is spying on me - Android-based spy application

Stas Filshtinskiy: Economy of cybercrime and the so-called APT -  Attack vectors will multiply faster than defences

 

 

 

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