Some highlights from CanSecWest

Monday, 10 April 2006, 3:33 PM EST

Last week at the CanSecWest security conference in Vancouver, B.C., the attendees were mainly security experts who get paid to think like the bad guys and find the flaws and holes in complex communications systems and software before criminals can exploit them.

"The people speaking here are individuals who have taken a particular domain and exhaustively made sense of it to the point where they can subvert it in a variety of different ways," said Tim Keanini, chief technology officer for nCircle.

At Security Fix.

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