Australian hackers launch security conference

Friday, 24 January 2003, 2:34 PM EST

According to the conference organisers, Ruxcon focuses on "offensive" hacking techniques, as well as defensive security methodologies designed to combat them. The conference will allow attendees to refine their capabilities, potentially leading to an increase in the general skill-level of Australian hackers.

However the group organising the event claim that it's not just for "underground" hackers, but is "...an attempt to bring together the individual talents of the Australian computer security sector".

Kdz, one of the self-described "sometimes underground" hackers in charge of organising the conference, says for too long vendors have dominated security events. He said it was time to organise a conference that took the focus off products and put it back on disseminating technical information.

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