Slideshow: Scenes from RSA Conference 2012

Security vendors are using fast cars, ATVs and mopeds to draw people to their exhibits at RSA Conference 2012 in San Francisco. A look at that and other gimmicks.

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Life at the infosec racetrack

A booth worker poses in front of one of many race cars on display on the show floor.

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Ready for the dirt

HP is giving this ATV away at its booth.

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Red on black

Kaspersky Lab had this racing machine on display.

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Barracuda racer

Barracuda Networks, known for its use of "booth babes" in the past, has toned down its display and gone with the racing theme.

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Into the blue

Barracuda Networks' racing machine

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Get in the ring

The Application Security Inc. booth had a Sumo wrestler. Visitors were invited to take him on.

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Vendors on display

What attendees see as they enter the showroom floor

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Yeah, baby!

ForeScout went with the Austin Powers theme

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Hair today, gone tomorrow

Blue wigs were the draw at VSS Monitoring's booth.

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The Symantec cycle

Symantec is giving away this set of wheels.

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Lounge act

Oberthur Technologies went with the lounge act theme at its booth.

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Data through the fire

DriveSavers displayed a laptop retrieved from a house fire. Despite the damage, the data was still saved.

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Veracode pharmacy

Veracode gave away candy packaged in prescription bottles and went all out with the drug store theme.

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