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Dave Jevans
Chairman of APWG
CEO and President of IronKey Inc.

In prior to the IronKey, he worked as Senior Vice President Marketing & Business Development at Teros, Chief Marketing Officer at Tumbleweed Communications and Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Development at Valicert. Also, he has experienced as President of Head of Marketing at Founder at Differential, Inc., Vice President of Networking at Catapult, Product Manager of Project Leader at Apple Computer, and Sales Engineer of Network Development Engineer at Jade Simulations. He earned Master of Computer Science at Massively Parallel Computing from the University of Calgary.
Katsuya Uchida
Chair of Anti-Phishing Technology and System Study WG, Council of Anti-Phishing Japan
Professor, Ph.D, Institute of Information Security
Katsuya Uchida graduated from the Department of Industrial Engineering, the University of Electro-Communications. He engaged in a EDP auditing and a technical support of the electronic banking system at an American bank in Japan, and an implementation project of computer insurance and information security research and study at a major non-life insurance company in Japan. His main topics of research are "Information Security Management Systems", "Network Security", "Malicious Programs","Information Forensics" and other electronic crime related areas.
Greg Aaron

Greg is Director of Key Account Management and Domain Security at Afilias. Afilias operates the .INFO top-level domain (TLD) and provides the technical and advising services for thirteen other TLDs, including .ORG, .MOBI, and .IN (India). Mr. Aaron oversees Afilias' security programs, including domain name abuse policy and practices. He is also an expert on domain name intellectual property issues and Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs). Greg serves on the steering committee of the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), and advises the Government of India regarding domain and related Internet policies. He is also a member of the W3C's Internationalization Core Working Group and previously worked at Internet companies such as Travelocity. Greg graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania.

Rod Rasmussen

Rod Rasmussen is a co-founder of Internet Identity and has served as technical leader since the company’s inception in 2001. He is widely recognized as a leading expert on the abuse of the domain name system by phishing criminals. Rasmussen is co-chair the Anti-Phishing Working Group’s (APWG) Internet Policy Committee (IPC) and serves as the APWG’s Industry Attache to various groups around the world, including ICANN, the international oversight body for domain names. He is also a member of the Steering Committee for the Authentication and Online Trust Alliance (AOTA), and an active member of the Digital PhishNet, a collaboration between industry and law enforcement. Prior to starting Internet Identity, Rasmussen held product management roles for LanQuest, a network equipment testing company, and networking product manufacturer Global Village. Rasmussen earned an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley and holds two bachelor’s degrees, in Economics and Computer Science, from the University of Rochester.
Geok Meng Ong Geok Meng Ong, CISSP, heads the McAfee Avert Labs malware research team in the Asia Pacific and Japan regions. Prior to that, he had taken on various managerial and technical positions in security consulting, network and malware research in both private and government sectors. A hands-on researcher himself, Ong focuses on malware heuristics and vulnerability research, and is often quoted in the media for his analysis of new malware trends and exploits that are prevalent in this region.
Shinsuke Honjo
Shinsuke Honjo is a virus research engineer with McAfee Avert Labs in
Tokyo. He is an expert in Trojans, viruses, and exploits and has analyzed
zero-day threats discovered in Japan.
Ralf Zimmermann
German Police officer since 1982. He worked for 10 years for the Federal Border Police as a Dog Handler with a specialised dog on sniffing explosives, he also worked 2 years for the police of the federal country North-Rhine Westphalia in a riot squad and the next ten years he switched to the Federal Criminal Investigation Department (BKA). There he worked amongst other things in the unit for synthetic drugs and the unit for personal protection in Berlin. Since November 2006 he is seconded at Interpol and part of the financial crime Unit within the Financial and High – Tech Crime Sub-directorate at Interpol General Secretariat in Lyon, France.
Terrence Park
South Korea

I started my career at Korea Information Security Agency in 2000, as the organizer of the PKI interoperability Working Group for Chinese Taipei, Japan, Korea and Singapore, and also cooperating with Asia PKI Forum member economies. While working in PKI field at KISA, I have managed timestamp server for Root Certificate Authority of Korea, and worked on evaluation and assessment for accrediting Certificate Authorities.

I have joined KrCERT/CC since 2005, also at KISA, as a phishing incident liaison and been working as an international cooperation contact, cooperating mostly with Asia Pacific economies and their national CSIRT teams as an APCERT steering committee member. My related works so far are on organizing CSIRT training, moderating cyber exercise, and etc. Iím currently involved with the Koreaís APEC TEL project, and training course for ICT government leaders with UN

Masanori Katayama
Masanori Katayama is a General Manager of Marketing and Seles Department of BitCash Inc.(bitcash.jp). He was born in 1976, and graduated from the Department of Technology at Hosei University. He has experienced to work at Fujitsu, Future Arcitect, Livedoor in prior to the current position of BitCash.
Shuhei Ueda
Chairman of Japan Online Game Association (JOGA), CEO of Gamepot Inc.
Shuhei Ueda is CEO of Gamepot Inc. and Charman of JOGA. After he graduated from Waseda University, he has experienced the sales of Consumer/PC Game at Imaginia, and joined Comunication Online (now called "Aeria Inc.") in 2000. He had given an entrepreneureal chance to start the new business called "Gamepot". He's been CEO of Gamepot Inc. since March 2003.
Yoji Masumura
Information Security Team at Security Office of NHN Japan Corporation
Yoji Masumura joined NHN Japan in 2005. He engaged the information security and the personal information protection, then he promote the ISMS Certification Proceeding Project in his entire company. Meanwhile, he engaged to build up the structure of the user protection, to plan/implement the various types of security projects, and took care of the security incident response. He became the manager of Security Office since 2006.
Kanatoko is a programmer, and was born in 1975. He has managed JUMPERZ.NET which offers information related to the network and security. He has developed several open source tools such as, Guardian@JUMPERZ.NET(Web Application Firewall), Doorman@JUMPERZ.NET(Client Side Proxy), and HTTPTunnel@JUMPERZ.NET (a tool that builds a virtual TCP connection on HTTP). Moreover, he has regularly contributed articles to the online magazine "WizardBible.org" which can be called Japanese version of Phrack.
In the field of DNS Rebinding (Or, Anti-DNS Pinning), he showed the possibility of attacks on FLASH with the Socket Interface, based on the principle of Martin Johns. Moreover, he is well known for having an online, http: //www.jumperz.net/, demonstration of the various DNS Rebinding attacks opened to the public.
In addition, a whitepaper at StanfordUniversity utilizes his site as a reference. http://crypto.stanford.edu/dns/ He has been involved in web application development at BitForest for the past 5 years. He published a book “Web Application Security” inJapan market in 2007. His real name is Tadashi Sato, currently member of the board and CTO of BitForest.
Ryoichi Sasaki
Professor of Engineering at Tokyo Denki University

Graduated from TakamatsuHigh School in 1966, and graduated from TokyoUniversity in 1971. He joined Hitachi, Ltd. In 1971,has focused on research and development of high-reliability technologies, security, network management system. Also he involved in both network management system (NETM) projects and security system project. He was the manager of Network-related group, director of security system center, chief research manager. Currently he has been professor at technology department at TokyoDenkiUniversity since 2001.

Pat Cain
Research Fellow
Patrick Cain is a Research Fellow of the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), and the President of The Cooper-Cain Group, Inc, a computer and Internet security consultancy. He has been associated with information security development and operations for over twenty years. He was previously the Security Advocate in the Office of the Chief Technology Officer, at Genuity Inc., a large Internet Service Provider. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Information System Manager (CISM), and an associate member of the American Bar Association. Mr. Cain participated in the FSTC Counter-Phishing project, is a research member of the Anti-Phishing Working Group, and currently leads the effort in the IETF to standardize phishing and electronic crime reports. He has been co-chair of some IETF Working Group and participated in a US White House working group identifying and addressing the vulnerabilities of the Internet.
Randy Vaughn
Baylor University
Dr. Randal Vaughn is a professor of Information Systems and graduate faculty member at the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. Randal's primary teaching duties are in the Information Security graduate program. His primary research areas are botnet demographic studies, malicious software analysis, and infrastructure security. Prior to joining the Baylor faculty Randal was a software analyst for geophysical seismic analysis at Mobil Exploration Servers and a software designer in Vought Aircraft's Computer Aided Design and Manufacture program.
Bonnie Chun
Operations Manager
Hong Kong, China
HK Registry
Bonnie is currently the Operations Manager of Hong Kong Domain Name Registration Company Limited (“HKDNR”) - a .hk Registry and Registrar and is responsible for the areas of policy setting and execution, customer service operations and service partner management. She has been working in this company for more than 4 years. Prior to joining HKDNR, she held management positions in a TV Station and a Telecommunication Operator in Hong Kong.
Bonnie graduated with a Master Degree in Business Administration from Heriot-Watt University. She also holds diplomas in different disciplines including China Law and Quality Customer Service Management.

Hiro Hotta
Japan Registry Services Co., Ltd. (JPRS)

He has been Director of JPRS, which has been a .JP ccTLD registry since 2001. He is responsible for corporate planning and business development. He has been the member of Names Council of ICANN DNSO representing ISP constituency for 2 years since 1999, when he was first appointed by the constituency. Currently he is a member of IDNC Working Group and Joint ccNSO/GAC IDN Working Group as well as a member of ccNSO Council.
Paul Ferguson
Trend Micro
Law Enforcement Engagement & Incident
Paul Ferguson ('Fergie') is a seasoned network architect and advanced threats researcher employed by Trend Micro, Inc., in
Cupertino, California. He considers himself to be 'an old router jockey, with a lot of network security scars,' having worked in
the telecommunications field for over 20 years. Prior to joining Trend Micro, Ferguson has worked for Northrop Grumman, Cisco
Systems, Sprint, Computer Sciences Corp., AT&T, and enjoyed several years of active duty service in the U.S. Army as a
COMSEC (Communications Security) techie during the Cold War. He spends most of his time these days chasing cyber criminals.
Chris Horsley
Jason Milletary
Jason Milletary is a member of the Malware Analysis team within the CERT/CC. Within this role, Jason analyzes threats against financial institutions and their customers, including phishing and malware, and shares these insights with audiences around the world.
Masako Koyama
Kyoto Prefectural Police Force : Counter eCrime Division
**Masako Koyama is General Manager of Counter High-Tech Crime Office at Kyoto Prefectural Police Force. Counter High-Tech Crime Office was established at the Life and Economics department in the headquater of Kyoto Prefectural Police Force, to prepare the countermeasure of Cybercrime which effects deeply the citizens and business activity ever since the Cybercrime has been sharply-rising because the escalation with the highly networked information society.

Michael Molsner
Kaspersky Labs Japan

Michael is Chief Information Officer of Kaspersky Labs Japan, which he joined in 2004. Since 2006 his activities focused more on the research of phishing sites than other malicious software. With the same timing he became one of the moderators of PhishTank. At time of writing, Michael has a documented history of at least 15,780 submitted phish URLs and verification of 26,160 of such URLs. Michael's special activity is the discovery of data which often accompanies phish URLs (exploits, bots, malware, phish-kits) and the initiation of take-down procedure for local (Japan) threats.
Alexander Seger
Head of Economic Crime Division, Directorate General of Human Rights and Legal Affairs
Council of Europe
Alexander Seger has been with the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, since February 1999. He is currently heading the Economic Crime Division at the Directorate General of Human Rights and Legal Affairs. He is responsible for technical cooperation programmes against corruption, money laundering, organized crime as well as the global Project on Cybercrime. This project supports countries all over the world in the implementation of the Convention on Cybercrime. Prior to joining the Council of Europe, Alexander Seger was involved for some ten years in international drug control for the United Nations International Drug Control Programme in Vienna (Austria), Laos, Pakistan and Afghanistan and as a consultant for German Technical Cooperation. He holds a PhD in political science after studies in Heidelberg, Bordeaux (France) and Bonn (Germany).
Yinon Glasner
Fraud Intelligence Business Analyst

Mr. Glasner specializes in online fraud intelligence and investigations, which are at the core of the service offered today by his group at RSA. Mr. Glasner is the chief intelligence analyst in RSA's Online Threats Managed Services group, where he oversees intelligence gathering, and is in charge of correlating data between findings in various data sources. He is also in charge of delivering findings to external parties such as financial institutions and Law Enforcement agencies.

Mr. Glasner has military intelligence and investigations background. Prior to joining RSA at 2006, Mr. Glasner held several marketing and research positions, the latest in Verint Systems Inc., where he was in charge of developing training and marketing materials for the company's analytics solutions.

Ikuo Takahashi
IT Attorney

Ikuo Takahashi has completed Legal Research and Training Institute in April 1987, started to work as an attorney after then. He has been distinguished for his great knowledge of IT field, so as experienced a lot. He's been a part-time professor at Engineering Department of Utsunomiya University since April 2002 at the same time. His research reports mainly includes;
  • "Legal Aspect of handling the vulnerability information of such as the Information System" as the chairperson of the invesigative committee at the IPA(Information-Technology Promotion Agency Japan in 2004.
  • "Investigative Research regarding to the Cybercrime Investigation procedural methods in United States of America" as the chairperson of the investigative commitee at Social Security Research Foundation in 2004.
  • "Law in the Foreign Countries regarding to the Security Holes" as the chairperson of investigative commitee at METI(Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) in 2003. and so on...
  • Satoru Koyama
    Telecom-ISAC Japan
    NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION (NTT) in 1998. Prior to this, in 1995m Koyama Was part of launching NTT's ISP business OCN. After the launch became instrumental in building the OCN security services.
  • Telecom-ISAC Japan: Steering Commitee Member, Associated Director Planning and Coordination Division
  • Secure Trusted Network Forum Business model Task force Chairman
  • Security Promotion Realizing sEcurity meAsures(SPREAD): Distribution Board member and so on...
  • Keisuke Kamimura
    Center for Global Communications
    Kamimura is a chief researcher at Center for Global Communication, International University of Japan (GLOCOM). His primary research themes are standardization of Multimedia Markup Language, analysis of P2P applications, broadband internet trends, radio wave policy, multi-language composition system with mark-up language.
    Rakesh Mohan Goyal
    Managing Director
    Sysman Computers (P) Ltd.

    Centre for Research and Prevention of Computer Crimes
    Rakesh Mohan Goyal (Rakesh) is the Director-General of Centre for Research & Prevention of Computer Crimes, India (CRPCC) and Managing Director of Sysman Computers P Ltd., Mumbai (www.sysman.in). He is engaged in IS Security, IS Audit and Forensics since 1991. He is also the Editor of tri-weekly newsletter on IT Security, published by CRPCC, with subscriber base of over 52000 as on April 2008.
    He has been member of various government committees relating to IT Act and chaired some technical / audit committees; expert committees regarding IS Security, IT Act and PKI. He is in the process of setting-up an University exclusively for IS Security.
    He is an Engineering Graduate with Gold Medal; an MBA from I.I.M.-Bangalore with Gold Medal. He also holds certifications Chartered Engineer, CISA, CISM, CCCI, CMC and CFE. He has authored 5 books on IT Security and over 50 papers/articles. He was awarded the Young Consultant Award for 1990 by CDC/Govt. of India. In his 33 years of career, he has done over 2000 IT security assignments. He also holds a First Degree Black Belt in Karate. His contact e-mail is rakesh@sysman.in.
    Steve Sheng
    CMU Doctoral Candidate
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Steve Sheng is a fourth-year Ph.D. student at Carnegie Mellon University. His research interest is protecting people's identity and privacy online using technology and public policy. One current thrust is antiphishing. He led the design of antiphishing phil, an interative game that teaches people about phishing attacks. The game has been featured as one of the 25 radical network research projects by NetworkWorld.