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eCrime Researchers Summit Details here
 

Registration for the 2010 General Members Meeting & eCrime Researchers Summit is $300 for all three days including lunch each day and all after hours gatherings. An "early bird" discounted rate of $250 for registrations on or before 17 September.

** Register Here **
 

Technical Sponsor and eCrime Fighter Scholarship Patron
Conference Planning Partner & Sponsors
SMU    Baylor
 
Gold Level Sponsors

 

 

Silver Level Sponsors

 
  

 

Bronze Level Sponsors
CERT Network Situational Awareness Group
Meeting Focus

The APWG is pleased to present the 2010 Fall General Meeting and eCrime Researchers Summit, a combined event that no eCrime or malware researcher or counter-eCrime developer or responder will want to miss. Please join us at this opportunity to bring yourself up-to-date on phishing and eCrime's evolution across the globe. Count on three full days of cutting presentations on eCrime and eCrime response, expert discussions and in-depth round-tables with updates on APWG projects in development for the counter eCrime community. As well, we will look into the future of the APWG's development and for guidance on managing it from our eclectic member base.

This eCrime Congress will include a one-day, members-only meeting on October 18 and two full days of open sessions thereafter of programming that will be open to both members and non-members. APWG will examine crimeware's evolution, behavioral vulnerabilities and human factors that contribute to eCrime's success, the roles of Registrars, Registries and DNS in managing phishing attacks, public health approaches to managing the eCrime scourge, as well as breaking news on counter-eCrime efforts and resources.

APWG Members and Non-Members Please Note: The sessions at the Fall General Meeting on October 18 are open to APWG Members Only. APWG organizers will vet all registrants that sign up for the conference. Interlopers will not be accommodated. The subsequent eCrime Researchers Summit sessions on October 19 and 20 is a public event open to all. If you haven't already, check membership rules and benefits at: http://www.apwg.org/membership.html Members at the individual level and above are eligible to attend the General Members' meetings.
  

Program Overview

Presentations at the opening of the program will be delivered by ecrime responders within the APWG, its Global Research Partners and law enforcement personnel who will discuss national and regional ecrime trends and individual case studies about resolving specific electronic crime cases. Presenters will come from the ranks of private industry, private security companies, public law enforcement agencies, government agencies and national Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERT). True crime stories will be balanced with instruction about the skills the responders exercise as well as the data and tools employed to resolve phishing attacks.

APWG principals, research fellows and Global Research Partners will detail survey the eCrime landscape and present proposals for organizing global responses that will harmonize efforts of eCrime respondents and organize the work of securing the global network infrastructure. Furthermore, presenters will examine the development ecrime data exchange specifications and how they can be employed to optimize counter-ecrime applications. Presentations about industrial policy will investigate industrial policies that complicate the work of exploited brand holders and responders - such as the segments of domain name system (DNS) registration process that is abused by phishers as part of their phishing campaigns.
 

Program Deliverables

Though instruction is always an APWG priority, the other defining goal is to identify common forensic needs - in terms the data, tools and communications protocols that are required to inform and facilitate time-sensitive communications between counter-ecrime stakeholders.

APWG has surveyed a lot of proposals and all have merit but required some harmonization of effort in order to make them maximally useful. APWG hopes that at the end of the program, the ensuing dialog will produce defined projects to organize data, tools and communications protocols that are required by the larger counter-ecrime community.
 

Working Agenda
     (* NOTE: This working agenda is Under Construction and will be updated as session are approved *)

 

  Monday - October 18  
08:00 The Registration desk will open at 8am in the Collins Center. Busses from the Radisson will start running just before 8am and about every 10 minutes till 9am.
 
 
09:00 Conference Introduction & APWG Update

 

Dave Jevans
Chairman
APWG
 

Peter Cassidy
Secretary General
APWG
 
  Trends in eCrime and eCrime Response    
09:20   Account Take Over - Task Force
 
Kevin Thomsen
Citi
 
 
9:50   Cyberstalking Digital Criminals
 
Jon Orbeton
PayPal
 
 
10:20   APWG Wireless Fraud Working Group: eCrime at the Wireless Frontier
 

David Barroso
S21Sec

Leonardo Amor Vicente
Telefonica

Dr. Hassen Saidi
SRI

Markus Jakobsson
FatSkunk
 

 
10:50 Break
11:20   Introducing an Industry Connections Collaboration and Roundtable on the
Evolving Global eCrime Management and Response Platform
 

Jim Wendorf
IEEE Standards Association

Peter Cassidy
APWG
 

 
  The Technology of eCrime and eCrime Response    
11:50   The Global Phishing Survey
 
Greg Aaron
Afilias

Rod Rasmussen
InternetIdentity
 
 
12:20   Gauging Bots Perplexity to Detect Randomly Generated Domain Names
 
Saeed Abu-Nimeh
Websense
APWG eCRS SC
 
 
12:50 Lunch
13:45   Internet Fraud Alert:
A System for Systematically Repatriating Compromised Consumer Data
Ron Plesco
National Cyber Forensic Training Alliance
 
 
14:15   APWG Fax Back Phishing Education Program
 
Mark Henderson
US Internal Revenue Service
 
 
14:45   Analysis of 2-Years' Data from Phishing Education Landing Page Program
 
Norman Sadeh
Carnegie Mellon University
Wombat Security
 
 
15:15 Break
15:45   Using Guilt Instead of Cryptography
 

Markus Jakobsson
FatSkunk

Nathan Good
Good Research
 

 
16:15 Closing Announcements Day One  

Foy Shiver
APWG
 

 
         
18:00 APWG Steering Committee Meeting Attending members from Steering Committee companies and invited guest will meet at the Radisson to discuss APWG affairs.
 
 
         
  Tuesday, October 19  
08:15 The Registration desk will open at 8:15 am in the Collins Center. Busses from the Radisson will start running around 8:15 am and about every 10 minutes till 9am.
 
 
  The Global eCrime Outlook    
09:00   Japan National Field Report and Case Study
 

Shinichi Tankyo
HitachJoHo

Futoshi Nakada
SecureBrain
 

 
9:30   Anti-Phishing Alliance of China Field Report
 

Wang Liming
CNNIC

Wang Wei
CNNIC
 

 
10:00   Inside the Phisher's Toolbox: Tools and Tricks Used to Compromise Web Sites and Scam Users
 
John LaCour
PhishLabs
 
 
10:30 Break
  Behavioral Aspects and Consumer Education    
11:00   Perceptions of Online Survey:
Results of First Comprehensive National US Survey On Consumer
 
Jennifer Airey
Hearts + Minds
 
 
11:30   Kids as Household Financial Crime Catalysts and Unwitting Co-conspirators
 

Parry Aftab
Wired Safety
 

 
12:00 The Messaging Convention: an Industry and Government Partnership to
Raise Internet Safety Consciousness
 

Moderator:
Michael Kaiser
NCSA

Nathan Good
Good Research

Peter Cassidy
APWG

TBA
 

 
12:30 Lunch
  Behavioral Exposures and Consumer Education    
13:30   Fix the User: An Approach to System Security Education
 

Dr. Art Conklin PhD
University of Houston

David Perry
Trend Micro
 

 
14:00   APWG Collaborative Research Center Proposal Update

Randy Vaughn
Baylor University

Gary Warner
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Fergus Toolan
University College Dublin
 

 
14:30 Future of eCrime Research Panel
 

Moderator:
Suku Nair
Southern Methodist University

Panel:
Saeed Abu-Nimeh
Websense

Randy Vaughn
Baylor University

Hassen Saidi
SRI

Paul Watters
University of Ballarat

Richard Clayton
University of Cambridge
 

 
15:15 Break
  eCrime Research Accepted Papers    
15:45   Research in Progress Report: NoTabNab: Protection Against The "Tabnabbing Attack"
 

Kemal Bicakci
TOBB University of Economics and Technology
Turkey

Seckin A Unlu
TOBB University of Economics and Technology
Turkey
 

 
16:05   Research in Progress Report: A Framework For Financial Botnet Analysis
 

Marco Riccardi
Barcelona Digital Technology Centre
Spain

David Oro
Barcelona Digital Technology Centre
Spain

Jesus Luna
Barcelona Digital Technology Centre
Spain

Marco Cremonini
University of Milan
Italy

Marc Vilanova
La Caixa
Spain
 

 
16:25   Feature Selection for Spam and Phishing Detection
 

Fergus Toolan
University College Dublin
Ireland

Joe Carthy
University College Dublin
Ireland
 

 
16:45   Securing IS Assets through Hacker Deterrence: A Case Study
 

Sean Zadig
Nova Southeastern University
USA

Gurvirender Tejay
Nova Southeastern University
USA
 

 
17:05 Closing Day Two   Foy Shiver
APWG
 
 
         
 

Birds of a Feather
(these optional sessions will be held for anyone interested in discussing the topic. A moderator or guide the discussion and take notes for possible future APWG work)

 
    eCrime Event Data Mining Moderator: TBA
 
 
         
19:30 Dinner with the APWG Join us Tuesday Night, October 19th, at the Radisson for dinner and an opportunity to network with the other attendees, speakers and staff at this years eCRS. Exact details will we released closer to the event.
 
         
  Wednesday, October 20  
         
  eCrime Research Accepted Papers (cont)    
09:00   Authorship Attribution of Web Forum Posts

Sangita Pillay
University of Alabama at Birmingham
USA

Thamar Solorio
University of Alabama at Birmingham
USA
 

 
09:20  

On SCADA Control System Command and Response Injection and Intrusion
Detection
 

Wei Gao
Mississippi State University
USA

Thomas H Morris
Mississippi State University
USA

Bradley Reaves
Mississippi State University
USA

Drew Richey
Mississippi State University
USA
 

 
  Internet Infrastructure Report    
9:40   Study of WHOIS Privacy Protection Services: Part Deux
 

Dave Piscitello
ICANN

Steve Sheng
ICANN
 

 
10:10 APWG Internet Policy Committee Projects Review Moderator:
Rod Rasmussen
Internet Identity
 

Accelerated Suspension Plan:
Peter Cassidy, APWG

Study on vulnerabilities for Hacking Web Servers to Establish Phishing Sites:
Ebrima Ceesay, Booz Allen Hamilton
John LaCour, Phislabs

ICANN Policy Update:
Rod Rasmussen, Internet Identity
Greg Aaron, Afilias
Dave Piscitello, ICANN
 

10:45 Break
11:00 Research Keynote Dan Geer
CISO, In-Q-Tel
 
 
11:45   Does structured data make sharing easier? [Is IODEF+ the answer?]
 

Pat Cain and his panel "The Data Sharing All-Stars"

Wes Young
REN-ISAC

Roman Danyliew
CERT Coordination Center

Gareth Sansom
Department of Justice Canada
 

 
  eCrime Research Accepted Papers (cont)    
12:20   Automatically Determining Phishing Campaigns using the USCAP Methodology
 

Robert Layton
University of Ballarat
Australia

Paul Watters
University of Ballarat
Australia

Richard Dazeley
University of Ballarat
Australia
 

 
12:40   Koobface: the Evolution of the Social Botnet
 

Brian Tanner
University of Alabama at Birmingham
USA

Gary Warner
University of Alabama at Birmingham
USA

Henry Stern
Cisco Systems
Canada

Scott Olechowski
Cisco Systems
USA
 

 
13:00 IEEE/APWG Best Paper Awards Ceremony
 
 
13:15 Lunch and Closing announcement
 
       
15:30 The APWG IEEE eCrime Response and Management Roundtable
(Invitation-Only road mapping session - Nominations for attendance to this session can be forwarded to
proposals@antiphishing.org
Anticipate approximately a one hour session then we will break for dinner and further discussion.)
 

Jim Wendorf
IEEE Standards Association

Peter Cassidy
APWG
 

 
       
Location, Transport and Accommodation Logistics
Venue:

This year we are pleased to be hosted by our partners at SMU Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the Collins Center, part of the Cox School of Business. The Collins Center is part of SMU’s new east quadrangle, which includes the Jerry R. Junkins Engineering Building, the Laura Lee Blanton Student Services Building, and the Caruth Engineering Building. (map it) Unless otherwise indicated on the Working Agenda all presentations and meetings will be held in Crum Auditorium or the Hillcrest Commons area of Collins Center.
 

Event Hotel:
Our Fall conference hotel, the Radisson Hotel Dallas Central is the heart of a cosmopolitan city of art and industry. The Radisson is within walking distance to Mockingbird Station, an entertainment complex featuring restaurants, retail, a movie theater, nightlife and more. Enjoy our walking distance location to SMU (Southern Methodist University) or simply walk one block to the nearest DART rail station. Indulge in world class shopping at North Park Mall or visit the Dallas Art Complex for your taste of inspiration.
 

Radisson Hotel Central Dallas
6060 N. Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75206, USA
(214) 750-6060
(800) 395-7046
(214) 750-5959 (fax)
www.radisson.com/smu


 


The APWG has arranged with the hotel to provide a discounted rate for attendees during the event. This discounted rate of $95 is available for the nights of 10/17 - 10/21.

To make your reservation at the discounted group rate of $95.00 online follow these steps:

  • visit www.radisson.com/dallastx_centralexpy.
  • Under the Check Rates & Availability heading, select your desired check-in and check-out dates and press the "GO" button.
  • On the Hotel Search page under the "Promotional Code" field enter: APWGS then click "Search".
  • Continue as instructed to complete your reservation.

Attendees may also call toll-free at 1-800 333-3333 and request the Radisson Central Dallas location. Please reference group name APWG's e Crime Researchers Summit to receive the group discount.

 

 
Call for Presentations
APWG members, research partner and correspondents are invited and encouraged to submit their proposals for presentations and panel discussions to the APWG Program Committee at proposals@antiphishing.org.
 
Vendor Sponsorship Opportunities

APWG is offering an opportunity to build relationships while marketing your company to a targeted audience of security, messaging and financial professionals. Sponsorships are a personal, non-intrusive way of conveying your message. Additionally, your participation can help support activities vital to the overall success of the APWG and its research partners, which ultimately contributes to the success of the entire counter-phishing stakeholders' community.

The following benefits are available to Meeting Sponsors, once your sponsorship is confirmed:

- Recognition in on-site signage displayed during the meal or break
- Distribution of one giveaway such as a literature pack or chotchkee

There are a number of meal, break and entertainment sponsorship opportunities available for APWG members who want to use this meetings as an opportunity to communicate their brand and message to members of the APWG and presenters, each either a critical decision maker or a thought leader in his or her own right.

Please contact Deputy-Secretary Foy Shiver for details via email at fshiver@antiphishing.org.

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