CeCOS-V – Global Response to Cybercrime – Kuala Lumpur, April 27-29, 2011

Electronic crime fighters from across the globe will gather in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this April to attend CeCOS V. Participants will plan the next stage in the global defense against ecrime.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Cambridge, MA – March 15, 2011 (via PressReleaseNation.com) — Business and thought-leaders in cyber crime (eCrime) response will join technologists and public policy officials from across the globe in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this April for the Anti-Phishing Working Group’s (APWG) Counter-eCrime Operations Summit. The APWG conference will unite electronic crime fighters worldwide to plan the next stage in the global confrontation against ecrime.

The fifth annual APWG operations conference (CeCOS V), will be held on April 27-29, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Attendees will focus on the challenges faced by eCrime responders and the development of critical common resources for the forensic professionals and business managers who protect consumers and enterprises from electronic crime threats every day.

A short video overview of the topics scheduled for CeCOS V can be seen at: http://www.ecrime.us/cybercrime_KL_mp4

CeCOS V will present:
– International case studies by eCrime responders and security specialists about electronic crime’s advancement in their nations and regions

– Presentations about technologies and techniques used by electronic crime gangs to exploit Internet infrastructure and user’s PCs and client devices

– Probing the dark side of social media

– Global report on abuse of top-level domains in eCrime scams and attacks

– Tools and techniques for the eCrime responder and manager

– The German Counter-Botnet Project

– The scourge of eCrime attacks against mobile devices

– Effective strategies for protecting consumers from electronic crime

The full CeCOS V agenda is available here: http://ecrime.us/cybercrime_agenda_kuala_lumpur

About CeCOS V:
The fifth annual Counter-eCrime Operations Summit (CeCOS V) is a presentation of the APWG
(Anti-Phishing Working Group) with sponsors CyberSecurity Malaysia and MyCERT. The conference will engage questions of operational challenges and the development of common resources for the first responders and forensic professionals who protect consumers and enterprises from the eCrime threat every day. This year’s meeting will focus on the development of response paradigms and resources for counter-eCrime managers and forensic professionals. Presenters will proffer case studies of national and regional economies under attack, narratives of successful trans-national forensic cooperation as well as models for cooperation and unified response against eCrime and data resources for forensic activities. For more information, please visit http://www.apwg.org/events/2011_opSummit.html

About the APWG:
The APWG, founded in 2003 as the Anti-Phishing Working Group, is the global industry, law enforcement, and government coalition focused on eliminating identity theft and fraud resulting from the growing problem of phishing, e-mail spoofing and crimeware. Membership, which exceeds 3,800 members, is open to qualified financial institutions, online retailers, Internet service providers (ISP), the law enforcement community, and researchers and solutions providers. More than 1,800 companies, law enforcement agencies, and government ministries worldwide are participating in the APWG. For more information, visit http://www.antiphishing.org/

The APWG’s web site offers information to the public and industry about phishing and e-mail fraud, including identification and promotion of pragmatic technical solutions that provide immediate protection. APWG’s corporate sponsors are as follows: AT&T (T), Able NV, Afilias Ltd., AhnLab, AVG Technologies, BillMeLater, BBN Technologies, Blue Coat, BlueStreak, BrandMail, BrandProtect, Bsecure Technologies, Cisco (CSCO), Clear Search, Cloudmark, Cyveillance, DigiCert, DigitalEnvoy, DigitalResolve, Digital River, Earthlink (ELNK), eBay/PayPal (EBAY), Entrust (ENTU), Experian, eEye, Fortinet, FraudWatch International, FrontPorch, F-Secure, Goodmail Systems, GeoTrust, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, Goodmail Systems, GuardID Systems, HomeAway, IronPort, HitachiJoHo, ING Bank, Iconix, Internet Identity, Internet Security Systems, IOvation, IronPort, IS3, IT Matrix, Kaspersky Labs, Lenos Software, LightSpeed Systems, MailFrontier, MailShell, MarkMonitor, Marshall86, McAfee (MFE), MasterCard, MessageLevel, Microsoft (MSFT), MicroWorld, Mirapoint, MySpace (NWS), MyPW, MX Logic, NameProtect, National Australia Bank (ASX: NAB) Netcraft, NetStar, Network Solutions, NeuStar, Nominum, Panda Software, Phoenix Technologies Inc. (PTEC), Phishme.com, Phorm, The Planet, SalesForce, Radialpoint, RSA Security (EMC), SecureBrain, Secure Computing (SCUR), S21sec, Sigaba, SoftForum, SOPHOS, SquareTrade, SurfControl, SunTrust, Symantec (SYMC), TDS Telecom, Telefonica (TEF), Trend Micro (TMIC), Tricerion, TriCipher, TrustedID, Tumbleweed Communications (TMWD), Vasco (VDSI), VeriSign (VRSN), Visa, Wal-Mart (WMT), Websense Inc. (WBSN) and Yahoo! (YHOO).

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