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Next Generation of Cybercrime Threatens to Damage Markets and Economies

Peter Cassidy
Secretary General

Global cybercrime-fighting association APWG is hosting its eCrime 2014 members? meeting and research conference in Birmingham, Alabama next month, with insights into next-generation electronic crime in the investing and mortgage banking sectors, as well as advanced research into fraud provenance tracing, programmatic cybercrime event data exchange and enterprise-wide fraud management.
APWG Secretary General Peter Cassidy said, "Account-level cybercrime against consumers and enterprises can damage accounts but control fraud and investment fraud has the clear potential to damage markets and even economies. Our contributing researchers at this conference are mapping threatscapes that menace commerce and free markets as we know them.

eCrime 2014, held September 23-25, combines: the APWG's general members meeting for confidential member discussion and the peer-reviewed APWG Symposium on Electronic Crime Research for presentation of applied cybercrime research papers. The program's sessions cover every aspect of the dynamic cybercrime spectrum, from the latest crimeware technologies being thrown against consumer devices to data exchange protocols for cooperative response to cybercrime threats.
Program discussions will include:
Electronic  Document Counterfeiting and the NextGen Control Fraud
Mapping  the Investment Fraud Ecosystem
Historical  Analysis of Global Phishing Nexuses in the Last Four Years
Global  Botnet Notification for Network Management Authorities  
Predicting  Phishing Attacks
Measuring  the Enterprise Impact of Phishing
The  Mobile Devices Fraud Threatscape
Global  Cybercrime Reporting/Notification: Logistics and Doctrine
Global  Synchronization of Cybercrime Awareness Messaging and Education
The working agenda can be found here:
The registration page can be found here:

The conference hotel reservation page is here:
About the APWG
G, founded in 2003 as the Anti-Phishing Working Group, is the global industry, law enforcement, and government coalition focused on unifying the global response to electronic crime. Membership is open to qualified financial institutions, online retailers, ISPs and Telcos, the law enforcement community, solutions providers, multi-lateral treaty organizations, research centers, trade associations and government agencies. There are more than 2,000 companies, government agencies and NGOs participating in the APWG worldwide. The APWG's  and education.apwg.org websites offer the public, industry and government agencies practical information about phishing and electronically mediated fraud as well as pointers to pragmatic technical solutions that provide immediate protection.


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