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OASK Meeting May 18th 2010 - Mariposa 'The Life Story'

Ottawa Area Security Klatch

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)

Ottawa, Ontario

OASK Meeting May 18th 2010 - Mariposa 'The Life Story'

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Join the Ottawa Area Security Klatch (OASK.ca) on May 18th for our discussion on Mariposa 'The Life Story'.

Talk #1: Mariposa 'The Life Story'

Speaker: Matt Thompson and Matt Sully from Defence Intelligence

The Mariposa botnet compromised millions of computer systems across the globe, resulting in the mass theft of online credentials and the subsequent arrest of its controllers. DefenceIntelligence was key in the discovery and ultimate takedown of the botnet which may be argued as the largest ever recorded. Matt Sully and Matt Thompson from DefenceIntelligence will take you through the "life story" of Mariposa including an analysis of the malware behind the botnet and the journey of what goes into combatting online crime.After the presentation we'll have plenty of time for Q&A, as well as our usual discussion of current topics, threats, and tools. You are encouraged to ask questions.

Talk #2: Mariposa 'The Life Story' cont... and Q&A

Speaker: Matt Thompson and Matt Sully from Defence Intelligence

About the Speakers:

Defence Intelligence is a privately held information security firm specializing in compromise prevention and detection. Based in Ottawa, Canada, the founders of Defence Intelligence are globally recognized industry experts. They have headed information security for Fortune 50 companies, consulted with hundreds of private enterprises and government agencies, and have assisted in the capture and prosecution of international computer criminals.

 The event will take place on May 18th 2010, starting at 5:30pm - note the new time!:

Microsoft Canada
100 Queen Street,
Suite 500
Ottawa, ON
K1P 1J9

If you would prefer to register by email or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: register@oask.ca

Please note that food and soft drinks will be provided..

We look forward to you joining us!

 

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Microsoft Canada
100 Queen Street,
Suite 500
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1J9
Canada

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)


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Ottawa Area Security Klatch

Ottawa's Security User Group OASK - Ottawa Area Security Klatch, provides a forum for experts to encourage discussion and share expertise in understanding the latest trends and security threats facing computer networks, systems and data.

Our membership includes Information Security practitioners, managers, network administrators, students, and anyone who is interesting in learning more about securing information.

OASK meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month, and membership is free.

Our Values:

  • Shared Expertise - OASK encourages discussion and facilitates the exchange of knowledge and skills among a wide variety of information security experts
  • Practitioner-Focused - OASK supports the people who are directly facing information security problems on a daily basis, and are looking to resolve their problems in the most effective manner possible
  • Non-Partisan - OASK is looking for solutions to common security issues; we do not hold or support a bias for or against any security vendor
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