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CIPS Dinner Meeting -Current Internet Threat Landscape - Attacks Using Web 2.0

  • 27 Oct 2010
  • 5:00 PM
  • Dalhousie University Club

CIPS NS Dinner Meeting

Topic: Current Internet Threat Landscape - Attacks using Web 2.0

Speaker: Peter Morin, CISSP, Threat Avoidance and Incident Response Team Lead, Bell Aliant Date:

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Time: 5:00 pm for registration, 6:00 pm for dinner, 7:00 pm for presentation

Location: Dalhousie University Club Dining Room, Off South Street beside Soccer Field See map at *http://fm.dal.ca/campusmap/index.php?bldg=C440

Cost: Members - $40.00, Non-members - $50.00 Dinner

Menu: Regular and Vegetarian options

Corporate tables available

To register: On-line, E-mail - Lindsay Le Grand or Phone 902-420-3070 x 2000 When registering, please provide contact information and dinner choice Registration deadline is Friday, October 22th.

Abstract:

Current Internet Threat Landscape - Attacks using Web 2.0

The use of the Internet is constantly changing, as such so is the Internet threat landscape. What used to be a playground for hackers and script kiddies is now a hotbed for organized crime fueled by financial gain. Peter Morin, Information Security Team Lead with Bell Aliant will explore the current threat landscape by highlighting the profile of the newest cyber attackers and examining their latest methods. Peter will address how spammers, phishers, malware developers and hackers are using Web 2.0 technologies to conduct attacks and how we can prepare our infrastructures to better protect our critical business assets.

BIO:

Peter Morin is the Team Lead, Threat Avoidance and Incident Response with Bell Aliant Regional Communications where he is responsible for managing security planning, vulnerability assessments, security event management and incident response. His position with Bell Aliant focuses on penetration testing, application code analysis, malware analysis, and developing standards for secure application development. Peter has over 15 years of in-depth information technology experience in the fields of enterprise computing and networking with an emphasis on IT security, application development, business continuity, incident response and forensics. Prior to Bell Aliant, Peter was a Senior Manager with KPMG LLP and Ernst & Young LLP's IT Security & Forensic practices. Peter is a frequent speaker on the subject of information security, penetration testing, malware analysis and forensics and has presented at numerous events held by the HTCIA, Blackhat/DefCon, PMI, Computer Security Institute, Interop, SANS, and ISACA.

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