2021 National Cyber Summit
During these uncertain and unprecedented times, the NCS organization has been faced with a very difficult decision regarding our 2020 Summit. For the safety and well-being of our attendees and exhibitors, as well as preserving the unprecedented networking opportunities NCS provides, we have postponed the 2020 Summit until June 8-10, 2021.
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Summit Speaker Brad Wardman

Session Information

The ATO Problem: Crimeware and Leaks are Scaling Attacks
Thursday, June 6, 2019 2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The purpose of the presentation is to walk the audience through the current state of account takeover attacks that the industry is observing. These types of attacks are attacking both industry customer accounts as well as corporate accounts on hosted providers (e.g. mail providers, cloud, etc.). This talk will introduce the various stages of such attacks as well as the crimeware and network infrastructure leveraged to bypass current state of the art account security controls. The presentation will conclude with best practices for detecting and mitigating these types of attacks.
Von Braun Center - South Hall | Ballroom 1
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Dr. Brad Wardman
Head of Threat Intelligence
Brad Wardman is the Head of Threat Intelligence at PayPal. He sits on the Board of Directors for the Anti-Phishing Working Group (or APWG) and serves as the general chairman of the Symposium on Electronic Crime Research (eCrime). Brad is deeply versed in detecting, tracking, and fighting cybercrime, with a publication record that has pioneered ground-breaking discussions on cybercrime detection and mitigation. Brad is an active inventor and researcher having 10 issued security patents to the US Patent Office, filed an additional 18 patents, and is an author on 18 peer reviewed conference and journal publications. Dr. Wardman completed his PhD Computer Science in 2011 from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) studying in the Computer Forensics Research Lab.