October 20 & 21, 2009
eCrime 09 Call-For-Papers
eCrime 09 Program
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The fourth annual APWG eCrime Researchers Summit once again be held in conjunction with the 2009 APWG General Meeting in Tacoma, WA's downtown business district.
eCrime '09 will bring together academic researchers, security
practitioners, and law enforcement to discuss all aspects of
electronic crime and ways to combat it, including:
- Phishing, pharming, click-fraud, crimeware, extortion and emerging attacks.
- Technical, legal, political, social and psychological aspects of fraud and fraud prevention.
- Techniques to assess the risks and yields of attacks and the success rates of countermeasures.
- Delivery techniques, including spam, voice mail and rank manipulation; and countermeasures.
- Spoofing of different types, and applications to fraud.
- Techniques to avoid detection, tracking and takedown; and ways to block such techniques.
- Honeypot design, data mining, and forensic aspects of fraud prevention.
- Design and evaluation of user interfaces in the context of fraud
and network security.
- Best practices related to digital forensics tools and techniques, investigative procedures, and evidence acquisition, handling and preservation.
The Call for Papers for eCrime
'09 is available here.
View the eCrime '09 Program here.
Conference Planning Partner & Platinum Sponsors
Logistics and Registration
Registration for the 2009 Counter-eCrime Operations Summit is $325 for both days and all after hours gatherings. An "early bird" discounted rate of $250 for all registrations on or before 25 September. A student rate is also available, $100 early bird registration and $125 regular rate. Students will be asked to provide their University Student ID card at the onsite registration desk the day of the event.
|The Shark Shuttle:
The APWG would like to extend a special thanks to our Planning Partner and Platinum Sponsor Internet Identity for providing the "Shark Shuttle" service between the Seattle Tacoma Airport and the Murano Hotel. The Shuttles are a service provided by Shuttle Express to transport registered attendees to the Murano hotel and for the return trip to the airport.
NOTE: You must register to take advantage of this service. A web site to register your arrival and departure for this service is setup. Details will be sent to all registered attendees.
The 2009 Counter-eCrime Operations Summit and all event meetings are being held at the Hotel Murano in downtown Tacoma, easy walking distance to the Museum, Convention Center, University Of Washington at Tacoma campus, restaurants and bars. This is a really nice recently renovated property with attention to detail. During the refurbishment an art theme based on the local glass museum and Tacoma history was used to make this something special. Each floor highlights a particular artist and the lobby is a little museum in itself.
1320 Broadway Plaza
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 591-4105 (fax)
We have negotiated a special discount rate for our attendees. The King Delux or Double Delux Room rate is $139.00 for singleor double occupancy. Please note that a special discounted rate is also available for government employees. These rates are secured through September 27th and are subject to availability after that. Please make your reservations before that date to take advatnatage of this offer.
To make your reservations follow the link below and select "attendee". If you are a govenrment employee, do not select "attendee" but instead enter the access code "APWGGOV" to receive the additional government discount rate.
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APWG eCrime-Fighter Scholarship Program
The APWG eCrime-Fighter Scholarship program will promote
counter-ecrime research by encouraging participation in the APWG
eCrime Researcher Summit. Participants submitting papers and posters
to the 2009 Summit are automatically entered into the program. This
program will consist of both cash and travel awards based on the
results of the blind paper and poster review process.
- One cash award of $1000 for the overall best paper
- A limited number of cash travel awards for student authors of
papers and posters
Cash Awards will be announced during the October 2009
Event. Travel Awards will be announced at the end of the submission
About the APWG eCrime Researchers Summit
The Anti-Phishing Working Group eCrime Researchers Summit was
conceived by APWG Secretary General Peter Cassidy in 2006 as a
comprehensive venue for the presentation of the state-of-the-art basic
and applied research into electronic crime, engaging every aspect of
its development (technical, behavioral, social and legal) as well as
technologies and techniques for its detection, related forensics and
its prevention. The eCRS, brings together
the most heterogeneous community of counter-eCrime stakeholders to
confer over the latest research, to foster collaborations and to
provide a convenient venue for funding agencies to connect with
leading principal investigators in the field. Academic and industrial
researchers appeared at the APWG's door at the institution's genesis,
delineating phishing's contemporary nature and speculating on probable
evolutionary paths. In fact, many of the exploits being animated by
contemporary phishers were predicted by researchers in the past,
giving the counter-eCrime stakeholding community today language and
concepts with which to grasp the threat at hand. The APWG established
the eCRS to honor that contribution, foster its spirit and to organize
the creative energy of researchers that would eventually overwhelm the
APWG's other meeting venues. The eCRS is a collaborative project of
its sponsoring institutions, its chairs, committee members, reviewers,
the APWG and its sponsors and, of course, the researchers who share
their findings. The APWG gives its thanks to all who are making eCRS a
keystone event in the field and to all of those who have helped
establish it. And to all of our new collaborators and contributors: