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e-Crime & Cybersecurity Congress, March 2019

By Netacea / 25th Feb 2019

Netacea will be sponsoring the 17th Annual e-Crime & Cybersecurity Congress on the 5th and 6th of March 2019, in London.

This year's event will look at the true drivers and necessities of cybersecurity and the new thinking, technologies and people needed to stay digitally fit.

Join us and hear from our keynote speakers, Nick Baglin and Ian Pitfield to learn more about the bot landscape, how it's evolving and to how respond to sophisticated threats.

Ian Pitfield, Senior Technical Consultant

Topic: Inside the mind of a cybercriminal - How to beat the bots

With the complexity and number of botnets and account takeover attacks increasing, we take you on a whistle stop tour of the threat landscape and demonstrate how easy it is for cyber criminals to target your website.

We will discuss some of the tool, tactics and procedures used by cyber criminals and take a practical look at the different approaches to dealing with an increasingly complex threat landscape. We also discuss the perfect storm faced by organisations in the wake of massive data breaches as they battle to strike the balance between account security and the end user experience.

Gain practical insights into:

  • How attackers can access stolen credentials
  • What tools and techniques attackers commonly leverage
  • Different approaches to dealing with the bot activities and their limitations
  • Questions to ask when evaluating bot management solutions

About Ian Pitfield

With more than eight years’ experience of international consultancy, management and training delivery on cyber security areas including account takeover attacks and credential stuffing techniques, as well as identity and access management, Ian helps to design and implement Netacea technology for Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies.

Nick Baglin, General Manager

Topic: The credential craze - How to protect yourself from bots

Recent news of large, aggregated credential collections has made it easier than ever for cybercriminals to get their hands on billions of unique usernames and passwords – at low or no cost.

Credential stuffing relies on automation, with basic tools making it simple to use the login data to try and find a combination match across many different sites. They are looking to break into your website and apps to steal money, takeover loyalty points, expose IP and corrupt data.

So with automated traffic now representing more than half of all internet traffic, how do you identify a bot from a human, and what can you do to stop the malicious ones from launching an account takeover attack?

This presentation will reveal the rising sophistication of bots, the true extent of the problem and why it’s everybody’s problem. And importantly, the approaches to mitigating the threat, when a new way is needed to outsmart the most sophisticated of bots.

Gain practical insights into:

  • How do you identify a bot from a human, and what can you do to stop the malicious ones from launching an account takeover attack?
  • The rising sophistication of bots, the true extent of the problem and why it’s everybody’s problem.
  • Discover the approaches to mitigating the threat, when a new way is needed to outsmart the most sophisticated of bots.

About Nick Baglin

Nick Baglin joined Netacea in January 2018, with a mission to grow and expand the company to be a leader in behavioural machine learning in the cyber security space. Drawing upon over 18 years’ experience in cyber security, Nick has held senior roles at HP Enterprise Security Services and CyberArk, where he was VP of Sales, EMEA and played a crucial role in the company’s growth from £250M to £2.2B.

If you are unable to attend the event but would like to learn more about our approach to bot management, please do get in touch and our team will be on hand to help.