SOURCE: Arbor Networks

November 02, 2007 09:00 ET

Arbor Networks' Senior Security Researcher to Provide Overview of Botnet Anatomy and Tracking Techniques at CSI Annual Conference

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - November 2, 2007) -


WHO:           Dr. Jose Nazario, Senior Security Researcher, Arbor Networks

WHEN:          November 5, 2007, 1:15-2:30pm EST

WHERE:         Computer Security Institute (CSI) 2007 Annual Conference
               Hyatt Regency Crystal City
               Arlington, Virginia

TOPIC:         Bot and Botnet Taxonomy

DESCRIPTION:   Dr. Jose Nazario will provide a technical overview of the
               various malicious bot families and how they work, including
               source code, disassembly analysis and how they attack new
               systems. Attendees will leave with a thorough understanding
               of common bot internals and the ability to spot and stop
               them.

ABOUT ARBOR NETWORKS

Arbor Networks delivers network security and operational performance for global business networks. Arbor's Network Behavioral Analysis (NBA) solutions are based on the Arbor Peakflow platform, providing real-time views of network activity which enable organizations to instantly protect against worms, DDoS attacks, insider misuse, and traffic and routing instability, as well as to segment and harden networks from future threats.

To learn more about Arbor Networks, please visit: http://www.arbornetworks.com. To learn more about the Arbor Security Engineering & Response Team (ASERT) -- the company's security research arm -- please visit the ASERT blog: http://asert.arbornetworks.com. To learn more about the Active Threat Level Analysis System (ATLAS) Initiative -- please visit http://atlas.arbornetworks.com.

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ABOUT THE COMPUTER SECURITY INSTITUTE ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The CSI Annual Conference, CSI 2007, is the leading management, policy and strategy event for security professionals. The conference features over 100 sessions covering the management and technical issues crucial to deploying a successful protection strategy for 2008. The CSI Exhibition features over 80 new and established companies, demonstrating the latest security tools and technologies.