DR. JOSE NAZARIO (Senior Manager, Arbor Networks)
PRESENTATION TITLE: Tracking Large Scale Botnets
Botnet tracking has become widespread in the past several years, with an increasing number of high profile botnets discovered and dismantled. The ways of tracking botnets has grown in this timeframe, as well.
This talk will explore the methods used to identify botnets and victims through the various, popular means used at present. The author’s experiences in the past several years will be drawn upon heavily.
ABOUT DR. JOSE NAZARIO
Dr. Jose Nazario is the senior manager of security research at Arbor Networks. In this capacity, he is responsible for analyzing burgeoning Internet security threats, reverse engineering malicious code, software development, developing security mechanisms that are then distributed to Arbor’s Peakflow platforms via the Active Threat Feed (ATF) threat detection service.
Dr. Nazario’s research interests include large-scale Internet trends such as reachability and topology measurement, Internet-scale events such as DDoS attacks, botnets and worms, source code analysis tools, and data mining. He is the author of the books “Defense and Detection Strategies against Internet Worms” and “Secure Architectures with OpenBSD.” He earned a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Case Western Reserve University in 2002.