The 8th annual Counter eCrime Operations Summit (CeCOS VIII) will
assemble in Hong Kong, April 8-10, 2014, as the APWG gathers global
leaders from the financial services, technology, government, law
enforcement and communications sectors and research centers to define
common goals and harmonize resources to strengthen the global
APWG CeCOS VIII will review the development of response paradigms and
resources for counter-cybercrime managers and forensic professionals in
the private and public sectors. Presenters will review case studies of
national and regional economies under attack, narratives of successful
trans-national forensic cooperation - while considering models for
global cooperation against ecrime and examining resources for cybercrime
response and forensic enterprises.
The APWG CeCOS conference will investigate the modern phenomena of
electronic crime from the point of view of the operations managers who
must secure IT systems to protect both consumers and enterprise computer
users, and undertake forensic exercises to investigate cybercrimes.
CeCOS VIII is an open conference for members of the electronic-crime
fighting community. The CeCOS programs are widely considered the most
vital events to investigators and managers of electronic crime from all
The APWG is collaborating with Hong Kong Internet Registration
Corporation Limited (HKIRC) as a local partner and sponsor of the CeCOS
to develop the program. Event sponsors include 360 Safe and Hitachi
Systems, Ltd., both APWG members. Program sponsors include HKCERT,
Anti-Phishing Alliance of China and the global STOP. THINK. CONNECT.
cybersecurity public awareness campaign.
The program will be spread across a three-day conference event on April
8, 9 and 10 in Hong Kong at The Mira Hong Kong in Tsimshatsui, Kowloon.
For more information on CeCOS VIII please visit <http://apwg.org/apwg-events/cecos2014/>
CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
APWG members, research partner and correspondents are invited and
encouraged to submit their proposals for presentations and panel
About the APWG
The APWG, founded in 2003 as the Anti-Phishing Working Group, is the
global industry, law enforcement, and government coalition focused on
unifying the global response to electronic crime. Membership is open to
qualified financial institutions, online retailers, ISPs and Telcos, the
law enforcement community, solutions providers, multi-lateral treaty
organizations, research centers, trade associations and government
agencies. There are more than 2,000 companies, government agencies and
NGOs participating in the APWG worldwide.
The APWG's <www.apwg.org>,
offer the public, industry and government agencies practical information
about phishing and electronically mediated fraud as well as pointers to
pragmatic technical solutions that provide immediate protection. The
APWG is co-founder and co-manager of the Stop. Think. Connect. Messaging
Convention, the global online safety public awareness collaborative <www.stopthinkconnect.org> and
founder/curator of the eCrime Researchers Summit, the world's only
peer-reviewed conference dedicated specifically to electronic crime
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