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Malware, Mules & Money

June 5, 2014

The Security SIG presents…


Malware, Mules & Money


Financial Crimes using the Internet have dramatically increased.  The use of crime-ware applications like Zeus, Phoenix, Spy-Eye and Citadel have wreaked havoc against banking institutions and their customers.  Security Consultants from Secure Network will explain how these applications in combination with social engineering and hacking techniques are leveraged against you and your bank.  The presentation will cover actual cases that involved these applications as well as explain in detail how the crimes were committed.  Additional content includes:

  • What is the crime-ware tool kit comprised of.
  • How the crime-ware kit delivers the malware needed to infiltrate systems.
  • How spam and phishing emails can lead to identity and financial loss
  • How the compromised systems are tracked by the hacker.
  • How authentication controls of the victim are compromised.
  • How compromised authentication is used to move money.
  • How money mules are recruited
  • How money mules collect and transfer stolen funds.
  • What you need to know, to not become a victim.

Steve Stasiukonis
President, Secure Network Technologies
Steve serves as President of Secure Network Technologies, focusing on Penetration Testing, Information Security Risk Assessments, Incident Response and Digital Investigations. Steve Stasiukonis has worked in the field of Information Security for over fifteen years, specializing in the use of technology to identify information security vulnerabilities, assessing risk and the collection and interpretation of digital network intelligence. As a part of that experience, Steve is an expert in Social Engineering. He is listed in Wikipedia as one of the most notable Social Engineers and has written and demonstrated actual social engineering efforts involving pretexting, phishing and physically compromising banks, data centers and other highly secure operations and facilities. Steve carries numerous security certifications by various organizations and also serves as a columnist for Information Week and

Jim Matteo
CEO, Bird Rock Systems
Jim Matteo founded Bird Rock Systems in April of 2004. Bird Rock Systems provides computer products, training, and services to enterprise, higher education, and government organizations. Bird Rock Systems was recognized in 2012 for fast growth by the San Diego Business Journal, INC and CRN publications. Jim was previously Director of Sales at Evolv Technologies and Regional Sales Manager at IKON Technology Services. Jim holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems and Management from Manhattan College.

Bill Unrue, Principal, GTD Acquisitions
Matt Stamper, Vice President, Services, redIT
Bruce Roberts, Formerly SVP Security Programs, Cubic Corporation
Jim Matteo, CEO, Bird Rock Systems
Steve Wallace, CTO, AIS

Thursday, June 5th 2014

7:30 AM Registration/Networking/Refreshments
8:00 AM Program Begins
9:30 AM Program Ends

4225 Executive Square Ste 495
San Diego, CA 92037

Parking is available in the on site parking garage that is attached to the building (4225). Bring your parking ticket upstairs with you, validation will be provided.

Pre-Registration:(Please pre-register by 12:00 NOON on 6/4/14)
$10.00 – CommNexus Sponsor***
$20.00 – Non-Sponsor
FREE – Mentor Sponsor**
FREE – Students, Military & Press*

At the Door:
$20.00 – CommNexus Sponsor
$30.00 – Non-Sponsor
FREE – Mentor Sponsor
FREE – Students, Military & Press

CLICK HERE for a list of CommNexus Sponsors

*Student/Military or Press: You must select this option in the payment dropdown to change the balance to $0.
**MentorSponsor Company Employees: Make sure your profile reflects the correct company in order to be registered for free.  If the website still charges you, select “Pay At Door” and notify via e-mail:
***All Other Corporate Sponsor Levels: Make sure your profile reflects your correct company in order to be registered for $10.00.  If the website charges you more, select “Pay At Door” and we will charge you $10 at the door.




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