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Morton Swimmer
Worked at McAfee
Attended University of Hamburg
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I am reasserting that reification is f***ing ugly. Even in OWL2.
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Today is a black day for us veteran AV researchers. A long time friend, colleague, and thought leader in the AV industry, Peter Szor, is dead.
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Ship ahoy in Dallas
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This is a good day to remind ourselves why you can't always learn from past experiences and therefore shouldn't necessarily trust statistics.
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Trend Micro researchers have discovered that flaws in the AIS vessel tracking system can allow attackers to hijack communications of existing vessels, create fake vessels, trigger false SOS or collision alerts and even permanently disable AIS tracking on any vessel.

http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/vulnerabilities-discovered-in-global-vessel-tracking-systems/
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Stuff my group has been working on:

DeepWeb and Cybercrime – it is not just the Silk Road
by Robert McArdle (Senior Threat Researcher)
 
The infamous Silk Road marketplace is probably the most well-known place online for anyone wanting to purchase all sorts of illegal goods – ranging from illicit drugs, to firearms and all the way up to hitmen-for-hire.
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http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/deepweb-and-cybercrime-it-is-not-just-the-silk-road/
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Security Protagonist
Employment
  • McAfee
    GTI Reputation Architect, 2012 - 2012
  • Trend Micro
    Senior Threat Researcher, 2008 - 2012
  • IBM Research
    Research Staff Member, 1996 - 2007
  • CUNY
    Associate Professor, 2007 - 2008
  • S&S International
    CTO, 1994 - 1995
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Security Protagonist
Introduction
I've been a security specialist for over 20 years and over the last five have been been appling Semantic Web technology to the problem of classifying alerts as well as a new compliance model based on SemWeb technology.
Bragging rights
First to build a malware sandbox (1992); Completed implementation of the first Digital Immune System (1998); First to introduce a unified model of IDS and malware protection (2005); First to design a data centric security model (2006); Currently merging fields of CEP, ESP, Semantic Web, and BigData to track security issues.
Education
  • University of Hamburg
  • International School of Hamburg
  • PS 59