|[June 19, 2014]
Tripwire Researcher to Present on Credit Card Black Market at ToorCamp
PORTLAND, Ore. --(Business Wire)--
Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and
compliance management solutions, today announced that Ken Westin,
security researcher for Tripwire (News - Alert), will present at ToorCamp
2014. The technology event will take place July 9-13, 2014, at the
Hobuck Beach Resort in Neah Bay, Washington.
Through personal research and collaboration with law enforcement
agencies, Westin has researched how organized crime rings, including
those with connections to Russian and Eastern European groups, generate
revenue through credit card theft. These groups profit through
shoplifting, identity theft credit card skimming and other forms of
In his presentation, Westin will discuss several cybercriminal cases he
helped crack and attendees will learn:
The structure and key elements of the credit card black market.
The connection between credit cards and the exploit market.
How stolen credit cards fuel other forms of retail fraud
How retail businesses can make themselves unattractive to
What: How the Stolen Credit Card Black Market Works
Who: Ken Westin, security researcher, Tripwire, Inc.
When: July 11, 2014, 2:00 p.m. PDT
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