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SADFE 2005
 
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Prof. Stephen C. Schroeder is a pioneer in cyber crime law enforcement. Professor Schroeder was the Lead US Federal Prosecutor of the 2001 United States v. Vasily Gorshkov case. In this Russian hacker case, he was extensively involved in the investigation, FBI undercover operation, as well as the final federal grand jury trial that resulted in multiple federal criminal convictions. It is the only major cyber crime case that leads to convictions. Professor Schroeder has prosecuted computer crime since 1992, and was a member of the US Department of Justice Computer and Telecommunications Coordinator Program since its inception in 1995. As one of the nation pioneers in U.S. cyber crime enforcement, he was a member of the national working group that advises the U.S. Attorney General on computer crime issues. He is also a frequent lecturer on computer crime and electronic evidence. Professor Schroeder graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. in 1968. He received a J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of San Diego, School of Law in 1974. He was a trial attorney and an Assistant United States Attorney for the United States Department of Justice from 1974 until his retirement in July 2002. He is currently a Professor at Seattle University, where he teaches computer forensics in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering. He also teaches Computer Crime and Privacy at the Seattle University School of Law.

Mr. Phil Attfield is a recognized expert within the international cyber crime law enforcement community. He was the lead expert witness, on behalf of FBI and U.S. Department of Justice, in the complex, multi-national 2001 United States v. Gorshkov cyber-crime case. Extensively involved in the case investigation, digital evidence gathering, digital data analysis, scenario re-construction, and case building, his eventually testified in the courtroom against the Russian hackers and led to the land-mark criminal convictions. Mr. Attfield also represented Canada to chair the 1998 G-8 International Workshops on Crime in Cyberspace addressing the critical data retention issue. He testified before Canadian government committees and has contributed significantly to the international cyberspace privacy, security policy and legislations. Before 2000, Mr. Attfield was the founder and CEO of Signal 9 Solutions ¡V a pioneer personal firewall technology company, until January 2000, at which time he sold the company to McAfee.com. Signal 9 Solutions produced the world¡¦s first Common Criteria certified product of its kind. He was also the Program Co-Chair of NATO Advanced Research Workshop "Cyber Security & Defense: Research Issues" held in Gdansk, Poland, September 2004. Currently, Mr. Attfield is the President of Northwest Security Institute (NWSI), a Seattle-based non-profit information assurance technology research foundation. Mr. Attfield holds a MS and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Queen's University at Kingston, Canada.

Prof. George Mohay is a Professor in the Information Security Research Centre at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. Prior to that, he was the Head of the School of Computing Science and Software Engineering from 1992 to 2002. His current research areas lie in computer security, intrusion detection, and computer forensics. Professor Mohay is currently involved as the Chief Investigator in a number of related funded research projects: collaborative projects in the area of computer forensics with Australia¡¦s DSTO (Defence Science and Technology Organization), a DEST FAST sponsored project on Internet security, and an ARC sponsored project on intrusion detection. His publications include the recently published book ¡§Computer and Intrusion Forensics¡¨ by Artech House 2003. Professor Mohay is a member of the program committee for the international conference on intrusion detection Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection, he is program committee co-chair for the research stream of the annual AusCERT security conference, and is on the program committees for ACISP (Australasian Conference on Information Security and Privacy) and ICA3PP (International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing) conferences. Dr. Mohay has also worked as a visiting researcher while on sabbatical leave at Stanford University in 1981, Loughborough University in 1986, Bristol University in 1990 and the Australian National University in 2000. He graduated BSc(Hons) (UWA) in 1966 and PhD (Monash) in 1970.

Mr. Richard Nolan is an expert internet forensic specialist. He is a Member of Technical Staff at the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Networked Systems Survivability Program. CMU CERTR Coordination Center is a part of this SEI Networked Systems Survivability Program. Beyond digital forensic, Mr. Nolan develops best practices for administering and securing information systems & networks. Additionally, he also develops SEI training courses. Prior to joining CMU SEI, Mr. Nolan served as a special agent with the United States Department of Justice for seven years. During the DOJ tenure, Mr. Nolan conducted numerous internet-based investigations and executed dozens of federal search warrants to U.S. internet service providers. Mr. Nolan holds a BS and a MS in Education from Duquesne University and is also a graduate of the FBI Academy. He is a member of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association. Mr. Nolan¡¦s publications include Advanced Information Assurance for Technical Staff: a Forensic Guide to Incident Response for Technical Staff.

Mr. Ming-Yuh Huang is a Boeing Associate Technical Fellow responsible for leading Boeing's corporate IT Security R&D program in support of many large-scale Boeing commercial/military programs as well Boeing's own, one of world's largest, corporate infrastructure. Before joining Boeing in 1990, Mr. Huang worked at DEC R&D in Boston as a Principal Researcher and led DEC's intrusion detection expert-system research effort called ESSENSE (Expert System for Service Network Security). ESSENSE resulted in one of world's first commercial intrusion detection product. Mr. Huang is well recognized internationally as a pioneer of the IDS (intrusion detection system) technology as well as a leader in the IT security. While with Boeing, Mr. Huang led DARPA intrusion detection research project, co-chaired world premier IDS conference RAID-1999 (International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection) at Purdue University, and was twice invited by EC (European Commission) to participate in defining EU/USA IT security R&D collaboration framework. Beside numerous conference/workshop publications and journal editorialship, he also co-authored IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) IDS communication protocol standard in collaboration with IBM R&D Lab and AFIWC (US Air Force Information Warfare Center). Mr. Huang has served as the keynote speaker for many European and Middle East IT security conferences. He was the Program Chair of 2004 NATO ARW (Advanced Research Workshop) "Cyberspace Security and Defense: Research Issues" in Gdansk, Poland. He is also the General Chair of RAID-2005 in Seattle, Washington. Mr. Huang has a B.S. in Physics, a M.S. in Computer Science, and (incomplete) study at University of Oregon Computer Science Ph.D. program.


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