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MarkMonitor Security Experts John LaCour and Laura Mather To Speak at Anti-Phishing Working Group 2007 Counter-eCrime Operations Summit

SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2007 MarkMonitor®, the global leader in enterprise brand protection, announced John LaCour, its director of product management, and Laura Mather, Ph.D., senior scientist for MarkMonitor, will present at the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) 2007 Counter-eCrime Operations Summit in San Francisco. The summit will address operational challenges and the development of common resources for operations personnel, first responders and the forensic artisans who confront ecrime threats daily.

John LaCour will take part in the Take-Down Tall Tale Battle Royale panel alongside security and operational leaders who will exchange insights gained from confronting new technologies and techniques used in cyber crimes. LaCour will share details on his experience combating sophisticated phishing attacks.

Laura Mather will moderate the APWG Policy Round Table discussion, which includes industry professionals from Yahoo!, Microsoft, Wachovia and the FBI. The roundtable will discuss APWG’s Domain Name System Policy Working Group (DNSPWG) report on how the policies and protocols of the domain name system assist phishers and how to use those polices and protocols to counter ecrime.

John LaCour, CISSP, director of product management for MarkMonitor,
and Laura Mathers, Ph.D., senior scientist for MarkMonitor

What: APWG 2007 Counter-eCrime Operations Summit, “Take-Down Tall Tale Battle Royale”
and “APWG Policy Round Table: The Domain Name System”

When: Wednesday, May 30, at 9 a.m. PT and Thursday, May 31, at 3:30 p.m. PT

Where: State Bar of California, 180 Howard Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94105

For more information regarding this event, please see the event web site at


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