$110 – $660

Malware and Reverse Engineering Conference 2019

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Westpac Banking Corporation

International Towers, Level 28, Tower Two

200 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo

Sydney, NSW 2000

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We are pleased to announce that the Malware & Reverse Engineering Conference will be held on the 1 and 2 July, 2019. Following the success of the previously conferences in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. 2019 promises to be bigger than ever.

MRE-2019 is a bridge between industry, law enforcement and academia, with a strong focus on practical results from research and development projects in malware reversing.

The conference aims to cover:

  • Reverse engineering methods, analyses and algorithms
  • Behavioural and attribution analysis of malware
  • Impacts into the financial sector and government agencies
  • Advanced monitoring schemes for Malware attacks
  • Malware incident response
  • Threat Intelligence


2019 program and keynote speakers

Professor Richard Brooks - Clemson University, USA

Richard is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson University, South Carolina. His network security research projects have included funding from NSF (analysing wired and wireless denial of service vulnerabilities), DoE (authentication and authorisation of exa-scale storage systems), BMW Corporation (controlling dissemination of intellectual property), and the US State Department (creating anonymous communications tools for civil society groups). It frequently looks at attacks that disable security measures by working at a different level of the protocol stack. His Internet freedom work involves interactions with at risk populations working for freedom of expression.

Dr Jonathan Oliver - Trend Micro

Jonathan Oliver has been at Trend Micro for 13 years, his research has focused on a range of machine learning applications including ML for malware detection, the identification of ransomware outbreaks, BlackHole Exploit kit spam runs, and creating the antispam pattern. Prior to joining Trend Micro, Dr Oliver served as Chief Spam Fighter and Director of Research at Mailfrontier; and as a data mining consultant in the Silicon Valley for organisations such as NASA and the FAA. Jonathan Oliver holds a doctorate in information theoretic approaches to machine learning from Monash University, Melbourne. He holds more than 100 patents for technological designs.

Dr Tao Ban, NICT Japan

About Tao: Dr. Tao Ban is currently a senior researcher with Cybersecurity Research Institute, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Tokyo, Japan.. He has published more than 50 Journal and Conference publications and book chapters in the field of Machine Learning, Data Mining, Multi variant analysis, Computer Graphics etc. He is on the executing editor of Journal of Intelligent Learning Systems and Applications. His research interest includes pattern classification, neural processing, machine learning and data mining for network security, etc.


Organising committee

Our organising committee is composed of security researchers and engineers from academia and industry.

  • Iqbal Gondal, Chair - Director, Internet Commerce Security Laboratory, Federation University Australia
  • Lorenzo Cavallaro - Chair in Cybersecurity, Security & Systems, King's College London
  • Paul J. Watson - ASD, Defence Department
  • Paul Black - PhD candidate, ICSL
  • Scott Brown - Principal Advisor, Threat Analysis and Hunting, Rio Tinto
  • Gabe Davis - Federal Agent, Cybercrime Operations, AFP Australia
  • Daniel Rodriguez - Federal Agent, Cybercrime Operations, AFP Australia
  • Christian Teutenberg - Threat Research and Intelligence, Security Operation, Telstra


Sponsors

The MRE Conference is kindly sponsored by Westpac Banking Corporation and the Australian Information Security Association (AISA).

Australian Information Security Association


Westpac Banking Corporation



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