Seminar: Advanced Persistent Threat Trends in 2019

Advanced Persistent Threat Trends in 2019

Noushin Shabab, Senior Security Researcher, Kaspersky Labs

Date: Friday 3rd April
Time: 3:00pm–4:00pm (Talk & Q/A)
Venue: Building 8 Level 9 Room 66 (AGR) RMIT City campus

The seminar will be followed by snacks and drinks
All students, staff and visitors are welcome

ABSTRACT:  In this talk I will present a review of advanced persistent threat activity in the first quarter of 2019. I will chart the latest campaigns, tools and techniques deployed by established and emerging threat actors, including a major supply chain compromise, newly discovered cyberespionage operations and the relentless persistence of financially motivated attacks.

BIOGRAPHY:  Noushin Shabab is a senior security researcher from the Global Research & Analysis Team (GreAT) at Kaspersky Lab. She is specialised in reverse engineering and her research focuses on advanced cyber criminal activities and targeted attacks in Asia Pacific.

Noushin is an active speaker in the industry events and conferences worldwide. Her keynotes include INTERPOL World, Ruxcon, BSides Wellington 2017, AusCERT, Security Analysis Summit(SAS) and WICME (Women in Cyber Mentoring) organized by the department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

She is also a member of the Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN) which aims to support and inspire women in the Australian security industry. She was the first mentor to provide technical workshops and mentorship for the AWSN female cadets program which aims to bridge the skill gap between universities and industry of security.