iovation Executive to Speak at Combating Cybercrime Conference

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Session will examine how fraud and abuse impacts online gaming sites

Exposing Fraud, Account Takeover and Cheating on iGaming Sites

Continuing its commitment to protecting online gaming providers against fraud and abuse, fraud management solutions provider iovation will speak at the 4th Annual Combating Cybercrime conference, January 22, in London. iovation's vice president of marketing, Scott Olson, will open the one-day event with the discussion, "Exposing Fraud, Account Takeover and Cheating on iGaming Sites". The session will take place on Tuesday, January 22, 2008 at 9:35 a.m. GMT.

What:
With cyber-criminals becoming smarter and more organized by the minute, the Internet gaming industry offers these criminals an ideal target to perpetrate fraud and abuse. How can fraud managers better protect their online businesses and legitimate players from cheaters and in-game abuse? In this session, attendees will learn:

  •     The spectrum of fraud and abuse committed against online gaming sites
  •     The impact of attacks on legitimate players and a company's bottom line
  •     Policies and supporting tools that can reduce fraudulent transactions while increasing operational efficiencies and business profits

Attendees can also visit iovation's stand #5315 at the ICEi Conference, January 22-24, in London.

Who:
Scott Olson, vice president of marketing at iovation, has 15 years experience in the security industry and is a recognized thought leader in the space. He began his career as an early member of the Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team, where he tracked hackers and protected, tested and monitored Air Force sites. He co-founded WheelGroup Corporation (acquired by Cisco in 1998), which produced, NetRanger, the first commercially viable intrusion detection system (IDS).

When:
Tuesday, January 22, 2008 from 9:35 - 10:00 a.m. GMT

Where:
Combating Cybercrime in Betting & Gaming conference
Earls Court Conference Centre
Warwick Road
London SW5 9TA

For additional information about the 4th Annual Combating Cybercrime Conference, visit: http://www.combatingcybercrime.co.uk/2008/index.cfm?page=home.

About iovation
iovation, headquartered in Portland, Oregon pioneered the use of device reputation for managing online fraud, abusive behavior and multi-factor authentication. Today, iovation manages the reputation of tens of millions of Internet-enabled devices worldwide, allowing its customers to control online fraud and abuse while benefiting from sharing device reputation intelligence. For more information on iovation and the company's products, visit http://www.iovation.com.

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