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Title: Protecting the web: phishing, malware, and other security threats

Authors: Greg Aaron Afilias, Horsham, PA, USA
Katharine A. Bostik Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA, USA
Rod Rasmussen Internet Identity, Tacoma, WA, USA
Edmon Chung DotASIA Organisation, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Reference: Click to Open Journal


The article shows the different representatives from varieties of organizations who deal with interest problems. Each presentative offers many ways to help change the world’s internet usages. Knowing these individuals and their work, it’d help strengthen my understanding of Phishing. Below is a summary of each individual representatives.


The four individuals listed by the article are Katherine Bostik, Rod Rasmussen, Edmon Chung, and Greg Aaron.

Katherine Bostik is Microsoft’s Senior Director of Legal and Corporate Affairs in South East Asia. She concentrates on protecting the public from threats including malicious .code, botnets, online Fraud, and other cyber attacks.

Rod Rasmussen is  recognized as a leading expert on the abuse of the
domain name system by phishing criminals. He is the co-founder of Internet Identity. He serves on the steering committee for the Authentication and Online Trust Alliance (AOTA), is an active member of Digital PhishNet, a collaboration between industry and law enforcement, and is the Anti-Phishing Working Group’s liaison to ICANN, the international oversight body for domain names.

Edmon Chung is CEO of DotAsia Organisation, the operator of the new
.ASIA top-level domain. Edmon is an inventor of patents underlying technologies for internationalized domain names (IDN) and email addresses on the Internet.

Greg Aaron is Director of Key Account Management and Domain
Security at Afilias. He serves on the steering committee of the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), the international panindustrial and law enforcement association focused on eliminating identity theft resulting from phishing, pharming, and email spoofing of all types.



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