DomainTools To Deliver Presentation, ‘Where Badness Lurks: New Threats Demand A New Cartography’ At 2015 FireEye Cyber Defense Summit

Security Experts Convene to Discuss Current Threat Landscape and Offer Practical Strategies and Advice to Enhance Organizational Security

SEATTLE, Oct. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DomainTools, the leader in domain name and DNS research, today announced that Tim Helming, Director of Product Management, will be presenting at the FireEye Cyber Defense Summit 2015 during the sixth annual edition of the industry leading event, formerly known as MIRcon™. Helming’s talk, “Where Badness Lurks: New Threats Demand a New Cartography,” will focus on how domain and IP profile data has uncovered new patterns of malicious Internet activity. The presentation leverages a growing body of DomainTools cybersecurity research, including the DomainTools Report from earlier this year. The FireEye Cyber Defense Summit will be held at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC on Oct. 12-14, with Helming presenting on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

The Summit offers attendees the opportunity to hear from 25 of the most influential organizations in today’s complex cybersecurity landscape, while also networking with more than 1,700 peers. Sessions at the event will cover best practices, case studies and instruction on important aspects of the information security terrain, including incident response, malware analysis, reverse engineering and computer forensics.

FireEye Cyber Defense Summit
Who: Tim Helming, Director of Product Management at DomainTools
Where: Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington, DC 
When: Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 2:40 p.m. EDT
What: “Where Badness Lurks: New Threats Demand a New Cartography”

Presentation Details:

  • Geography-based threat maps abound, but while they make good eye candy, they can sometimes be of limited use to security personnel.
  • DomainTools has analyzed its databases of domain and IP profile data to discover patterns of concentration of malicious Internet activity by TLD, registrant email provider, privacy service, and other non-geographic taxonomies.
  • Because domain and IP profile data has been linked to recent breaches, DomainTools gives special focus to the role of bulk domain registration agents in the development of attack infrastructure, asking the question: are these actors intrinsically suspect?

For more information about the Summit and to register for the event, please visit:

About DomainTools®
DomainTools is the leader in domain name and DNS-based cyber threat intelligence. With over 15 years of ‘cyber fingerprint’ data across the global Internet, DomainTools helps companies assess security threats, profile attackers, investigate online fraud and crimes, and map cyber activity in order to stop attacks. Fortune 1000 companies, global government agencies, and many security solution vendors use the DomainTools platform as a critical ingredient in their threat investigation and mitigation work. Learn more about how to connect the dots on criminal activity at or follow us on Twitter:@domaintools.

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