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Fighting Global Cybercrime and BotNets using Big Data

Bryan Hurd (Microsoft Cybercrime Center), Herain Oberoi (Microsoft)
Ballroom F
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BotNets and cybercrime are by their very nature Big Data problems. The Microsoft Cybercrime Center is working in conjunction with law enforcement, public sector, commercial and academic partners to investigate, disable and prosecute cyber criminals. Join Herain Oberoi, Director of Product Marketing, Microsoft and Bryan Hurd, Director of advanced analytics from the Cybercrime Center, who will highlight how they use Microsoft’s portfolio of Big Data solutions, that include simple, familiar end user tools and cutting-edge cloud technologies, to fight organized crime and BotNets that commit hundreds of millions of dollars of identity fraud ever year.

This session is sponsored by Microsoft

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Bryan Hurd

Director of Advanced Analytics, Microsoft Cybercrime Center

Bryan Hurd is the Director of Advanced Analytics for the Microsoft Cybercrime Center in Redmond, Washington. He heads a team of the world’s leading experts in Cyber Forensics, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Online Piracy and other efforts to fight global scale cybercrime. Working with Microsoft partners in public sector and private industry, the team uses massive data and advanced technologies to focus investigations and operations around the world.
Bryan Hurd has been building and leading teams in both the public and private sectors, focused on large data problems related to counter-terrorism and cybercrime. He is considered a national thought leader in advanced analytics and innovation in data visualization. He has supported countless local, national and international computer crime investigations and has led cybercrime teams, digital forensics teams and innovative programs using cutting edge analysis for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, National Counterterrorism Center, US European Command, and many other government and law enforcement agencies. Mr. Hurd was also the Global Program Director for Electronic Data System (EDS – Now HP) working with companies and partners around the globe on computer intrusions and attacks. Throughout his career, Mr. Hurd has been on the cutting edge of developing innovative solutions and designing entire centers that move mountains of data to solve some of the nation’s most complex problems.

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Herain Oberoi

Director, Product Management, Microsoft

Herain is the Director of product marketing for Microsoft’s Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing and Big Data solutions. In his prior roles at Microsoft Herain has led product marketing and product planning for SQL Server’s Business Intelligence and developer initiatives.
Prior to Microsoft, Herain held product marketing and solutions architect roles at BEA Systems (now Oracle) where he played a key role in launching BEA’s WebLogic Platform. Prior to BEA, Herain was a starting employee of ‘The Theory Center’, a Boston based startup for e-commerce solutions and was later acquired by BEA.
Herain has a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and an M.B.A from Cornell University. He lives in Redmond where he enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children.