It looks like the business of cheap domain names will be getting its own track at a security conference. RSA Conference draws nearly 30,000 attendees per year, and according to them makes them the world’s largest info security event.
The description for track goes like this:
Domain Name Abuse: How Cheap New Domain Names Fuel The eCrime Economy
To stay agile and avoid detection, cybercriminals need plentiful and “too cheap to meter” domain names and the DNS industry is only too happy to comply. The result is that most new domain names are created for wicked purposes. Dr. Paul Vixie will provide examples of the critical role domain name abuse plays in today’s cyberthreat landscape and technical advances designed to mitigate this problem.
The speaker will be Paul Vixie, CEO Farsight Security