FBI and Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) to Present Keynote on the Underground Economy at RSA® Conference Europe 2009

It has been confirmed that Keith Mularski, Supervisory Special Agent at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Cyber Initiative & Resource Fusion Unit and Andy Auld, Head of Intelligence, e-Crime Department, SOCA will be giving a joint keynote on Wednesday, 21 October at 12.00pm at RSA Conference Europe 2009. Their keynote entitled The Underground Economy will discuss the inner working of the Cyber Underground Economy and how international law enforcement teams come together to combat cyber criminals and emerging threats.

Keith Mularski is a Supervisory Special Agent assigned to the Cyber Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Mr. Mularski received his appointment to the position of Special Agent with the FBI in 1998. After attending the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, he was assigned to the FBI's Washington Field Office where he investigated National Security Matters for seven years. During this time Mr. Mularski worked on a number of high profile investigations such as the Robert Hanssen espionage investigation, and the 9/11 Terrorist attack on the Pentagon.

In 2005, Mr. Mularski transferred to the FBI's Cyber Division and is now detailed to the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The NCFTA is a joint partnership between law enforcement, academia, and industry which seeks to maximize overlapping public/private resource synergies creating a dynamic cyber-nerve-centre for tactical and proactive responses to Cyber-Crime. While detailed to the NCFTA, Mr. Mularski continues to successfully work with Private Industry Subject Matter Experts on a number of joint Cyber-Crime initiatives such as the Digital Phishnet and Slam Spam projects. Mr. Mularski's emphasis has been in the development of proactive initiative targeting of organised international Cyber-Crime groups. Most recently, he worked undercover penetrating cyber underground groups which resulted in the dismantlement of the Darkmarket criminal carding forum.

The 10th annual RSA® Conference Europe will be held from 20-22 October, 2009 at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel, in London.