[Busec] Fwd: available security intern position this summer in NYC (not spam- Jimmy Ng former student)

Ari Trachtenberg trachten at bu.edu
Tue May 24 22:49:53 EDT 2016

From a former student ...

> Begin forwarded message:
> From: Jimmy Ng <jngnyc at gmail.com>
> Subject: available security intern position this summer in NYC (not spam- Jimmy Ng former student)
> Would you mind circulating this within your circle? Job description and a brief summary of the company itself is below. Online application here <http://www.whiteops.com/jobsApplication?gh_jid=218394>.
> Thanks in advance Professor Trachtenberg!
> Intern position description:
> White Ops is attacking criminal botnets through the ad fraud that finances their operations. Our proprietary technology detects and prevents sophisticated online fraud. By reducing the incentives for crime, we are making the internet a better place.
> The Detection team is responsible for identifying new techniques for advertising fraud. We value ethics, experimentation, efficiency, and education. We are looking for interns who are interested in contributing to the cause. This is a unique opportunity for a current undergraduate or graduate student to learn about exciting and growing domains while make lasting contributions.
> Depending on your interests, you can expect to learn about:
> Fraud detection
> Distributed computing
> Mobile detection
> Automation
> Cross functional collaboration
> The successful candidate will have some experience in a subset of the following:
> Computer Security
> Coding experience
> Web Browser Rendering Engines
> Mobile Application Development
> Computer Networking
> Summary:
> White Ops is a small startup headquartered in NYC. White Ops is the leading provider of cyber security services for the detection and prevention of advanced bot and malware fraud, protecting the entire digital advertising ecosystem and enterprise organizations across the globe.  White Ops innovative services help organizations improve their bottom lines and ensure the success of their campaigns, business goals, and the security of their systems and data. Unlike traditional approaches that employ statistical analysis, simple blacklisting or static signatures, White Ops effectively combats criminal activity by actually differentiating between robotic and human interaction within online advertising and publishing, enterprise business networks, e-commerce transactions, financial systems and more, allowing organizations to remove and prevent fraudulent traffic and activity.
> By working with customers to cut off sources of bad Internet traffic, White Ops makes bot and malware fraud unprofitable and unsustainable for the cyber criminals -- an economic strategy that will eventually eradicate this type of fraud. White Ops was recently appointed to the board of W3C.

Prof. Ari Trachtenberg            ECE, Boston University
trachten at bu.edu                    http://people.bu.edu/trachten

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