Dr. Naoya Kitagawa

Assistant Professor, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

Dr. Kitagawa is well versed in email security field and has contributed greatly to the spread of authentication technology that is effective in countering spoofing emails through his paper, article and presentation.

Dr. Kitagawa received the Ph.D. degree in information science from Nagoya University, Japan, in 2014.
In April 2014, he joined the Information Technology Center, Nagoya University, as a Postdoctoral Fellow.
Since October 2014, he has been an Assistant Professor with the Institute of Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology.

His research interests include the Internet, network security, and distributed systems.

Speaker's Sessions

Spoofing email threat and countermeasures(sender authentication technologies) 15:40 - 16:20
Recently, there has been an increase in the number of spoofed emails seen in the news. Spoofing emails are used as an entrance to phishing sites and virus infections. Damages such as hijacking of accounts on internet service and requests for money from virus infections have occurred.
The spoofing email content has been sophisticated. It is almost impossible to distinguish from real emails by eyes.
The demand for countermeasures against these threats is increasing so that customers can use the service with peace of mind.
In this session, Dr. Kitagawa will explain the latest status and trend of spoofing email. Also, he explain sender authentication technology DMARC, SPF and DKIM as a countermeasure.
In the later part of the session, we will introduce the case study in Rakuten.


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