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Re: Random Business Idea - Network Security

Released on 2012-02-27 00:00 GMT

Email-ID 882131
Date 2010-12-09 07:16:08
That is the one...

Forbes mentions how companies are now focusing on "leak-proof" network
security. Interesting. I think that we would have a possible in there
since that is not just about IT. But I don't really know what I am talking


From: "Kevin Stech"
To: "Analyst List"
Sent: Thursday, December 9, 2010 12:11:02 AM
Subject: RE: Random Business Idea - Network Security

I believe this is the article Marko is talking about.

WikiLeaks' next target is big business, Assange says

Andy Greenberg,

Date: Wed. Dec. 1 2010 7:39 PM ET

In a rare interview, Assange tells Forbes that the release of Pentagon and
State Department documents are just the beginning. His next target: big

Early next year, Julian Assange says, a major American bank will suddenly
find itself turned inside out. Tens of thousands of its internal documents
will be exposed on with no polite requests for executivesa**
response or other forewarnings. The data dump will lay bare the finance
firma**s secrets on the Web for every customer, every competitor, every
regulator to examine and pass judgment on.

When? Which bank? What documents? Cagey as always, Assange wona**t say, so
his claim is impossible to verify. But he has always followed through on
his threats. Sitting for a rare interview in a London garden flat on a
rainy November day, he compares what he is ready to unleash to the damning
e-mails that poured out of the Enron trial: a comprehensive vivisection of
corporate bad behavior. a**You could call it the ecosystem of
corruption,a** he says, refusing to characterize the coming release in
more detail. a**But ita**s also all the regular decision making that turns
a blind eye to and supports unethical practices: the oversight thata**s
not done, the priorities of executives, how they think theya**re
fulfilling their own self-interest.a**

This is Assange: a moral ideologue, a champion of openness, a control
freak. He pauses to thinka**a process that occasionally puts our
conversation on hold for awkwardly long interludes. The slim 39-year-old
WikiALeaks founder wears a navy suit over his 6-foot-2 frame, and his once
shaggy white hair, recently dyed brown, has been cropped to a sandy
patchwork of blonde and tan. He says he colors it when hea**s a**being

a**These big-package releases. There should be a cute name for them,a** he
says, then pauses again.

a**Megaleaks?a** I suggest, trying to move things along.

a**Yes, thata**s gooda**megaleaks.a** His voice is a hoarse, Aussie-tinged
baritone. As a teenage hacker in Melbourne its pitch helped him
impersonate IT staff to trick companiesa** employees into revealing their
passwords over the phone, and today ita**s deeper still after a recent
bout of flu. a**These megaleaks . . . theya**re an important phenomenon.
And theya**re only going to increase.a**

Hea**ll see to that. By the time youa**re reading this another giant dump
of classified U.S. documents may well be public. Assange refused to
discuss the leak at the time FORBES went to press, but he claims it is
part of a series that will have the greatest impact of any WikiLeaks
release yet. Assange calls the shots: choosing the media outlets that
splash his exposA(c)s, holding them to a strict embargo, running the leaks
simultaneously on his site. Past megaleaks from his information insurgency
over the last year have included 76,000 secret Afghan war documents and
another trove of 392,000 files from the Iraq war. Those data explosions,
the largest classified military security breaches in history, have roused
antiwar activists and enraged the Pentagon.

Admire Assange or revile him, he is the prophet of a coming age of
involuntary transparency. Having exposed military misconduct on a grand
scale, he is now gunning for corporate America. Does Assange have
unpublished, damaging documents on pharmaceutical companies? Yes, he says.
Finance? Yes, many more than the single bank scandal wea**ve been
discussing. Energy? Plenty, on everything from BP to an Albanian oil firm
that he says attempted to sabotage its competitorsa** wells. Like
informational IEDs, these damaging revelations can be detonated at will.

Long gone are the days when Daniel Ellsberg had to photocopy thousands of
Vietnam War documents to leak the Pentagon Papers. Modern whistleblowers,
or employees with a grudge, can zip up their troves of incriminating
documents on a laptop, USB stick or portable hard drive, spirit them out
through personal e-mail accounts or online drop sitesa**or simply submit
them directly to WikiLeaks.

What do large companies think of the threat? If theya**re terrified,
theya**re not saying. None would talk to us. Nor would the U.S. Chamber of
Commerce. WikiLeaks a**is high profile, legally Ainsulated and
transnational,a** says former Commerce Department official James Lewis,
who follows cybersecurity for the Center for Strategic & International
Studies. a**That adds up to a reputational risk that companies didna**t
have to think about a year ago.a**

Already U.S. laws wrapped into financial reform this year expand
whistleblower incentives to offer six- and seven-digit rewards to staffers
in any industry who report malfeasance. WikiALeaks adds another, new form
of corporate data breach: It offers the conscience-stricken and vindictive
alike a chance to publish documents largely unfiltered, without censors or
personal repercussions, thanks to privacy and encryption technologies that
make anonymity easier than ever before. WikiALeaksa** technical and
ideological example has inspired copycats from Africa to China and rallied
transparency advocates to push for a new, legal promised land in the
unlikely haven of Iceland. Ita**s also fueling a race in the
cyberAsecurity industry and in Washington to find technology that can plug
information leaks once for all.

Today Assange looks tired, his eyes narrowed and the skin beneath them
puffy, as if hea**s unused to even Englanda**s gloomy daylight. He has no
permanent home. a**Wea**re like a traveling production company; everyone
moves somewhere, and we put on a production,a** he sighs. a**We havena**t
had any rest since April.a** In Sweden, where many of the groupa**s
servers are based, a warrant has now been issued for his arrest on rape
charges. Hea**s denied the accusations, arguing they amount to smear
tactics. Hea**s also afraid to set foot in several other countries,
including the U.S., fearing that officials will find reasons to detain
him. No question that WikiALeaks would be in trouble if he were jailed: A
spokeswoman says it has a a**contingency plan,a** but without Assange
there is no public face. Meanwhile, his resources have been drained by
defections from his organization; some old friends and associates have
taken issue with his autocratic style.

None of which has stopped him from picking new fights. The promised
release of bank documents would be the largest assault by WikiLeaks on the
corporate sector, and Assange says the business community should expect
plenty of sequels. In early October the site shut down its
document-submission system; Assange says it was receiving more information
than it could find resources to publish, thousands of additions a day at
some points. The total is more gigabytes of data than he can count. a**Our
pipeline of leaks has been increasing exponentially as our profile
rises,a** he says, drawing a curve upward in the air with one hand.

If even a fraction of his claims are borne out, hea**s already sitting on
a crypt of data any three-letter spy agency would kill for. The worlda**s
most vocal transparency advocate is now one of the worlda**s biggest
keepers of secrets. And about half of those revelations, says Assange,
relate to the private sector.

Over the last four years he has been so busy embarrassing various
governments, from Washington to the corrupt Kenyan regime of Daniel arap
Moi, that many forget the corporate scandals already on WikiLeaksa**
trophy wall. In January 2008 the site posted documents alleging that the
Swiss bank Julius Baer hid clientsa** profits from even the Swiss
government, concealing them in what seemed to be shell companies in the
Cayman Islands. The bank filed a lawsuit against WikiLeaks for publishing
data stolen from its clients. Baer later dropped the suita**but managed to
stir up embarrassing publicity for itself. The next year WikiLeaks
published documents from a pharma trade group implying that its lobbyists
were receiving confidential documents from and exerting influence over a
World Health Organization project to fund drug research in the developing
world. The resulting attention helped crater the WHO project.

In September 2009 commodities giant Trafigura filed an injunction that
prevented British media from mentioning a damaging internal report. The
memo showed the company had dumped tons of toxic waste in the Ivory Coast,
chemicals that allegedly sickened 100,000 locals. But it couldna**t stop
WikiLeaks from publishing the information. Trafigura eventually paid more
than $200 million in settlements.

How can an American corporation respond to a Wiki attack? Lawsuits wona**t
work: WikiLeaks is legally shielded in the U.S. by its role as a mere
conduit for documents. Even if a company somehow won a judgment against
WikiLeaks, that wouldna**t shut it down. Assange spreads the sitea**s
assets over many countries. a**Therea**s no single target to drop a bomb
on,a** says Eric Goldman, a law professor at Santa Clara University.

The best protection? With a dash of irony Icelandic WikiALeaks staffer
Kristinn Hrafnsson suggests that companies change their ways to avoid
targeting. a**They should resist the temptation to enter into
corruption,a** he says. Don Tapscott, coauthor of The Naked Corporation
(Free Press, 2003), agrees. His simplistic conclusion: a**Open your own
kimono. Youa**re going to be naked. So you have to dig deep, look at your
whole operation, make sure that integrity is part of your bones.a**

Most corporations, instead, are turning to cybersecurity to shield their
private parts. Despite dozens of calls to companies in tech, energy and
finance, none wanted to talk about antileaking strategies. But a Forrester
Research study found that about a quarter of companies in the U.S., the
U.K., France, Germany and Canada were implementing leak-Afocused security
software in 2010, and another third are considering that option. A study
last year by the Ponemon Institute, a privacy-research consultancy in
Traverse City, Mich., found that 60% of employees admit to taking
sensitive data before they leave a company.


Some of the more intriguing antileak work is being done by Uncle Sam. In
an unmarked government building on the edge of a residential Arlington,
Va. neighborhood, a cybersecurity researcher named Peiter Zatko shows just
how easily leaks can occur. He lays out a blow-by-blow history of one
insider data theft: The suspect searched broadly over the network to find
anything related to critical infrastructure, then returned to manually
probe a few interesting files. a**Then he walked away with enough
information to shut down big chunks of the telephone systems in the United
States,a** Zatko says matter-of-factly.

Who was that shadowy data smuggler? a**That was me,a** says the
39-year-old researcher, giggling bashfully.

Zatko is not your typical Department of Defense employee. Even in his new
Beltway digs, he prefers to be called a**Mudge,a** the hacker handle he
used during decades of exploring the dark corners of the Internet. Frank
Heidt, a former security staffer at MCI and several military contractors,
says that when he first read Zatkoa**s exploit research in mid-1990s
hacker zines, he thought that Mudge must be the pseudonym of a group.
a**He was so prolific that I thought he couldna**t be one person,a** Heidt
says. In 1998, as part of the L0pht hacker think tank, Zatko testified in
a congressional hearing that he and his friends could shut down the
Internet in 30 minutes.

Since March Zatko has also been a lead cybersecurity researcher at the
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the mad-scientist wing of the
Pentagon devoted to projects that occasionally result in breakthroughs
like the Internet and GPS. Zatkoa**s new pet project may be equally
ambitious: He aims to rid the world of digital leaks.

The telephone system theft case that Zatko dissected in a Darpa conference
room was a test, demonstrating that anyone with access to a network could
steal data without detection, despite the systema**s expensive security
software. Now his challenge is to fix the problem. Since August he has led
a project known as the Cyber Insider Threat, or Cinder. Like most Darpa
initiatives ita**s an X-Prize-style open invitation for ideas; recipients
typically get tens of millions of dollars in government funding.
Thirty-five entrants, mostly tiny companies, have already publicly signed
up, many more in secret. a**Wea**re looking to everyone from academia to
startups to large government contractors,a** says Zatko. a**Wea**re not
looking for evolutionary improvement. We want to pull the rug out from the
problem altogether.a**

Ita**s a well-worn carpet. Since late 2007 every major security software
vendor, from McAfee to Symantec to Trend Micro, has spent hundreds of
millions of dollars to acquire companies in the so-called Data-Leak
Prevention (DLP) industrya**software designed to locate and tag sensitive
information, and then guard against its escape at the edges of a firma**s

The problem: DLP doesna**t work. Data is simply created too quickly, and
moved around too often, for a mere filter to catch it, says Richard
Stiennon, an analyst for security consultancy IT-Harvest, in Birmingham,
Mich. a**For DLP to function, all the stars have to align,a** he says.
a**This is a huge problem that cana**t be stopped with a single layer of

More fashionable now is network forensics: the process of constantly
collecting every fingerprint on a companya**s servers to trace an intruder
or leaker after the facta**and, perhaps, deter the next one. Thata**s a
bit like fighting the next war according to the last one. Still, revenue
at NetWitness, a prominent Herndon, Va. startup in that budding field, has
leaped from $250,000 to $40 million since 2006. While the software
generally gathers data and makes it easily available to queries, it
doesna**t pinpoint culprits. a**Therea**s nothing in current technology
that can do this in an automated fashion,a** says Shawn Carpenter,
principal forensics analyst at NetAWitness. a**You need a Columbo.a**

Or, better yet, a robo-Columbo. Darpaa**s Zatko has been working on a
system of automatically identifying what he calls a**malicious
missionsa**: insider activity aimed at stealing data from inside a
companya**s firewall, whether ita**s a Dell PC remotely hijacked by a
Chinese cyberspy or Bradley Mannings, the U.S. soldier accused of leaking
classified documents about combat in Afghanistan to WikiLeaks. Zatkoa**s
system would monitor networks in real-time for just the sort of
data-stealing behavior he would perform himself: steps like scouring large
areas of the network for a certain file, dumping piles of data to external
storage hardware or sending encrypted files out over the Internet. No
single episode would signal a leak; instead, the software would link acts
in a probabilistic chain, triggering an alert only if a string of events
points to purposeful data theft.

Some of that leaky behavior isna**t what a casual observer might expect.
Consider the cyber footprints left by Robert Hanssen, a former FBI agent
serving a life sentence in a Colorado supermax prison for selling
intelligence to the Soviets over two decades. Every few days Hanssen would
stop his normal activities and make a single query to a server across the
network, a pattern he repeated for years. That server, Zatko says, held
the counterintelligence database. Hanssen was searching for himself, a
routine check to see if hea**d finally been found out.

a**You put all these things together into the different components of the
mission,a** says Zatko. a**Ia**m looking for these new rhythms, new tells,
new interrelations and requirements.a**

Cinder wasna**t created to combat WikiLeaksa**in fact, it predates
WikiLeaksa** biggest military scandals. But Zatko has nonetheless found
himself squarely in opposition to Assangea**s missiona**a strange
face-off, given that the two men once traveled in the same hacker circles,
during the years when Assange went by the hacker handle Mendax (a Latin
reference to the a**splendidly deceptivea** in the poet Horacea**s Odes)
and reveled in accessing corporate and government systems without
authorization. Neither will reveal much about their past encounters, but
Assange says that they a**were in the same milieu.a** Asked about Assange,
Zatko says only, a**I have very pleasant memories of those old days.a**

WikiLeaksa** founder, in fact, seems to have trouble accepting that Mudge
is working for the other side. a**Hea**s a clever guy, and hea**s also
highly ethical,a** says Assange. a**I suspect he would have concerns about
creating a system to conceal genuine abuses.a** He dismisses Cinder as
just another system of digital censorship. And those systems, he says,
will always fail, just as Chinaa**s Great Firewall cana**t stop
well-informed and determined dissident Internet users. a**Censorship might
work for the average person but not for highly motivated people,a**
Assange says. a**And our people are highly motivated.a**


Shutting down WikiLeaks wouldn't stop the growing movement of transparency
agitators. They now have a nation-size ally: Iceland. Since WikiLeaks
scored a major scoop unearthing the corrupt loans that helped destroy that
countrya**s largest bank, the volcanic island is fast on its way to
becoming the conduit for a global flood of leaks.

It began when Kaupthing Bank collapsed in October 2008a**a calamitous
chain reaction that has strapped Iceland with $128 billion in debts,
around $400,000 per capita. Ten months later Bogi Agustsson, a Walter
Cronkite-ish anchor for Icelandic national broadcaster RUV, appeared on
the evening news and explained that a legal injunction had prevented the
station from airing a prepared exposA(c) on Kaupthing. Viewers who wanted
to see the material, he suggested, should visit a site called

Those who took Agustssona**s advice found a summary of Kaupthinga**s loan
book posted on the site, detailing more than $6 billion funneled from
Kaupthinga**s coffers to its own proprietors and companies they owned,
often with little or no collateral; $900 million went to Olafur Olafsson,
a major investor in Kaupthing who, on his birthday, flew in Elton John
from England, along with a grand piano, for a one-hour concert. a**The
banks had been eaten from the inside out,a** says Kristinn Hrafnsson, a
former investigative reporter in Reykjavik who now works with WikiLeaks.

A government investigation is still going on; no criminal charges have
been filed. But WikiLeaks became a household name in Iceland. In December
2009 Assange and Daniel Domscheit-Berg, a German who then worked with
WikiALeaks, were invited to keynote a free-speech conference in Reykjavik.
Their talk echoed an idea from American cyberAlibertarian John Perry
Barlow, calling for a a**Switzerland of bits.a** Iceland, with its
independent spirit and recent taste of explosive whistle-blowing, they
suggested, could become the digital doppelgACURnger of a tax haven: a safe
harbor for transparency, where ita**s open season on government and
business secretsa**and leakers are protected by law.

The idea might have gone nowhere if not for Birgitta Jonsdottir.
Assangea**s message captivated the 43-year-old poet and self-styled
a**realist-anarchist.a** She wasna**t just another idealistic protester
with a goth wardrobe and hipster haircut. In the chaotic political
environment that followed the national financial crisis, Jonsdottir had
been elected to Icelanda**s parliament, the Althingi, in April 2009.

Working with the countrya**s transparency activists, she pulled together
the Icelandic Modern Media Initiative, or Immi. The initiative would bring
to Iceland all the source-protection, freedom of information and
transparency laws from around the world and even set up a Nobel-style
international award for work in the field of free expression. Jonsdottir
pushed through a unanimous resolution to create a series of bills to
implement Immi. They would also make Iceland the most friendly legal base
for whistleblowers on Earth.

Velkomin, as Icelanders would say, to Leakistan.

a**The more that companies resist, the more information will get out about
them,a** says Jonsdottir when we meet in Reykjavika**s Hressingarskalinn
cafA(c), around the corner from the parliament building. a**They cana**t
hide anymore. The war is over. They lost.a** In Jonsdottira**s vision
Iceland will attract both mainstream media and WikiALeaks-like
organizations to move their data to Iceland, enjoying legal protection,
just as another firm might incorporate in a tax-sheltering island in the

She may be getting a bit ahead of herself. Immi has yet to become law,
though it has backing from powerful figures, including both Icelanda**s
minister of justice and the head of its progressive party. Even if it
does, Immi likely wouldna**t offer much legal protection to organizations
whose assets and staff arena**t physically in the country; they could
still be sued anywhere else in the world, given that their digital and
print publications could appear globally. Immi could also face resistance
from the U.S. and the EUa**particularly when it comes to military matters.
As Marc Thiessen, a conservative pundit, wrote on the blog of the American
Enterprise Institute in August, a**Immi calls into question Icelanda**s
seriousness as a NATO ally, and Iceland needs to realize there will be
consequences for its actions.a** There could be a backlash for exposing
corporate secrets, too. Alastair Mullis, a professor of law at East Anglia
University in Britain, says, a**Ita**s possible that Iceland will become
the defamation capital of the world.a**

Jonsdottir and fellow Immi creator Smari McCarthy are pushing ahead
anyway. Immi, they say, doesna**t fashion new laws; it cherry-picks
existing statutes from around the world (source shields from Sweden, libel
protection from New York State, protected communications with journalists
from Belgium, among them). a**Wea**re basing our legislation on laws that
have already withstood attacks,a** says Jonsdottir. Defamation and other
concerns like child pornography and copyright violations, she argues,
would still be illegal in Iceland and wouldna**t be sheltered.

Nor is the idea to protect WikiLeaks itself, Jonsdottir points out. The
site doesna**t need help: Its data and submissions process are carefully
encrypted, and its infrastructure is spread over enough
countriesa**including some servers in a bombproof, underground bunker in
Swedena**that taking it offline is already nearly impossible.

Instead Immi would foster a new wave of media organizations and
whistleblower outlets that dona**t rely on WikiALeaksa** technical savvy
or resources. Already a handful of smaller, leak-focused
conduitsa**regional sites like Africa-focused SaharaReporters or
Thaileaks.infoa**have published damning data. Immia**s McCarthy says
hea**s been approached by media organizations from Rwanda to Chechnya.
German WikiLeaks staffer Daniel Domscheit-Berg, disgruntled with
Assangea**s laser focus on infrequent megaleaks, has left the organization
along with several others to create his own spinoff. a**In the end there
must be a thousand WikiLeaks,a** he told Der Spiegel in September.

Iceland certainly has the infrastructure for a lot of informational
mischief. Half an hour outside Reykjavik, on a landscape that resembles
Mars covered in snow, the Thor Data Center is preparing for an influx of
bytes. By 2011 it hopes to have thousands of servers in its
aluminum-plant-turned-server-farm, powered by ultracheap geothermal energy
and cooled by free arctic air. Icelanda**s biggest Web host, ironically
named 1984 Web Hosting, is excited about the boost Immi could give its
business. a**I created this company to prevent thought control,a** says
Mordur Ingolfsson, its chief executive. a**In my humble opinion, Immi is
the most important thing to happen to this godforsaken island since the
Sagas were written.a** (Thata**s 600-plus years.)

Jonsdottir agrees: a**WikiLeaks was an important icebreaker. It was the
tip. Immi is the rest of the wedge, and it will open up everything.a**
(She is less thrilled to learn that Assange speaks of Immi as his personal
creation.)I ask Assange how he expects companies to cope with a world
where hundreds of WikiLeak-alikes may soon exist. His three-part
prescription is earnesta**if a bit patronizing: a**Do things to encourage
leaks from dishonest competitors. Be as open and honest as possible. Treat
your employees well.a**

He also wants to clear up a misunderstanding. Despite his revolutionary
reputation, hea**s not antibusiness. He bristles at the mediaa**s focus on
his teenage years as a computer hacker who broke into dozens of systems,
from the Department of Defense to Nortel, and was eventually convicted on
25 charges of computer fraud and fined thousands of dollars.

Instead, he prefers to think of himself as an entrepreneur. He tells the
story of a free-speech-focused Internet service provider he cofounded in
1993, known as Suburbia. It was, to hear him tell it, the blueprint for
WikiLeaksa**in one instance, when the Church of Scientology demanded to
know who had posted antichurch information on one site, he refused to
help. (a**He has titanium balls,a** says David Gerard, that sitea**s
creator.) a**I saw it early on, without realizing it: potentiating people
to reveal their information, creating a conduit,a** Assange says.
a**Without having any other robust publisher in the market, people came to

Leaks merely lubricate the free market, he says, settling into the couch
and clearly enjoying giving me a lecture on economics. (Later, as a
45-minute interview pushes into two hours, he ignores his handler, who
keeps urging him to leave for his next appointment.) He cites the example
of the Chinese Sanlu Group, whose milk powder contained toxic melamine in
2008. While poisoning its customers, Sanlu also gained an advantage over
competitors and might have forced more of them to taint their products,
too, or go bankrupta**if Sanlu hadna**t been exposed in the Chinese press.
a**In the struggle between open and honest companies and dishonest and
closed companies, wea**re creating a tremendous reputational tax on the
unethical companies,a** he says.

Of course, Assangea**s tax isna**t as equitable as it sounds. He alone
decides where to apply the penalty, choosing the targets and when to
expose them with a touch of theatrical grandstandinga**and with zero
accountability. For bettera**and worsea**WikiLeaks has become the Julian
Assange Show. As a photographer begins shooting, Assange wonders aloud if
the coat hea**s wearing might have been produced by a labor-exploiting
company. A few minutes later he jokes about his a**messiah complex.a**

Like any true believer, Assange sees his work in simple terms. Markets, he
reminds me, cana**t exist without information. Business will come to
appreciate what he offers. And if that requires a few painful scandals in
the process?

Assange doesna**t miss a beat. a**Pain for the guilty.

From: []
On Behalf Of Marko Papic
Sent: Wednesday, December 08, 2010 19:39
To: analysts
Subject: Random Business Idea - Network Security

I'm sure this has been thought of before at STRATFOR so excuse the
redundancy. I was reading a solid Forbes article on Assange and it said
that a large number of deep pocket corporations were looking into
leak-focused network security after these Wikileak episodes.

I was wondering if it was possible for us to get some of that
"leak-focused" gravy train. This is an obvious fear sale, so that's a good
thing. And we have something to offer that the IT security companies
don't, mainly our focus on counter-intelligence and surveillance that Fred
and Stick know better than anyone on the planet.

We do a lot of good work with all the personal/executive security analysis
as well. Could we develop some ideas and procedures on the idea of
"leak-focused" network security that focuses on preventing one's own
employees from leaking sensitive information.

The point here is that I am sure there are certain procedures and
precautions that companies should employ that go beyond installing network
security network to deal with potential leaks. In fact, Im not so sure
this is an IT problem that requires an IT solution.

Marko Papic

C: + 1-512-905-3091

Marko Papic

C: + 1-512-905-3091