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Sergei Shevchenko

Co-Founder & CTO

Sergei Shevchenko is a security expert with over 20 years of experience in malware research, reverse engineering, and behavior analysis.

  • Sergei has invented, built and founded the well-known automated threat analysis system ThreatExpert, that was acquired by Symantec (PC Tools), as well as a method of detecting and blocking malicious activity based on dynamic process interception (patent US8959639B2)
  • Sergei's patent on “AutomatedThreat Analysis System” established a fundamental principle that laid the foundation of all modern threat analysis sandboxes (patent US20070283192)
  • Sergei's analysis of high-profile malware attacks, such as recent Cloud Snooper and VPNFilter attacks against Linux devices or the previous years' Bangladesh Bank heist, attacks on other banks by circumventing SWIFT payment system, is the go-to information source for risk and technology officers and their teams around the world
  • Up until recently, Sergei has worked at Sophos, managing a global team of cyber-threat researchers, focused on Android, macOS, and Linux platforms