Alexander Bolshev is a Security Consultant for IOActive. He holds a Ph.D. in computer security and also works as an assistant professor at Saint-Petersburg State Electrotechnical University. His research interests lie in distributed systems, mobile, hardware and industrial protocols security. He is the author of several whitepapers in topics of heuristic intrusion detection methods, Server Side Request Forgery attacks, OLAP systems and ICS security. He has presented at conferences including Black Hat USA/EU/UK, ZeroNights, t2.fi, CONFIdence, and S4.