Alexander is an Information Security Researcher at Digital Security. He holds a PhD in computer security and also works as assistant professor at Saint-Petersburg State Electrotechnical University. He works on distributed systems, hardware and industrial protocols security. He is the author of several whitepapers in topics of heuristic intrusion detection methods, SSRF attacks, OLAP systems, and industrial protocol security. He has spoken at the following conferences:Black Hat USA, ZeroNights, S4. Alexander actively participates in the life of the Russian Defcon Group.