Alexander is the 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 White Papers on topics of heuristic intrusion detection methods, SSRF attacks, OLAP systems, and industrial protocol security. He spoke at the following conferences: Black Hat USA, ZeroNights, and S4. He actively participates in the life of the Russian DEF CON Group.