Mykhailo Sakaly is the Cyber Threat Research Unit Lead for the Russian language underground at Intel 471. At Intel 471, Mykhailo proactively monitors, tracks and attributes cyber threat actors, predominantly those, who originate from a Russian language underground. He has previously served at the Cybercrime Department of the Security Service of Ukraine. He made his way through various investigative roles, where he organized and directly conducted investigations of computer-related crimes, up to the level of the Deputy Chief of the Unit, tasked with intelligence gathering and coordination of analytical and investigative efforts of the Department's Headquarters and regional cybercrime teams. He also provided computer forensic support to key investigations, carried out by other branches of the Service, including terrorism and organized crime and participated in numerous joint operations with foreign Law Enforcement partners.