Vitaly has been involved in malware research at Kaspersky Lab since 2005. In 2008, he was appointed Senior Antivirus Expert, before going on to become Director of the EEMEA Research Center in 2009. He spent a year in Japan focusing on major local threats affecting the region. In 2014 he was seconded to the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore, where he worked in the INTERPOL Digital Crime Center specializing in malware reverse engineering, digital forensics and cybercrime investigation.
Prior to joining Kaspersky Lab, Vitaly worked as a software developer and system administrator. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Applied Math and Computer Science at the Belarussian State University Vitaly has presented at many public international security conferences including Blackhat USA, Blackhat Asia, Defcon, Hitcon, BSides LasVegas, PHDays, ZeroNights, FIRST, Source Boston as well as multiple closed door invite-only security industry events.