Dmitri Alperovitch

Co-founder and CTO of Crowdstrike, Dmitri Alperovitch leads the Intelligence, Technology and CrowdStrike Labs teams. Alperovitch has invented 18 patented technologies and has conducted extensive research on reputation systems, spam detection, web security, public-key and identity-based cryptography, malware and intrusion detection/prevention. He is a renowned computer security researcher and thought leader on cybersecurity policies and state tradecraft. Alperovitch’s many honors include being selected as MIT Technology Review’s “Young Innovators under 35” (TR35) in 2013. He also was named Foreign Policy Magazine’s Leading Global Thinker for 2013 and received a Federal 100 Award for his information security contributions.

Articles from Dmitri

Cloud-based Security: Future Of The Industry?

Cloud-based Security: Future of the Industry?

Alex Stamos, formerly with Yahoo and now CSO at Facebook, gave  a really interesting talk at AppSec California 2015 recently…

VENOM Vulnerability: Community Patching And Mitigation Update

VENOM Vulnerability: Community Patching and Mitigation Update

Today, CrowdStrike disclosed a critical virtual machine escape vulnerability (which we named VENOM) discovered by our Senior Security Researcher Jason…

Cyber Deterrence In Action? A Story Of One Long HURRICANE PANDA Campaign

Cyber Deterrence in Action? A story of one long HURRICANE PANDA campaign

Most companies tend to think of intrusions as discrete and infrequent events. The narrative often goes like this: a company…

Solving The Right Problem: Stop Adversaries, Not Just Their Tools

Solving the Right Problem: Stop Adversaries, Not Just Their Tools

A malware-centric strategy is mere child's play against today's sophisticated adversaries. Here's why. Most organizations today focus on protecting their…

CrowdStrike To Participate In Nine Speaking Sessions At RSA 2015

CrowdStrike to Participate in Nine Speaking Sessions at RSA 2015

I am always looking forward to attending the annual RSA Conference. This year, we are particularly excited as our team…

New White House Executive Order: Sanctions In Response To Cyber Intrusions

New White House Executive Order: Sanctions in Response to Cyber Intrusions

Update: Here is the link the White House announcement of the Executive Order For the last 4 years, I have persistently advocated for…

New Era Of Cyber Attacks – Know Thy Adversary

New Era of Cyber Attacks – Know Thy Adversary

In February 2014 at the RSA Conference, my colleague George Kurtz and I presented a session titled “Hacking Exposed: Day…

Unprecedented Announcement By FBI Implicates North Korea In Destructive Attacks

Unprecedented Announcement by FBI Implicates North Korea in Destructive Attacks

There is a curse that is purported to translate to an old Chinese Proverb - “May you live in interesting…

Malware-Free Intrusions: Adversary Tricks And CrowdStrike Treats

Malware-Free Intrusions: Adversary Tricks and CrowdStrike Treats

‘Tis the season for trick-or-treating, so I thought it might be a good time to share some of the new…

CrowdStrike Discovers Use Of 64-bit Zero-Day Privilege Escalation Exploit (CVE-2014-4113) By Hurricane Panda

CrowdStrike Discovers Use of 64-bit Zero-Day Privilege Escalation Exploit (CVE-2014-4113) by Hurricane Panda

Every once in a while an adversary does something unique or interesting that really captures our attention. The majority of…


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