Dmitry Bestuzhev is Director of Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team in Latin America, where he oversees anti-malware research by the company’s experts in the region.
Dmitry joined Kaspersky Lab in 2007 as a Malware Analyst monitoring the local threat landscape and providing preliminary analyses. By 2008 he had become Senior Regional Researcher for the Latin American region and he was appointed to his current role in 2010.
In addition to overseeing anti-malware research and analysis work, Dmitry produces reports and forecasts for the region and is frequently sought out by international media and organisations for his expert commentary on IT security. Dmitry’s wide field of expertise covers everything from online fraud, through to the use of social networking sites by cybercriminals. Dmitry is also an expert in corporate security, cyber espionage and complex targeted attacks and participates in various educational initiatives throughout the Americas.
Dmitry has more than 16 years of experience in IT security across a wide variety of roles and is fluent in English, Spanish and Russian.