Mr. Kirill Kruglov

Leading ICS threat researcher, Kaspersky’s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS CERT)

Kirill Kruglov is a leading ICS threat researcher in Kaspersky’s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS CERT). He has over 10 years of experience in the cyber security field. Today he leads research on ICS threats, coordinates threat hunting activities and manages development of ICS CERT infrastructure and services. At the same time Kirill is responsible for delivering high quality threat intelligence products including publications and alerts on urgent ICS threats, ICS threats data feeds, customer/industry/region/threat specific threat intelligence reports, etc. Kirill has a bachelor’s degree in software engineering and information systems management from the Moscow Financial-Industrial Academy. Kirill has authored a number of patents as well as of numerous IT and ICS cyber security publications. He is a regular speaker at ICS security conferences and conducts online and live ICS security training sessions. Kirill joined Kaspersky in 2009 as malware analyst and over the years, he focused on reverse engineering and threat intelligence. In 2011 he switched to the White Listing and Cloud infrastructure research team to improve cloud infrastructure and Application Control technologies by sharing his deep anti-malware expertise.