Dmitry Volkov, CTO, Head of Threat Intelligence & Attribution Department, Сo-founder of Group-IB.

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Job title of nominated professional (or team name)CTO
Company (where nominated professional or team is working)Group-IB
Websitehttps://www.group-ib.com/
Company size (employees)500 to 999
Headquarters RegionAsia

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• Dmitry Volkov has been a prominent voice leading Group-IB toward becoming one of the leaders in combating cybercrime worldwide. Thanks to Dmitriy Volkov the merits of his organization’s products are exemplified not only within Group-IB’s scope, such as during Group-IB's annual event CyberCrimeCon, but also across the media worldwide. In 2020 Dmitriy Volkov was interviewed multiple times and was placed on APAC CIOoutlook cover, where he represented the company’s expertise and innovative approach.
APAC CIOoutlook issue: https://www.apacciooutlook.com/magazines/June2020/Cyber_Security/ SecurityBrief Asia: https://securitybrief.asia/story/interview-group-ib-outlines-global-threats-to-stability-in-cyberspace
• In 2020 CyberCrimeCon and in previous years Dimity Volkov was highly involved in making Group-IB’s signature Threat Hunting and Intelligence conference. Above all, CyberCrimeCon 2020, was for the first time held online, which literally removed the borders and brought together over 2,000 cybersecurity experts from all around the world. Dimity made a great opening speech and reported Hi-Tech Crime Trends 2020/2021. https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/group-ib-reveals-its-cyberthreat-forecast-for-the-coming-year-1029838380
• As a Head of Threat Intelligence & Attribution Department, Dmitry represents the highest standards of leadership. Under his management, Group-IB Threat Intelligence & Attribution (TI&A), one of Group-IB's most heavily loaded and constantly updated innovative systems was ranked among the best threat intelligence solutions in the world by Gartner, IDC, Forrester, Cyber Defense Magazine, and SC Media.

Brief Overview

Dmitry Volkov is a CTO, Head of Threat Intelligence & Attribution Department, Сo-founder of Group-IB.
Since co-founding Group-IB in 2003, he has been a prominent voice leading the company toward becoming the go-to expert on international cybercrime. His team successfully conducted the first cyber investigations. They have identified and helped detain cyber criminals who targeted public and private companies worldwide.
In 2017 Dmitry became Chief Technology Officer at Group-IB. In his new role. Since then, Dmitry is responsible for all aspects of the company’s technological development and transformation.
In 2016, he became a member of the Europol EC3 Advisory Group on Internet Security. https://www.europol.europa.eu/newsroom/news/appointment-of-new-members-of-ec3-advisory-groups
In 2015, Dmitry was listed by Business Insider as one of the top 7 professionals behind influential security companies. https://www.businessinsider.com/7-important-cybersecurity-companies-2015-5?op=1#group-ib-dmitry-volkov-5
In 2013, Dmitry Volkov became a member of the UN Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Group aimed at conducting a comprehensive study on the problem of global cybercrime. https://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/organized-crime/expert-group-to-conduct-study-cybercrime-feb-2013.html