Nonresident Senior Fellow, Cyber Statecraft Initiative
TopicsCyber Policy, Cyber Security, US Cyber Policy
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May 15, 2017A cyberattack that has crippled 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries could have been prevented had the victims conducted a simple security update. “One of the lessons learned here is that people just do not patch their systems,” said…
June 15, 2016Russian intelligence hacked the Democratic National Committee’s network, says Atlantic Council’s Dmitri Alperovitch Russian intelligence services hacked the Democratic National Committee’s computer network and accessed opposition research on Donald Trump, according to the Atlantic Council’s Dmitri Alperovitch. Two Russian groups—codenamed…
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August 21, 2013Dmitri Alperovitch, senior fellow with the Cyber Statecraft Initiative, was recently named to MIT Technology Review's 35 Innovators Under 35 list for 2013. In his profile, Alperovitch describes the next frontiers for cybersecurity and the innovative work done by his…
Dmitri Alperovitch is a nonresident senior fellow with the Cyber Statecraft Initiative at the Atlantic Council's Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security.
With more than a decade of experience in the field of information security, Alperovitch is a leading inventor of numerous patent-pending technologies and has conducted extensive research on reputation systems, spam detection, public-key and identity-based cryptography, and network intrusion detection and prevention.
As a recognized authority on online organized criminal activity, cyber warfare, and cybersecurity, Alperovitch has significant experience working as a subject matter expert with all levels of US and international law enforcement on analysis, investigations, and profiling of transnational organized criminal activities and cyberthreats from terrorist and nation-state adversaries. He is frequently quoted as an expert source in national publications, including the Associated Press, NBC, the New York Times, USA Today, and the Washington Post.
Alperovitch holds a master's degree in information security and a bachelor's degree in computer science, both from Georgia Institute of Technology.