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Woburn, MA – May 5, 2021 –Kaspersky is set to hold the latest of its GReAT Ideas sessions, a series of thematic online events created to support the cybersecurity community and share the company’s latest threat research findings and expertise. On May 13, “GReAT Ideas: Balalaika Edition” will feature experts from the Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT), who will talk through the latest cybersecurity news and give workshops on reverse engineering and root cause analysis.

The event will kick off with a fireside chat between Brian Bartholomew, principal security researcher in Kaspersky’s GReAT, and a surprise speaker, who will cover the news that shook the cybersecurity community in recent months.

Denis Legezo, senior security researcher from Kaspersky’s GReAT, will focus on the new WildPressure campaign running in the Middle East and take apart the new malware uncovered from the campaign. During the workshop, Denis will demonstrate how to understand the Trojan’s functionality, and the RTTI data that authors have left inside it.

The event will be concluded with the “exploit root cause analysis for newbies” workshop, led by Boris Larin, zero-day exploits hunter, Kaspersky. In this workshop, Boris will explain how to set up a testing environment, share a step-by-step guide on how he analyzed the latest zero-day exploits found in the wild, as well as some additional tips and tricks.

“GReAT Ideas has been created to contribute to the community, unite researchers and share the expertise we have,” said Sergey Novikov, deputy director of Global Research and Analysis Team, Kaspersky. “This time we upped our game and decided to host a highly practical GReAT Ideas session. We hope that the knowledge our team shares will help researchers – both beginners and experienced – to advance their skills.”

The event will take place on May 13 at 10:00 a.m. EDT. Register for the free webinar here:

GReAT Ideas is aseries of talks that provide the inside scoop on the inner workings of Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis Team. Inspired by the regular team meet-ups held internally, as well as by the Security Analyst Summit’s friendly atmosphere of exchanging knowledge, these events will empower viewers with information about the threat landscape. This includes details on the most recently discovered threat cases and techniques used in the cybersecurity world, directly from the GReAT experts.

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Kaspersky’s security experts to teach practical skills in new ‘GReAT Ideas. Balalaika Edition’ community talk

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