Yury Namestnikov

Head of Global Research & Analysis Team, Russia

Yury joined the Kaspersky Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) in July 2011. He specializes in analyzing advanced persistent threats and attacks against banks and financial institutions, as well as malware data collection and analysis. He is also involved in research into mobile threats and malware and web application security issues. He constantly reviews general changes to malware trends.

Yury started his career at Kaspersky in 2007 as a virus analyst and was promoted to senior virus analyst after one year. In 2009 he was instrumental in a project, where he developed statistical services for the Kaspersky Security Network (KSN) as senior developer-analyst. After finishing this project, he moved to the education unit of Kaspersky Research and Development as project manager, where he organized and conducted training on IT Security for different organizations including universities, financial organizations and law enforcement agencies. In 2015 Yury was promoted to the position of Head of GReAT in Russia.

Other Members of This Team

  • Sergey Novikov

    Deputy Director, Global Research & Analysis Team

  • Vicente Diaz

    Principal Security Researcher, Global Research & Analysis Team

  • Vitaly Kamluk

    Director, Global Research & Analysis Team, APAC

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