“Law firms are increasingly becoming desirable targets of sophisticated cyber gangs. It is often much easier and faster to breach a mid-sized law firm to get ultra-confidential data compared to targeting its large clients directly, such as banks or celebrities, as reportedly happened in this case.” Ilia Kolochenko – Chief Architect & CEO at Immuniweb
Source: Computer Weekly
About Ilia Kolochenko:
Ilia Kolochenko is a Swiss application security expert and entrepreneur. He started his career as a penetration tester and has 15 years of experience in security auditing and digital forensics. After serving in Swiss artillery troops in 2007, Ilia founded his first pentesting and cybersecurity consultancy High-Tech Bridge.
In 2014, Frost & Sullivan named the company a leading service provider in the European pentesting market. Later Ilia invented and built the concept of the ImmuniWeb Platform, that combines the strengths of human intelligence with Machine Learning, and is now entirely dedicated to it. As a Chief Architect at ImmuniWeb, he leads our data scientists, security analysts and software engineers.
Ilia holds a bachelor degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Webster University, a Master of Legal Studies from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice (Cybercrime Investigation) from Boston University. Currently, Ilia is a Doctoral student (Ph.D. in Cybersecurity Leadership) at Capitol Technology University.
Ilia Kolochenko is a member of Europol Data Protection Experts Network (EDEN), a Member of GIAC Advisory Board, a Committee Member at Boston University MET CIC (Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity) Center and CIPP exam item writer at the IAPP. Ilia is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPP/A and CIPP/C) by IAPP and a holder of multiple GIAC certifications (GCPN, GPCS, GCSA, GMOB and GLEG).