Author: Alex Dubrovsky

Alex Dubrovsky

About: Alex Dubrovsky

Alex is the architect and the inventor of SonicWall’s Reassembly-Free Deep Packet Inspection technology (RFDPI) – core differentiating technology for SonicWall Network Security products. He is also the author of Reassembly-Free Deep Packet inspection patents and reassembly-free gateway file scanning patents and in total the author of over 30 patents granted by USPTO in the network security and content security areas. As part of SonicWall, Alex is an Executive Director of Software Engineering & Threat Research leading all of threat prevention security services, functionality and all of Deep Packet Inspection related technology software development including: Intrusion Prevention (IPS), Gateway Anti-Virus, Capture ATP (SonicOS), Application Intelligence & Control, SSL decryption (DPI-SSL), SSH Decryption (DPI-SSH) and runs the entire SonicWall Capture Labs Threat Research team. Alex is also a part of threat research community and an active reporter for the WildList organization (well-known malware threat intelligence sharing group). Alex has been with SonicWall for 15 years and has a total of 17+ years industry work experience (in software R&D and threat research) in individual contributor and leadership roles. Alex holds B.S. in Computer Science & Engineering and M.S in Computer Science, both from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
searching for cybercrime
In preparation for the upcoming publication of the 2018 Annual SonicWall Threat Report, we’re busy reviewing and analyzing data trends identified by SonicWall Capture Labs over the course of 2017. The SonicWall Capture Labs Threat Research Team gathers, analyzes and vets cross-vector threat information from more than 1 million sensors around the world, performs rigorous testing and evaluation, establishes reputation scores for email senders and content, and identifies new threats in real-time.