Abdessabour Arous

Abdessabour Arous

Security Researcher, Global Research and Analysis Team


company overview

Kaspersky is a global cybersecurity company founded in 1997. Kaspersky’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into innovative security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky technologies and we help 250,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them. Learn more at https://me-en.kaspersky.com/.


Abdessabour tracks and exposes Advanced Persistence Threats (APTs) in the META Region. With 14+ years of experience in Cyber Security, he specializes in Malware Analysis, Incident Response/ Digital Forensics, Cyber Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence. He holds a degree in Information Systems and has multiple Offensive and Defensive security certifications.

Speech Topic & Synopses
Securing your supply chain: Lessons to learn from the Sunburst attack

The Sunburst attack has shown how hard is to protect against Supply Chain Attacks but also How important and decisive is Detection and Response in limiting the impact of such attacks. In this presentation will review the Sunburst attack, re-visit the Assume Breach principal and show how powerful is Threat Intelligence in leading the majority of Cyber Security activities.