Primary Role
Security Architect @ IBM

Person Details


Igor Volovich, CISSP, CRISC, CISM, CISA, CIPP, was a senior and founding member of the Corporate Incident Response and Intrusion Detection team of the Information Security group at Microsoft. Since 2003, Igor has been responsible for architecting, managing and implementing intrusion detection and monitoring controls in protection of Microsoft’s intellectual property and proprietary digital assets. Igor has helped pioneer and implement innovative incident response methodologies and brought significant impact to the global security posture of Microsoft’s enterprise environment. Mr. Volovich has served on the First Responders Team, the internal incident response and recovery group responsible for managing security incidents affecting Microsoft’s information assets worldwide.

Igor has been frequently chosen as the subject matter expert in the field of intrusion detection and incident response to serve on key internal virtual teams and committees, such as the Microsoft Security Design Review board, charged with evaluating the security of all proposed network implementations and merger/acquisition integration efforts worldwide. Mr. Volovich has been repeatedly selected to brief top enterprise and public sector clients of Microsoft to increase their understanding of security challenges and solutions, among them:

• US Navy, United States Marine Corps, Office of the CIO • American General Finance, Inc., Office of the CIO • US Navy, Second Fleet, NAVCERT (Navy Computer Emergency Response Team) • Citigroup Incorporated, Office of the CISO • Northrop Grumman Corporation • US Air Force, Materiel Command (AFMC) • American Express Company, Office of the VP of Information Technology Services • General Dynamics Land Systems, Office of the CIO • Lockheed Martin Corporation, Information Technology Group • Bank of America Corporation, Incident Response and Information Security Division • US Army, Office of the CIO • US Department of Defense, Office of the CIO • SunTrust Banks, Inc., Office of the CIO • US Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service • US Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigations • Israel Ministry of Defence, Information Systems Division (MALAN) • Moscow Police Department, Cybercrime Special Unit (Directorate “R”) • Bundesstelle fur Fernmeldestatistik, Division 2, German Federal Intelligence Service • Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (CODELCO) • Swiss Federal Strategy Unit for Information Technology • United Arab Emirates, Royal Dubai Police Force, Office of the CIO

Following a successful 5-year career at Microsoft, Igor has entered private practice and continues to serve Fortune 500 enterprise clients in the fields of regulatory compliance, governance, security policy and strategy, intrusion prevention, incident response, network security monitoring and security event management.

In the course of his extensive career in the technology industry, Igor has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies, including Microsoft, MSN, IBM, AT&T Wireless, Estée Lauder, Pep Boys, Toyota Financial, Unilever, Aviva, as well as a number of pioneering technology startup ventures, such as TeraBeam Networks, eCharge, and LivingSocial.

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