Anna Pavlovskaia

Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst


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Speaker Bio

Anna is an accomplished Cybersecurity Expert with a wealth of experience spanning over 8 years in the field. She specializes in Threat Intelligence/Open Source Intelligence (TI/OSINT), security automation, risk assessment, and other key areas within cybersecurity.Motivated by an unwavering drive to anticipate and combat cyber threats, Anna is committed to ongoing learning and growth in the dynamic cybersecurity environment. Her dedication to delivering top-notch solutions is reflected in her capacity to offer organizations actionable insights and strategic measures to mitigate potential security vulnerabilities.

I absolutely adore outdoor activities. I once challenged myself to walk 100 kilometers in 24 hours, but ended up walking only 92 kilometers. While I may not have reached my initial goal, the experience was a test of endurance and determination that I’ll always remember.

Speaker Sessions


Inside the Dark Web: Exploring the Psychological Profiles of Cybercriminals

30 mins
  • Track - InfoTech
  • Data & Analytics
  • Leadership
  • Security
  • Anna Pavlovskaia

    Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst


The speech delve into the intriguing realm of cybercriminal psychology. Unlike conventional research that centres on work-related discussions the talk will explore off-topic conversations among forum participants, touching on subjects like dating etiquette, conspiracy theories, and perspectives on legitimate work. By examining these discussions, we aim to construct a psychological profile of our adversaries, providing valuable insight into their motivations and driving forces.

Understanding the psychological profiles of cybercriminals is crucial in combating online threats. By exploring their off-topic discussions, we can uncover hidden motivations and gain a deeper understanding of their behaviors. This knowledge can inform more effective cybersecurity strategies and help anticipate and prevent cyber attacks.

3 Key takeaways: 

  • Insights into the diverse motivations of cybercriminals beyond financial gain.
  • Understanding how off-topic conversations can reveal important aspects of cybercriminal psychology.
  • Practical implications for cybersecurity strategies based on psychological profiles of adversaries.

This session is for you if…

  • IT professionals looking to deepen their understanding of cyber threats.
  • Managers and top executives seeking to improve their organization’s cybersecurity posture.
  • Everyday technology users interested in enhancing their online security awareness

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