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Vitali Kremez dead after suspected scuba diving accident


Vitali Kremez, a prominent ethical hacker and security researcher, was discovered by the US Coast Guard in Florida.

The 36-year-old cybersecurity expert went missing on October 30 and was discovered by the US Coast Guard on Wednesday. Kremez was the chairman and CEO of the cybersecurity firm Advintel.

Journalists, commentators, and peers offered condolences to Kremez‘s family on Twitter after the news regarding the accident in Florida broke.

"The SentinelOne team is deeply saddened by the sudden loss of our former teammate, & friend of so many," SentinelOne said in a tweet.

Kremez graduated from Jay College of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York (CUNY) and worked as a cybercrime analyst at New York County District Attorney’s Office.

He headed SentinelLabs at cybersecurity company SentinelOne and later took the lead on AdvIntel, where he ran a threat intelligence team and oversaw tech development on cyber-threat disruption.


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