Media Alert: Eugene Kaspersky Photo Opportunity at RSA Conference 2013
Submitted by Alyssa.ames on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 12:47
By: Kaspersky Américas on 25/02/2013
Who & When: Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and founder ofKaspersky Lab, will return to the RSA Conference for the first time in four
years. On Wednesday, February 27th at 4:00pm PST, Eugene Kaspersky
will address the crowd gathered at the Kaspersky Lab booth (#2117).
What: Kaspersky Lab has partnered
iKeepSafe, and will raise money
for the organization throughout the RSA Conference. For every badge scanned at the Kaspersky Lab
booth during the conference, Kaspersky Lab will make a donation to support
iKeepSafe. At 4:00pm PST on Wednesday, Eugene Kaspersky will present a check for
the funds raised to iKeepSafe president Marsali Hancock. Immediately following the check presentation,
Eugene Kaspersky will host a cocktail reception in the company’s booth.
Why: The unofficial motto
of Eugene Kaspersky is: “we’re here to save the world.” Saving the world
starts with making the next generation of
digital citizens as educated as possible about online threats. Schools
and other public-sector organizations often grapple with budget shortages and
outdated equipment, and iKeepSafe has the partnerships and insight to get the
necessary information into the hands of people who need it most.
produces books, newsletters, training tips, and other materials with the goal
of giving educators and parents resources to teach youths how to use new online
tools in safe and healthy ways.
Kaspersky will host a discussion “Cyber
Security Industry: Survival in the Age of Cyber Warfare.” Tuesday, February 26,
3:50 - 4:50pm
/ session code: EXP-T19 / room 134
The IT Security industry (IT Sec) needs to keep detecting any and all cyber war
threats—regardless of origin or purpose, plus move its focus from mass
epidemics to pinpointed strikes, while resisting pressure that comes to bear on
it for doing so. Eugene Kaspersky calls
on the industry to come together and combine its collective forces.
About Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint
protection solutions. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors
of security solutions for endpoint users*. Throughout its more than 15-year
history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and provides
effective digital security solutions for large enterprises, SMBs and consumers.
Kaspersky Lab, with its holding company registered in the United Kingdom, currently
operates in almost 200 countries and territories across the globe, providing
protection for over 300 million users worldwide. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com.
* The company was rated fourth in the IDC rating Worldwide Endpoint
Security Revenue by Vendor, 2011. The rating was published in the IDC report "Worldwide
Endpoint Security 2012–2016 Forecast and 2011 Vendor Shares (IDC #235930, July
2012). The report ranked software vendors according to earnings from sales of
endpoint security solutions in 2011.
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