Kaspersky Lab North America Again Receives Best of Woburn Award, Joins Woburn Hall of Fame
Woburn, MA – May 20, 2014 – Kaspersky Lab North
America has received the 2014 Best of Woburn Award in the Computer
Consultant category from the Woburn Award Program for the third consecutive
year. This distinction has qualified Kaspersky Lab for the 2014 Woburn Business
Hall of Fame. The Woburn Award Program identifies companies that have achieved
exceptional marketing success in their local community and have enhanced the
positive image of small business through service to their community and
North America has demonstrated its commitment to giving back to the local
community through the Volunteer Time Off (VTO) program and in-office donation
drives. Within the office, employees gave back to the community through
donating prom dresses to those in need through the “Belle of the Ball” donation
drive, spending over $3,000 purchasing pies to raise money for Community Servings, a Massachusetts not-for-profit food and nutrition program
and also collecting back-to-school supplies for children through a Ready for
School donation drive. Kaspersky Lab North America employees also volunteered
at the Greater Boston Food Bank, making over 6,100 meals. Employees helped to renovate paddocks at the Stone Zoo and made
a $1,500 donation to the zoo.
North America also participates in the Building Impact Connect Program, a
program for corporate volunteer opportunities, and recently earned the Gold
Impact Award for meeting and surpassing the required volunteer efforts.
sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winnersin each category. The 2014 Woburn
Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on
the information gathered both internally by the Woburn Award Program and data
provided by third parties.
Chris Doggett, Managing Director
Kaspersky Lab North America “This award is a testament to two of our most important
commitments: community involvement and customer service. At Kaspersky we
encourage our employees to participate in various volunteer initiatives inside
and outside of the office. This is so important to us, in fact, that we build
volunteerism into our corporate values, as well as allow employees to take time
off work for volunteer initiatives. Woburn is a great community to work in and
be involved in and we’re committed to doing our part to give back.”
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 16-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.
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About Woburn Award Program The Woburn Award Program is an annual awards program honoring
the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Woburn
area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to
use best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages
and long-term value.
Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in the
community. The organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade
groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing
groups with the mission to recognize the small business community's
contributions to the U.S. economy.
*The company was rated fourth in the IDC rating Worldwide Endpoint Security Revenue by
Vendor, 2012. The rating was published in the IDC
report "Worldwide Endpoint Security 2013–2017 Forecast and 2012 Vendor
Shares (IDC #242618, August 2013).
The report ranked software vendors according to earnings from sales of endpoint
security solutions in 2012.