January 10, 2014

Kaspersky Lab North America Recipient of 2013 Best of Woburn Award

Kaspersky Lab North America Recipient of 2013 Best of Woburn Award

Woburn, MA – January 10, 2014 -- Kaspersky Lab North America is the recipient of the 2013 Best of Woburn Award in the Computer Consultant category by the Woburn Award Program. Each year, the Woburn Award Program identifies companies that have achieved exceptional success in their local community and have enhanced the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.

Throughout the year, Kaspersky Lab North America has encouraged its employees to contribute to the local community in various ways including an employee Volunteer Paid Time Off (VTO) program and in-office donation drives. During the 2013 VTO program, employees spent time cleaning the Mystic River and volunteering at the Greater Boston Food Bank and the Stone Zoo. The in-office drives included a back to school drive to collect items for needy children and a holiday “Adopt a Family” program and toy drive. These programs among others helped contribute to the award recognition.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Woburn Award Program and data provided by third parties.

Steve Orenberg, President
Kaspersky Lab, North America
“This recognition is a true testament to Kaspersky Lab’s leadership in both customer service and community involvement. With our beginnings as a small start-up of four employees, it’s an honor to be recognized as a company that is working to enhance small businesses in the area. Woburn is a great community to be a part of.”

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 their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Woburn Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community's contributions to the U.S. economy.

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

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* 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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