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CISO Meet Held By Kaspersky Lab In Mumbai

The last week was action packed for Kaspersky Lab in L to R - Jesmond Chang, Vitaly Kamluk, Alejandro Arango and Altaf HaldeIndia as overseas delegates visited the Country for a multi city Press tour. Other than addressing the media on the current security threat landscape; Kaspersky Lab officials in India organized a CISO meet at Hotel Sofitel in Mumbai. The visiting Kaspersky Lab delegates included Vitaly Kamluk – Director, Global Research & Analysis Team, APAC; Alejandro Arango – Global Director, Corporate Communications, Kaspersky Lab and Jesmond Chang, Head of Corporate Communications, APAC at Kaspersky Lab. Altaf Halde, Managing Director (South Asia) – Kaspersky Lab, India too was present on the occasion. The meet was graced by over 20 CISO’s from leading corporates belonging to verticals including BFSI, IT&ITES, Manufacturing, Telecom etc

At the CISO meet Vitaly Kamluk – Director, Global Research & Analysis Team, APAC spoke about the current threat landscape referring to targeted attacks. He said, “Our researchers have found India to be among the top 5 countries in the world to be attacked by Ransomware. India infact takes the 1 st spot in the list of countries that were attacked by Teslacrypt ransomware in March-May 2016 and ranked 4 th in the countries that was attacked by Locky ransomware during the same period. Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents or limits users from accessing their system. This is an alarming situation and needs to be addressed.” Vitaly concluded his speech by highlighting ways & means to protect Corporates from such targeted attacks.

Mr. Altaf Halde, Managing Director (South Asia) – Kaspersky Lab, further added, “Kaspersky Lab is now rolling out 360-degree security solutions for enterprises in India. Globally, we are the largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions and have always been at the forefront of addressing the threat landscape & providing solutions. We have started offering very focused services to the enterprises, such as solutions for data centers, light agent solution for virtualized environment that does not degrade its speed and performance and solutions for industrial security. We hope to help corporates, big or small to address their security needs in the best possible manner.”

The meet concluded on a great note with the CISO’s interacting and eagerly seeking advice on the various strategies they should adopt to secure their Organizations.

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