Kaspersky Takes in Two New Members to Reinforce its APAC Team

14th June 2019 | By Mouseworld Now Correspondent |

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New Delhi, India, 14th June, 2019: Security major Kaspersky Labs today announced the appointment of two new members in the Asia Pacific region to augment their team and support the cybersecurity landscape in India. While Saurabh Sharma took charge as Senior Security Researcher, Global Research & Analysis Team (GReAT), Sidharth Mutreja has been appointed as Enterprise Solution Architect for the company.

As organizations worldwide battle the serious threat of cyber attacks, India too is increasingly becoming the hot target of cybercriminals from various corners. Kaspersky’s Cyberthreat Real-time Map ranks India no. 5 in the Asian region for web threats in the last month.

At this fast changing security backdrop, comes the two new appointments.  Commenting on the appointments, Shrenik Bhayani, General Manager, Kaspersky (South Asia) said, “Bringing in these two, Sidharth Mutreja and Saurabh Sharma to the organisation ensures our commitment to security and alleviating the looming threats in the IT landscape in India. We re-confirm our allegiance to our customers and the IT sector and hope our persistent efforts to preserve Indian citizen’s security will ensure a safer and a threat free environment.”

On his new role, Sidharth Mutreja, Enterprise Solution Architect for APAC, Kaspersky said, “Cyberspace today is very dynamic and has constantly have new vulnerabilities, we aim to develop strategies and best practices that will help enterprises respond to today’s security challenges as well predict and prepare for tomorrow’s threats.”

With over 5 years of threat research experience under his belt, Saurabh Sharma, in his role as Senior Security Researcher, GReAT APAC, Kaspersky, focuses on advanced persistent threats in the APAC region, with an area of expertise in botnets, ATM malwares and banking Trojans.

“Cyber exploitation activities are becoming more sophisticated, more targeted and more serious. We at Kaspersky detect around 370,000 malware every day. In such a scenario it has become necessary to stay a step ahead of the cybercriminals in order to keep ourselves protected and secure,” noted Saurabh Sharma, Senior Security Researcher, (Global Research & Analysis Team), Kaspersky (APAC).

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