Kaspersky Lab Conducts CISO Meet in Mumbai
Mumbai, Moscow, 11th June, 2016: After the action-packed last week when Kaspersky Lab’s overseas delegates visited India for a multi city Press tour, Kaspersky Lab 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 Kaspersky Lab CISO meet was attended by over 20 CISOs from leading corporates from diverse verticals like BFSI, IT&ITES, Manufacturing, and Telecom, etc.
Vitaly Kamluk – Director, Global Research & Analysis Team, APAC spoke about the current threat landscape referring to targeted attacks. Kamluk pointed out, “Our researchers have found India to be among the top 5 countries in the world to be attacked by Ransomware. Indiainfact takes the 1stspot in the list of countries that were attacked by Teslacrypt ransomware in March-May 2016 and ranked 4thin 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 highlightingways & means to protect Corporates from such targeted attacks.
Altaf Halde, Managing Director (South Asia) – Kaspersky Lab, said, “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 consulting on the various strategies they may adopt to secure their Organizations.