Eugene Kaspersky Takes Part in the 23rd Annual FIRST Conference in Vienna

16 Jun 2011
Business News

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, announces that Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and co-founder of Kaspersky Lab, has participated in the 23rd Annual FIRST Conference, one of the world’s leading IT security events, as a keynote speaker. The event was held in Vienna on 12 - 17 June 2011.

The annual FIRST conference enables leading security experts to meet their peers and facilitate cooperation across corporate disciplines and geographical boundaries. FIRST conference participants include not only security experts but also IT managers, network and system administrators, software and hardware vendors, law enforcement representatives, security solutions providers, telecommunications organizations, ISPs, and general computer and network security personnel.

This year’s panel discussions and keynote addresses focused on advanced techniques in security incident prevention, detection and response, and the latest advances in computer and network security tools. The participants also shared their views and resolutions in the field of computer security incident response services.

In his keynote presentation “Cloud Security vs. Cybercrime Economy: The Kaspersky Vision”, Eugene Kaspersky gave an overview of the current global security landscape and shared his vision of the latest innovations in technology and the best way to fight global cybercrime, with the emphasis on cloud security as one of the most effective solutions.

"Global cooperation and the exchange of expertise is becoming more and more important in the fight against cyber threats, especially given the growing level of cybercrime on a global scale. As an international company operating in over 100 countries, Kaspersky Lab has always paid special attention to this cooperation,” said Eugene Kaspersky. “I am glad to participate in such a high-profile event as the FIRST Conference and to highlight the present and the future of cloud security. Cybercrime keeps abreast of the latest technologies; that’s why it is essential to develop cloud security technologies to face the new generation of threats."

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The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) is a global non-profit organization dedicated to bringing together computer security incident response teams (CSIRTs) and includes response teams from over 214 corporations, government bodies, universities and other institutions spread across the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania. FIRST aims to foster cooperation and coordination in incident prevention, to stimulate rapid reaction to incidents, and to promote information sharing among members and the community at large.

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