Evgeny Kaspersky has been awarded the State Prize of Russia
April 28, 2009, 8:25 am
Kaspersky Labs announced the award of the State Prize of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology to the Director General and co-founder of Evgeny Kaspersky. Awarded the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev will take place June 12, 2009 in the Kremlin. the State Prize in science and technology each year to the President of the Russian Federation to its citizens for their outstanding work and achievements of the opening, the results are significantly enriched the local and global science and have had a significant impact on the development of scientific and technological progress. the State Prize of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology is the highest recognition of achievements of science to society and the state. Those awarded this prize, is attributable to the honorary title of State Prize Laureate of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology, awarded remuneration, a diploma, an honorary sign of the State Prize laureate and a certificate to him. Evgeny Kaspersky graduated from the Institute of Cryptography, Telecommunications and Informatics. Learn computer viruses began in 1989 when his own computer was attacked by a virus Cascade. From 1991 to 1997 worked at the Center for Information Technology CAMI, where, together with a group of adherents, and has developed the first anti-virus program of AVP, which was later renamed Kaspersky Anti-Virus. In 1997, became co-founder of Kaspersky Labs. In 2007 he was appointed to the post of general director of Kaspersky Lab. Evgeny Kaspersky - one of the world`s leading antivirus experts, whose experience in the field of information security has a half dozen years. He regularly speaks at professional seminars and conferences of anti-virus experts around the world, moreover, it belongs to a series of articles, reviews and books on computer virology. Currently, the company headed by Evgeny Kaspersky is one of the five largest world producers to policy decisions to ensure information security. Products and technologies Kaspersky Labs protects computers and mobile devices more than 250 million users worldwide. Today, Kaspersky Lab is an international group of companies is headquartered in Moscow, the five regional divisions and local offices in dozens of countries around the world.