|Venture Round, 1/2011 |
Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users. It is an innovator in IT security and provides effective digital security solutions and threat management systems for consumers, SMBs and enterprises.
The Kaspersky anti-virus engine also powers products and solutions by other security vendors such as Check Point, Bluecoat, Juniper Networks, Sybari, Netintelligence, Clearswift, FrontBridge, Netasq, Wedge Networks, and others.
Kaspersky Lab is headquartered in Moscow, Russia, with 30 regional offices in Australia, Austria, Benelux, Brazil, Canada, Mainland China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Taiwan, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Latvia, Malaysia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States of America.
It was co-founded by Eugene Kaspersky and Natalia Kaspersky in 1997. Kaspersky Lab has over 2,500 employees, including more than 800 research and development specialists, providing protection for over 300 million users worldwide.