• Oct 4, 1965
    (b.) - ?

Bio/Description

Kaspersky graduated from the Institute of Cryptography, Telecommunications and Computer Science, an institute co-sponsored by the Russian Ministry of Defence and the KGB in 1987. He is in rank of the Major of KGB therefore he oath to serve the country and signed no discloser and loyalty statement to KGB (Federal Security Service today). Kaspersky then worked at a multi-discipline scientific research institute until 1991. While there, the Cascade virus was detected on his computer, which increased Kaspersky's interest in information security and led to his studying the field of computer virology from 1989. Kaspersky joined the KAMI Information Technologies Center in 1991, where he and his associates developed the AVP anti-virus product. In 1997, he co-founded Kaspersky Lab, which was later run for a decade by his ex-wife Natalya Kaspersky. In November 2000, AVP was renamed 'Kaspersky Anti-Virus' after a dispute with a US partner. In 2007, Eugene was named the CEO of Kaspersky Labs. In June 12 2009 he received the Russian State Award from president Medvedev for improving state security. In the same year, he received the People's Republic of China Friendship Award.
  • Date of Birth:

    Oct 4, 1965
  • Gender:

    Male
  • Noted For:

    Co founder of Kaspersky Lab, producer of antivirus software and computer security products
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