The recently appointed Kaspersky Lab Middle East MD, Ovanes Mikhaylov, announced the company’s focus on aggressive growth in the enterprise security sector across the region. He elaborated on the company’s strategy to meet this target by combining innovation and intelligence with a boost in support for channel partners.
The event was aimed at familiarising partners with the company’s new enterprise-level security strategy, partnership enhancements while also highlighting the latest trends in the world of cyber threats.
The facility is the only training centre in the entire GCC region that will offer a wide range of Kaspersky Lab certification courses, according to the company.
More than a third of UAE users do not feel safe making e-payments on their smartphones or tablets, according to research from Kaspersky.
Kaspersky Lab has recorded thousands of attempts to infect computers used for online banking with a malicious program that its creators claim can attack “any bank in any country”.
Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered that PC gamers around the globe were hit by 11.7 million attacks in 2013.
The overall global Internet threat level grew by 6.9 percentage points in 2013, with 41.6 percent of user computers being attacked at least once, according to Kaspersky Lab.
A new Trojan programme that targets users of online financial services has the potential to spread very quickly over the next few months, security researchers warn.
Kaspersky Lab has announced a partnership with Abu Dhabi Racing which is intended to create more opportunities for young Emiratis as rally and racing drivers in the world of motorsport.
Last month, Kaspersky Lab’s long-serving regional managing director, Tarek Kuzbari, announced he was resigning from his post and that corporate sales manager, Khalid Abu Baker, would replace him with immediate effect.