4th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference

September 14th-15th, 2014 Smolarz Auditorium, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Eugene Kaspersky

Eugene Kaspersky 2011Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Kaspersky Lab


In 1987, Eugene graduated from the Institute of Cryptography, Telecommunications and Computer Science in Moscow, where he studied mathematics, cryptography and computer technology, majoring in mathematical engineering.
Eugene began studying computer viruses after detecting the Cascade virus on his computer in October 1989. He then started collecting malicious programs and disinfection modules for them. Today this database includes millions of entries and is one of the most complete antivirus databases in the world.
In 1997, Eugene and his colleagues established Kaspersky Lab. The company is now one of the world's top-four leading vendors of computer security software.
Eugene holds a large number of national and international awards for his long track record of technological, scientific and business achievements.