ArmInfo. Armenia Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan received Yevgeni Kaspersky, the founder head of the Kaspersky Lab Company
According to the information shared with ArmInfo at the press office of the Government, during the meeting the Prime Minister mentioned, that Armenian Government is interested in cooperation with the Company. He mentioned also that IT sector is one of main priorities for the prime executive entity of Armenia. In his turn, Kaspersky mentioned the importance in the field of informational technologies and cybersecurity. Referring to the issue of trainings for the specialists of the sector, he mentioned that Armenian side has signed an Agreement on cooperation in IT sector, which assumes the improvement of Armenian specialists' educational level and cybersecurity.
During the meeting the experts of Kaspersky Lab presented to the Prime Minister the results of their works in respect to electronic voting system.
To remind, Kaspersky Lab is a Russian multinational cybersecurity and anti-virus provider headquartered in Moscow, Russia and operated by a holding company in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1997 by Eugene Kaspersky who is currently the CEO. Kaspersky Lab develops and sells antivirus, internet security, password management, endpoint security, and other cybersecurity products and services. Kaspersky expanded internationally from 2005-2010 and grew to more than $700 million in annual revenues by 2014. As of 2016, the software has about 400 million users and has the largest market- share of cybersecurity software vendors in Europe. Kaspersky Lab develops and markets antivirus, internet security, password management, endpoint security, and other cybersecurity products and services. It is the fourth or fifth largest endpoint security vendor and the third largest consumer IT security software company. It is the sixth largest overall IT security company. Its revenues are about 15 percent from Russian companies domestically, one-third from European organizations and one- fourth from U.S. organizations. The software has about 400 million users in all.