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Kaspersky Lab to set up regional headquarters in Singapore

Nurdianah Md Nur | April 15, 2015
The security firm is also offering traineeship for Singaporean students at its global headquarters.

Kaspersky Lab has expanded its footprint in Asia with the opening of an office in Singapore.

Announced at Interpol World 2015 in Singapore, the new office will oversee national business development and focus on Kaspersky Lab's research and development (R&D) in the region. It will eventually become the regional headquarters for the company, acting as a business hub for the wider Asia Pacific region.

According to Eugene Kaspersky, Chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, Singapore was chosen due to the strong government's support for cybersecurity. "The Singapore government fully understands the importance of cybersecurity, creating perfect conditions for a business like ours. The new office will also increase the company's presence and market share in the region."

Furthering its cooperation with the republic, Kaspersky Lab has partnered the Singapore Economic Development Board to offer a traineeship for Singaporean students at its global headquarters.

Kaspersky Lab is also working closely with INTERPOL's newly opened Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) in Singapore. One of its top security researchers has been tasked to support IGCI's Digital Forensics Laboratory and provide high-level advice on site. He will be soon joined by other top Kaspersky Lab security experts to make up a full team of researchers in Singapore.

 

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