Photos: Inside Moscow's Kaspersky Labs

Photos: Inside Moscow's Kaspersky Labs

Summary: Antivirus firm at the heart of Russia...

TOPICS: Security

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  • That's 'Kaspersky' to you and me but in Moscow, where the company was founded in 1997, the sign on the front door takes its Cyrillic form.

    Photo: Will Sturgeon

  • The company's Russian roots are never far from display. This picture on the wall of CEO Natalya Kaspersky, shows her meeting Vladimir Putin.

    Photo: Will Sturgeon

  • The view from the top of the Kaspersky offices.

    Kaspersky is certainly on the up. Last year revenues rose 75 per cent and the company signed up 30 new OEM partners to take the total to 84. The outlook is good. Though in this picture the same cannot be said. The city is gripped by a cold spell, the likes of which had not been experienced in 50 years.

    And it's not just the weather which changes dramatically. Eugene Kaspersky, who co-founded the company in 1997, says Russia is changing fast, in line with other major world cities.

    "Sadly Moscow is becoming a very expensive city but we're not going to move," he said.

    Photo: Will Sturgeon

Topic: Security

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