Kaspersky India announces appointments in Enterprise and Research leadership teams

Considering the serious issue faced by organizations worldwide due to cyber threats, Kaspersky announced two new appointments in the APAC region to support the cybersecurity landscape in India

Kaspersky today announced the appointment of two new members in the Asia Pacific region to augment their team and support the cybersecurity landscape in India - Saurabh Sharma, Senior Security Researcher, Global Research & Analysis Team (GReAT), and Sidharth Mutreja, Enterprise Solution Architect. 

Cyber threat is a serious issue faced by organizations worldwide, India is not far behind in terms of being a target of cybercriminals. According to Kaspersky’s Cyberthreat Real-time Map, India is ranked fifth in the Asian region for web threats in the last month. 

Commenting on the appointments, Mr. Shrenik Bhayani, General Manager, Kaspersky (South Asia) said, ❝Bringing in Sidharth Mutreja and Saurabh Sharma to the organization ensures our commitment to security and alleviating the looming threats in the IT landscape in India. We re-confirm our allegiance to our customers and the IT sector and hope our persistent efforts to preserve Indian citizen’s security will ensure a safer and threat-free environment.❞ 

Sidharth Mutreja, Enterprise Solution Architect, Kaspersky (APAC) is responsible for designing and delivering complex security architecture with key emphasis on meeting current and future customer cybersecurity requirements while responding to today’s security threats and challenges. With a keen interest in security solutions for critical infrastructure and IoT, Sidharth has more than 14 years of experience where he has successfully worked on multiple assignments across the banking and critical infrastructure sectors. ❝Cyberspace today is very dynamic and has constantly had new vulnerabilities, we aim to develop strategies and best practices that will help enterprises respond to today’s security challenges as well predict and prepare for tomorrow’s threats,❞ said Sidharth.

With more than 5 years of experience as a threat researcher, Saurabh Sharma, Senior Security Researcher, GReAT APAC, Kaspersky focuses on advanced persistent threats in the APAC region, with an area of expertise in botnets, ATM malware, and banking Trojans. ❝Cyber exploitation activities are becoming more sophisticated, more targeted and more serious. We at Kaspersky detect around 370,000 malware every day. In such a scenario it has become necessary to stay a step ahead of the cybercriminals in order to keep ourselves protected and secure.❞ said Saurabh.

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