LONDON, October 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Kaspersky Lab, one of the world's fastest-growing cybersecurity companies, is pleased to announce the continuation of its sponsorship contract with the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One racing team. The new five-year contract will be valid from 2017 until 2021.
Eugene Kaspersky, chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, said: "This is a big and important day for us and I'm thrilled that we're prolonging our partnership with Scuderia Ferrari. Though we work in different industries, we share common values and are both committed to being the best at what we do. I'm looking forward to more excitement and new triumphs!"
The partnership between the two companies, which began in 2010 has continued to expand year on year. Along with sponsoring the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One team, Kaspersky Lab has developed Kaspersky Motorsport with the help of Ferrari. Kaspersky Motorsport encompasses all of Kaspersky Lab's activities in the field: from entering motorsport championships and supporting talented young drivers to implementing its vision of car security.
Since 2013, the partnership has deepened with Ferrari choosing Kaspersky Lab to provide it with a complete range of cutting-edge IT security measures. This technical cooperation marks a new milestone in the relationship between the two companies. From its iconic Maranello factory complex, all the way to the chequered flag, Ferrari's IT systems are protected by bespoke Kaspersky Lab security solutions.
Commenting on the sponsorship renewal, Alexander Moiseev, Managing Director, Europe, Kaspersky Lab and Founder of Kaspersky Motorsport, says: "It is easy to see that even though we operate in different industries, we have much in common with Scuderia Ferrari. Both companies prioritise technological leadership, innovation and are passionate about their work. At Kaspersky Lab we are very proud to have an inspirational partner that never stops advancing."
About the sponsorship
Kaspersky Lab first partnered with Scuderia Ferrari in 2010, and the partnership has continued to blossom. Since the 2012 Formula One season, the Kaspersky Lab logo has featured on the car nose cones and sides, and on the drivers' overalls, helmets and team uniforms. For more information on Kaspersky Lab's partnership with Ferrari: http://www.kasperskymotorsport.com.
About Kaspersky Motorsport
Established in 2015, the main focus of Kaspersky Motorsport is to implement the company's own vision of car security, contribute to the advancement of the sport and to enroll in motorsport championships such as Blancpain Endurance Series. Since 2012, Kaspersky Lab has supported young Ferrari Academy driver Antonio Fuoco and this year saw him graduate to the GP3 series, where he has already secured a couple of podium finishes. For more information about Kaspersky Motorsport: http://www.kasperskymotorsport.com.
About Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Lab is one of the world's fastest-growing cybersecurity companies and the largest that is privately-owned. The company is ranked among the world's top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users (IDC, 2014). Since 1997 Kaspersky Lab has been an innovator in cybersecurity and provides effective digital security solutions and threat intelligence for large enterprises, SMBs and consumers. Kaspersky Lab is an international company, operating in almost 200 countries and territories across the globe, providing protection for over 400 million users worldwide. Learn more at http://www.kaspersky.co.uk.
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