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Security: Biodata and Kaspersky Join Forces at ITWeb Security Summit


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The two companies will use the platform as a mechanism to showcase new products, discuss trends in the security industry, and talk customers through the ongoing challenges they face in the world of cyber crime. Biodata who was recently awarded “Best African Partner” at the Kaspersky Partner Conference hosted in Dubai, is a specialist IT security solutions provider and currently services more than 200 Sub-Saharan Africa partners.

“The IT Web Security Summit is an ideal platform for technology users looking to protect their information assets to come and see the latest technological innovations designed to help them,” says Christian Runte, Sales director of Biodata.

“With the increase in use of mobile technologies as a day to day business tool, the summit provides us with an ideal vehicle to showcase the latest technologies in security. Kaspersky will be launching its new Kaspersky Mobile Security (KMS) solution product. providing customers with a superior security solution for their mobile information needs.”

KMS is ideal for smart phones, as it is able to locate lost or stolen phones; secure contacts, photos and files, even on stolen phones; block intrusive calls and SMSs; provide parental control with SMS-find; and protect against mobile cybercrime.

Kaspersky Lab is a Gold Sponsor of the event that will be hosted between 26 – 28 May 2009 at Vodaworld in Midrand and aims to provide a platform for users looking for answers to assist them in combating new and continuing threats to information security. Kaspersky technical specialist Costin G. Raiu, Head of Research and Development, Kaspersky Lab EMEA will feature as one of the main speakers and will focus his presentation on “Online financial services: attacks and defence”.

The Summit features nine international keynote speakers and more than 40 IT and security professionals, practitioners, industry experts and analysts who will share their experiences of tackling security breaches in South Africa and beyond.

For more information about KMS or to visit Biodata and Kaspersky at the summit contact

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