Chennai: K7 Computing Private Limited, a homegrown cybersecurity industry leader, is hosting and organising the prestigious AVAR 2018 International Security Conference in India in association with CERT-In (India’s Computer Emergency Response Team). The 21st Association of anti-Virus Asia Researchers International Conference, popularly known as AVAR, will be held between 28th – 30th November 2018.
AVAR 2018 will be held at The Holiday Inn Resort, Goa, India. This year’s theme for the conference is ‘The Dynamic Security Ecosystem’. AVAR 2018 will provide the platform for 67 speakers from 25 different international security companies to present 41 cutting-edge cybersecurity topics from Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) targeted attacks on Governments and industries to security for smart cars in the Internet of Things.
Speaking about AVAR 2018, J Kesavardhanan, MD & CEO, K7 Computing said; “We are excited and geared up to host AVAR once again in India. We have over 25 years of experience in building state-of-the-art cybersecurity products for enterprises and consumers, and in detecting and preventing cyber threats in real-time. We strongly believe in spreading awareness on the need for wide adoption of cybersecurity solutions to protect data and devices. AVAR gives us a great opportunity to drive our cybersecurity mandate, bringing the industry together to discuss and develop an advanced roadmap to curb cyber threats. We are looking forward to hosting a strong blend of cybersecurity researchers and experts, products developers and decision makers to make AVAR 2018 a grand success.”
“AVAR is an important technical platform to bring the global Cybersecurity industry together to discuss and brainstorm on the technical way forward to deal with the evolving threat landscape. We are glad that AVAR 2018 is being hosted in India by K7 Computing an Indian company. This highlights the important role that the industry is playing in the country to prevent cyber security incidents and build trust in ICT infrastructure for citizens at large. We extend our support to K7 Computing and congratulate them on taking this ownership on behalf of the entire Indian cybersecurity industry. We wish them all success with AVAR 2018,” said Dr Sanjay Bahl, Director General, CERT-In.