BIOGRAPHYAndrey Yarnykh — Kaspersky Lab
Andrey Yarnikh has been working in communications industry since 1996, and has been managing the Internet solutions department at Kaspersky Lab since 2001. He is a member of ROCIT board, and has been chairing the RAEC commission on information and cybersecurity. In 2008, he has attended the G8 forum as a member of the expert group on botnets and virus threats. In 2011 and 2012, he was a member of the Russian delegation in Vienna and Strasbourg as an expert on Internet cybersecurity. He also attended the conference on Russian-Belarusian security in Grodno and St.-Petersburg.
Since 2009, Yarnikh is a lecturer in the Mass Media department at Russian State University for the Humanities, speaking regularly on the Internet security. The projects where he had input have directly affected the safety and stability of the Russian Internet segment.
He has also received a honorary diploma from the Ministry of Mass Communications of the Russian Federation.