This internet security group says more than 400m customers in 200 countries use its software to protect computers and mobiles from the latest cyber-security threats. Cryptologist Eugene Kaspersky, 51, founded the cybersecurity firm 19 years ago in Moscow, and in 2001 the holding company was moved to London as part of a corporate restructure. Its corporate clients include Ferrari, Interpol and Telefonica.

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Company details
CompanyKaspersky Lab
ActivityInternet security software
Sales £m414.0
Operating profit £m59.4
Main shareholdersManagement, including Eugene Kaspersky (100%)

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