Eugene graduated from the Institute of Cryptography, Telecommunications and Computer Science. He began studying computer viruses in 1989 after the Cascade virus was detected on his computer. From 1991 to 1997 Eugene worked at the KAMI Information Technologies Center where he developed the AVP antivirus project with a group of associates (AVP was renamed Kaspersky Anti-Virus in November 2000). Eugene Kaspersky co-founded Kaspersky Lab in 1997, and in 2007 Eugene was named CEO of Kaspersky Lab.
Today, Eugene Kaspersky is one of the world's leading antivirus experts, with 20 years of experience in the field of information security. He regularly speaks at seminars and conferences all over the world, and is the author of a number of articles and reviews covering topics related to computer virology.