Company CEO Evgeny Kaspersky took the President on a tour of the laboratory.
In particular, Dmitry Medvedev inspected the server room, where the automated analysis of new viruses is conducted, programmes' original codes are kept, and anti-virus updates for the entire world are disseminated.
Then the President was shown the so-called iron room, a place for studying and analysing viruses and testing smartphone anti-virus software.
In the virus laboratory Mr Medvedev watched the experts test anti-hacker software.
Dmitry Medvedev inspected the company's classroom, where representatives of the Kaspersky Lab partner firms are trained, along with students from schools and universities taking courses in IT security.
After the tour the President visited the department in charge of developing new software programmes.
Kaspersky Lab is an international group of companies, with 22 regional offices in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Great Britain, France, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Romania, Poland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Australia, Malaysia, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, and the United States. Kaspersky Lab’s partner network covers more than 100 countries.
The company’s technology protects over 250 million computer users worldwide. Many of the technologies actively used in today’s anti-virus industry were first developed by Kaspersky Lab.