Chennai, 28th December 2016 : J Kesavardhanan, CEO of K7 Computing presented with Best Member Award at AVAR 2016, and chosen to host AVAR 2018 in India.


The prestigious AVAR 2016 conference was recently held between 30th November and 2nd December in KL, Malaysia.


AVAR (Association of Anti-Virus Asia Researchers) was formed in June, 1998 with a mission to prevent the spread of malware and the damage caused by it. AVAR aims to do this by developing cooperative relationships among anti-malware experts in Asia. AVAR is an independent and non-profit organization which focuses on the Asia Pacific region and consists of prominent experts from 17 territories.


AVAR conferences are very prominent and looked forward to by the Asia Pacific community. The conferences are not just about paper presentations, but encourage a holistic approach by sharing knowledge and skills, making new alliances, and exploring new cultures. It is about bringing together security experts from the Asia Pacific region, and enlightening them technologically, culturally and also socially.


This year, amidst the various paper presentations and knowledge sharing, Mr. Kesavardhanan’s contribution to AVAR was recognized through the Best Member Award. It must be noted that this is the second consecutive year that this award has been bestowed upon K7 Computing and the third occasion overall. K7 Computing is one of the leading indigenous Indian cyber security companies with more than 2 decades of experience in the cyber security domain.


K7 Computing has been closely associated with AVAR since its inception, Mr. Kesavardhanan one of the directors of AVAR since 2008 has been aligning with their objectives and goals, contributing knowledge, skills and promoting fellowship among the members of AVAR.


India has been chosen as the venue for AVAR 2018, and K7 Computing has been given the honor of hosting the same. K7 Computing has previously hosted a very successful and much-appreciated AVAR 2013 conference in Chennai, India. Chennai was brought to the international limelight with this event. It was and is generally acclaimed to be one of the best-organized and informative events ever orchestrated under the auspices of AVAR


Bringing the event back to India for the 3rd time, K7 Computing will be hosting the event in Goa, between 28th November and 30th November, 2018. Indeed Goa was declared the best state for leisure and entertainment at the World Travel Market, London 2016.