The Kaspersky Lab war room consists of a bank of Dell computers used by reverse engineers and threat analysts that create malware signatures. The room is one of several spread out around the world. It consists of malware analysts who work alongside an automated system that can quickly create thousands of signatures for malware variants. When a suspicious file is flagged, the threat researchers pick it apart to learn about new techniques used by malware authors. The company detects more than 200,000 malicious programs every day.