Kaspersky Internet Security Named ‘Product of the Year’ by AV-Comparatives
Woburn, MA – January 21, 2014 -Kaspersky
Lab announces that Kaspersky Internet Security, its flagship
home user product, has received the “Product of the Year” award from the
independent testing lab AV-Comparatives for
consistently demonstrating the best results in testing throughout 2013. Out of
22 participating products, the Kaspersky Lab solution was the only one to
achieve the top Advanced+ ranking in all tests.
selects the winners of its annual awards based on the total ranking of each
assessed product during that year’s tests. Some of the tests, such as the Performance
Test and File Detection Test, demonstrate the capabilities of separate
protection subsystems. Others, like the Real-World Protection tests
evaluate how well solutions combat cyber-threats while using its entire
repertoire of protection tools. In every assessment from 2013, Kaspersky
Internet Security provided to be a leading software solution.
In addition to announcing the top-performing products
of the year, AV-Comparatives also reported an assessment of the usability of
each security solution that was tested. Kaspersky Internet Security’s user
interface was rated as “excellent,” noting that all important information and
functions are clearly displayed and easy to access. The testers also reported that
the interface has been successfully optimized for use on touchscreen devices,
such as hybrid laptops transformable into Tablet PCs.
With this award, Kaspersky Internet Security adds to
its accolades of previous years. In 2012, AV-Comparatives named the product among the
best in its overall testing and in 2011, the solution won the “Product of the Year” award from this
Quote: Nikolay Grebennikov, Chief Technology
“The independent tests conducted by AV-Comparatives and similar organizations
make it easier for end users to choose a security solution as well as helping
manufacturers to further improve their cyber-threat control technologies. The
‘Product of the Year’ title is yet another acknowledgement of Kaspersky Lab’s
leading position in this field. We are proud to be able to provide the most
reliable protection to our users along with a comfortable user experience.”
About Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint
protection solutions. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors
of security solutions for endpoint users*. Throughout its more than 16-year
history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and provides
effective digital security solutions for large enterprises, SMBs and consumers.
Kaspersky Lab, with its holding company registered in the United Kingdom,
currently operates in almost 200 countries and territories across the globe,
providing protection for over 300 million users worldwide. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com.
* The company was rated fourth in the IDC rating
Worldwide Endpoint Security Revenue by Vendor, 2011. The rating was published
in the IDC report "Worldwide Endpoint Security 2012–2016 Forecast and 2011
Vendor Shares (IDC #235930, July 2012). The report ranked software vendors
according to earnings from sales of endpoint security solutions in 2011.
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