Internet Security 2014 scored 1030 points out of a possible 1048, the best
performance of all nine competing solutions in the test category for home
products. It successfully protected the test system from 99 out of 100
malicious samples and scored the maximum 740 points in the Legitimate Software
Ratings scenario that measures the rate of false positives for legitimate
applications. Competing solutions averaged just 662 in their test results.
Small Office Security and Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business were also
winners in the small business and corporate security categories respectively.
In both cases, Kaspersky products detected 99 threats out of 100 with no false
positives. The solutions scored 1029 points from a possible 1048 – the only
products to achieve such a high result.
The tests were conducted on a system
running a 64-bit version of Windows 7 SP1. The
security solutions for home users were checked using the Home Premium version,
and corporate and small business solutions were tested using Windows
products regularly demonstrate their effectiveness against cyber-threats in
independent testing. Last December Kaspersky Internet Security beat all
competitors in malware detections during testing by AV-Comparatives. And
earlier in November the AV-TEST laboratory named Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business
the best corporate security solution.
More details about the test results
and testing methodology can be found on Dennis Technology Lab’s website.
Quote: Oleg Ishanov, Anti-Malware Research Director Kaspersky Lab
“This kind of test, carried out over
an extended period of time and engaging the most up-to-date malware samples,
gives us the most objective insights into the protection capabilities of each
product. Once again Kaspersky Lab’s industry-leading technologies proved how
effectively they can combat cyber-threats – whether at home or in the office –
and highlighted their versatility when working with different kinds of user
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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