Kaspersky Lab Home and Business Internet Security Software Outscores Competition in Latest Independent Tests
Woburn, MA – September 19, 2012 – Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of security
and threat management solutions, has once again earned the top scores in the
latest round of tests conducted by AV-TEST.org.
The latest round of testing included separate categories for consumer
security software and business security software, and Kaspersky Lab’s solutions
out-scored all competitors in both categories.
In the consumer security
category, Kaspersky Internet Security out-performed 22 other security
software suites, earning 17 out of a possible 18 points. In the sub-categories of this test, Kaspersky
Internet Security posted a flawless 100 percent score in the removal of active
infections, a 97 percent detection rate for targeted malware, and 100 percent
detection for widespread malware.
For corportions and small
businesses, Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows was compared to seven other
business-grade security solutions, earning 16 out of a possible 18 points. Like its consumer counterpart, Kaspersky
Endpoint Security 8 for Windows also successfully removed 100 percent of active
malware on infected machines. When
testing detection capabilities, AV-TEST.org reported Kaspersky Endpoint
Security 8 for Windows posted a detection rate of over 97 percent of targeted,
“real-world” malware and a flawless 100% performance when detecting widespread
malware. Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8
for Windows placed a full point higher than its next closest rival.
AV-TEST.org is a leading international
and independent service provider in the fields of IT security and anti-virus
research. Headquartered in Germany, the
AV-TEST.org employs 25 IT specialists to provide optimal testing conditions and
measure key security factors that matter the most to modern businesses and
individual users alike.
Detailed results of the
AV-TEST.org July/August evaluations are available here:
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 15-year history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and
provides effective digital security solutions for consumers, SMBs and
Enterprises. The company 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.
was rated fourth in the IDC rating Worldwide Endpoint Security Revenue by
Vendor, 2010. The rating was published in the IDC report Worldwide IT Security
Products 2011-2015 Forecast and 2010 Vendor Shares – December 2011. The report
ranked software vendors according to earnings from sales of endpoint security
solutions in 2010.
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