Press Release

Kaspersky Lab Named a Leader in Independent Report on Endpoint Security

Woburn, MA –January  24, 2013 – Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of security and threat management solutions, today announced it has been ranked as one of the leaders in the market of endpoint security solutions by Forrester Research, Inc. Kaspersky Lab’s corporate solution was placed among four “Leaders” in the Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security, Q1 2013.*

Forrester selected nine top providers in the endpoint protection market based on several criteria: sizable base of enterprise customers (not less than 1,500 enterprise customers); broad endpoint security portfolio (including anti-malware, host-based firewall/IPS, application control, device control, patch management, and integrated management spanning these functions); convergence strategies for endpoint security and management.

Among these nine top providers, Kaspersky Lab was placed among four market’s “Leaders”. According to Forrester, Kaspersky Endpoint Security “has made significant improvements in its enterprise support features.” Highlighting the extensive security strength and attractive pricing of KES, Forrester expects many organizations to consider Kaspersky Lab’s endpoint security solution for their short-list.

Kaspersky Lab has a broad range of corporate clients - over 250,000 companies worldwide, ranging from small and medium-sized businesses to large commercial and government organizations. The company’s corporate solutions meet all the key demands placed on information security systems for businesses and state organizations.

To learn more about Kaspersky Lab’s corporate IT security solutions, please visit www.kaspersky.com/beready/.

QUOTES:
Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and co-founder
Kaspersky Lab

“Every one of us faces the problem of choice every day. The same goes for company managers too - just in the business area. And since our recent research shows that half of all CEOs and CIOs consider cyber-threats to be the top business risk of all, it’s clear that choices made with regard to security software are vital for business. Forrester’s Wave ratings help managers make the right decisions when choosing optimal solutions for protecting their businesses against all types of cyber threats. We’re always striving to maintain the provision of superior protection for our clients, and we feel that this has been acknowledged by Forrester in this report and we are very pleased that we’ve been included in the “Leaders” group in this rating.”

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.

*The company 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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