Kaspersky Lab Posts Results of Independent Testing Throughout 2012
Woburn, MA –January 28, 2013 – Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of security
and threat management solutions, today announced its comparative testing results for 2012. Throughout the year, the
company's corporate and consumer security solutions participated in over 70
different tests and studies by international research labs. In addition to assessing the core antivirus
components, the independent experts evaluate the additional security
technologies available in Kaspersky Lab’s products. These additional layers of protection include
some of the company’s very latest developments, such as Automatic Exploit
Prevention, Safe Money and Whitelisting.
The results of these
tests were consistently outstanding: the company’s solutions claimed first
place in 30 comparative tests and on another 19 occasions received prestigious
awards from the experts. These results show the high quality of Kaspersky Lab’s
security solutions and the company's readiness to confront the most complex IT
threats facing users.
Kaspersky Lab’s consumer products took part in over 50 independent tests, while
corporate solutions participated in more than 20.
corporate solutions claimed leading positions in two out of every three
comparative tests, while consumer products came first in approximately half of
all tests. Overall, the company’s products came first 30 times in independent
Kaspersky Lab received 19 awards from respected test labs all over the world.
As well as excellent results in various
malware detection tests, Kaspersky Lab’s exclusive technologies such as
Automatic Exploit Prevention (100% protection against the launch of malicious
code in data files), Safe Money (100% protection for online payments) and
Whitelisting (a high quality database of clean software) all performed
Lab has a great deal of respect for the specialists and their vast knowledge of
modern cyber threats which is used to conduct truly independent tests. There
are a number of labs whose research results the company trusts in particular:
QUOTES: Nikolay Grebennikov,
Chief Technology Officer Kaspersky Lab “We always seek
to participate in independent tests conducted by reputable labs and take their
results very seriously. It gives us the chance to better understand the
strengths and weaknesses of our products, and enhance them still further. It
also makes it possible to move the whole testing industry forward by developing
methodologies for the testing of exclusive non-malware technologies. The numerous
prizes and awards demonstrate to our corporate and consumer customers that they
made the right choice when they installed Kaspersky Lab’s reliable protection
solutions on their computers.”
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.
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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