Kaspersky Small Office Security hailed as best solution for small businesses by Dennis Technology Labs
Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows Ranked Among Top Three Products
in the SMB/Enterprise Category
Woburn, MA –October 26, 2012 – Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of security
and threat management solutions, is pleased to announce the results of
independent testing conducted in Q3 2012 by experts at Dennis Technology Labs, an independent
UK-based lab attached to Dennis Publishing.
The tests measured the effectiveness of security solutions in the Small
Business Anti-Virus Protection and Enterprise Anti-Virus Protection
categories. Kaspersky Small Office
was the top performer in its category, while Kaspersky Endpoint
Security 8 for Windows
was among the leading products in the Enterprise category.
experts at Dennis Technology Labs compared corporate protection solutions from
leading global software vendors, assessing the solutions’ ability to block as
many Internet threats as possible. In the main test, each security product had to block
access to a malicious website or, to eliminate the threat while it was trying
to penetrate the system. The analysts gave higher marks for immediate blocking,
and also tested for false-positive detections, determining the final result by
the combined score of both the blocking and false-positive tests.
Small Office Security earned 388.9
points out of a possible 400 to top the rankings of small business
solutions, and receive the highest AAA award from Dennis Technology Labs. This
outstanding result was achieved by being the only solution to block all threats
from harming the system, scoring 296 out of a possible 300, clearly beating the
average test score of 210 points. Kaspersky Small Office Security also
successfully passed the test for false-positive detections, generating just one
– a far better result than the other solutions managed.
the Enterprise category, Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows scored 345 out of 400, finishing second in the
overall rating. However, when it came to neutralizing Internet threats, the
Kaspersky Lab product shared first place and did not block a single legitimate program in the false positives test.
QUOTES: Nikita Shvetsov, Director
of Anti-Malware Research Kaspersky Lab “Dennis
testing methodology is good in that it successfully imitates
the real-life conditions company employees face, whether in a small home office or a large corporation. Kaspersky Small Office
Security showed that it offers extremely effective protection, while the
results for Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows confirmed that our
corporate solution is highly efficient and, at the same time, highlighted areas
where it can be made even better.”
summary of the Dennis Technology Labs testing for corporate solutions is
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.