February 8, 2017

Kaspersky Lab Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms for the Sixth Time in a Row

Kaspersky Lab has been positioned in the "Leaders" quadrant of the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms.

Woburn, MA – February 8, 2017 –Kaspersky Lab has been positioned in the "Leaders" quadrant of the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms. The evaluation was based on the criteria for both “completeness of vision” and “ability to execute.” This is the sixth time in a row that the company has been positioned as a Leader by Gartner.

“We feel being a leader in cybersecurity requires constant innovation. Vendors in the industry need to stay ahead of new cybercriminal techniques and, at the same time, address the ever-growing IT infrastructure landscape,” said Nikita Shvetsov, chief technology officer at Kaspersky Lab. “This year marks Kaspersky Lab’s twentieth anniversary of technological excellence, during which we’ve developed and deployed various approaches to cybersecurity. From rapid updates to our products to cloud-based security intelligence, and now, advanced machine learning algorithms, these are our achievements that have been proven by independent tests, reputable analysts and satisfied customers.”

To learn more about Kaspersky Lab and its continued recognition as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, please visit us at RSA from February 13-17 in San Francisco. Kaspersky Lab will be located in North Hall at booth 3321, and further event details can be found here.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms, Eric Ouellet, Ian McShane, Avivah Litan, 30 January 2017, is available here.

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About Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Lab is a global cybersecurity company founded in 1997. Kaspersky Lab’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky Lab technologies and we help 270,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com.

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