About Kaspersky Lab
“We are here to save the world. We believe that everyone should be free to get the most from technology – without intrusion or other security fears. Our team of specialists lets you live your digital life without worrying about your personal information and assets. We develop, produce and distribute information security solutions that protect our customers from IT threats and allow businesses to manage risk.”
Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder and CEO of Kaspersky Lab and Chairman of the Kaspersky Lab group
Kaspersky Lab is one of the fastest growing IT security vendors worldwide. Today it is firmly positioned as one of the world’s top four leading antivirus vendors*. Kaspersky Lab continues to further improve its market position, demonstrating higher growth rates than the market in general. According to the company’s 2011 unaudited financial results, Kaspersky Lab’s global revenue grew by 14% compared to the previous year and reached $612 million. Today it’s the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions.
The company today
Kaspersky Lab is an international group operating in almost 200 countries and territories worldwide. The company’s headquarters are located in Moscow, Russia, from where it oversees global operations and business development.
Kaspersky Lab currently employs over 2,400 highly qualified specialists. The company has its own territory offices in 30 countries and its products and technologies provide protection for over 300 million users and over 200,000 corporate clients worldwide. The company provides a wide range of products and solutions for different types of clients, with a special focus on small and medium-sized businesses as well as home users.
Unique experience and knowledge
In 2012 Kaspersky Lab celebrates its 15th anniversary. Undoubtedly, the company’s most valuable asset is the wealth of expertise it has gained in those years of combating major IT threats including malware research, counteracting potentially dangerous applications, traffic filters etc. This helps the company to remain one step ahead of the competition and provide its users with the most reliable protection from new types of attack.
Customers and partners
Over 300 million people worldwide are protected by Kaspersky Lab products and technologies. Kaspersky Lab’s corporate client base exceeds 200,000 companies located around the globe, ranging from small and medium-sized businesses all the way up to large governmental and commercial organizations (such as Siemens, BASF, RAO UES of Russia, MTS, a number of hospitals and universities all over the world etc.).
Kaspersky Lab has more than 120 global partner and technology OEM agreements with companies including Microsoft, IBM, Cisco, Juniper Networks, Alcatel Lucent, Blue Coat, Check Point, D-Link, GFI, Gwava, Netgear, SonicWALL RSA, ZyXel, Alt-N, Parallels, Lenovo etc.
Kaspersky Internet Security 2012, the company’s flagship product for home users, fully protects personal computers from all Internet threats.
Another popular solution from the company’s consumer product range is Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012, which includes proven antivirus technologies that provide highly effective basic protection to millions of users across the globe.
Kaspersky ONE is the company’s first multi-platform, user-centric Universal Security solution that brings comprehensive protection to a wide range of personal devices, from personal computers and laptops to smartphones and tablets.
Kaspersky PURE is an integrated solution for optimized home network protection. Kaspersky PURE represents a new class of product which provides a secure and productive digital environment, however you use your computer.
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 for Mac provides advanced protection against cyberthreats for Apple computers – without impacting on performance.
Kaspersky Mobile Security is a user-friendly and reliable solution that protects mobile devices from network attacks, malware which targets mobile platforms and SMS spam.
Kaspersky Tablet Security is the most recent addition to Kaspersky Lab’s family of mobile products, providing comprehensive anti-malware and anti-theft features for this new and emerging family of devices.
In 1999, Kaspersky Lab was the first company to introduce integrated antivirus software for workstations, file servers and application servers running on Linux/FreeBSD operating systems. Today, the company offers a whole range of effective corporate security solutions for the most popular operating systems specifically designed for different types of businesses. The company’s product range covers all of the main information security requirements that businesses and large state organizations have to adhere to, including: excellent protection levels, adaptability to changing circumstances, scalability, compatibility with different platforms, high performance, high fault tolerance, ease of use and high value.
One of the primary advantages of Kaspersky Lab’s corporate range is the easy, centralized management provided by Kaspersky Security Center that extends to the entire network regardless of the number and type of platforms used.
Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows is based on the Kaspersky Lab’s latest intelligent, hybrid security technologies with deepest anti-malware protection and includes a wide range of security tools to effectively block modern blended threats, detect malicious activities and reduce business vulnerability. Strong anti-malware protection, based on Kaspersky Lab’s deep expertise and balanced global footprint, is supplemented with a broad set of IT Security features, including application control, web filtering, and device control. Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows integrates with cloud-based security intelligence system, which provides real-time update for new and unknown threats and support for application white listing.
Kaspersky Security Center allows organizations with computer networks of any size, from several machines to distributed networks with a complex administration structure, to implement a flexible, scalable model of antivirus protection management. The ease of installation and minimal time required to manage a protection system using Kaspersky Security Center helps to minimize Kaspersky Lab antivirus solutions’ total cost of ownership.
* 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.