About Kaspersky Lab
"We believe that everyone – from home computer users and small companies to large corporations and governments – has the right to be free from cyber-security fears. We have therefore made it our mission to provide the world's most effective, responsive and efficient protection against cyber-threats: those from malware, spam, hackers, DDoS attacks, sophisticated cyber-espionage tools, and cyber-weapons that target countries' critical infrastructure with potentially catastrophic consequences. We're here to protect our users from them all."
Eugene Kaspersky, Founder and CEO of Kaspersky Lab
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 is headquartered in Moscow, Russia, with its holding company registered in the United Kingdom.
Kaspersky Lab currently employs over 2,700 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 250,000 corporate clients worldwide. The company provides a wide range of products and solutions for different types of clients, with a special focus on large enterprises, small and medium-sized businesses.
Unique experience and knowledge
In 2012 Kaspersky Lab celebrated 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 250,000 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's customer retention index is significantly higher than the industry average and those for key competitors: 106 for corporate products and 99 for consumer products in 2012.**
Kaspersky Lab has more than 80 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, Facebook, etc.
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 for Business is a platform which delivers a broad array of tools and technologies to enable companies to see, control and protect all endpoint devices. It combines its technologies and tools into four tiers, each of which adds its own layer of protection against cyber-threats. The first level, Core, contains award-winning anti-malware technologies. Next come the Select and Advanced tiers, offering modern endpoint control and encryption. Finally, Total level security provides the best protection for each area of the network – web, mail and collaboration servers alike. At every level the Kaspersky Security Network provides powerful cloud-assisted protection to every component, and Kaspersky Security Center tools help IT specialists to manage the whole company's IT defenses from a single console.
Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business also features targeted solutions which can be added to any tier:
- Kaspersky Security for File Servers
- Kaspersky Security for Mobile
- Kaspersky Systems Management
- Kaspersky Security for Virtualization
- Kaspersky Security for Storage
- Kaspersky Security for Collaboration
- Kaspersky Security for Mail
- Kaspersky Security for Internet Gateways
Kaspersky Security Center allows organizations to implement a flexible, scalable model of antivirus protection management. It can operate on a network of any size, whether it's a small group of machines or a complex distributed network. Easy to install, and time-efficient to manage, protection system management with Kaspersky Security Center minimizes the total cost of ownership of any Kaspersky Lab antivirus solution.
Products for small office
Kaspersky Small Office Security is designed to provide effective protection from all types of Internet threats and is easy to install and use without special administration tools. Fast and easy installation, with sensible defaults that let you protect all your systems effortlessly, giving you the peace of mind to focus on running your business – without worrying about security.
Kaspersky Internet Security 2013,, 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 2013, 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 Security for Mac provides advanced protection against cyberthreats for Apple computers – without impacting on performance. Provides additional protection from Web Threats and offers enhanced Parental Control functionality.
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.
* The company was rated fourth in the IDC rating Worldwide Endpoint Security Revenue by Vendor, 2011. The rating was published in the IDC report "Worldwide Endpoint Security 2012–2016 Forecast and 2011 Vendor Shares (IDC #235930, July 2012). The report ranked software vendors according to earnings from sales of endpoint security solutions in 2011.
** TNS, Customer retention survey, 2012