Yoggie Security Systems™ incorporates Kaspersky® Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware to extend corporate level security to remote and mobile workforces

16 Mar 2007
Business News

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USB security device incorporates best-of-breed technologies to provide multi-layered corporate level security

Moscow, Russia and CeBIT, Hannover - 16 March 2007 - Yoggie Security Systems™, developer of the Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™, has selected Kaspersky Lab, a leading vendor of secure content management solutions, to provide antivirus and antispyware protection as part of the 13 layers of integrated security software in Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™ - a credit card sized security appliance that provides enterprise-level security for all PCs, in or out of the office.

The partnership will enable Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™ to offer its customers the world’s fastest and most accurate response to new malware threats. By utilizing Kaspersky’s Antivirus and Anti-spyware, users can detect and block viruses, Trojans and other malicious programs before they enter roaming laptops and threaten the corporate network. Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™ is the only device that offers 13 layers of integrated software, an embedded hardened operating system, patented data mining-based security agents, and the capability to physically separate a laptop from the network. “We consider security solutions for an increasingly mobile and remote workforce a very promising business direction”, comments Vitaly Bezrodnykh, Business Development Director at Kaspersky Lab. “The Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™ is a unique device that brings together the benefits of Kaspersky’s industry leading technologies with other best-of-breed security software.“ “By partnering with Kaspersky Lab, we’re offering users protection against viruses and spyware which pose an immediate threat to mobile devices and ultimately the corporate network,” says Shlomo Touboul, founder and CEO of Yoggie Security Systems™. “Our shared goal is to provide users with the most comprehensive security experience possible and radically simplify the security of mobile devices.”

Pricing and availability

The Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™ is priced at $220, which includes a one year subscription for all the licensed software integrated in the personal security appliance including Kaspersky’s Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware. In addition, each Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™ is bundled with a Kaspersky Desktop Anti-Virus software.

The innovative technology behind the Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™

The Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro™ offers 13 layers of security applications to provide the mobile workforce with robust corporate level protection:

  • Adaptive Security Policy™
  • Multi-Layer Security Agent™
  • Layer-8 Security Engine ™
  • URL Categorization & Filtering
  • Anti-Spam
  • Anti-Phishing
  • Antispyware
  • Antivirus
  • Transparent Email Proxies (POP3; SMTP)
  • Transparent Web Proxies (HTTP; FTP)
  • Intrusion Detection System / Intrusion Prevention System
  • VPN Client
  • Stateful Inspection Firewall

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab is the largest antivirus company in Europe. It delivers some of the world’s most immediate protection against IT security threats, including viruses, spyware, crimeware, hackers, phishing, and spam. The Company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users. Kaspersky Lab products provide superior detection rates and one of the industry’s fastest outbreak response times for home users, SMBs, large enterprises and the mobile computing environment. Kaspersky® technology is also used worldwide inside the products and services of the industry’s leading IT security solution providers. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com. For the latest on antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and other IT security issues and trends, visit www.viruslist.com.

About Yoggie Security Systems

Yoggie Security Systems™, winner of the RSA 2007 ”Most Innovative Company” award, was established in 2005 by Shlomo Touboul, former founder and CEO of Finjan Software, and the inventor of Behavior Based Blocking Technology, is the originator of the unique hardware/software USB security appliance, the Yoggie Gatekeeper™. The robust, miniature Gatekeeper combines best-of-breed internet security and content security applications with proprietary technologies, and represents the company’s mission to offer a new and innovative direction in protecting remote and mobile laptop users against unknown and known internet attacks with hassle-free connect & forget solutions. The company’s comprehensive portfolio will continue to address internet security solutions for large enterprises, SMBs, and SOHO, as well as those typical of individual consumers and their home networks. For more information, please visit www.yoggie.com.

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Yoggie Security Systems
UK and Europe

Ranbir Sahota
RSpublic
Ranbir@rspublic.com
+ 44 (0)870 896 5448

US
David Matthews
RSpublic
David@rspublic.com
+ 1 778 855 2335

Kaspersky Lab
Diana Zamostianova
Marketing communications manager
OEM and Technology Solutions Division
diana.zamostyanova@kaspersky.com
Tel: + 7(495) 797 87 00