Cambridge, UK, April 24, 2000 - Kaspersky Lab Int., a fast-growing international anti-virus software development company, announced that its flagship anti-virus product AntiViral Toolkit Pro (AVP) has received the Commended award in the category for Best Anti-Virus Solution by the readers of Secure Computing - the largest information security magazine in the world. AVP was chosen from many other products such as McAfee VirusScan, CA InoculateIT, Sophos Anti-Virus, Trend Micro PC-Cillin, Command AntiVirus.
The Secure Computing Awards is one of the world's most prestigious competitions for software and hardware products for computer security, and is held in April every year in London (UK). The winners are decided by the readers of Secure Computing magazine and users of security solutions with an open vote available on West Coast Publishing web site.
"On behalf of all at Kaspersky Lab I would like to take this opportunity of thanking all our customers for such impressive and helpful support in the Secure Computing Awards. We strongly believe that the quality and reliability of our products and services will give AntiViral Toolkit Pro a competitive advantage in the awards next year," - said Eugene Kaspersky, Head of anti-virus research at Kaspersky Lab.
About Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Lab Ltd. is a fast growing international privately owned anti-virus software development company with offices in Moscow (Russia), Cambridge (UK) and Johannesburg (South Africa). Founded in 1997 the company concentrates its efforts on the development of world-leading anti-virus technologies and software. Kaspersky Lab also provides free online security related internet information services. The company markets, distributes and supports its software and services in more than 40 countries worldwide.