Kaspersky Lab Is Ready to Offer Comprehensive IT Security with Windows 7

01 May 2009
Business News

Kaspersky Lab announces comprehensive protection against Cybercrime threats for Windows 7 Beta users with Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows 7.

Kaspersky Lab released its technical antivirus prototype providing greater efficiency and complex antivirus protection at the beginning of January 2009 together with the launch of the beta test version of Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system. Based on the recent beta evaluations, Kaspersky Lab has received positive feedback regarding the speed, reliability and stability of its Windows 7 protection. Kaspersky Lab's suite of security offerings will be available to Windows 7 users immediately following the launch of the new operating system. Through its collaboration with Microsoft, Kaspersky Lab is committed to providing premium Cybercrime protection to users of Windows 7, the new generation of the world’s most popular PC operating system.

"By working with Microsoft, we are confident that Kaspersky Lab will provide Windows 7 users with a security option that is easy to manage, and helps protect their valuable data without slowing them down," said Alexey Kalgin, Director of Product Marketing in Kaspersky Lab's Corporate Business Division. "Our technical prototype was installed by more than 300,000 people over two and a half months. Thanks to collaboration with Microsoft, we have received an exceptional amount of valuable feedback from testers that will enable us to ensure that our products are fully compatible with Windows 7 upon final release."

"We are pleased to work with Kaspersky Lab as they develop and test their suite of offerings for Windows 7," said Michael Angiulo, General Manager of Windows Planning and PC Ecosystem at Microsoft Corp. "Our mutual end goal is to deliver to customers increased productivity, manageability and mobility for highly secure, reliable data access."

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.