Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces that Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 has been awarded Approved status by the respected research laboratory AV-Comparatives following comprehensive comparative testing of four popular mobile security suites.
AV-Comparatives, an Austrian research laboratory, has published a review of four popular security solutions for smartphones based on comparative testing conducted in August 2010. The performance of the following product features were analyzed: "Virus protection", "Firewall", "Theft Protection" including "SMS Lock" and "GPS Find", "Parental Controls" and "Encryption". The Kaspersky Lab product was successful in each area of the comparison, demonstrating stable and reliable performance across its entire operational range, earning it the coveted title Approved.
The AV-Comparatives review emphasizes that Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 has a well thought-out and user-friendly interface. According to AV-Comparatives, "The user interface is clearly laid out and easy to understand." "A big plus point is the information management. The interface for the configuration has been well designed, and tool tips provide assistance. These are easy to understand and do not require any specialist knowledge. Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 is the ideal solution for responsible end users, and includes a variety of well-thought-out services at a very reasonable price."
Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 protects the smartphone and the data stored on it in the event that the device is lost or stolen. The product supports the remote blocking of a lost smartphone, the wiping of its memory and the capability to locate it using the GPS module built into the phone. In addition, Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 protects the confidentiality of contacts, call and message logs and safeguards the user from unwanted calls, SMS messages and mobile malware. It also provides data encryption and supports the restriction of unwanted calls and messages on a child's smartphone.
More detailed information on the AV-Comparatives review can be found on the laboratory's website: www.av-comparatives.org.