The company sums up its comparative test results for the year

17 Jan 2013
Comparative Tests, Product news

Kaspersky Lab has summed up its comparative testing results for 2012. Throughout the year, the company's corporate and consumer security solutions participated in over 70 different tests and studies by international research labs. As well as assessing the antivirus component, the independent experts paid particular attention to the various technologies available in Kaspersky Lab’s products, including the company’s very latest developments: Automatic Exploit Prevention, Safe Money and Whitelisting. The results were truly outstanding: the company’s solutions claimed first place in 30 tests and on another 19 occasions received prestigious awards from the experts. This testifies to the high quality of Kaspersky Lab’s security solutions and the company's readiness to confront the most complex IT threats facing users.

Quick Facts

  1. Throughout the year Kaspersky Lab’s consumer products took part in over 50 independent tests, while corporate solutions participated in more than 20.
  2. The company’s corporate solutions claimed leading positions in two out of every three comparative tests, while consumer products came first in approximately half of all tests. Overall, the company’s products came first 30 times in independent testing.
  3. In 2012 Kaspersky Lab received 19 awards from respected test labs all over the world.
  4. As well as excellent results in various malware detection tests, Kaspersky Lab’s exclusive technologies such as Automatic Exploit Prevention (100% protection against the launch of malicious code in data files), Safe Money (100% protection for online payments) and Whitelisting (a high quality database of clean software) all performed impressively.

Most reputable independent test organizations

Kaspersky Lab has a great deal of respect for the specialists and their vast knowledge of modern cyber threats which is used to conduct truly independent tests. There are a number of labs whose research results the company trusts in particular:


Nikolay Grebennikov, Chief Technology Officer
Kaspersky Lab

"We always seek to participate in independent tests conducted by reputable labs and take their results very seriously. It gives us the chance to better understand the strengths and weaknesses of our products, and enhance them still further. It also makes it possible to move the whole testing industry forward by developing methodologies for the testing of exclusive non-malware technologies. The numerous prizes and awards demonstrate to our corporate and consumer customers that they made the right choice when they installed Kaspersky Lab’s reliable protection solutions on their computers."

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