Antivirus Protection & Internet Security Software
Kaspersky Labs' products regularly score highly in comparative tests carried out by independent testing centres and IT publications. The awards our products have received are listed below.
Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 has earned a prestigious Product of the Year 2012 award from the Polish magazine IT Professional. According to the editors at IT Professional, Kaspersky Lab’s latest business solution is distinguished by its functionality and ease of use, with intelligent mechanisms for controlling applications, web activity and devices used in the corporate network offering key advantages.
Kaspersky Lab has been awarded “Product of the Year” by the respected independent testing laboratory AV-Comparatives for overall results throughout 2011.
The award is based on the findings of nine different comparative tests which, among other things, evaluate the malicious program detection rate, the effectiveness of heuristic algorithms, the number of false positives, resource usage, the ability to treat an infected system and effectiveness in “real-world” user scenarios. Tests were conducted for consumer antivirus solutions, which in Kaspersky Lab’s case meant Kaspersky Anti-Virus and Kaspersky Internet Security. Kaspersky Lab was the only participant to be awarded the highest grade – Advanced+ – in all nine tests.
Based on test results from the reputable German institution AV-Test.org in 2011, Kaspersky Internet Security won an award for the highest quality data recovery on infected computers. Kaspersky Lab's solution returned the best results in the "Repair" category over five comparative tests throughout the year.
Demonstrating the best repair of an infected computer, Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows has gained a prestigious award from the independent test lab AV-Test.org based on the outcome of comparative tests for business products in 2011. The Kaspersky Lab product proved to be the best at eliminating active and inactive components of malware, as well as detecting and removing hidden rootkits and other malicious code.
Kaspersky Lab announces that Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 has received „Antivirus of the Year 2012” award from the Polish edition of PC World magazine.
Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 has been awarded five stars – the highest number possible – in testing carried out by the prestigious Spanish magazine PC World. In granting the award, PC World highlighted “the power of collective intelligence stored in the cloud” referring to the Kaspersky Security Network feature, a collaborative approach to early identification of new threats and software identified as unsafe. It also praised the software’s new user-friendly interface, URL Filter, File Advisor, Anti-Spam and Parental Control features, and advanced Task Manager. Last but not least, Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 achieved the highest malware detection level - better than all the other programs in the testing, sealing the fate of the software as being judged simply the best of the breed.
Kaspersky Internet Security Special Ferrari Edition has achieved top marks in testing conducted by the prestigious Spanish magazine Revista Oficial de Windows (Official Windows Magazine). In presenting the award, the publication mentioned that it was impressed most by the product offering a complete solution, while doing its job without restricting users’ activities or requiring valuable time and resources on maintaining the product’s performance. The special edition also includes the Ferrari Virtual Academy video simulator.
Kaspersky Enterprise Space Security has received a Best Product of the Year award from the Spanish magazine Data.ti. Readers of Data.ti – mostly IT managers – were asked to vote for the products they consider most valuable in 14 different categories. Kaspersky Enterprise Space Security participated in the security section, receiving 17.4% of the votes, followed by Panda (16.9%) and McAfee (14.9%). With a total of 10 products nominated, the magazine highlights the merit of winning in the security category. Kaspersky Enterprise Space Security came out on top for characteristics such as “antivirus that blocks all malware and protection for mail servers, computers, files and mobile devices”.
Kaspersky PURE has received an award from Spanish magazine PC Actual following testing by its experts. The magazine presented Kaspersky PURE with the Recommended Product seal of approval for its readers with a score of 9.5/10 for value and 8.5/10 for price. The virtual keyboard and backup features were singled out for particular praise. Testing by the magazine’s experts highlighted the “versatility” and “integration” of Kaspersky PURE as its outstanding features.
Kaspersky Lab announces that Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 (to be released 08/2011) achieved a near-perfect result in testing by German consumer magazine com! - Das Computer Magazin
Kaspersky Lab’s home security solution Kaspersky PURE received an overall grade of Excellent in stand-alone testing carried out by the authoritative German trade journal ”Computer – das Magazin für die Praxis,“ as reported in their March, 2011 edition.
The magazine’s experts were impressed by the comprehensive range of protection offered by the solution, which protects Internet users from malware and all the latest web-based attacks, and in particular with the backup module, parental control facility and data encryption possibilities. The experts’ conclusion: “With this software you really get everything you need for your computer’s protection in a single program.”
Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 has been awarded the title ‘Super Product’ by the popular Polish computer technology Internet portal benchmark.pl. Kaspersky Lab’s solution earned the highest possible mark in testing – the only product of those tested to do so. Experts from benchmark.pl analysed 10 of the most popular IT security software packages available on the Polish market. Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 was the only one to receive five stars out of a possible five, winning it the title ‘Super Product’.
Authoritative French IT magazine Micro Hebdo has declared Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 the number one security software suite. Micro Hebdo tested fifteen popular security suites and each was benchmarked against a total of 147 different criteria. During testing, Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 demonstrated its strengths in the following areas: virtual keyboard, web filtration by category, proactive defense using cloud-based reputation services, firewall/IDS, parental control and anti-spam capabilities.
Kaspersky Lab’s products have taken two awards in PC World Magazine’s Product of the Year poll in Poland. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 swept to victory in the ’Anti-Virus Programs’ category and Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 led the field in the ‘Security Suites’ category. Both Kaspersky Lab solutions finished well ahead of the other nine contenders, and were the magazine editors’ first choice in each category too.
Kaspersky Lab announces that it was awarded 2009 ICT Best Choice by the Institute for Information Industry (III) – No 1 in the corporate user antivirus category in information security sector in Taiwan.
Kaspersky Lab has been named one of the top 10 'Power Brands' by PC.COM, the popular Malaysian IT magazine. It was also voted 'Best Antivirus Solution' by readers of the magazine.
Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 achieved excellent results in a test by the popular French magazine l’Ordinateur Individuel. Kaspersky achieved a score of 16/20, achieving first place in the testing ahead of 9 competitors. Kaspersky Internet Security was the only solution to be given the title "advised by l’Ordinateur Individuel".
French publication PC Achat has named Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 as their 'Product of the Year' for the second time, making specific mention of the innovative new technologies inside Kaspersky Internet Security 2010.
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