Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac helps protect against the latest threats – without slowing users down or compromising on mobility. It delivers distraction-free security – so users can work more securely… wherever inspiration takes them.

Businesses that rely on Mac computers need security that won't get in the way of their creative flow. If your staff rely on resource-intensive applications to get the job done, the last thing they need is a security solution that 'eats into' processing power or battery life – or brings everything to a halt, because of a badly timed update.

Designed specifically for Mac – and the people who work on them – Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac protects Mac desktops and notebooks against the latest cyberthreats, without interrupting workflow.

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac can help your business to:

  • Protect two of its most valuable assets – your data and business process continuity
  • Maintain user productivity – via performance-optimized security that's designed not to interfere with day-to-day activities
  • Enhance business efficiency – with security that's easy to roll out and can be managed from the same console as other security functions in your Kaspersky Lab security solution

Learn more about what customers are saying about our technologies and True Cybersecurity for Business here.

Mac threats can affect your entire business

Compared to other platforms, macOS is relatively secure. However, threats that specifically target Mac computers are on the increase, and cybercriminals often regard Mac computers as a stepping stone onto the broader business network.

All Internet-connected Mac computers are vulnerable to security problems – with no exceptions. They're exposed to many of the same threats that Windows systems suffer from – including ransomware, Trojans and Backdoors – plus threats associated with user error or software vulnerabilities. In heterogeneous networks, unsecured Mac devices can be an entry point for malware that goes on to target the business's Windows and Linux systems.

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac is designed to address these challenges and provide world-class protection for businesses that rely on Mac.

  • Protection from today's cyberthreats

    Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac provides multi-layered protection from known, unknown and advanced threats.

    Our proactive security technologies help to minimize the opportunities for threats to reach your endpoints – and help to identify and block threats that do get onto your Mac computers.

    • Next Generation security – does more to protect your business

      Kaspersky Lab's HuMachine™ approach is powered by a combination of Big Data threat intelligence, machine learning and human expertise. This combination helps to deliver higher levels of protection.

    • Cloud-assisted threat intelligence – boosts security

      Across the world, millions of Kaspersky Lab customers voluntarily provide anonymized threat data – from their devices, to Kaspersky Security Network. This cloud-based threat lab gathers and stores massive volumes of metadata from suspicious files – so it can make rapid, accurate decisions about the safety of files and web addresses, without having to undertake full analysis of their content. This helps to protect businesses from unknown threats.

    • Attack blocking – helps keep your network secure

      Our Network Attack Blocker helps to prevent network threats – including port scanning, denial-of-service attacks and buffer-overruns. It constantly monitors network activities and, if it detects suspicious behavior, Network Attack Blocker will run pre-defined responses.

    • Web protection and anti-phishing – block harmful scripts & threats

      Our HuMachine™ approach helps us to scan incoming & outgoing traffic and block harmful scripts.

      Heuristic analysis checks web addresses for characteristics that are typical of phishing websites – to help prevent users inadvertently visiting malicious websites and disclosing valuable business information.

    • Real-time scanning – delivers early protection

      To detect and neutralize threats before they penetrate IT systems and do harm, files are scanned in real time – before they're opened, copied, run and saved.

    • Security beyond Mac – helps stop threats spreading to other systems

      In addition to detecting and blocking threats that target Mac computers, Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac also watches out for Windows and Linux threats that could be on one of your Mac computers. Although these threats won't actually harm a Mac… they could go on to harm other machines on your network. That's why Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac helps to ensure that Windows-based and Linux-based threats – that are present on your Mac computers – can be blocked before they spread from your Mac and go on to infect your PCs and Windows or Linux servers.

    Low impact on users and systems

    Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac provides world-class security that has low impact on resources – and on user productivity.

    • Efficient performance – boosts speed and battery life

      Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac is designed for efficiency… to help minimize usage of key system resources – including CPU, disk and I/O.

    • Intelligent scanning technology – aids efficiency

      Intelligent, proprietary iSwift / iChecker technology eliminates multiple re-scanning of frequently accessed files – significantly reducing the load placed on your systems.

    Centralized administration – simplifies security management

    While a range of preconfigured security scenarios – and pre-set security policies – help you to roll out security policies more efficiently, you also have the flexibility to adjust parameters to suit specific needs.

    All security functions are easily controlled via a single management console – Kaspersky Security Center – that also acts as a central point for managing many other Kaspersky Lab security applications.

    • Remote deployment – saves time and effort

      Administrators can install, manage and remove Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac… remotely.

    • Central console – simplifies administration tasks

      Kaspersky Security Center gives administrators a central management console that makes it easier to configure, deploy, update and manage their security. It helps to simplify the application of group tasks, policies & policy profiles and the generation of reports.

    • Built-in encryption management – keeps precious data safe

      Administrators can use the Kaspersky Security Center console to manage data encryption technologies for multiple platforms, including FileVault 2 for Mac.

    • Updating – gives you a choice of manual or automatic updates

      The machine learning mathematical models and the application modules can be updated automatically – according to a set schedule – or updated on demand. System administrators can set up one of their servers to act as the update source for other endpoints. This helps to reduce the business's Internet traffic and also provides a mechanism for updating endpoints that are not directly connected to the Internet.

    How to buy

    Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac is included in:

    The above products can also be purchased on subscription – with flexible, monthly licensing. Please check with your local partner about subscription availability in your country – and see the relevant system requirements here

  • For the most complete, up-to-date requirements, please refer to Kaspersky Knowledge Base.

    • General requirements

      • Intel®-based Mac computer
      • 1 GB of memory (RAM)
      • 1.2 GB free disk space
    • Operating systems

      • macOS 10.12–10.13
      • OS X El Capitan, version 10.11
      • OS X Yosemite, version 10.10
      • OS X Mavericks, version 10.9
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