Forrester Wave cites Kaspersky Lab as leader in endpoint security suites

Kaspersky Lab is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Suites, Q4 2016. According to the report, Kaspersky Lab's solution meets most enterprise requirements in a tightly integrated package.

The Forrester Wave evaluated Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business, the company’s integrated security management solution.

Forrester invited select vendors to participate in its 2016 Forrester Wave™ evaluation. All participating vendors provide endpoint security suites that prevent, detect, and remediate endpoint threats, have enterprise market presence and a high level of interest from enterprise buyers. Analysts evaluated the vendors against 25 criteria on current offering, strategy and market position.

The report states, “Kaspersky Lab has one of the most complete endpoint security solutions on the market, with strong prevention, detection, and remediation capabilities. The company developed each of these capabilities in-house, so integration between the different components is strong and meaningful.” It also mentions, “Overall, customers report a high level of effectiveness in both malware and exploit prevention, with solid post-execution detection capabilities.”

Nikita Shvetsov, Chief Technology Officer at Kaspersky Lab, commented: “We are glad to be named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security. We continue to deliver the industry’s best multi-layered protection, addressing the IT security needs of large organisations, and bringing together security technologies that help prevent cyber threats. We believe in an integrated approach, and this means bringing prevention, as well as detection and incident response capabilities to our solutions. As we develop our enterprise portfolio further, our goal is to deliver the latest intelligence and the most advanced technology to all key areas of large IT infrastructure.”

Earlier this year Kaspersky Lab enhanced its enterprise portfolio with the new Kaspersky Anti-Targeted Attack Platform and the wide range of Security Intelligence Services aimed at protecting businesses from even the most sophisticated threats. A dedicated R&D center was also opened in Dublin (Ireland), focused mainly on developing advanced data analysis and machine learning technologies for the company’s enterprise solutions offering. The team is responsible for core parts of new Kaspersky Lab solutions, focused on targeted attack detection and investigation.

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