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Kaspersky – otherwise known as Kaspersky Lab – is one of the longstanding trusted web security suites on the market. They have been around since the late 1990s, founding in 1997 by Eugene and Natalia Kaspersky. They are a Russian based company, headquartered in Moscow, but they have a global reach, with over 300 million users and operating in close to 200 countries globally.
The company offers 3 main products for the general public. The core offerings are Kaspersky Anti-Virus, Kaspersky Internet Security, and the nascent Kaspersky Mobile Security. Their antivirus service has garnered many favorable reviews, including “Product of the Year” from the prestigious AV Comparatives in 2011 and 2013 respectively.
Overall, Kaspersky is among one of the highest rated security suite providers on the market today. They consistently rank among the top in the industry. They are especially adept at malaware detection and removal. At this point their Antivirus product appears to be their strongest product category in terms of accolades.
You can find our specific product reviews below:
Kaspersky Antivirus Review: Kaspersky again garnered top ratings, both from our standpoint and from the IT industry as a whole. We gave it an 8.6/10 rating. You can read our full review here of Kaspersky Antivirus.
You can find our head to head comparisons of Kaspersky products vs other competitors below:
Internet Security Comparisons
Kaspersky vs Bitdefender Internet Security: For the recent product releases, we compared Kaspersky vs Bitdefender to see which one came out ahead. We like Bitdefender slightly better, but you can read the full product comparison here.
Kaspersky vs Norton Internet Security: In this head to head comparison for the internet security products of Norton and Kaspersky, Norton won out with a slight edge. You can read the full comparison here.
Kaspersky vs AVG: AVG has been giving the top security suites a run for their money. SPOILER: It’s one of my favorites. So I was very interested to see how it would stack up to Kaspersky in a head-to-head comparison. You can read the full comp here, but our team gave a solid edge to AVG.
Stay tuned as we continue to roll out new reviews, updates, and comparisons!