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Kaspersky offers free security solutions for six months to healthcare institutions - Backend News

Kaspersky offers free security solutions for six months to healthcare institutions - Backend News


Kaspersky offers free security solutions for six months to healthcare institutions - Backend News

Posted: 24 Mar 2020 09:03 AM PDT

Kaspersky announces the free availability of its core endpoint security products for medical organizations, in order to help them stay protected from cyberthreats during the pandemic.

The full list of B2B products available for free for six months includes Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Plus, Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365, Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Advanced and Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security.

Continuity of operations and data protection is extremely critical for healthcare organizations. Especially in the current situation, when medical organizations are under extreme pressure and have to mobilize all their forces to help people in this very challenging time. For hospitals and medical institutions, it is important to ensure the stability of medical equipment and that data is constantly available for medical personnel, while also protecting the privacy of their patients' critical information.

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To help medical organizations cope with the unprecedented pressure and help relieve cybersecurity risks that may arise during this period, Kaspersky has made its B2B solutions available for free. This includes endpoint and cloud infrastructure protection products, such as Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Advanced and Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security, SaaS endpoint protection — Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Plus – and protection for Microsoft Office 365 — Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365.

"In this critical situation, healthcare institutions are under immense pressure and carry huge responsibility while saving people's lives and fighting against the infection. Doctors, nurses and all medical staff take on most of the load and therefore need any support possible. We feel that it is our duty to support the medical community," said Evgeniya Naumova, Vice President of the Global Sales Network at Kaspersky.

Free licenses

"In order to help these organizations focus on what matters most, we now offer healthcare institutions free licenses for key Kaspersky corporate products for a six month period," added Naumova.

Along with this initiative, Kaspersky also suggests that medical institutions follow cybersecurity practices and implement the following measures as soon as possible:

Schedule basic security awareness education for both medical personnel and administration employees – it should cover the most essential practices such as passwords and accounts, email security, use of USB devices, PC security and safe web browsing. Explain to the hospital's staff that there is an increasing risk of cyberthreats for healthcare IT systems.

It is the right time to check the hospital's protection solution, make sure it is up to date, configured properly and covers all employees' devices. Switch on a firewall to enable protection from threats coming from the internet. The security solution should enable protection from ransomware as it one of the common threats for medical organizations.

Ensure all specific medical devices are properly configured and updated, such as ventilators. If there is a chance that the number of such devices increases rapidly, develop a dedicated procedure to quickly install and configure all new devices.

Some hospitals urgently hire new staff which means growing the number of endpoints, including new employees' personal devices. This can damage visibility and control over corporate IT, so IT services should pay special attention to adding protection to these new devices. It's better to have security profiles, policies and licenses in advance to just add them to new devices when needed.

Make sure your current security solution enables the purchasing of enough licenses for the increasing number of devices.

For more detailed information about the offering and its availability please visit Kaspersky's business blog and contact Kaspersky or its resellers.

Kaspersky speaks on US government ban and a closed Russian internet - ZDNet

Posted: 16 Mar 2020 12:00 AM PDT

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In 2016, Kasperky's annual revenue was over $640 million. But that was all put at risk when the US government banned the use of the company's security software. According to Eugene Kaspersky, the reality was that the US government's business was insignificant and there was no foundation for the accusations made against the company.

Kaspersky describing the time as a "shitstorm".

"So it's made of the fake data. So it's not truth after two years. After two years, no proofs, no data at all," the eponymous CEO said.

At the time of the ban, his company transacted just $50,000 with the US government -- a figure he called "nothing", noting that the congressional hearings into the ban had cost the US government far more than the revenue he lost -- at least initially.

Banned in the USA

So, why was he singled out?

"I think that it's better to ask this question on the other side of the Pacific Ocean," he said.

Kaspersky told ZDNet that his software doesn't focus on attribution but could detect state-sponsored threats. He suggested that threats fell into two broad categories: Those that stole data and were focused on espionage; and those that stole money and we're most likely criminal. And he believes that the software's ability to detect those kinds of threats and suggest connections between the source code of malware it detected and malware from other sources, among other factors, suggested that perhaps the software detected something the US government didn't want revealed -- a view supported by Kaspersky APAC boss Stephan Neumeier.

Since the ban on the company, Kaspersky noted that revenue in other parts of the world has increased such that the losses suffered in the US following the government ban were covered by business growth in other regions. And partners that left Kaspersky in 2016 are now returning, suggesting that Kasperky's business is starting to recover there.

But, despite the cost of the ban, Kaspersky says he would not do anything differently.

The company opened Transparency Centers in Zurich and Madrid. In early 2020, new Transparency Centers will be opened in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and in São Paulo, Brazil. He noted that the opening of the San Paolo centre has been delayed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Isn't this like Huawei?

With Huawei facing similar bans, Kaspersky said that it was something of a furphy to suggest Huawei was installing telecommunications equipment as a way of giving the Chinese government a way of spying.

"I'm afraid it's both as a geopolitical and political motivation", he said.

Kaspersky suggested that if the Chinese government wanted to spy and steal data that there were easier and cheaper ways to do so.

"There's cheaper ways to do it. To me, it doesn't look logical".

The Russian Internet

The geopolitical climate that resulted in the ban has changed over recent times. One of the emerging trends is that many countries, including Russia, are looking to protect their sovereign interests online. The so-called "Russian internet" is one such initiative. But Kaspersky says he doesn't see this as an isolationist policy.

The ability for Russia to actually disconnect from the internet and establish its own national network is probably not possible, he said. There are too many international connections and cutting them would have far too great a cost.

"Russia, as I see, they want to have the data in house, they want not to be dependent on the rest of the world. So what they do in Russia is to test their system, if it works alone, isolated, to be sure that if something happens the system must work itself".

With increasing nationalism feeding suspicion in many Western countries, including Australia, Kaspersky has some interesting views on what it means to be in business in such a challenging global climate.

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Cybersecurity company supports healthcare institutions amid COVID-19 pandemic - Philippine Information Agency

Posted: 24 Mar 2020 05:20 AM PDT

QUEZON CITY, March 24 -- Cybersecurity company, Kaspersky, announces free availability of its core endpoint security products for medical organizations, in order to help them stay protected from cyberthreats during the pandemic. The full list of B2B products available for free for six months includes Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Plus, Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365, Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Advanced and Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security.

Continuity of operations and data protection is extremely critical for healthcare organizations. Especially in the current situation, when medical organizations are under extreme pressure and have to mobilize all their forces to help people in this very challenging time. For hospitals and medical institutions, it is important to ensure the stability of medical equipment and that data is constantly available for medical personnel, while also protecting the privacy of their patients' critical information. 

To help medical organizations cope with the unprecedented pressure and help relieve cybersecurity risks that may arise during this period, Kaspersky has made its B2B solutions available for free. This includes endpoint and cloud infrastructure protection products, such as Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Advanced and Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security, SaaS endpoint protection – Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Plus – and protection for Microsoft Office 365 – Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365.  

"In this critical situation, healthcare institutions are under immense pressure and carry huge responsibility while saving people's lives and fighting against the infection. Doctors, nurses and all medical staff take on most of the load and therefore need any support possible. We feel that it is our duty to support the medical community," said Evgeniya Naumova, Vice President of the Global Sales Network at Kaspersky. 

"In order to help these organizations focus on what matters most, we now offer healthcare institutions free licenses for key Kaspersky corporate products for a six month period," added  Naumova.

Along with this initiative, Kaspersky also suggests that medical institutions follow cybersecurity practices and implement the following measures as soon as possible:

1) Schedule basic security awareness education for both medical personnel and administration employees – it should cover the most essential practices such as passwords and accounts, email security, use of USB devices, PC security and safe web browsing. Explain to the hospital's staff that there is an increasing risk of cyberthreats for healthcare IT systems.

2) It is the right time to check the hospital's protection solution, make sure it is up to date, configured properly and covers all employees' devices. Switch on a firewall to enable protection from threats coming from the internet. The security solution should enable protection from ransomware as it one of the common threats for medical organizations.

3) Ensure all specific medical devices are properly configured and updated, such as ventilators. If there is a chance that the number of such devices increases rapidly, develop a dedicated procedure to quickly install and configure all new devices.

4) Some hospitals urgently hire new staff which means growing the number of endpoints, including new employees' personal devices. This can damage visibility and control over corporate IT, so IT services should pay special attention to adding protection to these new devices. It's better to have security profiles, policies and licenses in advance to just add them to new devices when needed.

5) Make sure your current security solution enables purchasing of enough licenses for the increasing number of devices. (Kaspersky)

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