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Kaspersky Supports Healthcare Institutions Amid COVID-19 Pandemic With Free Product Licenses for Six Months - Business Wire

Kaspersky Supports Healthcare Institutions Amid COVID-19 Pandemic With Free Product Licenses for Six Months - Business Wire


Kaspersky Supports Healthcare Institutions Amid COVID-19 Pandemic With Free Product Licenses for Six Months - Business Wire

Posted: 23 Mar 2020 12:00 AM PDT

WOBURN, Mass.--()--Kaspersky is happy to today announce free availability of its core endpoint security products for medical organizations in order to help them stay protected from cyberthreats during the COVID-19 pandemic. The full list of B2B products available for free for six months include: 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 uncertainty of today's healthcare crisis, medical organizations are under extreme pressure and have to mobilize all of their forces to help people during this 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 this unprecedented pressure and relieve cybersecurity risks that may arise, Kaspersky is now offering its B2B product 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 like Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Plus, and protection for Microsoft Office 365 via Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365.

"In this critical situation, healthcare institutions are under immense pressure and carry vast responsibility while saving lives and fighting against the COVID-19 virus," said Evgeniya Naumova, vice president of the global sales network at Kaspersky. "Doctors, nurses and all medical staff take on most of the load and therefore need any support possible, and we feel that it is our duty to support the medical community. In order to help these organizations focus on what matters most, we will now offer healthcare institutions free licenses for key Kaspersky corporate products for a six month period."

In addition to 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 covering the most essential practices such as passwords and accounts, email security, use of USB devices, PC security and safe web browsing. Additionally, explain to hospital staff that there is an increasing risk of cyberthreats for healthcare IT systems.
  2. Now is the 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. As such, 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.

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

About Kaspersky

Kaspersky is a global cybersecurity company founded in 1997. Kaspersky's deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into innovative security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company's comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky technologies and we help 270,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them. Learn more at usa.kaspersky.com.

Keep your smartphone Corona-free: Kaspersky shares top tips - Africanews English

Posted: 07 Apr 2020 03:31 AM PDT

The lockdown that countries all over the world are currently experiencing is putting a renewed focus on personal hygiene. But despite people being advised to wash their hands often, how many apply the same rigour to their smartphones? Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.co.za) provides a few tips on keeping mobile devices 'virus-free'.

"Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, it is frightening to think how much bacteria lives on our personal mobile devices. And with the Coronavirus able to survive at room temperature and remain infectious on metal, glass, ceramic, and plastic for several days, it becomes essential to follow effective disinfection protocol," says Maher Yamout, Senior Security Researcher for the Global Research and Analysis Team at Kaspersky.

The virus can get onto a phone or tablet in two ways: either in tiny droplets when an infected person coughs nearby, or from your own hands after touching door handles, ATM buttons, and the like.

Fortunately, unless a person hands their mobile device to someone who is infected to cough and splutter all over it, the probability of infection by airborne route is low. Transmission by hand depends on the duration of contact and varies for different microorganisms. But with no reliable data for COVID-19 available yet, it is always best to be extra cautious.

"If you must go to the shop for essential goods, it is imperative to disinfect your phone when you return home. There are several common household products that can deal with the Coronavirus effectively – ethanol (C2H5OH), isopropyl alcohol (C3H7OH), hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), and sodium hypochlorite (NaClO)," adds Yamout.

Isopropyl alcohol is considered the least harmful to the oleophobic coating that allows fingers to slide over the screen without covering it in fingerprints. So, use it if you can (as spray or wet wipes).

Ethanol and hydrogen peroxide should be considered a backup if nothing else is available. With frequent use, these products can easily ruin the oleophobic coating. Even once might be enough, it depends on the coating.

As for concentration, the optimal to go for is approximately 70-80%. Purer alcohol evaporates too quickly for best results. The disinfecting solution must sit on the surface for about a minute. A lower concentration is less efficient in killing viruses.

People should therefore not rely on vodka for example instead of ethyl alcohol. Even glass cleaner is not as effective as isopropyl alcohol given it has a considerably lower alcohol content. It is also critical to not pour the disinfectant into the connectors, speakers, and other openings in the smartphone, even if it is waterproof. Rather, take a cotton pad, soak it in the liquid, and apply it to all sides of the device. There is no need to press hard, just carefully and thoroughly wipe the whole surface.

People should apply the same disinfection regiment to any other gadgets they use in public places. These can include tablets, laptops, smartwatches, bracelets, headphones, and so on. However, always check the product Website whether the manufacturer has any recommendations as to which substances are best suited for the device cleaning and how to apply them.


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About Kaspersky:
Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.co.za) is a global cybersecurity company founded in 1997. Kaspersky's deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into innovative security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company's comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky technologies and we help 270,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them. Learn more at www.Kaspersky.co.za.

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