SP1 update for Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business

Kaspersky Lab announces the launch of SP1 upgrade for its flagship product for business- Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business. In addition to providing greater security, a new edition of this flexible platform is easier to deploy and manage, and offers more advanced capabilities to manage all devices that are connected to the corporate network by minimal impact on their operation.

In today's fast-paced environment, IT administrators are more and more diverse range of cyber threats. No less important are the internal threats, such as the growing number of personal devices used for the purposes of the work and increasing the amount of shared information. These two factors complicate the control of hardware and software, making the company resources are more vulnerable. In a study conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International in 2014, among the representatives of companies from all over the world, more than 38% of respondents said that protection against leakage of sensitive data is a priority for them. In three of the largest cyber threats (61%) are viruses, worms and Trojans, in turn, about 12% of respondents said that it was the aim of targeted attacks, an increase of 3% compared to the previous year.

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business combines centralized deployment and control over all devices that are connected to the corporate network with reliable protection against cyber threats. Using the enhanced features, such as mobile device management (MDM), systems management and encryption endpoints, IT administrators can easily detect the vulnerability, carry out an inventory of equipment and software, as well as install and enforce the security policy in order to avoid the loss or theft of data.

What's new in Kaspersky Endpoint Security solution for Business SP1

Reduce the size of the software distribution package of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows SP1 by 30% and the integration of the encryption module end points significantly reduces network traffic during deployment and accelerate processes installation and management. If necessary, the installation of the update on the remote network administrator IT may select one computer on the network to act as the Agent updates using advanced functionality patch management module. In order to reduce the traffic all of the updates can be sent to this computer, and then spread it for the remote internal network. Updates can be delivered both manually as well as automatically at any time, and the administrator can monitor the status of the installation.

Additional protection against unauthorized access provides advanced data encryption solution developed by Kaspersky Lab and two-factor authentication with smart cards and tokens.

The Administration Console of Kaspersky Security Center fully supports the management of mobile devices, allowing professionals. IT for remote administration of the private employees ' devices when they are connected to the corporate network. In addition, Kaspersky Mobile Device Management technology lets you apply using one interface to a wide range of security policies for devices running on the popular mobile platforms, such as Microsoft Exchange Active Sync, Samsung Knox 2.0 and Apple MDM.

To quickly protect private devices that you enter into the corporate environment and reduce its impact on information technology, some services under management, such as download, activation of security applications and remote delete data, are delegated to employees via a self-service portal. Thus, if the device is lost or stolen you can easily locate, lock or delete your valuable data. The necessary keys and certificates are distributed automatically via this portal.

Kaspersky Security Center console now allows the configuration of management taking into account the rights of the individual administrators, which allows the delegation of power to manage the protection of several specialists. IT in order to increase efficiency. In addition, due to the fact that more and more large companies use information management systems and it security events (SIEM) in order to monitor resources in real time, Kaspersky Systems Management SP1 supports two popular products of this type – HP ArcSight and IBM QRadar.

"Kaspersky Endpoint Security Platform for Business contains a sufficiently broad functionality to meet the safety requirements of enterprises of any size without the need to increase the budget or incurring the costs associated with the human resources. With this solution IT administrator can see, control and protect the entire corporate network with a single platform, through a single console, "said Peter Kupczyk, Director of the Office of communications with the media, Kaspersky Lab Poland.

More info on Kaspersky Endpoint Security solutions for Business, see page www.kaspersky.pl/dla-biznesu.

Source: Kaspersky Lab

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