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Kaspersky protects over 400 million people and 240,000 companies worldwide.

We are a private international cybersecurity company with the holding company domiciled in the United Kingdom.

Since 1997 we’ve been transforming our leading security intelligence into real protection, ensuring our customers safety and empowering them with the confidence to use our protection technologies in both personal life and business.

We regularly assess our technologies efficiency in measurable independent tests to control its quality against modern threats. The results are taken into account in the public TOP3 metrics. All awards and recognitions earned by Kaspersky's solutions can be found on Awards page.

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Awards & Performance

Globally known enterprises have already extended their cybersecurity capabilities with help from Kaspersky

Our values

The foundational principles that drive our passion for security and dedication to our customers.

Be there for you
We never lose sight of the people we build our solutions for.
Be committed experts
Through our recognized technology expertise, we are committed to providing trust, safety and confidence.
Be cleverly inventive
We're tirelessly looking for new smart solutions and always striving to reach new levels.
Be powered by challenges
We constantly challenge ourselves and the status quo to do what others can't.

Mission Statement

Building a safer world

We believe in a tomorrow where technology improves all of our lives.

Which is why we secure it, so everyone, everywhere, can benefit from the endless opportunities it brings

Eugene Kaspersky

CEO of Kaspersky

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Management Team

Big brands vouch for us

Whatever the size of your organization, you’re in safe hands.

“Our partnership with Kaspersky is built upon cutting-edge innovation. Through close collaboration, we’re able to jointly develop solutions that match our evolving security needs.”
Vittorio Boero

CIO Piaggio Group

“No matter how many security measures we implement in the companies, no matter how many steps such as external barriers, services and ethical hackings we have, the main risk lies with the users.”
Sergi Mingo

CISO of Volkswagen Group Retail Spain

“Kaspersky exceeded my expectations with their features and by listening to what we needed. They gave us con­fidence in the product and the people behind it and enabled us to have a more secure network”
Rashid AlNahlawi

IT Security Consultant, Qatar Olympic Committee

A brief history of Kaspersky

25 years’ worth of the most important events in the cybersecurity industry and Kaspersky’s history.

1989
Eugene Kaspersky begins fighting viruses
Eugene Kaspersky discovers a virus called Cascade.1704 on his work computer, an Olivetti M24, and writes his first virus removal tool.
1997
Kaspersky Lab is founded
The company is established on June 26, 1997.
1999
First office established abroad
The first foreign Kaspersky Lab office opens, in Great Britain.
2001
Handheld version of Kaspersky
In Russia, Kaspersky Anti-Virus comes with Palm, Handspring, and Sony PDAs.
2003
International expansion
Kaspersky Lab opens offices in Japan, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, and China. Offices in the United States and many other countries will open in years to come.
2004
Hourly updates
Kaspersky Lab is the first company in the world to update its antivirus databases hourly.
2007
Kaspersky for Business
The Kaspersky Open Space Security product line for business is introduced.
2008
Foundation of GReAT
The Global Research and Analysis Team is founded.
2009
First Security Analyst Summit conference
Kaspersky Lab holds its first conference for researchers and analysts from all over the world.
2009
First Antarctic expedition
The first Antarctic expedition sponsored by Kaspersky Lab takes place. This expedition sparks a close relationship between Kaspersky Lab and traveling.
2010
Partnership with Formula 1
Kaspersky Lab and Scuderia Ferrari, a Formula 1 team, announce their partnership. Later on, the Kaspersky Motorsport team will be founded.
2012
Green bear
Our mascot appears: a green bear named Midori Kuma. The mascot will go on to visit Antarctica as well as other continents.
2013
Agreement with Interpol
Kaspersky Lab announces its cooperation with Interpol.
2013
New office
The company's Moscow headquarters moves to a new office. Within several months, an elephant sculpted by Salvador Dali appears in the office.
2015
Biochip implant
Several Kaspersky Lab employees implanted biochips into their hand to understand what advantages and threats mankind faces with body augmentation.
2016
No More Ransom initiative
A joint initiative of Kaspersky Lab, Interpol, and Intel Security, the campaign is directed against Trojan encryptors and their creators.
2017
Kaspersky of announcement
Our own secure operating system, in development for 11 years, is finally ready. It will protect critical infrastructure against all threats, including unknown ones.
2018
Global transparency initiative
Kaspersky Lab launched the Global Transparency Initiative that reflects the company’s ongoing commitment to assuring the integrity and trustworthiness of its products.
2019
Rebranding
Kaspersky Lab becomes Kaspersky, with a mission focused on ’Building a safer world’. The new branding reflects the evolution of our business focus from ’cybersecurity’ towards the wider concept of ’cyber-immunity’.
2021
Supporting the community during the pandemic
Kaspersky has supported healthcare institutions by offering free licenses for its core endpoint security products to hospitals and clinics worldwide, and contributed to a number of initiatives.
2021
The cybersecurity company with a 24-year history
Today, Kaspersky is one of the world's largest privately-owned cybersecurity companies. We pride ourselves on developing world-leading security that keeps us – and our clients – one step ahead of potential threats.