Posts Tagged ‘Kaspersky Lab’
Kaspersky Lab is filling in some crucial channel leadership gaps with the appointment of Bill Cunninghmam, vice president, enterprise sales, North America, a necessary move that will be fundamental to its upmarket ambitions.
Kaspersky Lab is eyeing federal and education verticals with the formation of a new State Local and Education (SLED) team. While its new public sector push will give the company some leverage against Top Two competitors Symantec and McAfee, the company will likely have to fight long and hard to capture market share from its larger rivals.
Kaspersky Lab updates its mobile security product, indicating it plans to hold its ground in the tightening MDM race.
After years of goading international law enforcement officials over the need for a global effort to fight cybercrime, noted security expert turned software mogul Eugene Kaspersky is throwing his company’s efforts into a new joint project with INTERPOL aimed at thwarting cybercriminals.
Kaspersky’s Chris Doggett and Gary Mullen sit down with Channel Marketer Report’s Alicia Fiorletta to discuss how partner program enhancements will drive further success for the digital security solution provider in 2013.
Antivirus is a commoditized product that, though a necessity, provides little return to vendors and solution providers who sell it. Is it time to rethink antivirus sales and look to a replacement security technology?
Security firms can enter rapidly growing mobile device management markets one of two ways — by partnering with MDM players or becoming one themselves. Both approaches come with their share of channel benefits and drawbacks. It will be up to solution providers to decide what’s best for their practices.
Security software vendor AVG Technologies is looking for a new chief executive officer after long-time leader J.R. Smith last week announced his resignation.
Advanced persistent threats have created an environment that has elicited the need for detailed forensics and Big Data threat analysis. And Symantec plans to rise to the occasion with future Big Data platforms while increasingly relying on an increasingly specialized channel to take related solutions and services to market.
F-Secure launches its latest endpoint protection solution coupled with a central management console touting elevated detection powered by heuristics and behavior-based technologies to nab advanced threats. While a market differentiator, F-Secure’s release speaks to the challenge that antivirus vendors face to keep their products competitive as cloud and mobility continually change threat dynamics.