Global cybersecurity solution provider, Kaspersky, recently hosted its industry analyst summit 2021. Research analyst Sachin Birajdar attended the virtual event on behalf of Quadrant Knowledge Solutions (QKS). The summit was opened by Kaspersky CEO Eugene Kaspersky, who talked about ‘Cyberimmunity on CyberAge’. Next, Kaspersky CTO Andrey Efremov elaborated on Kaspersky’s product vision and strategy. Alexander Moiseev (Chief Business officer) explained Kaspersky 2020 performance/2021 Outlook, while Sergey Martsynkyan explained the Kaspersky stage-by-stage approach.

Following this, discussions concerning Kaspersky Optimum Security EPP EDR, MDR and Sandbox security awareness, Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security, Kaspersky Expert Security: xDR (EDR, KATA, MDR), Kaspersky Cybertrace and threat intelligence, Kaspersky MDR services, Kaspersky OS/transportation, Kaspersky industrial cybersecurity, and Kaspersky fraud prevention took place. Kaspersky also announced the launch of its Optimum Security solution, which integrates EPP, EDR, and MDR in a single platform to help users create critical incident response process and protect from evasive attacks. The Kaspersky analysts further informed that the company is focusing on providing comprehensive multi-layered protection to the hybrid environment, supporting advanced level security, robust, granular visibility and control, and seamless integration with Kaspersky Optimum Security and Kaspersky Expert Security.

On this occasion, Kaspersky analysts also explained about their new technology and service framework Kaspersky Expert Security. This solution helps users to detect and respond to threats in the network, including APTs and targeted attacks and helps to enhance their current security system. Kaspersky informed that it offers threat intelligence services to contextualize various aspects of security operations and helps minimize the detection and response time. The analysts added that the company’s MDR (Managed Detection and Response) service offers continuous machine learning-driven protection to analyze, investigate and respond to threats in real-time. Kaspersky also informed the attendees about their efforts to secure organizations’ operational technology layers and elements, including SCADA servers, HMIs, engineering workstations, PLCs, network connections with their product and service portfolio. The company informed that it also provides training programs and technical support to manage organizational endpoint security and control industrial networks centrally. Kaspersky explained how they are allowing and securing organizational global client interaction on the web or mobile channels and how they are using machine learning and risk-based authentication to secure access to the accounts and resources.

Kaspersky introduced a new Operating system (KasperskyOS) to protect web integrated systems in emerging digital transformation use cases such as wired and autonomous vehicles. the analysts also showcased customer stories and use cases as proof of customer satisfaction and efficiency of the Kaspersky’ products. QKS would like to thank the Kaspersky team for providing an opportunity to attend the event.

About the Author

Sachin is a part of Quadrant’s global research and consulting team. He is responsible for data analytics & security research. Sachin is responsible for conducting global strategic market outlook, SPARK Matrix Analysis, and client consulting assignments. He has worked on strategic research and vendor evaluation projects for Data Preparation Tool, Application Security Testing, Bot Management, Deception Technology, Identity as a service, Mobile Threat Management, Privileged Access Management (PAM), and such others. Sachin is also a part of Quadrant’s best practice team in identifying the most promising companies in the data analytics & security domain space. He was part of the team for consulting assignments including detailed market mapping, custom market intelligence, analyst briefing, and such others. Sachin holds an MBA in Marketing and BSC in Physics from Pune University, India.