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The security is still secure

Recently WikiLeaks published a report that, among other things, claims to disclose tools and tactics employed by a state-sponsored organization to break into users’ computers and circumvent installed security solutions. The list of compromised security products includes dozens of vendors and relates to the whole cybersecurity industry.

How Security Products are Tested – Part 1

The demand for tests appeared almost simultaneously with the development of the first antivirus programs. Demand created supply: test labs at computer magazines started to measure the effectiveness of security solutions, and later an industry of specialized companies emerged with a more comprehensive approach to testing methods.

Rocket AI and the next generation of AV software

What would happen if we did the same thing that the respected AI experts did? We could come to agreements with other representatives in the cybersecurity area and create a joint project. Meet Rocket AV.

Lost in Translation, or the Peculiarities of Cybersecurity Tests

AV-Comparatives simultaneously conducted two tests of cybersecurity products using one and the same methodology. What’s the difference between them and how to read the reports to see manipulation of figures and recognize biased marketing ‘next-gen’ rhetoric.

Five myths about machine learning in cybersecurity

Machine learning has long permeated all areas of human activity. I would like to warn about, or dispel, some of the misconceptions associated with the use of ML in the field of cybersecurity.

Can an inevitable evil be conquered?

Scanning an object (a file or web resource) with an Internet security program essentially comes down to making a binary decision: dangerous or safe? An antivirus engine puts forward the hypothesis that an object is malicious and then checks whether this is true or not. Since there are, unfortunately, no perfect antivirus solutions, errors can occur.

How to mitigate 85% of threats with only four strategies

The Australian Signals Directorate Top35 list of mitigation strategies shows us that at least 85% of intrusions could have been mitigated by four mitigation strategies together. Kaspersky Lab has technological solutions to cover the most strategies from ASD’s list.

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