Kaspersky Lab building Application Assessment, Whitelisting to its Enterprise Portfolio

Kaspersky Lab is planning to build application vulnerability assessment and whitelisting into its enterprise products. The company already has whitelisting features in its consumer products. According to Steve Orenberg, addressing this takes a combination of whitelisting and application vulnerability assessment. The company has already started down this path with its consumer products, adding the ability […]

Kaspersky Lab is planning to build application vulnerability assessment and whitelisting into its enterprise products. The company already has whitelisting features in its consumer products. According to Steve Orenberg, addressing this takes a combination of whitelisting and application vulnerability assessment. The company has already started down this path with its consumer products, adding the ability to identify out-of-date applications and directing users of un-patched programs to the appropriate downloads. As for whitelisting, the company utilizes Bit9’s database of trusted files and applications in the Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 and Anti-Virus 2009 products. Both capabilities are on the roadmap for Kaspersky’s enterprise products in 2009.

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