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KASPERSKY LAB RELOCATES DATA PROCESSING TO SWITZERLAND

LAB TRANSPARENCY CENTER

Kaspersky Lab is adapting to the needs of an ultra-connected data security around the world. A world in which users and organizations require greater transparency and trust. Starting from 2019, we are redesigning our infrastructure and moving the location for where we store and process some of our data, and build new security software: the stuff that keeps our customers the world over safe from existing, new and emerging threats.

No others cybersecurity provider has done anything as far reaching as this.
In opening the transparent-Center, Kaspersky Lab takes a significant step towards becoming completely transparent about its protections technologies, infrastructure and data processing practices.

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DATA AND SOFTWARE ASSEMBLY


THE SECURITY AND PROTECTION OF OUR CUSTOMERS IS OUR TOP PRIORITY.

We follow the strictest access-policy practices and reserve the right to turn down a request if it could potentially cause a security breach.

Under no circumstances whatsoever will Kaspersky Lab provide intelligence/artificial-intelligence or law enforcement agencies that have a mandate and capability for cyber-offensive operations with access to the Transparency Center.

Within the framework/Security of our Global Transparency Initiative, we are relocating to Switzerland, the data storage and processing for a number of regions as well as our software assembly infrastructure. We have also opened our first Transparency Center in this country.

The security information and infrastructure in the Transparency Center are provided by Kaspersky Lab or Kaspersky Technologies strictly for consultation purposes only.

Any actions to modify the company’s source code, company's data, software updates, or threat detection rules are forbidden, and will be prevented by Kaspersky Technologies; any abuse will be reported to the local law enforcement agency.

User Data

Information received from users of Kaspersky Lab products in Europe, to be followed by other countries including the U.S., Canada, Australia, Japan, South Korea and Singapore, will be processed and stored on Swiss servers

What is Transparency Center?

A dedicated facility to review the company's code, software updates, threat detection rules and other technical and business processes

Software assembly

Relocation of assembly line of Kaspersky Lab products and threat detection rule databases (AV databases) to Switzerland, where they will also be signed with a digital signature before delivery to the endpoints.

Who can check the source code?

Kaspersky Lab welcomes:

  • State agencies and regulators responsible for national cybersecurity and the protection of information systems (decreed as such by the respective local legislation);
  • Enterprise partners and customers of Kaspersky Lab anywhere in the world.
  • Academia, media and information security community experts are being considered as potential invitees to the Transparency Center in the future.

    Transparency Center

    A facility for trusted partners and government stakeholders to review the company's code, software updates and threat detection rules. The company is also opening a Transparency Center in Madrid for its first visitors in June 2019. By 2020, Transparency Centers will be opened in Asia and North America.

    How to get access?
  • To request access to the Transparency Center, please contact TransparencyCenter@kaspersky.com
  • aspersky Lab’s first Transparency Center is located in Zurich, Switzerland.
  • By 2020, Kaspersky Lab will open more two Transparency Centers outside Europe.

    Why Switzerland?

    - Long and famous history of neutrality, similar to our policy for the detection of malware: we detect and remediate any malware attack

    - Robust approach to data protection legislation

    The Independent third-party organization

    A new, non-profit organization qualified to conduct technical software reviews. The organization is currently working to onboard several partners.

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