Kaspersky to open first Transparency Center in Malaysia
Cyberjaya, August 16, 2019 – In line with its drive towards building trust in the cyber security industry, Kaspersky today announces the opening of its first Transparency Center in Asia Pacific, in partnership with CyberSecurity Malaysia. The company’s third code review facility will be located in Cyberjaya, alongside key cyber-related government agencies and companies in the country.
Like its counterparts in Zurich and Madrid, the Transparency Center in Malaysia will serve as a trusted facility for the company’s partners and government stakeholders to come and check the source code of Kaspersky’s solutions. The new center will also function as a briefing center where guests will be able to learn more about Kaspersky’s engineering and data processing practices.
Government regulators and enterprise clients of Kaspersky can request to review the company’s solutions and services including threat analysis, secure review, and the application security testing process. They can also review the source code of Kaspersky’s flagship consumer and enterprise solutions – Kaspersky Internet Security (KIS); Kaspersky Endpoint Security (KES), and Kaspersky Security Center (KSC), which is a console for the company’s business products.
As well as these, stakeholders can also review all versions of Kaspersky’s builds and AV-database updates as well the information the company processes such as data feeds from Kaspersky products that are sent to the cloud-based Kaspersky Security Network (KSN). Access to the Transparency Center is available upon request. More information on how Kaspersky Transparency Centers work is available on the website.
The new center is being opened as part of the company’s Global Transparency Initiative a brainchild of Kaspersky which aims to address the growing demand from partners and government stakeholders for more information on how its products and technologies work. The center will open for its first visitors early next year.
About Cyber Security Malaysia
CyberSecurity Malaysia is the national cybersecurity specialist agency under the purview of the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM). CyberSecurity Malaysia is committed to providing a broad range of cybersecurity innovation-led services, programmes and initiatives to help reduce the vulnerability of digital systems, while at the same time strengthening Malaysia’s self-reliance in cyberspace.