Kaspersky: security firm tries to win back trust after Russian spying scandal

New transparency initiative aims to open up software and security practices to independent auditors to prove firm’s antivirus program is safe

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has launched a “global transparency initiative” in an attempt to win back trust and prove it is safe to use after allegations of Russian spying.

The initiative will begin with an independent review of Kaspersky’s source code, an independent assessment of its own security practices, and the creation of new data protection controls for its handling of secure data, also independently overseen.

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from Technology | The Guardian http://bit.ly/2xgAHze

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