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US moves to ban Kaspersky software in federal agencies amid concerns of Russian espionage - Washington Post

The U.S. government on Wednesday moved to ban the use of a Russian brand of security software by federal agencies amid concerns the company has ties to state-sponsored cyberespionage activities. In a binding directive, acting homeland security ...and more »

DHS Bans Federal Agencies From Using Kaspersky Security Products - eWeek

Within 90 days, federal agencies must find all instances of Kaspersky Lab products on their net-works and remove them, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. DHS Orders Kaspersky Ban. The U.S. government banned any federal agency from ...and more »

US Bans Kaspersky Software For Federal Agencies Amid Security Concerns - NPR

The acting secretary of homeland security has banned the U.S. government from using Kaspersky software. The Russian company's software — widely used throughout the world — has been deemed an unacceptable security risk. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Kaspersky ...and more »

Kaspersky Lab Antivirus Software Is Ordered Off US Government Computers - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The federal government moved on Wednesday to wipe from its computer systems any software made by a prominent Russian cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky Lab, that is being investigated by the F.B.I. for possible links to Russian security ...and more »

Citing Russian Ties, Homeland Security Boots Kaspersky Software From Government Agencies - Gizmodo

Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky Lab, participates in a panel discussion during day 3 of the 48th Munich Security Conference at Hotel Bayerischer Hof on February 5, 2012 in Munich, Germany. (Photo: Getty). American government agencies are now banned ...and more »

US government bans Kaspersky software citing fears about Russian intelligence - TechCrunch

Three months after the General Services Administration removed Kaspersky Lab from a list of approved federal vendors, Homeland Security is banning the Russian security software maker outright. In a statement on Wednesday, DHS Acting Secretary Elaine ...and more »

Kaspersky: Russia responds to US ban on software - BBC News

A US government decision to stop using software from Kaspersky Lab undermines fair competition, said Russia. The Kremlin statement came in response to a 90-day deadline given to US federal agencies to remove the security software. The US Department of ...and more »

DHS bars government from using Russia-based Kaspersky software - Politico

In a move likely to escalate tensions between Washington and Moscow, the Department of Homeland Security has ordered all federal agencies to stop using software made by the Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, citing concerns that the Moscow-based ...and more »

Trump administration orders purge of Kaspersky products from US government - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday told U.S. government agencies to remove Kaspersky Lab products from their networks, saying it was concerned the Moscow-based cyber security firm was vulnerable to Kremlin influence and that ...and more »

Feds Ban Government Use of Kaspersky Software - Foreign Policy (blog)

(FILES) A photo taken on March 10, 2011 of Russian anti-virus program developer and CEO of Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, Yevgeny Kaspersky giving an interview to AFP at his company's offices in Moscow. The son of Russian software tycoon Eugene Kaspersky ...and more »