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10/2/2019 | 5:36:58 PM
Studies from Kaspersky
This is the second darkreading post I've looked at today that cited a study from Kaspersky.  You can call me jaded... but I've moved on (read:  my company has moved on) from trusting Kaspersky as a trusted vendor, and I think I mistrust their studies for the same reasons.  It cost us a fair bit of time, trouble, and a remaining subscription year to make the change to another vendor, but we needed to do it.  I'm curious if others feel the same twinge when they see articles that cite Kaspersky as an authority on what's happening in the wide world?


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