The Deputy called the U.S. actions against the «virus» threats against company

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotoracconti while working in the company Kaspersky Lab in Moscow. Archival photoThe Deputy called the U.S. actions against the «virus» threats against company© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

The disposal of the US authorities to stop the use in government programs «Kaspersky Lab» resembles not protect their information security, and the elimination of competitive company, told RIA Novosti the head of the Duma Committee on information policy, information technologies and communications Leonid Levin («Fair Russia»).

Earlier Wednesday, the Ministry of internal security of the United States ordered to stop using the software «Kaspersky Lab» all Federal agencies, it is motivated by the possible access to the program by the Russian authorities. Within 30 days of the institution needs to report the availability of programs, «Kaspersky», the 60-day deadline to create a plan to transition to different products, within three months to begin implementation of plans for the abandonment of the company’s products.

«The story of «Kaspersky Lab» is more like not struggle with the software products and the protection of their information security, and the elimination of the company, efficient, competitive in the international sphere, working in the field of information security,» Levin told RIA Novosti.

The MP explained that this is one of the leading companies not only of Russia but of the world, whose products is competitive, particularly in the U.S. market.

Levin said that the evidence of possible access to the programs this company with the Russian authorities were not represented US in the public space since the first announcements about it at the moment. «And so it still looks like a massacre of a successful domestic company that operates worldwide and creates highly competitive products in the field of information security», — concluded the head of the Duma Committee.

In June it was reported that the us Senate is considering a project of the US military budget, which, in particular, provides introduction of a ban on the use of the governmental structures of the products of the company «Kaspersky Lab» due to his connections with the Russian government.

Earlier in the apartments of employees of «Kaspersky Lab» in the United States were searched, but no evidence of these allegations was found. The Russian company, in turn, declared its readiness to cooperate with the American government and totally denied the accusations.

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