July 15, 2017

"Eugene Kaspersky, the CEO of the Russian cybersecurity software firm that bears his name, had a big American dream."

Reuters: On Tuesday, the U.S. General Services Administration, the government agency that manages the federal bureaucracy, removed Kaspersky from a list of approved vendors, saying GSA's mission was to ensure the security of U.S. government systems. by Jim Finkle, Joseph Menn and Dustin Volz

'There is also a bill before Congress that would explicitly bar the Defense Department from using any Kaspersky products.

'Kaspersky says his company is being targeted for political reasons.

'"These reckless actions negatively impact global cybersecurity by limiting competition, slowing down technology innovations and ruining the industry and law enforcement agency cooperation required to catch the bad guys,” he said in a statement to Reuters.'

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