Reuters: Kaspersky invited to Congress to testify about products
According to the Agency, the meeting will be held in September.
NEW YORK, September 14. /TASS/. The head and principal owner of “Kaspersky Lab” Evgeny Kaspersky invited the U.S. Congress to testify on the issue of reliability of the Russian manufacturer of antivirus software. This was reported Thursday by Reuters.
According to him, the meeting in the Congress, invited the virus will take place later this month.
The administration of U.S. President Donald trump 11 Jul exclude “Kaspersky Lab” of the two lists of suppliers whose products might be purchased for use by state agencies.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the decision of the US authorities around the “Kaspersky Lab” politicized.
Previously, the Department of homeland security (DHS), the United States issued a statement in which it called on the us government institutions to abandon the products “Kaspersky Lab”.
The acting head of the DHS Elaine Duke “concerned about the links between some of the employees of “Kaspersky Lab”, Russian intelligence and other government agencies” as well as “requirements, which, according to the Russian legislation allows Russian security services to seek or to compel the assistance of “Kaspersky Lab” in the interception of messages passing through the Russian network”.