What is Kaspersky Security Cloud for Android?

 

Kaspersky Security Cloud for Android

 
 
 
 

What is Kaspersky Security Cloud for Android?

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Latest update: December 04, 2019 ID: 13964
 
 
 
 

Kaspersky Security Cloud for Android is an adaptive security system for your device. The app detects potentially malicious files and configures protection automatically. This makes sure you are always secure while using the Internet, whether you’re chatting on social networks or making online payments.

Kaspersky Security Cloud for Android has the following protection components:

  • Adaptive security, which detects potential threats and vulnerabilities offers a solution to eliminate them. E.g. when you connect to an unsecured wireless network, the application will prompt you to enable secure connection to protect your data.
  • Security LIVE, which detects weak operating system settings on your device and displays the latest security news from Kaspersky Lab. It is available in premium version of Kaspersky Security Cloud for Android.
  • Secure Connection, which secures your Internet connection by sending your data across an encrypted channel. 
If you are using a standalone Kaspersky Secure Connection for Android app, the Secure Connection component will not be available in Kaspersky Security Cloud for Android.
  • Devices in my network, which displays the devices that are connected to your wireless network. The component helps you prevent unauthorized connections to your network. It is available in premium version of Kaspersky Security Cloud for Android.
  • Anti-virus protection, which detects malware and protects the data on your device. For this component to work, you need to download the Kaspersky Internet Security app from the Play Store.
  • Password Manager, which allows you to enter and save your login credentials securely. For this component to work, you need to install the Kaspersky Password Manager app from the Play Store.
  • Kids protection, which protects your children while they’re using the Internet. For this component to work, you need to install the Kaspersky Safe Kids app from the Play Store. Kaspersky Safe Kids is only included into the Family plan. 
  • Battery life,  Which helps to save the resources of the battery by detecting running apps.  
    • To use this feature, you must install Kaspersky Battery Life from Play Store.
    • Kaspersky Security Cloud monitors the battery level of the device and notifies you if it is low. Also, you can receive the statistics about the battery use to My Kaspersky. In your account on My Kaspersky, you can monitor the battery level of all devices connected to that account.
  • QR scanner, which is a tool for scanning QR codes. The tool checks the links in QR code for viruses and phishing. For this component to work, you need to install the Kaspersky QR scanner app from the Play Store.
  • My apps, which helps optimize the space on the device. The component offers to find unused apps and remove them. It is available in premium version of Kaspersky Security Cloud for Android.
  • Account check, which checks your user accounts for possibility of data loss. If the free version of the app, only the security of your connection to My Kaspersky is checked. You can check all your accounts with Personal and Family plans.
 
 
 
 

For more information, what this video about Kaspersky Security Cloud’s adaptive security system.

 
 
 
 
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