Kaspersky Endpoint Security 12 for Windows

Enabling and disabling Behavior Detection

25 April 2024

ID 151064

By default, Behavior Detection is enabled and runs in the mode recommended by Kaspersky experts. You can disable Behavior Detection if necessary.

It is not recommended to disable Behavior Detection unless absolutely necessary because doing so would reduce the effectiveness of the protection components. The protection components may request data collected by the Behavior Detection component to detect threats.

To enable or disable Behavior Detection:

  1. In the main application window, click the Application settings icon in the form of a gear wheel. button.
  2. In the application settings window, select Advanced Threat ProtectionBehavior Detection.

    Behavior Detection settings window.

    Behavior Detection settings

  3. Use the Behavior Detection toggle to enable or disable the component.
  4. Save your changes.

As a result, if Behavior Detection is enabled, Kaspersky Endpoint Security will use behavior stream signatures to analyze the activity of applications in the operating system.

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