Kaspersky Security Center

What's new

14 April 2024

ID 12521

Kaspersky Security Center 14.2

Kaspersky Security Center 14.2 has several new features and improvements:

  • A new Hardening Guide was released. We highly recommend that you carefully read the guide and follow the security recommendations to configure Kaspersky Security Center and your network infrastructure.

    Also, please install the latest update to Kaspersky Security Center. This update includes infrastructure protection features such as two-step verification of user accounts and other improvements.

  • Access to Kaspersky servers is now verified automatically. If access to the servers by using the system DNS is not possible, the application uses the public DNS.
  • User rights on a virtual Administration Server are available for configuration any time, independently from the primary Administration Server. Also, you can assign primary Server users the rights to manage a virtual Server.
  • Kaspersky Security Center now supports work with the following DBMSs:
    • PostgreSQL 13.x
    • PostgreSQL 14.x
    • Postgres Pro 13.x (all editions)
    • Postgres Pro 14.x (all editions)
    • MariaDB 10.1, 10.4, 10.5
  • You can use Kaspersky Security Center Web Console to export policies and tasks to a file, and then import the policies and tasks to Kaspersky Security Center Windows or Kaspersky Security Center Linux.
  • The Do not use proxy server option has been removed from the following tasks:
    • Download updates to the Administration Server repository
    • Download updates to the repositories of distribution points
  • To protect client devices in a cloud environment, you can deploy Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows instead of Kaspersky Security for Windows Server. This feature is now available after the release of Kaspersky Endpoint Security 12.0 for Windows.
  • Work with the encryption keys is now limited by the access rights for the General features: Encryption Key Management functional area. Users of Kaspersky Security Center can now export encryption keys if they have the Read right, and can import encryption keys if they have the Write right.

Kaspersky Security Center 14

Kaspersky Security Center 14 has several new features and improvements:

Kaspersky Security Center Web Console has several new features and improvements:

Kaspersky Security Center 13.2

Kaspersky Security Center 13.2 has several new features and improvements:

  • You can now install Administration Server, Administration Console, Kaspersky Security Center 13.2 Web Console, and Network Agent on the following new operation systems (see the software requirements for details):
    • Microsoft Windows 11
    • Microsoft Windows 10 21H2 (October 2021 Update)
    • Windows Server 2022
  • You can use MySQL 8.0 as the database.
  • You can deploy Kaspersky Security Center on a Kaspersky Security Center failover cluster, to provide high availability of Kaspersky Security Center.
  • Kaspersky Security Center now works with IPv6 addresses, as well as IPv4 addresses. Administration Server can poll networks that have devices with IPv6 addresses.

Kaspersky Security Center 13.2 Web Console has several new features and improvements:

  • You can now manage mobile devices running Android via Kaspersky Security Center 13.2 Web Console.
  • Kaspersky marketplace is available as a new menu section: you can search for a Kaspersky application via Kaspersky Security Center 13.2 Web Console.
  • Kaspersky Security Center now supports the following Kaspersky applications:
    • Kaspersky Endpoint Detection and Response Optimum 2.0
    • Kaspersky Sandbox 2.0
    • Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Networks 3.1

Kaspersky Security Center 13.1

Kaspersky Security Center 13.1 has several new features and improvements:

Kaspersky Security Center 13

The following features are added to Kaspersky Security Center 13 Web Console:

  • Implemented two-step verification. You can enable two-step verification to reduce the risk of unauthorized access to Kaspersky Security Center 13 Web Console.
  • Implemented domain authentication by using the NTLM and Kerberos protocols (single sign-on). The single sign-on feature allows a Windows user to enable secure authentication in Kaspersky Security Center 13 Web Console without having to re-enter the password on the corporate network.
  • You can now configure a plug-in to work with Kaspersky Managed Detection and Response. You can use this integration to view incidents and manage workstations.
  • You can now specify settings for Kaspersky Security Center 13 Web Console in the installation wizard of Administration Server.
  • Notifications are displayed about new releases of updates and patches. You can install an update immediately or later at any time. You can now install patches for Administration Server via Kaspersky Security Center 13 Web Console.
  • When working with tables, you can now specify the order and the width of columns, sort data, and specify the page size.
  • You can now open any report by clicking its name.
  • Kaspersky Security Center 13 Web Console is now available in the Korean language.
  • A new section, Kaspersky announcements, is available in the Monitoring & reporting menu. This section keeps you informed by providing information related to your version of Kaspersky Security Center and the managed applications installed on the managed devices. Kaspersky Security Center periodically updates the information in this section by removing outdated announcements and adding new information. However, you can disable Kaspersky announcements if you want.
  • Implemented additional authentication after changing the settings of a user account. You can enable protecting a user account from unauthorized modification. If this option is enabled, modifying user account settings requires authorization by a user with modification rights.

The following features are added to Kaspersky Security Center 13:

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