Airtel has partnered with Kaspersky to offer its customers a security solution on both PC and smartphone. This collaboration between the two will allow Airtel customers to purchase Kaspersky Total Security Solution directly from the Airtel Thanks app.
Airtel has partnered with Kaspersky to offer its customers a security solution on both PC and smartphone. This collaboration between the two will allow Airtel customers to purchase Kaspersky Total Security Solution directly from the Airtel Thanks App. According to reports, Airtel customers will also be able to take advantage of exclusive deals on offer.
How to Subscribe for Kaspersky Security in Airtel
On this, it has been said in the official statement that Airtel customers will have to download the latest version of the Airtel Thanks app. Next, go to the ‘Shop’ section and click on ‘Lifestyle Offers’. Here you will see the Kaspersky banner, click on it to start.
This partnership between Airtel and Kaspersky essentially hopes to increase cybersecurity awareness among Indian internet users and is being provided to encourage them to practice better cybersecurity. According to Kaspersky, the number of Internet-borne cyber threats touched 37,650,472 in the first quarter of 2021 alone. Mobile threats in India have increased significantly since 2019. Kaspersky said that in 2020, India is in seventh place among the countries attacked by mobile threats.
To explain why it’s important to maintain an upgraded security system on your device, Kaspersky reported that the top mobile threats targeted at smartphone users globally were related to adware, topping the list with 57% (3,254,387 detections). were up. Other threats like backdoors have almost tripled from 28,889 in 2019 to 84,495 in 2020.
Eugene Kaspersky, CEO, Kaspersky, said, “We look forward to supporting Bharti Airtel, the leading global telecommunications company and one of the largest mobile service providers, to protect our users, create a more secure Internet and a secure network with Kaspersky. Aiming to create a digital world”.
“Airtel is working round the clock to provide a secure network experience through world-class infrastructure and partnerships. Pradeep Kapoor, CIO, Bharti Airtel said, “By partnering with Kaspersky, we make their solutions easily accessible for Airtel customers, who can purchase and install them in a matter of minutes and enjoy peace of mind.
Dipesh Kaur, General Manager, Kaspersky (South Asia) said “Our association with Airtel is not only a strategic business partnership for us but also an important collaboration to increase cyber awareness amongst the growing number of smartphone users who are vulnerable to cybercriminals. We also look forward to our collaboration with them and hope to increase cyber awareness among Indian users as much as possible.