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AV-Comparatives Awards 2020 for Vipre

Vipre products achieved very good results in AV-Comparatives’ 2020 tests of consumer and enterprise security software. They received numerous awards for tests covering different protection scenarios, system performance, and false positives.

AV-Comparatives’ tests are very carefully designed and executed to thoroughly and realistically simulate scenarios that face users in real life. Consequently, a certification by AV-Comparatives is a guarantee of an effective and reliable product. An “Approved Product” award means that the software has been rigorously checked to ensure that it will perform its intended task competently. It is an industry-recognised standard of quality.

AV-Comparatives’ tests have multiple aspects, to represent the different requirements of IT security solutions. Further awards highlight the effectiveness of individual programs in different protection scenarios, low false positives, and low impact on system performance. Users can thus see which programs score highly in the categories that matter most to them.

AV-Comparatives is an independent testing lab based in Innsbruck, Austria, that tests IT security products to see if they live up to their promises. AV-Comparatives is ISO 9001:2015 certified, having received a certificate from TÜV Austria for the scope “Independent Tests of Anti-Virus Software”. AV-Comparatives is also the first av-test organisation to be certified by European Expert Group for IT-Security (EICAR) as an EICAR Trusted IT-Security Testing Lab.

AV-Comparatives Awards for Vipre

Vipre had a successful year in both the enterprise and consumer tests run by AV-Comparatives in 2020.

Its enterprise product received the Approved Business Security Product Award for both the first and second runs of the Enterprise Main Test Series, and the Certified Enterprise ATP Product Award for the Enterprise Advanced Threat Protection Test.

In the consumer tests, Vipre had similarly good results and received the Approved Security Product Award. There were also several awards for individual tests. These were: one Advanced+ and one Advanced for the Real-World Protection Tests; one Advanced+ and one Standard for the Malware Protection Tests; Advanced+ for both Performance Tests; Advanced for the Consumer Advanced Threat Protection Test.