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AV-Comparatives Awards 2022 for Norton

Norton achieved great success in AV-Comparatives’ Consumer Main-Test Series of 2022. The tests covered different protection scenarios, system performance, and false positives.

Norton 360 Deluxe is very simple to set up, and has a very modern, touch-friendly interface. Essential features are easy to find, and safe default settings are provided. On-access protection means that files are scanned when you try to copy them to your PC. You can conveniently check a file using Norton’s reputation service. Access control options are excellent.

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 Norton

Norton performed well in the 2022 Consumer Main-Test Series run by AV-Comparatives, taking the Gold Award for the Malware Protection Test and earning the status of Approved Security Product. It also received the highest Advanced+ Award for four of the tests, along with an Advanced Award.

Malware Protection Test March 2022 - ADVANCED+Performance Test April 2022 - ADVANCED+Real-World Protection Test February-May 2022 - STANDARDMalware Protection Test September 2022 - ADVANCED+Performance Test October 2022 - ADVANCED+Real-World Protection Test July-October 2022 - ADVANCEDAPPROVEDGOLD