AVC-News

Here you will find links to all our test reports and reviews.

Parental Control Certification 2020

AV-Comparatives provides certification for parental control software. Parental control solutions are tested against 2,000 URLs with undesirable content in different categories, and 200 child-safe URLs. In order to be certified, a product must block at least 98% of pornographic websites, have no more than a few false alarms on child-friendly websites, and have no severe unresolved bugs (or design flaws) discovered during the review.

The certification reports can be found here: https://www.av-comparatives.org/parental-control/

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AV-Comparatives Introduces Enterprise-Class EPR – Endpoint Prevention and Response Cyberrisk Test

As the number and complexity of advanced persistent threats increase, so does the importance of endpoint detection and response systems.

AV-Comparatives has developed a comprehensive methodology for testing enterprise-class EPR (Endpoint Prevention and Response) systems, with tests commencing mid-Q3 2020, and results being published in Q4 2020.

AV-Comparatives have been working closely with the IT security teams, security practitioners and security operation centre (SOC) personnel of typical enterprises that already employ EPR systems or are planning to do so in the future.

The full draft methodology can be downloaded here.

For more information and submitting your product please contact us here.

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Consumer Malware Protection Test March 2020

We released our Consumer Malware Protection Test. Any samples that have not been detected e.g. on-access are executed on the test system. A false alarm test is also included. While in the Real-World Protection Test the vector is the web, in the Malware Protection Test the vectors can be e.g. network drives, USB or cover scenarios where the malware is already on the disk 

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