Awards

AV-Comparatives Awards 2021 for Kaspersky

Kaspersky participated successfully in AV-Comparatives’ Enterprise and Consumer Main Test Series of 2021. The tests covered different protection scenarios, system performance, and false positives. In the consumer tests, Kaspersky achieved highly creditable results, earning it a Top-Rated Product Award.

Installation of Kaspersky Internet Security is straightforward, with safe default options. The program’s modern, tiled interface makes all essential features easily accessible from the home page. In our functionality check, USB external drives were automatically scanned on connection, and Kaspersky’s highly sensitive on-access protection proactively deleted malware on a network share as soon as we opened it in Windows File Explorer. Advanced users will find a wide range of configuration options in the settings.

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business (KESB) Select is a tier of Kaspersky’s Endpoint Security for Business product line. It is aimed at medium-sized businesses and larger enterprises. The product provides a choice of either a server-based or a cloud-based console to manage the endpoint protection software.

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AV-Comparatives Awards 2021 for K7

K7 participated successfully in AV-Comparatives’ Enterprise and Consumer Main Test Series of 2021. The tests covered different protection scenarios, system performance, and false positives.

K7 Total Security is a paid-for security program. In addition to anti-malware features, it includes a parental control feature, with a blacklist/whitelist web filter and Internet time restrictions. There is also an anti-spam feature, a replacement firewall, tune-up function, device control, and secure delete feature.

K7 Cloud Endpoint Security Advanced provides a cloud-based console for managing the endpoint protection software. The product is designed for enterprises of all sizes. We feel it is particularly suitable for smaller businesses and less-experienced administrators.

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AV-Comparatives Awards 2021 for G Data

G Data participated successfully in AV-Comparatives’ Enterprise and Consumer Main Test Series of 2021. The tests covered different protection scenarios, system performance, and false positives.

G Data Total Security is a paid-for security program that uses two different malware-detection engines. In addition to anti-malware features, it includes anti-spam and anti-phishing components, a replacement firewall, cloud backup function, encryption, a password manager, access control, performance tuner, and parental controls.

G Data Endpoint Protection Business provides a server-based console for managing the endpoint protection software. This can be installed on any current Windows Server or Windows client operating system. Multiple management servers can be used within an organisation, and managed from a single console. An option is available for protecting virtual machines, which uses a “light” agent and a virtual scan server. The product can manage networks with thousands of devices. We also feel it would be suitable for smaller businesses with tens of devices.

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AV-Comparatives Awards 2021 for FireEye

FireEye participated successfully in AV-Comparatives’ Enterprise Main Test Series of 2021. The tests covered a variety of protection scenarios, system performance, and false positives.

FireEye Endpoint Security provides a cloud-based console for managing the endpoint protection software. A variety of console types is available. These include cloud-based, hardware appliance, virtual appliance, and Amazon-hosted. We describe the cloud-based console in this review. As well as malware protection, the product includes investigative functions for analysing and remediating attacks. The product is designed to handle very large organizations, with support for up to 100,000 endpoints per appliance.

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AV-Comparatives Awards 2021 for ESET

ESET participated successfully in AV-Comparatives’ Enterprise and Consumer Main Test Series of 2021. The tests covered different protection scenarios, system performance, and false positives.

We found ESET Internet Security to be very well designed and easy to use. Non-expert users are provided with safe default settings and a clean, easy-to-navigate interface. All the essential features are very easily accessed. The settings dialog – which has a useful search function – has plenty of advanced options. For power users, a number of system tools are available. Help features and access-control options are both excellent.

ESET PROTECT Entry with ESET PROTECT Cloud provides a cloud-based console for managing the endpoint protection software. We feel it would be suitable for smaller businesses with tens of seats, but it can also cope with larger networks.

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AV-Comparatives Awards 2021 for Elastic

Elastic participated successfully in AV-Comparatives’ Enterprise Main Test Series of 2021. The tests covered different protection scenarios, system performance, and false positives.

Elastic Security provides either a server-based or a cloud-based console for managing the endpoint protection software. We have described the latter in this review. As well as malware protection, the product includes investigative functions for analysing and remediating attacks. The product can manage networks with tens of thousands of devices. Continue reading…

AV-Comparatives Awards 2021 for Cybereason

Cybereason participated successfully in AV-Comparatives’ Enterprise Main Test Series of 2021. The tests covered different protection scenarios, system performance, and false positives.

Cybereason Enterprise provides a cloud-based console for managing the endpoint protection software. In addition to malware protection, the product includes functions for analysing and remediating attacks. It can manage networks with hundreds of thousands of devices.

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AV-Comparatives Awards 2021 for CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike participated successfully in AV-Comparatives’ Enterprise Tests of 2021. The tests covered a variety of protection scenarios, system performance, false positives, and endpoint prevention and response capabilities.

CrowdStrike Falcon Pro provides a cloud-based console for managing the endpoint protection software. As well as malware protection, the product includes investigative functions for analysing and remediating attacks. It can manage networks with thousands of devices. We note that CrowdStrike Falcon Pro is available as a fully managed service for organisations that desire a more hands-off solution to endpoint protection.

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