Security News

On this page you will find links to selected IT-security related news articles from various sources, including news from conferences and some test results. Posts in this category might be written by externals and students. If you find some interesting news, please let us know!

List of AV Vendors (PC)

We get sometimes asked why we do not test all AV’s out there. There exist several hundred (several thousand worldwide, if we would count every rebranded security software or other various products providing some form of security). We usually include only about 16-20 of the most well-known AV products in our public main test-series. Some other can be found in our single product tests, several more are getting tested only internally.

On the following pages you can find a list of well-known AV vendors, just to give you an impression that there are more products out there than most of the users even known/heard about.

Constantinus Award

In 2007, AV-Comparatives project won the second place (in Tyrol) of the famous Austrian Constantinus Award (country prize for e.g. IT consulting etc.). In 2013, we won the first place.