As cybercrime becomes ever more common and ever more sophisticated, the importance of effective security programs increases accordingly. AV-Comparatives’ Awards Ceremony for its 2022 tests recognised those vendors whose products provide truly effective protection against IT threats.
Upcoming AV-Comparatives’ Certification Tests 2023
As in previous years, we will be running certification tests for the following products:
- Anti-malware programs for macOS
- Anti-malware apps for Android
- Phishing protection for Windows and other platforms
- Parental control features for Windows and other platforms
- VPN programs for Android and Windows
We also offer various enterprise security tests, EPR/EDR tests and penetration tests.
Security vendors interested in any of above tests are invited to contact us no later than the 31st of March 2023.
AV-Comparatives Prolongs ISO 9001:2015 Certification for Independent Testing of Anti-Virus Software
We are happy to announce that AV-Comparatives has been recertified as an ISO 9001:2015 testing lab. TÜV Austria have renewed the certificate for our management system with the scope “Independent Tests of Anti-Virus Software”.
Consumer Summary Report 2022
Austrian antivirus testing lab AV-Comparatives has released its annual Summary Report for consumer security products (PDF available here). This includes results of all the individual tests carried out during 2022, a user-interface review for all 17 tested products, and awards given to individual programs in various categories.
Endpoint Prevention & Response (EPR) Test 2022
AV-Comparatives has released its Endpoint Prevention and Response (EPR) Test, taking into account the total cost of ownership (TCO) of each product, potential breach costs, and operational/accuracy costs. The EPR CyberRisk Quadrant™ shows at a glance the Strategic Leaders, CyberRisk Visionaries and Strong Challengers.
Anti-Phishing Certification Test 2022
Anti-Phishing test: security products published passing the 2022 test
Every year we publish the results of our phishing protection certification test. These tests evaluate the protection provided against phishing websites. These deceptive websites can pose a real threat to Internet users, as they attempt to steal sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details.Continue reading…
Parental Control Certification 2022
AV-Comparatives provides certification for parental control software. Parental control solutions are tested against 1,000 URLs with adult content, and 100 child-safe URLs. In order to be certified, a product must block at least 98% of pornographic websites, have zero 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/
Mac Security Review/Test 2022
We have reviewed and tested ten security solutions on Apple’s macOS Monterey. Read our Mac Security Test & Review 2022 to see which security solutions have been approved.
Mobile Security Review 2022
AV-Comparatives’ latest Mobile Security Report 2022 is now available. 11 security products for Android have been thoroughly tested and reviewed. https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/mobile-security-review-2022/
Consumer Summary Report 2021
Austrian antivirus testing lab AV-Comparatives has released its annual Summary Report for consumer security products (PDF available here). This includes results of all the individual tests carried out during 2021, a user-interface review for all 17 tested products, and awards given to individual programs in various categories.