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Real-World Protection Test Enterprise August-November 2018 – Testresult

Date November 2018
Language English
Last Revision December 10th 2018

Release date 2018-12-17
Revision date 2018-12-10
Test Period August - November 2018
Number of Testcases 1207
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False Alarm Test included checkbox-checked
Platform/OS Microsoft Windows
Methodology Click here

This report is an excerpt of the Business Security Test 2018 (August – November). For more details, please click here.

Tested Products

Test Results

The results below are based on a test set consisting of 1207 test cases (such as malicious URLs), tested from the beginning of August 2018 till the end of November 2018.

  Blocked User dependent Compromised PROTECTION RATE
[Blocked % + (User dependent %)/2]*
False Alarms
Bitdefender
1207 100% 1
McAfee 1205 2 99.8% 6
Trend Micro 1205 2 99.8% 44
Kaspersky Lab, VIPRE
1204 3 99.8%
Avast 1203 4 99.7%
Microsoft 1197 10 99.6% 83
Panda 1202 5 99.6% 18
CrowdStrike 1201 6 99.5% 5
FireEye 1199 8 99.3%
ESET 1194 13 98.9% 2
eScan 1193 14 98.8%
5
Endgame 1193 14 98.8%
6
Emsisoft 1192 15 98.8%
0
Fortinet*
1150 57 95.3%
2
Saint Security 923 284 76.5% 0

* A technical Fortinet product issue in November testing meant that some malware samples were not detected in that month, and so there was a modest negative effect on the results.

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