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Real-World Protection Test Enterprise August-November 2020 – Testresult

Date November 2020
Language English
Last Revision December 10th 2020

Release date 2020-12-15
Revision date 2020-12-10
Test Period August - November 2020
Number of Testcases 801
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Update allowed checkbox-checked
False Alarm Test included checkbox-checked
Platform/OS Microsoft Windows
Methodology Click here

This report is an excerpt of the Business Security Test 2020 (August – November). For more details, please click here.

Tested Products

Test Results

The results below are based on a test set consisting of 801 test cases (such as malicious URLs), tested from the beginning of August 2020 till the end of November 2020.

  Blocked User dependent Compromised PROTECTION RATE
[Blocked % + (User dependent %)/2]*
False Alarms
800 1 99.9% 2
Avast 800 1 99.9% 8
Fortinet 800 1 99.9% 10
800 1 99.9% 32
ESET 799 2 99.8% 1
VIPRE 799 2 99.8% 3
Bitdefender, Microsoft
799 2 99.8%
K7 797 4 99.5% 29
G Data 796 5 99.4% 8
Elastic 791 10 98.8% 17
Sophos 787 14 98.3% 4
SparkCognition 785 16 98.0%
Crowdstrike 783 18 97.8%
Acronis 782 19 97.6%
VMWare 782 19 97.6%
Cisco 772 29 96.4% 2
FireEye 765 36 95.5% 2
734 67 91.6%


* A Cybereason product issue was uncovered during the Real-World Protection Test which led to some missed detections. The bug has now been fixed.

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(December 2020)