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Real-World Protection Test Enterprise August-November 2023 – Testresult

Date November 2023
Language English
Last Revision December 6th 2023

Release date 2023-12-15
Revision date 2023-12-06
Test Period August - November 2023
Number of Testcases 503
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Platform/OS Microsoft Windows
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Tested Products

Test Results

The results below are based on a test set consisting of 503 test cases (such as malicious URLs), tested from the beginning of August 2023 till the end of November 2023.

  Blocked User dependent Compromised PROTECTION RATE
[Blocked % + (User dependent %)/2]*
False Alarms
Bitdefender 503 100% 2
Avast 503 100% 3
Kaspersky 502 1 99.8% 1
CrowdStrike 502 1 99.8% 16
VIPRE 501 2 99.6% 2
Elastic, Microsoft 500 3 99.4% 3
G Data 498 5 99.0% 3
Trellix 495 4 4 98.8% 10
K7 495 8 98.4% 1
CISCO 494 9 98.2% 7
WatchGuard 494 9 98.2% 21
ESET 493 10 98.0% 1
Sophos 491 4 8 98.0% 1
Cybereason 477 26 94.8% 7
VMware 467 36 92.8% 3


* User-dependent cases are given half credit. For example, if a program blocks 80% by itself, and another 20% of cases are user-dependent, we give half credit for the 20%, i.e. 10%, so it gets 90% altogether.

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(December 2023)