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

Date September 2018
Language English
Last Revision October 11th 2018

Release date 2018-10-15
Revision date 2018-10-11
Test Period August - September 2018
Number of Testcases 599
Online with cloud connectivity checkbox-checked
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 August-September 2018 – Factsheet. For more details, please click here.


This is just an excerpt of the Business Security Test August-September 2018 – Factsheet and gives a brief overview of the results of the Business Real-World Protection Test run in August and September 2018. The overall business product reports (each covering four months) will be released in July and December. For more information about this Real-World Protection Test, please read the details available at The results are based on a test set consisting of 599 test cases (such as malicious URLs), tested from the beginning of August till the end of September.

The full report will be released in December.

Tested Products

Test Results

  Blocked User dependent Compromised PROTECTION RATE
[Blocked % + (User dependent %)/2]*
False Alarms
Bitdefender, Kaspersky Lab 599 100% 0
Vipre 598 1 99.8% 0
Trend Micro 598 1 99.8% 22
Microsoft 597 2 99.8% 38
McAfee 597 2 99.7% 4
Avast 596 3 99.5% 0
FireEye 595 4 99.3% 0
CrowdStrike 595 4 99.3% 1
Panda 595 4 99.3% 4
Endgame 592 7 98.8% 1
ESET 591 8 98.7% 1
eScan 590 9 98.5% 2
Emsisoft 589 10 98.3% 0
Fortinet 578 21 96.5% 1
Saint Security 449 150 75.0% 0

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(October 2018)