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Real-World Protection Test Enterprise August-September 2021 – Testresult

Date September 2021
Language English
Last Revision October 11th 2021

Release date 2021-10-15
Revision date 2021-10-11
Test Period August - September 2021
Number of Testcases 375
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Platform/OS Microsoft Windows
Methodology Click here

This report is an excerpt of the Business Security Test August-September 2021 – Factsheet. For more details, please click here.

Introduction

This fact sheet gives a brief overview of the results of the Business Real-World Protection Test run in August and September 2021. 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 https://www.av-comparatives.org. The results are based on a test set consisting of 375 test cases (such as malicious URLs), tested from the beginning of August till the end of September.

Tested Products

Test Results

  Blocked User dependent Compromised PROTECTION RATE
[Blocked % + (User dependent %)/2]*
False Alarms
Bitdefender, Kaspersky, Microsoft 375 100% 0
Avast 375 100% 1
Panda 375 100% 9
Acronis, VIPRE, VMware 374 1 99.7% 0
CrowdStrike, FireEye 374 1 99.7% 1
K7 374 1 99.7% 2
Fortinet 374 1 99.7% 10
Malwarebytes 373 2 99.5% 4
Sophos 371 2 2 99.2% 3
ESET 371 4 98.9% 0
G Data 371 4 98.9% 1
Elastic 371 4 98.9% 3
Cybereason 370 5 98.7% 1
Cisco 367 8 97.9% 0

* 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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