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Real-World Protection Test Enterprise March-April 2018 – Testresult

Date April 2018
Language English
Last Revision May 11th 2018

Release date 2018-05-15
Revision date 2018-05-11
Test Period March - April 2018
Number of Testcases 620
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Platform/OS Microsoft Windows
Methodology Click here

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


This is just an excerpt of the Business Security Test March-April 2018 – Factsheet and gives a brief overview of the results of the Business Real-World Protection Test run in March and April 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 620 test cases (such as malicious URLs), tested from the beginning of March till the end of April.

The full report will be released in July.

Tested Products

Test Results

  Blocked User dependent Compromised PROTECTION RATE
[Blocked % + (User dependent %)/2]*
False Alarms
Bitdefender, McAfee 620 100% 1
Panda 620 100% 3
Trend Micro 620 100% 14
Avast, Kaspersky Lab, VIPRE 618 2 99.7% 0
ESET 616 4 99.4% 0
Emsisoft 614 6 99.0% 0
CrowdStrike 613 7 98.9% 0
Endgame 610 10 98.4% 0
Fortinet 609 11 98.2% 3
Microsoft 589 31 97.5% 4
eScan 603 17 97.3% 0
Saint Security 569 51 91.8% 11
FireEye 536 84 86.5% 0


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(May 2018)