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Real-World Protection Test Enterprise March-April 2019 – Testresult

Date April 2019
Language English
Last Revision May 13th 2019

Release date 2019-05-15
Revision date 2019-05-13
Test Period March - April 2019
Number of Testcases 389
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Platform/OS Microsoft Windows
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This report is an excerpt of the Business Security Test March-April 2019 – Factsheet. For more details, please click here.


This is just an excerpt of the Business Security Test March-April 2019 – Factsheet and gives a brief overview of the results of the Business Real-World Protection Test run in March and April 2019. 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 389 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
 Kaspersky Lab, Vipre 389 100% 0
Bitdefender 389 100% 2
McAfee, Sophos 388 1 99.7% 1
Trend Micro 388 1 99.7% 18
Microsoft 387 2 99.7% 8
Avast 387 2 99.5% 0
K7 387 2 99.5% 2
CISCO 386 3 99.2% 0
ESET, FireEye 386 3 99.2% 2
CrowdStrike 386 3 99.2% 6
Panda 386 3 99.2% 9
Symantec 385 4 99.0% 2
Endgame 385 4 99.0% 9
Seqrite 383 4 2 99.0% 18
Fortinet 384 5 98.7% 1
SparkCognition 383 6 98.5% 2

* 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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(May 2019)