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18 endpoint products for companies: AV-Comparatives has packed its various tests into an evaluation and used it to create its semi-annual report "Business Security Test 2022 (August - November)".

In its second half-year report of the main business test series 2022, AV-Comparatives . It includes the results of the Business Real-World Protection Test (August-November), Business Malware Protection Test (September), Business Performance Test (October), and product reviews.

The test cases used in the test: 629 test cases in the real-world area, 1.005 test cases in the malware protection area.

Results of the Real-World Protection Test - Compromise mistranslated: Compromised (Image: AV-Comparatives).

The test series with three main parts

  • The Real World Protection Test mimics online malware attacks that a typical business user might encounter while browsing the web.
  • The Malware Protection Test considers a scenario where the malware is already present on the disk or e.g. B. entered the test system via the local network or a removable medium instead of directly from the Internet.
  • In addition to the individual protection tests, a False positive test conducted to check whether products incorrectly identify legitimate software as malicious.
  • The Performance Test examines how each product affects system performance, ie how much it slows down normal use of the PC when performing certain tasks.
  • To complete the picture of each product's capabilities, the report also includes a Evaluation of the user interface.

Some of the products in the test are aimed at larger companies and organizations, while others are more suitable for smaller companies.

Results of the Malware Protection Test (Image: AV-Comparatives).

All except Cisco Approved Business Products

In order to be certified by AV-Comparatives as an “Approved Business Product” in December 2022, the tested products must achieve at least 90% in the Malware Protection Test, with zero false positives on common business software and an FP rate on non-business-related files below the Prominent high threshold. In addition, products must score at least 90% in the entire Real-World Protection Test (ie over a four-month period), with fewer than a hundred false positives for any clean software/website and zero false positives for common enterprise software. The tested products also do not have to have any major performance issues (the Impact Score must be less than 40) and all reported bugs must be fixed in order to receive certification.

All products below except Cisco have received the “APPROVED” label from AV-Comparatives.

These products are in the test overview

Results of the false positive test (Image: AV-Comparatives).

  • Acronis Cyber ​​Protect Cloud with Advanced Security pack 15.0 | 15.0 | 15.0 | 15.0
  • Avast Ultimate Business Security 22.6 | 22.7 | 22.7 | 22.9/XNUMX
  • Bitdefender GravityZone Business Security Premium 7.6 | 7.6 | 7.7 | 7.7
  • Cisco Secure Endpoint Essentials 8.0 | 8.0 | 8.0 | 8.1
  • Crowd Strike Falcon Pro 6.42 | 6.44 | 6.45 | 6.47
  • Cybereason Enterprise 21.2 | 21.2 | 21.2 | 22.1
  • Elastic Security 8.3 | 8.4 | 8.4 | 8.5
  • ESET PROTECT Entry with ESET PROTECT Cloud 9.0 | 9.0 | 9.0 | 9.1
  • G Data Endpoint Protection Business 15.2 | 15.2 | 15.3 | 15.3
  • K7 On-premises Enterprise Security Advanced 14.2 | 14.2 | 14.2 | 14.2
  • Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business – Select with KSC 11.9 | 11.9 | 11.10 | 11.10
  • Malwarebytes EDR 1.2 | 1.2 | 1.2 | 1.2
  • Microsoft Defender Antivirus with Microsoft Endpoint Manager 4.18 | 4.18 | 4.18 | 4.18
  • Sophos Intercept X Advanced 10.8 | 10.8 | 10.8 | 10.8
  • Trellix Endpoint Security (HX) 34.28 | 34.28 | 34.28 | 35.31
  • VIPRE Endpoint Protection Cloud 12.3 | 12.3 | 12.3 | 12.3
  • VMware Carbon Black Cloud Endpoint Standard 3.8 | 3.8 | 3.8 | 3.8
  • WatchGuard Endpoint Protection Platform 8.0 | 8.0 | 8.0 | 8.0
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About AV-Comparatives

AV-Comparatives is an independent AV test laboratory based in Innsbruck, Austria, and has been publicly testing computer security software since 2004. It is certified according to ISO 9001: 2015 for the area of ​​"Independent tests of anti-virus software". It also has EICAR certification as a "Trusted IT Security Testing Lab".


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