Gen Brands Earn 16 Award Recognitions

Independent testing institutions AV-Comparatives and AV-Test have recognized multiple products across Gen brands: Norton, Avast, Avira and AVG.

As part of the testing process, cybersecurity products undergo systematic evaluations that assess real-world protection, malware protection as well as overall performance. The recognition from these independent testing labs across four of Gen’s leading brands demonstrates the company’s best-in-class technology driven with leading machine learning and AI capabilities.

“We know these are incredibly rigorous tests, and we’re proud to have received awards from two of the top cybersecurity benchmarking institutions,” said Michal Pechoucek, Chief Technology Officer for Gen. “Our best-in-class technology combined with a team with comprehensive cybersecurity experience enables us to deliver on the brand promises our customers count on.” 

“While our brands regularly receive accolades from consumers, these awards from independent labs validate the trust in our technology,” said Krista Todd, Chief Marketing Officer for Gen. “Gen strives to offer the industry’s most innovative and intuitive solutions for comprehensive Cyber Safety, and this recognition reaffirms the impact and peace of mind we aim to bring to our customers every day.”

AV-Comparatives Recognizes Avast, AVG and Avira as ‘Top Rated Products’

AV-Comparatives named Avast, AVG and Avira ‘top rated products’, awarding Gold to Avast and AVG for Real World Protection and Malware Protection and silver to Avira in both categories as well as in Performance Test category. Certification by AV-Comparatives provides a globally recognized official seal of approval for software performance. 

Norton, Avast and AVG Earn AV-Test Awards Across Operating Systems

Through intensive evaluation, Norton, AVG and Avast each earned ‘Best Protection’ titles for the Windows operating system for home users by AV-Test. Avast and AVG were also both recognized as the Best MacOS Security for home users, and Avast was acknowledged for enterprise security, earning Best Protection for Windows business users.

Andreas Marx, CEO of AV-Test said, “Our testing has proven an exceptionally high standard of protection across the range of security products from Gen brands. We have thoroughly tested these products, and the consistent performance speaks to the longstanding care they provide to their customers.” 

Here is a full breakdown of all the awards.

AV-Test Awards 

Best Protection (Windows Home Users):

  • Norton
  • Avast
  • AVG

Best Protection (Windows Business Users):

  • Avast

Best MacOS Security (MacOS Home Users):

  • Avast
  • AVG


Top Rated Products :

  • Avast 
  • AVG 
  • Avira 

Real World Protection Test:

  • Avast - Gold 
  • AVG - Gold 
  • Avira – Silver 

Malware Protection Test:

  • Avast – Gold 
  • AVG – Gold 
  • Avira – Silver 

Performance Test:

  • Avira - Silver 

Source: Gen Digital

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