AV-TEST is the independent research institute for IT security based in Germany. For more than 15 years, these experts have guaranteed quality-assuring comparison and individual tests of virtually all internationally relevant IT security products. They provide companies and users alike with the information they need to choose solutions that are proven to work.
During January and February 2021, AV-TEST continuously evaluated 19 business endpoint protection products, focusing on realistic test scenarios and challenging the products against real-world threats. Each product had to demonstrate its capabilities using all components and protection layers.
We are pleased to report that Avast Business received high marks and the Top Product label, as compared to endpoint protection products from the other security vendors.
Avast Business Antivirus Pro Plus received a 100% score in protection against zero-day malware attacks from 258 samples, inclusive of web and email threats. We also scored 100% in the detection of widespread and prevalent malware, discovered in the last four weeks of testing using 9,972 samples.
As an independent lab focused on IT security testing, AV-TEST guarantees quality assurance and accurate comparisons from testing all internationally relevant IT security products. The Institute boasts one of the largest collections of digital malware samples in the world, ensuring that its product tests are state-of-the-art and uninfluenced by third parties.
To find out more about AV-TEST and Avast’s recent award, check out the complete test results.