AV-TEST Product Review and Certification Report – Dec/2020

During November and December 2020 we evaluated 5 business security products for MacOS Catalina. We always used the most current version of all products for the testing. They were allowed to update themselves and query their in-the-cloud services. We focused on malware detection, false positives and performance.

certified

Endpoint

Version10.0
PlatformMacOS Catalina 10.15.7
Report205307
DateDec/2020

Protection

Protection against malware infections
(such as viruses, worms or Trojan horses)

Industry averageIndustry averageDecember
Detection of widespread and prevalent malware discovered in the last 4 months (the AV-TEST reference set) 780 samples used 100%99.7%
Protection Score 6.0/6.0

Performance

Average influence of the product on computer speed in daily usage

Industry averageIndustry averageDecember
Slower download of frequently-used applications 30 downloaded files 0%0%
Slower launch of standard software applications 51 test cases applied 2%4%
Slower installation of frequently-used applications 25 installed applications 40%34%
Slower copying of files (locally and in a network) 3,446 files copied 12%4%
Performance Score 5.5/6.0

Usability

Impact of the security software on the usability of the whole computer
(lower values indicate better results)

Industry averageIndustry averageDecember
False detections of legitimate software as malware during a system scan 208,317 samples used 0 0
False warnings concerning certain actions carried out whilst installing and using legitimate software 50 samples used 0 0
Usability Score 6.0/6.0

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