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

During May and June 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 Security

Version32.30
PlatformMacOS Catalina 10.15.3
Report202104
DateJun/2020

Protection

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

Industry averageIndustry averageJune
Detection of widespread and prevalent malware discovered in the last 4 months (the AV-TEST reference set) 83 samples used 99%98.8%
Protection Score 6.0/6.0

Performance

Average influence of the product on computer speed in daily usage

Industry averageIndustry averageJune
Slower download of frequently-used applications 26 downloaded files 0%0%
Slower launch of standard software applications 42 test cases applied 3%3%
Slower installation of frequently-used applications 25 installed applications 18%39%
Slower copying of files (locally and in a network) 5,041 files copied 5%22%
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 averageJune
False detections of legitimate software as malware during a system scan 391,045 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

All tested manufacturers

Bitdefender
Crowdstrike
Ensilo
ESET
F-Secure
Fireeye
Fortinet
McAfee
SentinelOne
Sophos
Symantec