AV-TEST Product Review and Certification Report – Dec/2018

During November and December 2018 we evaluated 3 business security products for MacOS High Sierra. 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

Next Generation Endpoint Security Software

Version2.6
PlatformMacOS High Sierra 10.13.3
Report183933
DateDec/2018

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) 241 samples used 100%100%
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 91 downloaded files 0%0%
Slower launch of standard software applications 11 test cases applied 15%45%
Slower installation of frequently-used applications 159 installed applications 7%6%
Slower copying of files (locally and in a network) 78 files copied 2%2%
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 20,620 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