AV-TEST Product Review and Certification Report – Jun/2019

During April and May 2019 we evaluated 6 business security products for MacOS Mojave. 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 Platform

Version3.1
PlatformMacOS Mojave 10.14.3
Report191633
DateJun/2019

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) 557 samples used 100%100%
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 109 downloaded files 7%1%
Slower launch of standard software applications 4 test cases applied 48%192%
Slower installation of frequently-used applications 91 installed applications 18%4%
Slower copying of files (locally and in a network) 34 files copied 3%3%
Performance Score 4.0/6.0

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 463,152 samples used 0 0
False warnings concerning certain actions carried out whilst installing and using legitimate software 60 samples used 0 1
Usability Score 5.5/6.0