March 01, 2022 | Awards
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AV-TEST Award 2021 for Trend Micro

The internationally renowned AV-TEST Institute has crowned the best IT security products of the year for consumers and corporate users with the AV-TEST Award 2021. Over an evaluation period of 12 months, involving comprehensive testing, the experts documented the top scores of all the products and have now decided on the awards for these outstanding results. The 2021 Awards in the two test categories of Best Android Security and Best MacOS Security for Consumer Users go to Trend Micro.

AV-TEST Award 2021 für Trend Micro
AV-TEST Award 2021

für Trend Micro


AV-TEST Award – proof of IT security

Each product evaluated at the AV-TEST Institute is required to undergo demanding and realistic tests in the lab over the course of an entire year. The challenge is to consistently excel in the test categories of Protection, Performance and Usability. Successful products each then receive a test certificate for tested security against IT threats. To top it off, a Windows product that also performs significantly better than the industry standard receives the additional accolade of "Top Product".
If a product manages to maintain its stellar performance in several or all test categories throughout the entire year, it qualifies as candidate for the sought-after AV-TEST Awards. This well-known award is now in its 11th year, and for many companies, it serves as vital proof that their efforts to create a secure product have paid off. Because special award distinction by a renowned, independent institute fosters a high level of confidence, not only in the IT security industry but also among customers in the consumer and corporate sector. Likewise, it is a just reward to providers of security solutions who consistently invest in research and development.

AV-TEST Awards for Trend Micro – in recognition of outstanding performance

The package Trend Micro Antivirus delivered first-rate protection and a wide range of security on PCs of consumer users running MacOS throughout the entire test year of 2021 and thus received special recognition. Because in fending off threats on MacOS systems, users also need reliable protection at their side. For its superb performance, Trend Micro Antivirus received the AV-TEST Best MacOS Security 2021 Award for Consumer Users.

Also for best protection and security of mobile Android devices of consumer users, the experts gave the AV-TEST Best Android Security Award to the protection app Trend Micro Mobile Security. It is necessary to effectively face off against cyberattacks on Android systems using safe threat prevention.

"With its products for consumer users, the internationally renowned provider of security solutions, Trend Micro, demonstrated outstanding protection especially under the MacOS and Android operating systems. For these good test results throughout 2021, the AV-TEST Institute presented a total of two awards to Trend Micro. With the Best MacOS Security and Best Android Security Awards, Trend Micro received a first-rate recognition for its constant efforts involving the protection of MacOS and Android", says Andreas Marx, CEO of AV-TEST.



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