INNSBRUK (INNSBRUCK), Austria, March 14, 2019 / PRNewswire / – Cybercrimes are becoming more common and sophisticated, so it is more important than ever to use the most effective defensive solutions. During the awards ceremony the winners of the annual test series conducted by the AV-Comparatives test lab in 2018 were named after vendors whose products provide truly effective protection against cyber threats. The event took place on February 4 and 5, 2019 in Innsbruck with the participation of 36 information security specialists from 12 countries.
Cyber threats are constantly evolving, and after them the methods of testing protective solutions should also be improved. As part of the awards ceremony, AV-Comparatives presented the industry with a new test of real-time threat protection (Enhanced Whole Product Dynamic test), which will be launched in 2019.
On the eve of the ceremony, on February 4, there was a unique opportunity to master bobsled on the Olympic track in Igls and compete in overcoming it for speed. As the bob reaches a speed of over 120 km / h, the participants, including, overcame themselves.
At the award ceremony on February 5, AV-Comparatives presented awards to representatives of security solutions development companies that showed the best results in testing throughout 2018. The certificate “AV-Comparatives Approved Product” received solutions in the home segment. and corporate users. For products participating in the main series of test solutions for home users (Consumer Main Test Series) several different types of awards were provided for both in individual tests and in the overall standings.
“ Product of the Year 2018″ (“Product of the Year 2018”) received a protective solution from Avast , showing good results throughout the year and taking first place in the overall result.
The security solution from Bitdefender was awarded the “ Outstanding Product 2018″ award (“Outstanding Product 2018”), which also showed excellent test results.
At the end of the year, protective solutions from AVG , Avira , Kaspersky Lab and Tencent companies received the award “ Top – Rated Product 2018″ (“High Rating Product 2018”).
Awards for high levels of protection, performance, removal of active infection and low false positives.
Gold (Gold), Silver (Silver) and Bronze (Bronze) awards were awarded to defensive solutions according to their results in the following categories: real-time protection against actual threats (Whole Product Dynamic test), protection against common harm
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