sb-au logo
Story image

ESET's Endpoint Antivirus takes out VB100 award

The ESET Endpoint Antivirus recorded strong detection, excellent stability and low resource requirements in the latest Virus Bulletin’s VB100 Comparative Review.Virus Bulletin, a testing authority for security solutions, published its latest ‘VB100 Comparative Review on Windows Server 2008 R2’ report.

“ESET Endpoint Antivirus provides companies with comprehensive endpoint protection based on proven ESET technology,” says Michal Jankech, product manager for business products at ESET.

“Moreover, with next-generation business solutions we are focusing on performance and false positives, and it is always good to see this confirmed by an independent tests such as VB100 Comparative Review,” he says. 

Besides detection, the comparative review also focused on product stability and performance. According to the VB100 result, Jankech says, stability of ESET Endpoint Antivirus was impeccable, with no problems, even under the heaviest of stress.

Further adding that “resource use was low and our set of activities ran through in good time. Scanning speeds were good to start off with and much faster in repeat runs, and overheads accessing files were very light”.   Learn more about ESET Endpoint protection solutions and about Virus Bulletin’s VB100 Comparative Review on Windows Server 2008 R2.

The award marks ESET’s 73rd consecutive VB100 award. In total, ESET has received 94 VB100 awards.

“Detection was very strong, with good scores across the board,” Virus Bulletin says of how ESET Endpoint Antivirus dealt with nearly 900,000 test files.

Story image
Top security threats for 2021
2021 will see several themes develop into full blown security threats, many of them borne from the struggles of pandemic-stricken 2020, writes Wontok head of technology Mick Esber.More
Story image
As digital transformation grows in A/NZ companies, misconceptions about their role in cloud security abound
While an 81% majority of A/NZ organisations are accelerating their digital transformation, a giant 99% of surveyed respondents say they believe their cloud security provider provides enough protection, according to a Trend Micro study. More
Story image
App security not keeping up with rapid development — Radware
“With more than 70% of respondents reporting that their production apps have already left the data centre, ensuring the security and integrity of these data and applications is becoming more challenging, particularly in multi-cloud environments.”More
Story image
One Identity reaches out to SolarWinds customers following breach
According to the company, this free assessment seeks to help organisations navigate through times of uncertainty as attacks continue to grow in sophistication and complexity across the broad range of identity-centric risks.More
Story image
Huawei: Corporates must focus on data minimisation and business continuity to mitigate data security challenges
"From a long-term sustainable point of view, organisations will need to adopt data minimisation and privacy by design and default."More
Story image
AI, machine learning effective in cyber defence, but can also present challenges
AI is not necessarily the right tool for every job. More