Avast Receives AV-Comparatives Approved Business Product Award | Avast

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Following up on our big win at the end of 2020, were now delighted to reveal that Avast Service Anti-virus Pro Plus has gotten the “Approved Business Product” award for July 2021 by AV-Comparatives.

What does it take to get the award?

As a noteworthy independent test laboratory, AV-Comparatives frequently carries out thorough screening of antivirus software application and consistently releases reports that are easily offered to both the media and the public. This newest report was based upon screening done during March to June 2021.
To be certified as an “Approved Business Product” by AV-Comparatives, the checked products required to:

Rating a minimum of 90% in the Malware Protection Test with zero incorrect alarms on common organization software application

Rating a minimum 90% in the total Real-World Protection Test throughout four months

Recognize less than 100 false alarms on any tidy software or sites

Identify no false alarms on typical business software

Avoid major performance issues (the products impact score need to be listed below 40) and fix all reported bugs

File copying (on the very first run as well as on subsequent runs).
Unarchiving and archiving.
Setting up applications.
Releasing applications (on the first run in addition to on subsequent runs).
Downloading files.
Searching sites.

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In its in-depth product evaluation within the Business Security Test results, AV-Comparatives reported the following in regards to a malware detection situation while utilizing Avast Business Antivirus Pro Plus:.
” When we connected a flash drive consisting of malware samples to our test PC, and opened the drive in Windows Explorer, Avast did not initially take any action. When we attempted to perform the malware, or copy it to the Windows Desktop, Avast instantly detected and quarantined it. A pop-up alert was shown, which continued until by hand closed. No user action was needed. Choices to scan the PC, and see details of the identified danger, were revealed. You can disable alerts by means of policy if you want.”.

For the Malware Protection test, Avast accomplished 100% (above other major suppliers), and for the Real-World Protection test, Avast accomplished 99.5%..
For the Performance Test, Antivirus Pro Plus was one of the only vendors to be awarded a perfect score of “really fast” throughout each of the following categories:.

A real-world malware detection scenario.
AV-Comparatives welcomed all vendors to configure their particular products for testing. Just a few suppliers, Avast being among them, offered their products with optimum default settings which are prepared to use, and for that reason did not alter any settings. We are proud to say that no relevant deviations needed to be made to our Avast Business Antivirus Pro Plus in order to have ideal protection.

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AV-Comparatives welcomed all suppliers to configure their respective items for screening. Just a couple of suppliers, Avast being one of them, provided their products with optimum default settings which are all set to utilize, and therefore did not change any settings. We are happy to say that no appropriate discrepancies had actually to be made to our Avast Business Antivirus Pro Plus in order to have optimal security.

” When we connected a flash drive consisting of malware samples to our test PC, and opened the drive in Windows Explorer, Avast did not initially take any action. When we tried to carry out the malware, or copy it to the Windows Desktop, Avast right away spotted and quarantined it.

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To find out more about AV-Comparatives and our recent award, inspect out the complete Business Security Test 2021 results..