I am worried: AV-Comparatives tests of Business Security products

Av-Comparatives did a long-term test of security Business Products. The details can be seen here: Initially, I wanted to write about this test because I was surprised to see how well Microsoft Defender performed. But then, I started to read the details, even if the full report will only be released in December 2022.   Read below the things which surprised me:   Engines used Information about additional third-party engines/signatures used by some of the products: Acronis, Cisco, Cybereason, G Data, Trellix and VIPRE use the Bitdefender engine (in addition to their own protection features). VMware uses the Avira engine (in addition to their own protection features). G Data’s OutbreakShield is based on Cyren.   Of course, most of this is not new … What surprised me was: Cisco is using Bitdefender Watch Guard, Crowdstrike and K7 have own engines Crowdstrike’s ML engine is good G Data is using also Cyren    2) The special settings are not even close to the defaults. It is normal that in business environments, and with business products in general, to be configured by the system administrator, in accordance with vendor’s guidelines and their own expectations. But, this also tells me that there can be huge differences in the detection, performance and FP rate of…

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