This is the tenth time that the AV-TEST Institute is presenting its internationally renowned award for the best IT security products. The 2020 award in the test categories of usability and performance goes to the product 'Antivirus Pro' from manufacturer Avira. The security program stood out thanks to continuously outstanding achievements, demonstrated in comprehensive tests throughout the period of the entire test year.
The AV-TEST Award – a game changer in the IT security industry
Even achieving a test certificate in regular and successfully completed tests is clear recognition of excellence. Because it recommends a product that has been evaluated by the AV-TEST Institute as a powerful tool in fending off IT threats. Certified security products and services receive the clear buying recommendation of our laboratory experts. In addition, products for Windows with achievements clearly above the industry standard are honored by rewarding them the extra evaluation of 'Top Product'.
The AV-TEST Award, however, goes even far beyond that. The coveted trophy is earned only by IT security products that were able to set new standards in all the tests during the test period of the past year. It is thus recognized certification of continuous peak achievements by manufacturers and developers, and it recognizes security products at the highest level. At the same time, this award fosters trust among consumers, corporate users and representatives of the media across the globe, who are looking at and guided by the regular product tests of the AV-TEST Institute.
Mar 19, 2020 AV-TEST Award 2019 for Avira With the AV-TEST Award, the leading test institute for IT security selects each year the best products in their class. To be honored with one of the internationally renowned awards, however, IT security products have to score the highest ratings in comprehensive tests throughout the test period of one full year. Avira was Founded in 1986, and has its headquarters in Tettnang, Germany. The company produces software for home users and businesses, covering Windows, Mac OS, iOS and Android platforms. Avira joined AV-Comparatives’ Main Test Series at the very beginning, in 2004. A review of the free version of Avira Antivirus. A test of the free version of Avira Antivirus.Download Avira FREE Version: https://www.avira.com/en/free-ant. Nov 28, 2017 — Alexander Vukcevic, Head of the Avira Protection Services. AV-Test ran this two-month test with fully updated computers running the latest version of Windows 10. All the 21 antivirus programs tested were installed according to the default settings and were connected to the internet for the full use of cloud detection and update services.
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AV-TEST Award for Avira – certified proof of excellence
With its security program 'Antivirus Pro', Avira managed in 2020 to prove itself in a total of two test categories for consumer products under Windows 10 as a game changer in the continuous battle against cybercriminals.
'Antivirus Pro' from Avira receives the AV-TEST Best Performance 2020 Award, thanks to its extremely small load on system resources with simultaneously successful protection of consumer devices under Windows 10.
Due to its extremely low false alarm rate, 'Antivirus Pro' from Avira did a superb job of supporting users of consumer devices under Windows in fending off cybercriminals and thus also receives the AV-TEST Best Usability 2020 Award.
With an excellent performance, 'Antivirus Pro“ from Avira underscores its technical superiority far above the industry average and proves that it is the best the market currently has to offer in the relevant test categories in the battle against online threats.
'The extremely low false alarm rate of 'Antivirus Pro' stands out above the rest. Moreover, the security package requires only a minimum of system resources, which makes it a clear recommendation for consumer users', says Andreas Marx, CEO of AV-TEST.
With the AV-TEST Award, the leading test institute for IT security selects each year the best products in their class. To be honored with one of the internationally renowned awards, however, IT security products have to score the highest ratings in comprehensive tests throughout the test period of one full year. That is precisely what Avira has achieved with its 'Antivirus Pro' product. The AV-TEST Award 2019 in the test category of usability for consumer products goes to Avira.
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The AV-TEST certificate: excellent performance documented
Already upon receipt of an AV-TEST certificate, an IT security product proves that it complies with the strictest test criteria and lives up to 'Made in Germany' product analyses. Around the globe, consumers, corporate users, government agencies and consulting firms for over 15 years have trusted in the performance capability of security products, as certified by AV-TEST. Moreover, IT trade publications, along with large mainstream media, have been regularly guided by the published product tests, carried out in the labs of the renowned AV-TEST Institute under realistic test scenarios to evaluate the latest threats. Products tested and certified with utmost due diligence by AV-TEST guarantee the best possible protection against current threats. Products that demonstrate outstanding performance within the scope of certification tests are designated by AV-TEST as a 'Top Product'.
AV-TEST Award for Avira – certified proof of peak excellence
In order to clearly differentiate themselves from their competitors, manufacturers of security solutions also receive a unique opportunity each year: winning one of the coveted AV-TEST Awards. Only products that make a high-performance finish in the AV-TEST labs throughout the test period of an entire year are allowed to claim this proof of absolute peak performance. With the AV-TEST Awards, a security product proves not only its technical superiority. Above all, it proves that it is documented as being the best the market currently has to offer in the fight against cyber attacks.
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With 'Antivirus Pro', Avira succeeded at fielding a top product in 2019 which was able to meet the high standards of the AV-TEST Institute. In the consumer field, Avira receives recognition for best usability and is thus given the Best Usability 2019 Award by the AV-TEST Institute.
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'With the lowest false alarm rate, Avira is setting clear standards for good usability with its 'Antivirus Pro' security package,' says Andreas Marx, CEO of AV-TEST. No other software was able to achieve such stellar results in the category of usability in the annual test. And thus, Avira is the sole recipient of the Usability Award for consumer software.