Business Security Report 2017

In our 2017 business security report we tested 16 leading security solutions suitable for a company with a Microsoft Windows network. The review looks at everyday security and systems management tasks relevant for both smaller and larger companies.

AV-Comparatives Approved Business Security Products

This report includes a wide variety of products. With regard to the management of each product, some products require a new approach on the part of the administrator. The review provides insights in console functionality and security deployment over the network. The question as to whether a product provides effective malware protection is answered by the certification test which included the following security products:

  • Avast Business Antivirus Pro Plus 17.6
  • Barracuda NextGen Firewall 7.1
  • Bitdefender GravityZone Advanced Business Security 6.2
  • CrowdStrike Falcon Endpoint Protection 3.5
  • Emsisoft Enterprise Console 2017.7
  • Endgame Protection Platform 2.4
  • ESET Remote Administrator 6.5
  • FortiClient Enterprise Management Server 1.2
  • F-Secure Protection Service for Business 12.10
  • G DATA Business Security 14.0
  • Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Advanced 10.3
  • Palo Alto Networks Traps 4.0
  • Panda Adaptive Defense 360 7.70
  • SentinelOne Endpoint and Server Protection 1.8.5
  • Trend Micro Office Scan XG 12.0
  • VIPRE Endpoint Security Cloud 10.0

The reviews have been done using VMs, as a lot of companies are using virtualization, even on the clients. Therefore, a list of supported virtualisation systems and non-Windows clients is included in our features overview. This report also provides insights in the bottom line question by including price indications of 25, 500 and 1000 seat contracts.

Read our 96 page 2017 Business Security Report [PDF]