AV Comparatives

AV-Comparatives provides independent comparative tests and reviews for various antivirus products.
It is an independent organization offering systematic testing that checks whether security software products and mobile security solutions lives up to its promises. Certification by AV-Comparatives provides an official seal of approval for software performance which is globally recognized.

It offers Real-World Protection Test, a comprehensive and complex test available when it comes to evaluating the real-life protection capabilities of antivirus software. But simply, the test framework replicates the scenario of an everyday user in an everyday online environment.

AV-Comparatives works closely with several academic institutions such as the University of Innsbruck’s Department of Computer Science to provide scientific testing methods.