NortonLifeLock (NASDAQ: NLOK), a global leader in consumer cybersecurity, recently announced that its device protection solutions have won four awards from the AV-TEST Institute. Norton 360 was honored with the Windows Home User Best Performance and Best Protection awards, as well as the Best MacOS Security award. Additionally, Avira Internet Security received the Windows Consumer User Best Usability award. This is the seventh consecutive year that AV-TEST has recognized NortonLifeLock products.
AV-TEST Institute is globally recognized for its independent and rigorous testing methods that evaluate the effectiveness of endpoint security solution defenses against advanced attacks throughout the year. The awards build trust between consumers, business users and media representatives around the world, who are guided by regular product testing by the AV-TEST Institute.
Throughout 2021, 111,899 real-world threat samples, including zero-day and prevalent malware commonly exploited from browsers and email, were tested on Windows and Mac machines BONE. NortonLifeLock solutions successfully blocked all samples without any failures. Protection accuracy was measured in the usability testing category to ensure the best user experience, while performance accuracy measured impact on tasks such as web browsing, file copying, and the launch of applications to select the solutions with the least impact.
“We are committed to providing our customers with the best cybersecurity protection so they can live their digital lives safely,” said Darren Shou, Chief Technology Officer at NortonLifeLock. “It is an honor to be recognized by AV-Test for the best performance, protection and ease of use. It wouldn’t be possible without our NortonLifeLock team, who are dedicated to quality and innovation that help keep consumers confident and safe.
“NortonLifeLock’s device protection solutions consistently achieve outstanding results, demonstrated and measured in comprehensive testing throughout the test year,” said Andreas Marx, CEO of AV-TEST. “A good security product goes from good to great by also building trust with the user. Consistently providing reliable, error-free responses to suspicious actions or attacks engenders such trust, which enables Norton 360 and Avira Internet Security for Windows to place itself among the crème de la crème.
Norton and Avira solutions help consumers protect their personal devices and private information from ever-evolving cyber threats. Protection solutions are available for smartphones, tablets and laptops, and include multi-layered AI-powered malware protection and machine learning-based security technology. Norton just released Consumer Cybersecurity Pulse Report found that the company blocked 3.6 billion threats throughout 2021, including 221 million file-based malware, 53.9 million phishing attempts and 1.4 million mobile malware files.
For more information on AV-TEST’s 2021 results, go toAV-TEST.org.
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