When it comes to top-notch cybersecurity, the ability to effectively combat digital threats is vital. Virus Bulletin, an independent testing and certification body, plays a pivotal role in this landscape with its VB100 certification tests.
These tests are crucial in assessing the capabilities of cybersecurity products against a wide array of malware. In the latest VB100 certification test, conducted in December 2023, Emsisoft Anti-Malware showcased exceptional performance, securing a Grade A+ certification.
Understanding Virus Bulletin and the VB100 Certification
Virus Bulletin has been a significant feature of the cybersecurity realm for over two decades, offering rigorous testing, reviews, and benchmarking of security solutions. The VB100 certification, in operation since 1998, is a testament to the quality and functionality of anti-malware solutions. Products that earn this certification are recognized as legitimate and effectively functioning anti-malware solutions.
VB100 Certification Criteria
To be awarded with VB100 certification, a security product must:
- Detect a minimum of 75 percent of malicious samples.
- Register no more than 0.05 percent false positives.
Furthermore, products are ranked according to their detection rates:
Grade A+: ≥ 99.5%.
Grade A: ≥ 97%.
Grade B: ≥ 90%.
Grade C: ≥ 85%.
Grade D: ≥ 75%.
Emsisoft’s Standout Performance in the December 2023 Test
Emsisoft Anti-Malware’s performance in the December 2023 VB100 test was noteworthy:
- Detection Grade: A+
- Detection Rate: 99.90%
- False Alarm Rate: 0.000%
These impressive results highlight Emsisoft’s proficiency in offering robust security solutions. The high malware detection rate, paired with an exceptionally low rate of false alarms, underscores the precision and reliability of Emsisoft Anti-Malware.
This combination of high detection rates and minimal false positives is particularly important for businesses, where cybersecurity solutions must provide strong protection without hindering productivity.
For a comprehensive breakdown of the results and an in-depth understanding of the testing methodology, you can view the full report here.
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Emsisoft Anti-Malware’s outstanding performance in the VB100 December 2023 test is a testament to its efficacy and reliability in the face of a complex and evolving threat landscape. Achieving a Grade A+ certification from Virus Bulletin reaffirms Emsisoft’s dedication to delivering robust protection and peace of mind to businesses and individual users alike.