Truth or Spin in AV Testing?

Jon Friedman, Tech Target Aryeh Goretsky, ESET,Righard Zwienenberg , ESET
Third-party tests can be extremely caluable for evaluating anti-malware products. In-fact, more tests are available than most people realize, covering not only detection rates and scanning speeds, but also factors like number of false positives and ability to block zero-day attacks. But an educated evaluator can both avoid the snares of misleading tests and find a surprising number of useful third party tests.
May 30 2012
59 mins
Truth or Spin in AV Testing?
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