Security system detection effectiveness is a critical metric that helps determine how well security technologies are protecting the business. Higher detection effectiveness:
Third-party testing organizations periodically test McAfee products to determine how well they identify and block threats. During the first half of 2014, McAfee achieved the following results:
Here is a summary of recent tests.
After consistently improving protection and total scores throughout 2013, McAfee Internet Security achieved its highest-ever protection score and overall ranking in the May-June 2014 AV-Test for consumer endpoint.
In February 2014, McAfee Internet Security achieved 100% in the NSS Labs Consumer EPP Comparative Analysis Socially Engineered Malware test. McAfee Internet Security was in the top position as it blocked more malware from reaching the endpoint than any other vendor.
McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection — Enterprise achieved a 100% block rate in the NSS Labs Enterprise EPP Comparative Analysis Socially Engineered Malware test published in April 2014. McAfee was in the top position as it blocked more malware from reaching the endpoint than any other vendor.
NSS Labs published its Data Center IPS Comparative Analysis Security Value Map (SVM) in February 2014. McAfee Network Security Platform was 99.6% effective in blocking exploits, the highest security effectiveness rate of the four IPS solutions tested by NSS Labs. In addition, McAfee Network Security Platform was effective against all evasion techniques tested.
In July 2014, the anti-malware test lab AV-Test published the results of its latest round of mobile security effectiveness tests. McAfee Mobile Security received a perfect protection score of 6, detecting a representative set of recent malicious applications with zero false positives. It is the fourth test in a row where McAfee Mobile Security has scored a perfect 13 overall.