Elastic Security shines in Malware Protection Test by AV-Comparatives

Real-world malware 100% protection with zero false positives


Elastic Security has achieved remarkable results in the recent AV-Comparatives Malware Protection Test, with a protection rate of 100% and no false positives against real-world malware samples. This independent assessment underscores our commitment to providing world-class malware protection, with zero false positives and zero user impact.

Why AV-Comparatives matters

AV-Comparatives is a highly respected organization that conducts rigorous, independent testing of antivirus and endpoint security solutions. Its evaluations are designed to simulate real-world attack scenarios, providing valuable insights into a product's effectiveness against contemporary threats. Earning top honors in an AV-Comparatives test signifies a solution's ability to safeguard users from the latest malware dangers.

Highlights from Elastic Security’s performance:

  • Perfect score in real-world protection: Elastic Security achieved a perfect 100% score in the Real-World Protection Test, showcasing its unparalleled ability to defend against real-world attacks. This means you can rest assured that your business is equipped to handle the latest cyber threats, minimizing the risk of data breaches and operational disruptions.
1 - Perfect score in real-world protection
  • Nearly perfect in malware protection test: Our advanced threat detection engine achieved an impressive 99.5% score in the Malware Protection Test, highlighting its exceptional effectiveness in identifying and mitigating malware threats. This near-perfect result underscores Elastic Security's commitment to staying ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving malware landscape.
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  • Zero false alarms-focus on real threats: One of the most frustrating aspects of security software is dealing with false alarms. Fortunately, Elastic Security boasts a perfect record of zero false positives in the test. This translates to a streamlined workflow for your security teams, allowing them to focus on genuine threats instead of wasting time investigating false alarms.
3 - Zero false alarms-focus on real threats

These stellar results reflect our continuous efforts to enhance security measures and provide reliable protection for businesses of all sizes. Elastic Security stands out as a trusted solution for protecting your organization's data from attack. 

Performance is key in security

In the realm of cybersecurity, having the best malware protection is crucial for safeguarding an organization’s assets and day to day activities. When devices experience poor performance it can be an indicator of underlying security issues; slow systems with excessive resource consumption can signal that malicious processes are at work. While security features like threat detection and response, ransomware capabilities, and behavior protection are paramount, the performance of our security solution is equally significant. Elastic Security views performance as a critical factor in the effectiveness of our solution; getting all the results from above with no user impact when talking about CPU or memory usage has become our standard in developing and maintaining our agent.

Get started with Elastic Security

Join the growing number of businesses that trust Elastic Security to protect their organization against attacks. Experience the peace of mind that comes with knowing your endpoints, and organization as a whole, are secure against the latest threats. Start your Elastic Security free trial and discover the difference that world-class protection can make. Visit elastic.co/security to learn more and get started.

For more detailed results and to see the full report, visit the AV-Comparatives factsheet. To learn more about Elastic Security or start a free trial, visit elastic.co/security.

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