InfoWorld tests McAfee, Sophos, Symantec, Trend Micro and Check Point

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

InfoWorld has published an in-depth test of computer security products from McAfee, Symantec, Trend Micro, Check Point and – of course – Sophos.

InfoWorld’s conclusion was that “Sophos Endpoint Security and Control covers all important bases regarding to client security by bundling anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall, application control, host intrusion protection, and network access control. The management console is very intuitive, and the reporting engine provides all the information admins will need. It offers a wide range of platform support, including Linux, Unix, OpenVMS, and Mac.”

Which was rather nice of them to say.

You can read the full detailed report on InfoWorld’s website, and find out how the other products fared, here.

Or alternatively read the corporate propaganda from…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.