Sophos awarded VB100 for Windows Server 2003 protection

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Those charming people at Virus Bulletin magazine have published their latest edition, hot on the heels of their successful conference in Vancouver. Of particular interest to us are the results of Virus Bulletin’s most recent comparative test of anti-malware products.

Virus Bulletin tested 38 products from different vendors, examining their ability to detect 100% of the in-the-wild viruses without false alarming. All the products were tested on the Windows Server 2003 platform.

Virus Bulletin acknowledged that this isn’t the latest version of the server product from Microsoft, but chose to conduct their tests on it because it “remains widely used and relied on for its relative maturity, stability and dependable performance.”

Sophos Endpoint Security and Control 9.5 (do our marketing team get paid better…

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.

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