Thursday 5 October 11:00 - 12:30, Small talks
David Harley (ESET)
John Hawes (AMTSO)
We often hear that anti-virus is dead, but if that is really so, where does it leave anti-malware product testing?
After decades of slow progress, security product testing has been moving away from the chaotic practices of the early 90s, to models of better practice as to some extent codified in the AMTSO 'Fundamental Principles of Testing'. Yet we've recently seen a resurgence in approaches to comparative testing that have long been flagged with a red light:
Have so many of the assumptions made on both sides of the vendor/tester divide been wrong all along? Or is just this another instance of The (Testing) World Turned Upside Down by marketing?
In this paper, we re-examine those assumptions, set in the context of:
Or are both AMTSO and mainstream independent testing doomed to failure and fragmentation?
The presentation of this paper by ESET Senior Reseearch Fellow David Harley will be followed by a discussion among the audience led by AMTSO's John Hawes.
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