Virus Bulletin is a world-renowned independent testing and certification body, active in testing, reviewing and benchmarking security solutions for over 20 years. Our regular public comparatives cover anti-malware protections of all types as well as enterprise-level anti-spam solutions. Our team of expert testers and our testing frameworks are available for a wide range of private testing and consultancy work.
The VB100 certification scheme has been in operation since 1998, providing in-depth reports covering a wide range of factors influencing the selection of an endpoint security solution.
The VB100 certification itself is designed to provide a stamp of quality and competence, and is supplemented in each bi-monthly comparative report with additional data on detection rates, performance impact and stability.
The VBSpam certification is a world-leading test of enterprise spam-filtering solutions, putting the leading solutions on the market to the test against the latest waves of spam campaigns.
Tested in real time against live feeds of current spam, newsletters and legitimate email, the VBSpam comparative reports provide a unique insight into the performance of the world's leading spam-filtering technologies.
The VBWeb certification scheme measures the effectiveness of gateway web filtering technologies, testing how well they block access to dangerous sites and pages without preventing workers from reaching useful resources online.
Our VBWeb test system challenges enterprise web filters to spot the latest online threats, from drive-by downloads to phishing scams, so you can pick the best solution for your business.
Virus Bulletin's expert testing services are available for a range of consultancy work, including performance analysis of new solutions, private comparatives and product evaluations to help businesses select the best products for their needs. Find out more...
Virus Bullletin is proud to be a long-standing member of the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization (AMTSO), having joined the organization at its foundation in 2008. We routinely consult and refer to AMTSO best practices and guidelines when designing and updating our testing processes and methodologies.
Our experts also contribute to the development of AMTSO's guidelines and standards. VB's Chief of Operations, John Hawes, has sat on the AMTSO Board of Directors since 2011, and became Chair of the Board in 2015.