Virus Bulletin's tests of gateway web traffic filters


The first VBWeb test report was published in February 2016. You can read it here — or download it as a PDF.

As of late 2015, Virus Bulletin has been running regular comparative web filter tests (the VBWeb tests). 

These tests, the focus of which is currently network-based solutions (web gateways), measure the ability of participating products to prevent malicious traffic such as malicious executables and drive-by downloads from infecting an organization's network.

Like all Virus Bulletin tests, the VBWeb tests are comparative, allowing developers and (potential) customers to find out how products perform in comparison with their peers. Consultancy options are also available.

For more information, please contact Martijn Grooten martijn.grooten@virusbulletin.com.

The video below is from a VB2012 presentation that explains the difficulties faced when testing the accuracy of web filters.




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The latest VBWeb comparative test report

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The schedule for upcoming VBWeb test reports

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The rules of the VBWeb comparative test

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Archive of VBWeb test reports.

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