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AVG named “Recommended” in Anti-malware Group Test

AVG Technologies' Internet Security Network Edition has received the "Recommended" designation in SC Magazine's most recent Anti-Malware Group Test. AVG Internet Security NE was commended for its feature-rich, full protection and given five star rating.
  • 21 January, 2009 10:09

<p>AVG Technologies, a global anti-virus and Internet security software provider with over 80 million users in 167 countries, today announced that its Internet Security Network Edition (NE) solution has received the “Recommended” designation in the most recent Anti-malware Group Test performed by security publication SC Magazine. Eight companies participated in the test. AVG Internet Security NE received the highest possible overall rating of five stars.</p>
<p>The reviewer commended AVG for providing feature rich, full protection. He found the product very easy to install, and particularly complimented its centralized management capabilities. In addition to the overall five star rating, AVG Internet Security NE received five stars for features, ease of use, performance, and documentation.</p>
<p>AVG Internet Security NE provides businesses with powerful, easy-to-use protection against the full range of threats. It does this without hogging valuable system resources. The software works efficiently and unobtrusively in the background, around the clock. This enables employees to focus on their work and IT staff to focus on other business critical activities.</p>
<p>AVG Internet Security NE delivers:</p>
<p>* Protection against viruses, spyware, adware, rootkits, hackers, phishing, and spam
* Real time analysis of web pages to prevent drive-by downloads
* Company-wide security for workstations, laptops, file servers, and SharePoint Portals
* Protection against infected file downloads, including over instant messaging channels
* Centralized installation, deployment, management, and configuration
* Small client footprint for low-impact performance
* High-speed, automatic updates
* Free support and service around the clock and across the globe</p>
<p>AVG Internet Security NE currently supports clients in 15 languages, with additional language support in development.</p>
<p>“Receiving SC Magazine’s anti-malware “Recommended” award for AVG Internet Security Network Edition is a real honor,” said Karel Obluk, CTO of AVG Technologies. “Internet Security Network Edition provides comprehensive protection for business networks that’s easy to implement and easy to use. We’re proud to provide a full range of defenses against 21st-century cyberthreats.”</p>
<p>The patented LinkScanner® safe search and safe surf technology protects individuals as they surf the web. LinkScanner’s unique technology ensures that users are protected against drive-by downloads and other hidden threats at the only time that matters – when they click on the link. While other safe-surf products rely on historical databases, LinkScanner assesses each link in real time. This is a vital attribute in protecting against threats that may be present for only a matter of hours. LinkScanner is integrated into AVG’s business and consumer solutions.</p>
<p>To learn more about AVG’s solutions for business, go to</p>
<p>SC Magazine’s (US) Anti-malware Group Test appears in the January 2009 print edition and can be found online at</p>
<p>About SC Magazine</p>
SC Magazine is published by Haymarket Media Inc. There are three separate editions of the magazine: North America (U.S. and Canada), International (U.K. and mainland Europe), and Asia Pacific Online. Published monthly, SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information in one publication. It combines news, analysis, features, contributions from thought leaders and extensive product reviews. The publication offers a consolidated view of the IT security space through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content. It is designed to provide the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools address larger demands put on businesses today..</p>
<p>About AVG Technologies</p>
AVG is a global security solutions leader protecting more than 80 million consumers and small business computer users in 167 countries from the ever-growing incidence of web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. Headquartered in Amsterdam, AVG has nearly two decades of experience in combating cyber crime and one of the most advanced laboratories for detecting, pre-empting and combating Web-borne threats from around the world. Its free online, downloadable software model allows entry-level users to gain basic anti-virus protection and then to easily and inexpensively upgrade to greater levels of safety and defense in both single and multi-user environments. Nearly 6,000 resellers, partners and distributors team with AVG globally including, CNET, Cisco, Ingram Micro,, Wal-Mart, and Yahoo!.</p>

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