Protectstar Award 2004 - 2013

Keep a look at the security products which have been examined by Protectstar™ in 2012. Solutions, which are abeled by an award-logo have been honoured by the Protectstar™ AWARD 2012, the Protectstar™ Firewall AWARD 2012 or the security recommendation Protectstar™ Recommendation 2012.

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  • Single test - A-Squared Anti Malware 4.5

    Date: 16 September 2009
    Product: A-Squared Anti Malware 4.5
    Manufacture: Emsi Software

    A-squared Anti Malware 4.5 from EMSI Software made a very positive impression during the test series. The recognition performance is very good and the additional behavior monitoring provides a very high level of protection. The number of user query dialogs generated by the program declines rapidly as the program is used, thus requiring less and less interaction. The user interface is clearly structured and well thought-out.

  • Big comparative test - Internet Security Suites 2008

    Date: 19 March 2008
    Product: 13 Internet Security Suites
    Manufacture: Agnitum, Avira, BitDefender, BullGuard, Eset, F-Secure, G DATA, Kaspersky, McAfee, Microsoft, Panda Security, Symantec, Trend Micro

    In cooperation with AV Comparatives (, represented by Mr. Andreas Clementi, who is responsible for determining the malware detection rates, testers from various specialist backgrounds have taken part in the test series. A new evaluation system and the use of various test categories, such as security, user-friendliness, performance, etc. point to the transparency and traceability of the results.

  • Savernova Network ID - Savernova

    Date: 19 December 2007
    Product: Savernova Network ID
    Manufacture: Savernova

    The test series have clearly shown that, with its software-based security solution Savernova Network ID, Savernova possesses a large number of positive improvements compared to similar competitive products that are mainly hardware-based.
    On the one hand, the Savernova solution presents no problems for the user and is simple to implement and use for the Administrator of a company network, and, on the other, Savernova Network ID stands out through its excellent price-performance ratio.

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