F-Secure Named Strategic Leader in Endpoint Prevention and Response by AV-Comparatives

F-Secure Elements endpoint protection and endpoint detection and response capabilities earn top-tier certification from independent testing firm.

Helsinki, Finland – January 28, 2022: Independent testing organization AV-Comparatives has ranked cyber security provider F-Secure as a Strategic Leader in their Endpoint Prevention and Response (EPR) report.

AV-Comparatives’ report documents the performance of solutions from 10 different security vendors in tests that simulated 50 separate targeted attack scenarios. The solutions were then certified in three different levels: Strategic Leaders, CyberRisk Visionaries, and Strong Challengers.

“Strategic Leaders are companies that offer organizations world-class protection capabilities while streamlining costs,” said Peter Stelzhammer, Co-Founder, AV-Comparatives. “These organizations understand their clients need for security investments to provide world-class protection without limiting business operations and opportunities. F-Secure’s performance in our tests demonstrates its capability meet and exceed these expectations for businesses of all sizes.”

AV-Comparatives’ assessment of F-Secure was based on tests performed on the endpoint protection (EPP) and endpoint detection and response (EDR) components of F-Secure Elements – a modular, cloud-native security platform. 

Some of F-Secure Elements’ key benefits highlighted by AV-Comparatives include:

    Low total cost of ownership (TCO) over a 5-year period

    Aggregation and prioritization of alerts to minimize noise

    Simple configuration and deployment in a domain or workgroup environment

    Different response options for mitigated threats, and information for security operation center (SOC) analysts to investigate/inspect

    Exceptional capabilities in protecting users, particularly before threats progress inside the user environment

    Easy-to-use, intuitive management console that provides useful contextual data to SOC analysts for prioritizing threats

    Good mapping to MITRE’s tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs), which provide low-level SOC analysts with data to investigate and escalate when necessary

“AV-Comparatives’ evaluation once again confirms F-Secure’s industry-leading EPP and EDR capabilities. However, their assessment also demonstrates F-Secure’s commitment to providing security solutions that help businesses protect themselves without draining time and resources from other parts of their organization,” said F-Secure Head of Products for Business Security Leszek Tasiemski.

More information about the results is available at https://www.f-secure.com/en/business/resources/strategic-leader-in-av-comparatives-endpoint-prevention-and-response.

About F-Secure

Nobody has better visibility into real-life cyber attacks than F-Secure. We’re closing the gap between detection and response, utilizing the unmatched threat intelligence of hundreds of our industry’s best technical consultants, millions of devices running our award-winning software, and ceaseless innovations in artificial intelligence. Top banks, airlines, and enterprises trust our commitment to beating the world’s most potent threats. Together with our network of the top channel partners and over 200 service providers, we’re on a mission to make sure everyone has the enterprise-grade cyber security we all need.

Founded in 1988, F-Secure is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.

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