The Art of Testing Security Software

"Don't base buying on a single test, even if that test is by an organization considered to be independent and exemplary. Look at other tests by bona fide testing bodies. Prefer testing bodies with experience in and focus upon computer security.

When consumers buy a top-rated software product, are they really getting what they pay for? That's what Sunbelt Software's Chief Scientist Joe Wells is addressing in the wake of anti-spyware and antivirus testing methodologies that appeared in Consumer Reports, the magazine published by the non-profit Consumers Union. E-Commerce News: Security: Sunbelt Chief Scientist Wells: The Art of Testing Security Software

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