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Seqrite Endpoint Security (EPS) Recognized as a “Top Product” in AV-Test results for September – October 2016

  • Powered by Quick Heal Intelligent CloudDetect, a machine learning-based real-time malware detection engine, Seqrite EPS guarantees 100% protection vis-à-vis an industry average of 98% against 0-day malware attacks
  • Achieves a 100% success rate in detection of prevalent malware when challenged by exposing it to numerous malware samples
  • Demonstrates a 100% capability to avoid false detections and blockages of legitimate software as malware

PUNE, December 12, 2016 – Seqrite, the Enterprise Security Solutions brand by Quick Heal Technologies Limited, today announced that its Endpoint Security (EPS) solution has received a high score of 17.5/18 in AV-Test’s September-October 2016 results.
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Seqrite Endpoint security has been rated high on the parameters of ‘protection’, ‘performance’ and usability. It was rated better than the competitors when it comes to protection against malware infections, performance in terms of computer speed and impact on the usability of the computer. It received a perfect score of 6/6 for protection and usability of the product. Seqrite EPS was evaluated among 12 other enterprise security products and solutions.

Displaying constant progress every quarter throughout the past one year, these results have placed Seqrite EPS ahead of some key global players.

Commenting on this milestone, Sanjay Katkar, MD & CTO, Quick Heal Technologies Limited said, “We are happy to see the high ratings earned by our enterprise products. The AV-TEST Institute is one of the key independent security testing labs we work with on a regular basis to ensure we are delivering the best solutions to our customers. This is the result of our relentless focus, synergy, drive to excel, and commitment to keep our users protected.”

He further added; “Our Endpoint Security product consistently demonstrated impressive security protection throughout the multiple tests in 2016, and particularly in comparison to competing solutions. Our rigorous testing resulted in Seqrite Endpoint Security emerge as one of the leading security solutions for our enterprise customers.”

Commenting on the results Maik Morgenstern, CTO AV-TEST GmbH said; “The security solutions from Seqrite offers a decisive benefit towards IT security. The superior scores in our tests confirms EPS’s capability to stand up to looming threats, while providing Enterprises with peace of mind about their hardware and network’s security, without hindering performance or functionality.”

The recently launched Version 7 of Seqrite EPS encompasses widespread competitive features under a single platform ensuring overall security and compliance. The key features include Advance Device Control that control, configure and define access policies against unauthorized access; Roaming Platform which is a cloud-based solution to manage endpoints outside the enterprise network; Vulnerability Scan that reports vulnerabilities in various applications; Patch Management – a central console for installing security patch updates; Application Control basis App categories to be authorized or unauthorized; Asset Management for comprehensive information of all hardware and software configuration of all endpoints; Web Security; Spam Protection; and Data Loss Prevention (DLP). These features support EPS 7.0 for higher scalability and responsiveness.

Along with Seqrite EPS, Quick Heal Total Security has also achieved a solid 100% on the parameters of ‘protection’ and ‘usability’ in the same results. AV-Test Institute has recognized both the offerings for their abilities to stop the most widespread cybercrime threats, including real-time malicious attacks and malware spread via the web and e-mails.

Quick Heal and Seqrite products have been consistently receiving good ratings by the AV-Test Institute. In October 2016, AVLab protection test results declared that Seqrite EPS Enterprise Suite Edition was 100% effective in detecting and blocking malicious ransomware and was given the AVLab BEST+++ Award.

AV-TEST is the most credible organization in the field of IT security and antivirus research for over 15 years. Located in Germany, the institute frequently releases findings on the latest malware and provides a detailed analysis on products and solutions available to counter these threats.

The institute is globally recognized for its rigorous and independent testing practices. It follows stringent methodologies to test, analyses and evaluate the effectiveness of security solutions’ protection against advanced attacks throughout the year. AV-TEST carries out several individual and comparative tests every year and performs extensive certification procedures in which IT security products are assessed and certified in accordance with high standards.

About Quick Heal Technologies Limited
Quick Heal Technologies Limited is one of the leading providers of security software products and solutions in India. Incorporated in 1995 with a registered office in Pune, Quick Heal has over 1,400 employees and a network of over 20,000 channel partners on 30th September 2016. It conducts sales and marketing activities out of 64 offices and warehouses across 36 cities in India and, through its subsidiaries that are present in Japan, Dubai, the United States of America, and Kenya.

Quick Heal’s portfolio includes solutions under the widely recognized brand names ‘Quick Heal’ and ‘Seqrite’ across various operating systems and devices. Since its incorporation, more than 24.5 million licenses of Quick Heal’s products have been installed and Quick Heal has over 7.3 million active licenses spread across more than 80 countries as on 30th September 2016.