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K7 Computing Sets Benchmark in Global System Security Industry: AV Comparatives Reports 2018

K7 Computing has consistently secured lowest system impact scores among international players in the cybersecurity space

K7 Computing Private Limited, a cybersecurity company protecting over 20 million customers globally against threats to their IT environments, has established its global leadership in the anti-malware and security industry as per the 2018 AV-Comparatives Performance Report. The study was undertaken by the Innsbruck, Austria-based independent testing organization, AV-Comparatives, to understand the ‘Impact of Consumer Security Software on System Performance’ across international players in the industry.

K7 Computing has been a leading performer in this study with consistent results of PC Mark score of 98 and PC Mark score 98.2 in the performance test of June & October 2018 respectively, reconfirming  K7 Computing’s technological edge with respect to system protection, resource efficiency, and impact to system performance.

Speaking on the accomplishment, Mr. J. Kesavardhanan, MD and CEO, K7 Computing said “AV-Comparatives is a globally trusted and acclaimed independent testing body for anti-virus products. It is a matter of great pride and honour to be getting recognized by them consistently for outstanding performance. We all at K7 Computing perceive this achievement as a great responsibility to continue with building products of highest quality.”

Andreas Clementi, Founder and CEO of AV-Comparatives said “Cyberattacks have been multiplying by the day which implies the increase in chances of companies and businesses falling victim to a cyber threat. Be it any sector, cyber threats become more intense with increase in our dependency on technology. Hence, it is important to use reliable and trusted anti-virus products that are effective in defending cybercrimes. We are glad to see that K7 computing has been a consistent performer with lowest impact rates and has been standing strong through the advanced series of tests.”

Performance tests highlights:

June 2018October 2018
Performed on – Lenovo G50 machine with an Intel Core 13-4005 CPU, 4GB of RAM and HDD hard disksPerformed on – Lenovo E560 machine with an Intel Core i5-6200U CPU, 8GB of RAM and SSD hard disks
PC Mark score of 98 points against a baseline of 100 pointsPC Mark score of 98.2 points against a baseline of 100 points
Highest among its competitors in the AV-C category for its performance with a total of 90 pointsHighest among its competitors in the AV-C category for its performance with a total of 90 points
Overall system impact score of 2.0 while other competitors began with an impact score of 6.0Overall system impact score of 1.8

Notably, K7 Total Security also received maximum ratings (very fast) across all criteria of evaluation that included file copying, archiving/unarchiving, installing and uninstalling applications, launching applications, downloading files and browsing websites.

Both test results have awarded K7 with an advanced three-star rating in its performance test which makes K7 Computing the only Indian company to have been recognized by the AV-Comparatives Report for its system efficiency.

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