N-able Has Again Been Awarded Virus Bulletin’s VBSpam+ Certification, Blocking 99.96% of Email Malware with No False Positives
N-able, Inc. , the solutions partner helping IT services providers deliver security, backup, and remote monitoring and management services, announced its second VBSpam+ certification for N-able® Mail Assure, with a final score of 99.94 in the latest VBSpam comparative review, an independent test conducted by the Virus Bulletin, a leader in security software testing.
On only its third time participating in the VBSpam Test, N-able Mail Assure takes first place in the final score rankings. Test participants are known security vendors such as Fortinet (FortiMail), Bitdefender, Zoho Mail, and CleanMail, among others. Mail Assure received the highest VBSpam+ rating in both September 2021 and March 2022 from the VBSpam test that takes into consideration various types of unwanted and dangerous email, with a malware catch rate of 99.96% and zero false positives.
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“As the primary method hackers use to infect networks with malware, email continues to be a main security concern. The effectiveness of secure email gateway solutions is critical as high-profile ransomware outbreaks continue to make headlines and impact businesses globally”
Email remains the number one delivery method for malware with most ransomware infection attempts perpetrated through this vector. N-able’s Secure Email Gateway, Mail Assure, is cloud-based email security solution that helps customers stay in control and protects their inbound and outbound email using collective threat intelligence from over 23 million mailboxes. This unique approach stops both existing and previously unseen threats the very first time they reach an organization or employee, preventing phishing attacks and the loss of sensitive and confidential information.
The VBSpam test was conducted over 19 days and consisted of 394,101 emails. Of these, 389,888 were spam with the remainder composed of legitimate emails and newsletters.
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“As the primary method hackers use to infect networks with malware, email continues to be a main security concern. The effectiveness of secure email gateway solutions is critical as high-profile ransomware outbreaks continue to make headlines and impact businesses globally,” said Marilena Levy, manager, product marketing, Mail Assure, N-able. “As this latest round of testing shows, N-able’s Mail Assure secure email gateway solution delivers world-class enterprise email protection without impacting legitimate business communications.”
“Since its debut in the VBSpam report in September 2021, N-able Mail Assure has performed consistently well, earning not one but two of our enhanced VBSpam certifications (VBSpam+). In our latest test it tops the ‘Products Ranked by Final Score’ table,” said Ionuț Răileanu, VBSpam Test Lead, Virus Bulletin. “We are looking forward to seeing how their testing journey continues with us.”