Outpost Awards

Since its inception more that 10 years ago, Outpost technology has been credited with many awards and accolades from the top testing authorities and reviewing organizations around the world.

2014

August
Outpost Security Suite Pro 9.1 keeps up the VB100 winning streak on Windows 8.1, winning its sixth consecutive award (six entries — six passes).

June
Outpost Security Suite Pro 9.1 gains Agnitum's lab a fifth VB100 award in a row, in the tests under Windows Server 2012.

April
Outpost Security Suite Pro 9.0 receives a fourth VB100 award in a row, this time under Windows 7.


2013

December
Outpost Security Suite Pro 8.1.2 receives a third VB100 award in a row, this time under Windows 8.1.

August
A milestone Virus Bulletin certification under Windows 7. Outpost Security Suite Pro, ver. 8.1, makes a spectacular reappearance on the VB100 scene for the first time after the virus lab transition period.

March
Outpost Security Suite Pro 8 has achieved Excellent and Recommended ranking in the most recent Proactive Security Challenge test conducted by the Matousec.com lab. This research project put Outpost ahead of 35 security suites tested against 110 Matousec security challenges.


2012

June
Agnitum antiviruses protecting Windows users gained the 12th VB100 award in a row. This time Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.5.2 got certified under Windows 2008 Server R2 SP1.

April
Agnitum anti-virus products certified under Windows 11 times in a row in the past two years. Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.5.2 now certified for Windows XP Pro 32-bit, out-performed almost all certified products, beating the average product performance during warm scans by more than 80%.

March
Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.5.2 topped latest Matousec’s 64-bit Proactive Security Challenge tests ranking with a 86% ("Very good") result and a recommendation. The test put Agnitum’s suite ahead of 15+ well-known Internet Security/Total Security suites.


2011

December
Agnitum becomes one of only 5 vendors with 10+ consecutive VB100 awards! Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.5.1 now certified for Windows 7 Pro 32-bit.

October
Outpost’s Anti-Malware 7.5 beats out 40 of 44 security products in perfromance with 9th VB100 award in a row in Virus Bulletin’s tests under Windows Server 2003 R2.

September
The Firewall Outbound Protection test conducted by Anti-Malware.ru in September 2011 shows that Outpost Security Suite Pro is the only Internet security suite to win gold awards in Maximum and Standard security configurations.

August
Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.1 received eighth VB100 award in a row in Virus Bulletin’s tests under Windows Vista x64.

July
Agnitum is an OPSWAT Certified Partner with the following product certifications: Bronze Antivirus, Bronze Firewall and Bronze Antispyware.

July
Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.5 topped Matousec’s ranking with a 97% result and a strong recommendation. The test put Agnitum’s suite ahead of 25 competing products for 32-bit systems.

May
Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.1 wins seventh VB100 award in a row under Windows Server 2008 R2.

May
Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.1 outperformed industry average antivirus by 84% in the tests carried out by Anti-Malware’s Test Lab and received Gold Performance On Access, Gold Performance On Demand and Gold Performance Office Software Awards.

April
Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.1 gets sixth VB100 award in a row for effective malware detection under Windows XP SP3 with impressive results in proactive detection.

January
Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.1 gets sixth VB100 award in a row for effective malware detection under Windows XP SP3 with impressive results in proactive detection.


2010

December
Outpost Security Suite FREE topped Matousec’s ranking with a 97% result and a strong recommendation. The test put Agnitum’s free suite ahead of 20+ personal firewalls and security suites, including acclaimed commercial products.

December
Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.0.4 received VB100 award in Virus Bulletin’s tests under Windows 7.

December
The first free security suite in the industry gets approval from Bright Hub’s blogger community!

October
Outpost Firewall Pro 7 wins Hard’n’Soft magazine Editor’s Choice award.

October
Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.0.3 gets another VB100 award for effective virus protection under Windows Server 2003 SP2.

September
Outpost Security Suite 7.0 achieved Gold Self-Protection Award in Anti-Malware.ru product deactivation tests under Windows 7 and XP.

August
Outpost Security Suite Pro received another VB100 award in the tests under Windows Vista Business Edition Service Pack 2.

June
Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.0 scored 97% in the latest Matousec.com’s Proactive Security Challenge.

June
Outpost Security Suite Pro gained a VB100 award under Windows Server R2.

April
Outpost Security Suite Pro achieved another VB100 award under XP SP3 in the tests performed by Virus Bulletin magazine.

February
Outpost Antivirus Pro was awarded with a gold medal for on-demand antivirus performance in the tests performed by Anti-malware.ru test lab.


Archive 2005–2009

Testing labs:

VirusBulletin 100% — the VB test grants its VB100 award to a security developer whose products have demonstrated consistent, 100% coverage against in-the-wild malware as tested under various Windows versions (e.g., 32 and 64-bit versions of the most modern client and server systems). Agnitum’s Outpost has been among the top security suite software to receive its consecutive VB100 certifications.

"With good detection across the test sets Agnitum earns a VB100 award."

Matousec Proactive Security Challenge. Outpost Firewall Pro and Outpost Security Suite have topped Matousec test chart for many years showing superb proactive protection capabilities and excellent resistance to leaktests.

Outpost solutions are compatible with all modern OS’s from Windows 2000 to Windows 7, both 32- and 64-bit, all Service Packs! This particular nice logo is to certify Outpost has been working smoothly on Windows Vista for a few years!


Web sites:

Outpost Security Suite Pro has been awarded Editors’ Pick and Clean Software awards by  Canadian Content, software download library and reviews.

Bright Hub (US/Canada), review of Outpost Security Suite Pro 2009:

"A complete security and customizable protection, affordable price and good performance, Outpost Security Suite is a tremendous value."

ProtectStar Test Lab, an independent IT- and communication security organization with offices in the US, UK and Germany, carried out in-depth testing of best firewall software on the market. The coveted ProtectStar 2008 award was given to Outpost Firewall Pro 2009.

SmartComputing, Outpost Firewall Pro 2008 review:

"Outpost is a well-regarded firewall that can keep your system safe with a minimum amount of intrusion."

SnapFiles.com (formerly WebAttack) — Outpost Firewall rated the "best" by reviewers of the pool of the best firewall software.

Outpost Firewall Pro Softpedia.com — Outpost gets 5 points out of 5 from reviewers and "Very Good" rating from site users.


Magazines:

UK:

Personal Computer World (UK), review of Outpost Security Suite Pro 2009:

"Outpost has improved its security suite considerably with the last couple of versions, with 2009 being the most streamlined and best value for money yet."

"Most of these features are new or improved from previous versions, which shows just how far the suite has come over the past few years."

"When you take into account how cheap Outpost is compared to rival suites offering similar functionality, it's an excellent way to secure your PC."

Web User (UK), issue 195, review of Outpost Firewall Pro 2009:

"Although using this software will force you to dip into your pocket, we think the best security is worth paying for, especially when it’s still good value and you’re getting the benefits of ease of use and extra features."

ComputerBuyer magazine UK, review of Agnitum Outpost Antivirus Pro 2008:

"Solid and easy to use virus protection with useful features." "At around a tenner for a one-year licence covering three PCs, Outpost Antivirus Pro is a convincing solution at a good price."

Personal Computer World UK, Outpost Security Suite Pro 2008 review:

"Outpost offers solid protection at a competitive price."

PC Answers, issue 183; Outpost Security Suite Pro 2008:

"If you want rock-solid security with the ability to tweak and tune, you’ll find plenty to love here."

PC Utilities — Outpost Frewall Pro wins the Editor’s Choice and 5 star rating.

"Most home users will probably find a free firewall like ZoneAlarm adequate for their needs, but if security is a major concern, Agnitum Outpost Firewall Pro can help put your fears at rest."

PC Pro — Outpost Firewall Pro is "the best standalone firewall" and "the best of its breed", gets Recommended rating.

PC Plus — Outpost Firewall Pro wins the Editor’s Choice among the slate of best firewalls on the market.

Australia:

Australian PC User Magazine — Outpost Firewall received a TopBuy Award.

Germany:

Stiftung Warentest — Outpost Firewall chosen as the best firewall software in one of the most stringent tests available.

PC Zeitung — Test winner among the best firewall software, the download version of Agnitum Outpost Firewall Pro has achieved best results in protection and functionality.

PC Professionell — Outpost Firewall Pro is the winner in the best firewalls group test with a score of 88.5 out of 100.

CHIP — Outpost Firewall wins on functionality over Zone Alarm and Tiny personal firewalls.

PC Welt — Outpost Firewall Pro beats the latest version of Zone Alarm.

The well-known German IT magazine com! has rated Outpost Firewall Pro 3.51 as the leading among the ten best firewalls on its review. The award is based on Technical Excellence, Usability, Protection Level and Service.

France:

PC Expert — Outpost Firewall PRO awarded the Editor’s Choice.

PC Expert — Outpost Firewall PRO awarded the Excellence Technique.

Netherlands:

PCM Magazine — Outpost Firewall recognized as the most functional firewall software and awarded the highest rating of 4 stars.

Poland:

PC World Komputer — Outpost Firewall is named the best firewall software on the basis of price and quality.

Polish edition of ENTER magazine — Outpost Firewall Pro selected as a "Recommended" product.

PC World Komputer — Outpost Firewall is named the best firewall software on the basis of price and quality.

CHIP Poland — Outpost Firewall Pro wins CHIP Power, CHIP Efficiency and CHIP Econo prizes.

Portugal:

PC Guia — Outpost Firewall Pro wins Editor’s Choice award.

Serbia:

Internet Ogledalo — Outpost Firewall chosen as the best firewall software, beating out Kerio and Tiny Personal Firewalls.

Spain:

PC Actual — Outpost Firewall gets "Recommended" award.

Computer Hoy! — in a best firewall software roundup, Outpost Firewall PRO 3.5 comes in first place (with a score of 9,62 out of 10) before McAfee, Norton, Kapersky and Zonealarm.

Sweden:

Rad&Ron (magazine of the Swedish Consumer Agency) — Outpost Firewall beats other best firewalls such as Kerio, Zone Alarm, Kaspersky Anti-Hacker and Sygate firewalls to get the highest rating.

Internetworld — Outpost Firewall earns 5 out of 5 points in the magazine’s "The Best Protection for Your Computer" test.

PC Hemma — Outpost Firewall beats McAfee firewall and receives "Best in Test" award.

Taiwan:

Taiwan’s PC Shopper magazine has awarded Editor’s Choice to Outpost Firewall Pro 3.0.