AV-TEST Evaluates Secure Web Gateway and DNS-Layer Security Efficacy

Cisco Umbrella named leader in detection and protection for remote and roaming workers

Lots of network security providers claim they are the best. Only one received a score of a 96.39% total detection rate – crushing the competition. For the second year in a row, AV-TEST named Cisco Umbrella the undisputed leader in threat detection.

This new report measured how well vendors provided protection for remote and roaming users. See how Cisco Umbrella, the heart of Cisco’s SASE architecture, stacked up against Zscaler, Palo Alto Networks, Netskope, and more.


AV-TEST is the leading independent research institute for IT security based in Germany. For more than 15 years, experts from Magdeburg have guaranteed quality-assuring comparison and individual tests of virtually all internationally relevant IT security products.

AV-TEST has operated since 2004 and employs more than 30 team members, professionals with extensive practical experience. AV-TEST laboratories include 300 client and server systems, where more than 2,500 terabytes of independently-collected test data, containing both malicious and harmless sample information, are stored and processed.


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