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Speakers Shared Insights Into IoT Security, APT and Ransomware Security Testing at AMTSO’s June Testing Town Hall

AMTSO’s June Testing Town Hall event was held online on Wednesday, June 9th. The event provided attendees with a rare opportunity to hear first-hand about the latest developments in the testing world, and to ask questions of the expert presenters. Video recordings of the presentations are coming soon – watch this space! The challenges of IoT security testing After the usual summary of recent and upcoming tests results, the event’s first speaker, Vladislav Iliushin of Avast’s IoT Lab, offered some insights into the work he and his team have been doing to benchmark IoT security solutions. The talk started with in introduction to AMTSO’s IoT Working Group, working to develop

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Speakers of Sophos, SecureIQLab, and Cyber Threat Alliance talk Machine Learning, Cloud Security, and more at AMTSO Testing Town Hall

On April 14th 2021, AMTSO held its most recent Testing Town Hall where speakers from Sophos, SecureIQLab, and the Cyber Threat Alliance presented and discussed topics focused on the anti-malware and cybersecurity world. It was an opportunity for member and non-member vendors and testers to engage with the cybersecurity community and gain inside knowledge.

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Real-world cyber-attacks during testing and latest developments in Android security discussed at AMTSO Testing Town Hall

On November 11th 2020, AMTSO held its most recent Testing Town Hall where speakers from Google, SE Labs, ACFTI and MRG Effitas presented and discussed topics focused on the anti-malware and cybersecurity world. It was an opportunity for member and non-member vendors and testers to engage with the cybersecurity community and gain inside knowledge.

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Reader beware when test results are used in marketing

Responsible test labs aim to provide reports which are fair, clear, and balanced. But when test data is referenced by vendor marketing, there are many ways it can be manipulated. In this post, AMTSO looks at some ways this manipulation can be done, and stands firmly against the misrepresentation of test results for marketing purposes.

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AMTSO rejects baseless allegations

AMTSO’s President responds to antitrust allegations leveled against the organization, and explains why the AMTSO Testing Protocol Standard provides transparency and openness, shining a light on any bias or conflict of interest in tests.

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How the AMTSO Standard can improve testing

The Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization (AMTSO) was formed in 2008 as an industry organization dedicated to improving the reliability and transparency of anti-malware testing. Since that time, we have leveraged the expertise and resources of our industry-wide membership to provide advice, guidance, and assistance in the design, implementation, and communication of testing practices.

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AMTSO comments on recent testing issues

San Francisco, California – February 18, 2017 –  Testing products in a fair and balanced way is very difficult. Product developers routinely make bold claims about the capabilities of their products. AMTSO supports the right of testers to put these claims to the test, to provide independent validation of their accuracy (or otherwise).

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