Are Enterprise Organizations Ready to Use Free AV Software?
Last year, ESG published a research report titled, Advanced Malware Detection and Protection Trends, based upon a survey of 315 security professionals working at enterprise organizations (i.e., more than 1,000 employees). In one question, ESG asked security professionals whether they agreed or disagreed with the following statement: “Commercial host-based security software (i.e., AV) is more or less the same as free security software.”
It turns out that 36% of security professionals either “strongly agree” or “agree” with this statement, while another 25% are sitting on the fence (i.e., they neither agree nor disagree with the statement).
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