Certification Criteria

Applications must pass the following OPSWAT tests: 

  • Provide a Licensed Installer  - Vendors must provide a product license for a minimum of 1 year and 5 users. Three year licenses for 10 users are preferred. 
  • Pass an Installation Test - When submitted, applications are installed on all supported operating systems. Each product’s installer must be complete without errors on all supported operating system and language combinations reflected in the application’s documentation. 
  • Pass OESIS Functionality - The OESIS Framework must support the function calls listed. For Silver and Gold Certification, vendors should provide APIs, command lines, registry keys, or log files to assist OPSWAT in implementing the functionality needed.

Anti-malware Test Criteria 

Anti-malware applications must fulfill the criteria listed below to receive OPSWAT Certification. Certification is currently available for desktop anti-malware applications, but not for gateway, mail servers, or other online anti-malware scanners. 

Category Test: 
  • Applications are checked against lists of known rogue applications that must not be present.
  • Application installers and binaries are scanned against multiple anti-malware engines that power Metadefender Cloud and must not be flagged by more than 4 engines.
  • Applications must be able to be completely uninstalled without continuing functionality remaining on the system
Criteria

Bronze Certified

30% Detection Rate

Silver Certified

45% Detection Rate

Gold Certified

55% Detection Rate

Licensing
Installation test
Get version 
Get definition details
Get real time protection state
False positive reporting channels
High scores from 1 leading testing institute
Get last scan time
Enable RTP
Get threats

 

Patch Management Test Criteria 

Patch agent applications must fulfill the criteria listed below to receive OPSWAT Certification.

Category Test:
  • Applications are checked against lists of known rogue applications that must not be present.
  • Application installers and binaries are scanned against multiple anti-malware engines that power Metadefender Cloud and must not be flagged by more than 4 engines.
CriteriaBronze CertifiedSilver CertifiedGold Certified
Licensing
Installation test
Get agent state 
Detect missing patches 
Install missing patches 
IsAuthentic

 

Hard Disk Encryption Test Criteria

Hard disk encryption applications must fulfill the criteria listed below to receive OPSWAT Certification.

Category Test:
  • Applications are checked against lists of known rogue applications that must not be present.
  • Application installers and binaries are scanned against multiple anti-malware engines that power Metadefender Cloud and must not be flagged by more than 4 engines.
CriteriaBronze CertifiedSilver CertifiedGold Certified
Licensing
Installation test
Get encryption state 
Support AES 256 algorithm 
IsAuthentic