Authors: Thomas Skybakmoen and Scott Robin

Publish Date: November 14, 2018

Empirical data from individual Test Reports and the EDR Comparative Report is used to create NSS Labs’ unique Security Value Map™ (SVM). The SVM illustrates the relative value of security investment options by mapping the Security Effectiveness and the Operating Expense (Opex) per System of tested product configurations. The terms Opex per System and Value are used interchangeably throughout the Comparative Reports.

The SVM provides an aggregated view of the detailed findings from NSS’ group tests. Test Reports are available for each product tested. The EDR Comparative Report provides detailed comparisons across all tested products in the areas of security and operational expenditure.