Based on its great value and the wide variety of tasks it can perform, GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner v6 was named the best testing and auditing product of 2005, beating out SPI Dynamic's WebInspect 5.5 and Safend Protector.
The products were reviewed by a panel of judges composed of independent industry experts, Windows security professionals and SearchWindownsSecurity.com editors. They reviewed antispyware products using the following criteria:
- Ease of integration into environment
- Ease of use and manageability
Gold award: GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner v6
Silver award SPI Dynamics WebInspect 5.5
Bronze award Safend protector