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How to Choose the Perfect Internet Security Suite
« on: August 12, 2017, 01:25:51 PM »
Internet is becoming more vital day by day in terms of number of users. Along with the increase in Internet usage, number of attacks and cyber crimes on computers and computer networks including financial fraud, hacking, viruses, malware, and copyright privacy is also increasing. Reports state that more than 200,000 new malicious programs are detected every day. Among the recorded security incidents, more than ninety percent of them are targeted at regular Internet users. Cyber criminals execute their plans to extort money using all means and methods whether fair or unfair. To stay protected against cyber threats and such accidents, having internet security suite installed is like having first line of defense.

Internet security suites include collections of software which are meant to safeguards users’ online activity. Internet security suites include programs such as anti-malware, anti-spyware, anti-virus, parental controls, and privacy protection. To stay protected from online threats, it is a must to deploy a robust Internet security suite. Here some basic points are discussed which you can consider to buy a good Internet security product:

Users need to understand what they do more online, what are their usual Internet activities. Do they do activities such as online shopping, online transactions, downloading programs and files, exploring news, etc? Before buying an internet security suite, users need to analyze how regularly they click on malicious links and open email attachments which may cause the number of cyber attacks. If you analyze all these features, it will be easy for you to recognize the essential security features. If no miner uses your computer and you are the only user of your computer, you don’t need to be worried about parental controls.
The foremost requirements of an Internet security suite is  multiple layers of protection such as Threat Removal Layer to quickly detect and eliminate threats and Network Defense Layer Protection to stop online threats. The security suite should have a fraud warning system to alert users if their personal information is being exposed to threats.

Users need to go through all the security features which are offered as part of the internet security bundled package, such as password managers, type of privacy, safe-browsing options, parental controls, and social network protection. To protect from the latest threats in the increasing threat landscape, it is important to ensure that the selected Internet security suite has the necessary features. Single Sign-on is essential so that users can log in once and access all aspects of protection.
Users should take note of the licensing terms and its validation period that is offered. They should also check offers and renewal policy of the security software package. They should also compare the total cost of the selected internet security package with similar packages available in the market. It may be more economical if you select suites available with multiple user licenses.

Security suite users need to confirm that their security suit would automatically upgrade to its latest versions with additional features during the license period. They need to make sure that all product updates should be downloaded and installed automatically in the background, and don’t not require a reboot. The protection suite should not be hogging up computer’s resources to operate.

It is bothersome if the device is bogged down while scanning the system scans or at other times when the suite is operational. The security suite always should be powerful but to avoid affecting the performance of the computer, it should operate with a light touch.

Above mentioned checkpoints will definitely help you choosing the best suitable Internet security suite, but if you are not able to decide which product you need to buy to protect your digital life against online threats and attacks, you can refer to the experts’ choice.

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How to Choose the Perfect Internet Security Suite
« on: August 12, 2017, 01:25:51 PM »