What is your go-to internet security/antivirus solution?
With so many small businesses relying more and more on the internet these days, I was wondering what internet security and antivirus solutions (e.g. Kaspersky, Norton, etc.) people were using. What features do you look for in your internet security software? If you recently changed services, why did you end up making the switch?
Tell you what. Basic preinstalled versions aren't that safe. I read an article about Antivirus for Chromebook and decided that I need more than just the OS means for cybersecurity. And now I can call it my go-to antivirus, anti-malware solution. Hopefully, it will help you.
I rely on WIndows defender. See no need in another software
Why not just go with Windows Defender/Windows Security. While it may not have the very lightest resource footprint, it is far from the heaviest. It has also been in the top tier of security suites for several years running from multiple third-party testing evaluations.
I used to use several of the major 3rd party antivirus/security suite products including, at various times, AVG, Avast, and Panda Cloud [and for light footprint I'd go with Panda], but given how drastically Windows Defender/Security has improved since the introduction of Windows 10 I just don't see the point anymore. Even i was reading a detailed comparison between Avast and Windows defender and WD is simply a very good option and can fullfill most of the security requirements.
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They all pretty much do the same thing. If your OS comes with one i.e. Windows Defender just keep that updated. The best thing you can do is be very careful about how you click links and use a VPN as well to make things a little more difficult.