Everyday thousands of pieces of new malware and viruses flood the Internet, putting your data and identity at risk. And short of dropping off of abandoning the web and setting up shop in the woods, the only way to keep your information secure is by using a dedicated security suite. But not all security suites are equal, some offer features like online data backup and file encryption, while others scour the cloud in order to inoculate your computer against the latest threats.
That’s why we’ve gathered four of the newest versions of the most popular security suites on the market put them through their paces; judging them based on their ease of use, malware detection abilities, and a host of other features. So read on to see which suite is right for you.
Bitdefender's Total Security 2012 offers a friendly interface, comprehensive protection, and social networking scanning, making it our top pick among security suites.
Friendly, customizable user interface
Overzealous web filter