Although the world might have gone mobile, you still find the PC at the core of most businesses.
Your accountants still use Excel and your sales team still produces PowerPoint-based presentations.
As everyone knows, Windows-based PCs are vulnerable to attacks by viruses and malware, and as such they need protection.
There is some absolutely wonderful anti-virus software out there – Norton AntiVirus comes to mind as probably the best. But for the level of protection Norton AntiVirus provides you have to put your hand in your pocket – quite deeply as far as a new company is concerned.
Startups working from home and entrepreneurs feeling the pinch don’t like spending money, but this no longer means they can’t protect their computers. There are a lot of free solutions out there that do the job pretty well.
Here then, in no particular order, are some of the best free options that are currently available.
Most of them have an even stronger paid version available, but we think the free versions are good enough:
Alongside strong antivirus and antimalware protection (which leverages five antivirus engines), 360 Total Security Antivirus offers a number of great features including secure online shopping and privacy protection.
It alerts users when suspicious programs are trying to access a computer, and it offers strong phishing protection.