Top 5 Antivirus Software for Business


  • 10 Sep 2020
  • Business Security

Antivirus software is a software that is installed on a computer system that helps protect your
computer against Malware, Phishing attacks, Spyware, Trojans and Cyber Criminals. It’s the
“security guard” at the gate of your system, controlling access and can destroy and notify of
possible threats to the system.

What can a Virus do?

  • Steal confidential/personal information
  • Make the computer run slowly
  • Move around different machines using the same network
  • Amend how part of a system works without the owner knowing

It’s important all businesses ensure to have antivirus software installed into their systems.
Here are the 5 top Antivirus software for a business.

 

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus

Everyday antivirus protection works against all viruses, trojans, ransomware attacks and spyware. It can protect devices from homes to large businesses. Bitdefender can be installed on Windows, IOS, Mac OS and Android devices .

Features

  • Malware and digital threats
  • Advanced firewall
  • Limited use VPN
  • Password Manager

Pros

  • Inexpensive
  • Accurate Malware blocking
  • Effective multi-layered anti-ransomware

Cons

  • May have performance impact
  • Minor ransomware clean-up issues

 

 

 

Mcafee Total Protection

Protects small-medium sized businesses against malware, viruses and ransomware attacks. It will prevent attacks and any suspicious websites entering your computer system. Mcafee can be installed on Windows and Mac OS.

Features

  • Virus and Spyware protection
  • Web and Email Protection
  • Data Protection and Back Up
  • PC Optimization
  • Parent Controls
  • Password Manager

Pros

  • Quick Installation and Set-up
  • Accurate Malware removal rate
  • One license covers up to 10 devices

Cons

  • Higher price range
  • Too many features need to be downloaded separately

 

 

 

AVast Business Antivirus Pro

Cyber criminals look for vulnerable small-medium sized businesses who store credit card information, confidential and personal information and most likely think that their antivirus software will be basic. This antivirus software specialises in looking after those small-medium sized businesses to be one step ahead of the cyber criminals.

Features

  • Anti virus
  • Core Shield
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Incident Management
  • Intelligent Firewall

Pros

  • Reasonably priced for services provided
  • Simple set-up
  • Detects reasonable amount of threats

Cons

  • Lots of pop ups
  • Does not update their virus definition library as frequently as other programs do
  • Expensive

 

 

Kaspersky Total Security

Kaspersky is a multinational cybersecurity and antivirus provider. It's built to protect home devices and large scale businesses and has done so for the past 20 years.

Features

  • Data protection
  • Data Backup
  • Password manager
  • Data Encryption
  • Web policies, restricting and logging user activity

 

Pros

  • No virus will get through this software
  • Faultless Malware protection
  • Mobile protection too

Cons

  • Expensive

 

 

 

 

Avira Antivirus for Endpoint

Avira Endpoint Security is a cloud-based security solution. It identifies and blocks any unauthorised access to the system, preventing harmful virus attacks. It ensures to scan every file when accessed by anyone on the network. Messages and emails are always scanned for malware.

Features

  • Device control
  • Repair system
  • Anti-ransomware
  • Email protection

Pros

  • Easy to install
  • Takes up little storage on your device
  • Good scan performance

Cons

  • Expensiv
  • Pop-ups when running the software

 

 


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