In my own test with 5600 viruses NIS secured 98.7% protection rating clearing more than 5227 viruses which was highest among all major competitors including Avira,AVG,Avast,Bit Defender,Panda, and Kaspersky.Major performance player ESET performed badly in comparison to NIS 2012 in clearing viruses and protecting from rootkits(Scroll down to the end of this article for category wise ratings of NIS 2012 in my tests).
I am using Norton Internet Security 2012 from last 7 months and personally never felt any system slowdowns or lags.Norton protected my system in each and every aspect.This small and attractive system gadget shown in the right makes it very easy to control Norton Internet Security 2012 from your desktop.
Some computer users and geeks still avoid Norton due to their old bad experiences or because they have heard from ‘old users’ that it slows down the system.But they are unaware of the fact that-from 2010 version Norton has completely changed its core platforms and engines making it the fastest and best antivirus / internet security available in the market.
Click here to see NORTON PERFORMANCE CHALLENGE -It shows how Norton stands in comparison to other competitors in two key areas of Protection and Performance through different antivirus lab reports.(Presentation prepared by Norton Labs).For running this challenge just click on the link above and select your favourite competitor on the right box.After selecting the competitor name click ‘Run Challenge’.
* Ranked #1 in Overall Protection and Remediation: AV-Test GmbH, “Real World Protection and Remediation Testing Report,” August 2011.
* Ranked #1 Performance: PassMark Software, “2012 Consumer Security Products Performance Benchmarks,” August 2011.
Some exclusive features of Norton Internet Security:
- Windows 8 ready-NIS is first among security suites to provide Win 8 compatibility.
- Industry-leading protection-most powerful antivirus and firewall engines.
- Easier to use Control Center and features.
- Award-winning speed, performance and protection.
- 4 layers of rock-solid proactive protection designed to protect against the very latest threats – so you can do more on your PC without disruptions.
- Customizable Control Center-options to choose between simple and advanced U.I. view.
- Download Insight tells you how stable a download is before you put your computer at risk for crashes or other bad things to happen.
- Norton Recovery Tools helps to remove deep buried threats.
- Proven fastest and lightest security suite available
- Intelligence-driven Norton Insight technology targets only files at risk for faster, fewer, shorter scans
- Installs in under one minute on average requires less than 7 MB of memory
- Delivers up-to-the-minute protection -Frequent updates in every 5 to 15 minutes.
- The Norton Protection System secures your system with top-notch multilayered protection technologies that work together to stop threats before they impact you.
- Real-time SONAR (Symantec Online Network for Advanced Response) helps prevent bots from taking control of your PC.
- Powerful Firewall prevents threats from entering your system
- Automatically detects and removes online threats
- Defends against Web-based attacks with patent-pending technology.
- Recovery Tool boots and repairs badly infected PCs
- Complete deep-cleaning scan delivery on your tips.
- Prevents bots from taking control of your PC.
- Norton Ongoing Protection provides continuous protection updates and new product features.
- Norton Automatic Renewal Service helps to ensure that you’re protected by automatically renewing your product subscription before it expires.
- Norton Identity Safe-Keeps your online identity safer than ever when you buy, bank, browse, and game online.
- Advanced phishing protection keeps your personal identification out of the hands of fraudulent Web sites.
- Stores and encrypts your passwords and other confidential data.
- Fills in online forms at your request to save time and protect you from keystroke loggers.
- Control without disruptions-Puts every element of your security at your fingertips
- Schedules resource intensive tasks while you’re not using your system.
- Checks each running process for the security .
- Silent mode-uninterrupted gaming and movies.
- Smart two-way firewall-takes security decisions automatically.
- Secure Networking- secure your home network.
- Conceals and secures your PC on public Wi-Fi networks.
- Enhanced parental controls-create individual user profiles with
- Very accurate antispam
- And many more……….
Norton not only protect your system from viruses and threats but also controls your system performance automatically.It possess a powerful system monitor ,application rating and startup center.
With its great U.I. for simple and advanced users along with powerful protection-performance combination makes Norton Internet Security my first choice over other competitors.
With all its fully loaded features and efficiency NIS secured following ratings in my security test:
POWER:9/10 (malware removal)
PERFORMANCE:10/10(system impact and slowdown)
INSTALLATION TIME: 53-54 seconds only.
If you like to have value for money and get rock solid unbreakable protection without compromising system performance then NORTON INTERNET SECURITY 2012 is just the best choice for you.
Download: Norton Internet Security 2012(Trial Version)
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