McAfee Review

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McAfee, Inc., (founded in 1987) and headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is the world’s biggest security technology company. Delivering proven solutions and services helping secure systems, networks, and mobile devices globally. McAfee allows users to safely surf the Internet, browse and shop securely.

Backed by unrivaled Global Threat Intelligence, McAfee has developed innovative internet security products empowering every single McAfee user and enabling them to provide proper compliance with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, while continuously monitoring and improving security.

Benefits

McAfee is definitely at the top of the list for leading antivirus and PC protection. Since being founded in 1987 they have made a corporate restructure that has continued to allow them to stay at one of the most comprehensive security software companies.

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McAfee is not only leading the industry in the personal PC security industry but they also lead in the business security protection ranging from data protection to network securities. This is why with McAfee you will always stay at the cutting edge of protection and be protected from many aspects of protection. You will also enjoy an abundance of options for help and support options with your McAfee Internet Security.

Key Features of McAfee Internet Security 2011

  • Completely Redesigned user interface and navigation
  • Complete protection against viruses and spyware
  • Two way firewall to prevent hacker attacks
  • Alerts & system tray icon
  • Browsing protection that identifies unsafe web sites
  • Smart Scan Timer: Tasks such as scans and updates the postponed until the computer is idle
  • Protection against identity theft
  • Reduced memory footprint
  • Home Network Defense (Unique): You now have the ability to mark a computer on your home network as in intruder, automatically blocking that intruder from accessing your computer’s contents.
  • Blocking of spam and phishing e-mails
  • Auto PC Shutdown: After a scan is complete, and no issues have been found, PC can be configured to automatically shut down saving time and electricity Battery Mode: Scheduled scans will not start when you are using a notebook PC on battery power.
  • Fast installation
  • Parental control to protect your children online
  • Detailed security report
  • Shredder to safely delete important or personal files
  • Fast Home Screen and Navigation Time
  • Online back up system to back up your files online with password
  • Disk defragmenter to save fragments on hard disk
  • Super Mode: Provides you with the highest level of security as McAfee automatically changes to the most aggressive scanning possible when an unusual large number of infections is detected.

Pricing

McAfee Internet Security 2011 is listed on their site at $39.99 with protection on up to 3 PC’s. They also include an upgrade option to McAfee Total Protection for $44.99.

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Summary

McAfee is one of the industry leaders of Internet Security and there is no doubt why. This is one of the best PC security Software’s available and goes highly recommended. WHile they have some of the latest and cutting edge databases for threat detection like all companies it does not go flawless. However it does seem to be pretty close. McAfee online backup is provided by Mozy which is one of the leading companies in online back up.

If you are looking for one of the best protections available to protect you from existing and rapidly growing threats we recommend McAfee. They seem to cover pretty much all aspects of security and installation is very simple and straight forward. The McAfee Internet Security has all the bells and whistles you would want out of an internet security and hands down this is one of the best all around systems you you put onto your PC.

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