- Category: Software Reviews
- Published on Wednesday, 15 June 2011 04:43
- Written by Ajay
Kaspersky Pure is more than an anti-virus and firewall protection. It offers Kaspersky Pure. This package is mainly targeting the home users who need a protection and all in one package.
Kaspersky Pure 2011 offers:
1. Internet Security protection with sandbox technologies and parental controls
2. Centralized management of tasks, reports, updates from any PC on your network
3. Password protection for logins, forms, autocomplete
4. File Shredder
5. Data Encryption
6. Data Backup
7. Data Restore
The installation is smooth; it asks for two things during the install; license key and an admin password needs to be set for the operation of Kaspersky Pure. You can get the feeling that the software is meant for home users, it brings some important features accessible by some colourful icons. Whenever you see a problem Kaspersky warns your with a red bar “Your computer is at risk – Fix it now” with a description. Clicking on Fix it will get you to a “General protection status” window, there you can see all the issues listed. It will inform for what you will have to do and what is good for your computer’s security. The important things are noted with yellow exclamatory points and not important things are marked with blue exclamatory points.
Kaspersky Pure will look out for updates automatically and update itself the definitions. The updates not using whole bandwidth of our internet connection, it also got repeated speed checks that confirm the issue with internet connection or with the Kaspersky’s end. It also got a password manager that handles and identifies whether you got a unique strong password generator to make passwords that no one including you can remember.
Kaspersky makes offline backups whatever you are specifying gets backed up to another hard drive for safety. Full Schedule management and versional backups are included. For data encryption a container is created in a location that you want, it separates container is password protected where you dump information.
Home Network Control is a unique feature that is offered by Kaspersky, allow one PC to control other PC’s Kaspersky suite remotely. If you got licenses for 3 PC suites, you can assign one to update for the rest. It got a lot of additional features to help and configure and eliminate common vulnerabilities in tuning up the system.
It is based on the same security engine 2011 as Kaspersky as always use, does well as it did before. AV Test rated Kaspersky Internet security 2011 a high of 5/6 in protection and 5.5/6 of repair, and 5.5/6 in usability. Kaspersky gets overall protection rate of 80 out of 100. But that 100% is secured by Norton 360. The score is in form of testing performance by Dennis Labs.
User Interface, Password manager, Remote management
Spam filter, Slow updates, Comparison of Secure performance with Norton
Kaspersky Pure is recommendable by us, it got a excellent protection but Norton takes the advantage slightly and file insight report card feature. It got an easy user interface and password manager, data encryption techniques features. It is priced at $79.95 for a single PC, $99.95 for 3PCs and $149.95 for 5PCs for a one year subscription, while Norton 360 priced at the same than you had to decide.
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