Nov 08, 2015 05:00 AM EST

Top 3 Best Anti-Virus Software For Online Businesses

Computer Worm Cripples Access To South Korea's Internet
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - JANUARY 27: An engineer at South Korea's leading anti-virus firm AHNLAB.Com checks the company's systems after the 'SQL Slammer' computer worm attacked internet servers January 27 2003 in Seoul, South Korea. The quickly multiplying worm nearly cut off South Korea's internet access over the weekend. The worm affected systems using Windows NT, Windows 2000 and Windows XP. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
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The Internet is full of Trojans, spyware, worms, malware and viruses that can ruin computer programs, steal personal information, and even ruin online businesses. These factors can bring forth problems to every online user even to tech-savvy ones. That's why computers must always have updated anti-virus software as its buddy. The software acts as its protector against daily onslaught of risks and threats that will possibly infiltrate its system, creating a more secured and profitable online platform for entrepreneurs.

Here are the top 3 anti-virus software an entrepreneur must consider for a more secured online business:


This anti-virus software balances efficiency and quality. It gained the perfect scores from AV-TEST for overall performance, protection and usability. Given these reasons, this software has been considered the best and most respected anti-virus software by most users. It doesn't just protect computers against well-known worms, bots, rootkits, Trojans, viruses and spyware, but also against the newly emerging threats. This software is what most entrepreneurs need since it even goes beyond the standard features of other anti-virus software.


It might not offer the most advanced feature or the most perfect tool for mobile-device management, but it is still an excellent choice especially to entrepreneurs who are just starting their online venture. Bitdefender offers varieties of features that include a vulnerability scanner that warns users once the applications became outdated. It also has a monitoring system for Windows that alerts the users when security patches are needed. Aside from that, the software also provides the needs of their customers through their 24/7 online customer support via chat, email or phone. Their online customer support center features information, online product help, as well as rootkit and malware removal utilities.  


Panda is known to be the first to develop cloud-based solutions and still continues to develop new technology for its users. This tool has almost all the features anyone would want from anti-virus software. It provides comprehensive line of business products that include protection for exchange servers, on-premise appliances and also Domino servers. In terms of compatibility, its products run on most Windows systems. It's perfect with XP, Vista, 7, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server Enterprise 2003. Other than Windows, it also works with select Linux and Mac workstations, smartphones, laptops and other leading virtualization systems.

Other anti-virus software a business entrepreneur must check out are Sophos, Trend Micro, ESET, Symantec, McAfee, G Data and F-Secure. 

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