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Norton Internet Security 2011
12 April 2011
Summary: Verdict: Norton Internet Security 2011 is a well designed package that offers superb protection from a variety of online and local threats. It also operates with almost no impact on system performance, which is an added bonus.
Pros: Seriously refined performance, loads of security features, slick interface.
Cons: Still among the more expensive security suites.
Excerpt: With the release of NIS 2011, it’s apparent Symantec is still trying to shed its lingering image in power-user circles as a resource pig, perhaps a little too hard at times. The new user interface is sleek and sexy with plenty of configuration options to drill into, but it’s also a little daunting...
Pros: Fast scan engine; low system impact.
Cons: Confusing interface for inexperienced computer users; lacks a virtual keyboard.
Excerpt: A solid solution, Symantec's venerable Norton Internet Security ($70 for a one-year, three-PC license, as of 12/2/2010) continues to incrementally update and advance both its interface and detection rates.
Excerpt: Norton Internet Security is a extremely nimble package. The 130MB system footprint was below average in this company, and its five-second startup impact remarkably low. It’s all the more impressive when you note how many features are on offer.
Summary: Norton Internet Security 2011 is by far one of the best paid security suites available to consumers today. While Norton's AntiVirus was criticized for its impact on the speed of a system, its Internet Security counterpart has lightened its footprint and offers fast and reliable protection from...