Bitdefender Internet Security 2013 Review
BitDefender Internet Security 2011 is the security suite developed and marketed by the Romanian company Bitdefender. This security suite offers additional features on top of the normal antivirus and antispyware protection offered by BitDefender Antiviru Pro, which is why it is considered a more suitable solution, especially for home and home-office use, where browsing, email and file exchange activities are heavily conducted.
- Real Time Antivrius and Antispyware Protection
- Spam Fillter
Spyware, Adware, Trojans, Viruses, Worms, Keyloggers, Identity Theft, Hijackers, Tracking Threats, Rogue Anti-Spyware, Unwanted Software, Phishing, Popups and Potentially Malicious Websites.
Bitdefender Internet Security Features
Bitdefender Internet Security 2011 offers a wide range of features, one of which being the Search Advisor technology that, in its latest edition, is able to provide each URL a security rating as the user searches online using any of the popular major search engines. In this way, PC users that are protected by this security suite will no longer have to worry of common attack methods, such as search result poisoning.
You can choose when you want scans performed, as well as the type of scan.
With the parental control section, you can choose how long your child is online and what sites they can go to. You can change the features around anytime you choose.
Bitdefender Internet Security Effectiveness
According to some of the world’s leading 3rd party software quality and antivirus efficiency certification providers, Bitdefender Internet Security 2011 has managed to obtain the following rankings:
Virus Bulletin – Bitdefender, the main antivirus engine of Bitdefender Internet Security 2011, has earned the VB100 award by demonstrating that it is able to detect all in the Wild viruses during both on-demand and on-access scanning, while generating no false positives when scanning a set of clean files.
AV Comparatives – Bitdefender, the main antivirus engine of Bitdefender Internet Security 2011, according to the on-demand detection test dating from August 2010, has earned the Advanced+ AV Comparatives ranking
West Coast Labs – Bitdefender has been awarded with the Westcoast Labs Checkmark Certification & Platinum Product Award
Bitdefender Internet Security Ease of Installation
Bitdefender Internet Security 2011 is both easy to install and configure, thanks to its multiple level graphical user interface profile types. As part of the setup, Bitdefender will scan the entire PC and make sure that its detection databases and software modules are up to date in order to ensure maximum protection. While the installation of the product will typically not require a lot of time, Bitdefender Internet Security 2011 will most likely suggest a complete system scan that may require some time to complete. Even if this is true, it is recommended to allow the security suite to do its job, in order to make sure that it will be installed on a clean system without any malware present.
Bitdefender Internet Security Amount of System Resources
Even if Bitdefender Internet Security 2011 is considered one of the most resource demanding internet security suites on the market, the numerous features and multiple technologies implemented into this product are all worth the extra processing clock speed and RAM memory required for an optimum operating of the product. While initial scans may take a significant amount of time and resources to cover all aspects of the file system and running processes, it is good to know that after these procedures have been completed, the overall performance of the system will be improved as deep viruses will be detected and cleaned.
Bitdefender Internet Security Ease of Use
The internet security solution provided by Bitdefender is for sure easy to use and is known as being one of the most feature rich applications of its type, while providing a straightforward and intuitive way of customizing features and settings. Due to the fact that users can pin the tools that they use most frequently directly to the main front window of the application, all the features and settings that are most interesting for each particular user will always have a high degree of accessibility. Benefiting from a highly versatile user interface, Bitdefender Internet Security 2011 users will be able to access most features with just few clicks or simply allow the application to do its job without interfering.
Bitdefender Internet Security Compatibility System Requirements
- Windows XP
- Windows Vista (32 and 64-bit)
- Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit)
Bitdefender Internet Security minimum hardware requirements:
- Minimum Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 1.66 Ghz or equivalent
- 1 GB RAM (Microsoft Windows XP)
- 1.5 GB RAM (Micrisoft Windows Vista and Microsoft Windows 7)
- 1 GB of free disk space
Bitdefender Internet Security 2011can be purchased for $49.95 per year and the license offers protection for 3 household Computers.
Bitdefender Internet Security Help & Support
The product is backed up by professional help & support documentation, as well as specialized staff ready to offer remote assistance at any time of the day. Technical support, product manuals, as well as official forums, can be accessed at the following addresses:
- Product Support for Bitdefender Internet Security 2013
- Product Manuals for Bitdefender Internet Security 2013
- Community Forums for Bitdefender Internet Security 2013
Bitdefender Internet Security 2011, as an internet security suite, is a very well designed product, with a streamlined, solid and powerful set of features presented in a nice and intuitive way so that it can be used and accounted for by many different types of users, regardless of computer experience.
Other related security products from the same family of Bitdefender software solutions include Bitdefender Antivirus 2011 and Bitdefender Total Security 2011.
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