The New Year is almost upon us and for many people this means it’s time to think about making New Year’s resolutions. Whether you subscribe to the idea of setting yourself such goals or not, the arrival of a new year is as good a time as any to consider the security of your computer. And with Christmas only just around the corner, you could head on over to the BetaNews Downloadcrew Software Store to buy a present for yourself and your computer – you’ll find all manner of essential security tools available at heavily discounted prices.
If there is one piece of security software that everyone should have installed it is an antivirus tool. It is possible that you already have the free version of AVG’s virus protection tool installed, but for a mere $6.95 you could upgrade to the full commercial edition of AVG Anti-Virus 2012 – a huge saving of 83% off the MSRP. Offering protection not only against viruses and malware, the program can also check links for malicious downloads, scan incoming emails and protect against identity theft. In addition o this, you can benefit from instant messaging protection, priority support and more frequent program updates.
You can take your security to the next level, take a look at AVG Internet Security 2012 [1-PC]. For just $19.95, a saving of 64%, you can take advantage of all of the virus protection features of AVG Anti-Virus, but also parental controls, online backup and internet optimization. Unlike many other security titles, this is one that will not have a negative impact on system performance thanks to a raft of software optimization that has been carried out to make the program as streamlined as possible. As increasing numbers of households have more than one computer, multi-license purchases make more sense and could mean saving even more money. There is also a four user license version of this program available. , why not move up to the 4-PC 1-Yr for only $24.99 – AVG Internet Security 2012 [4-PC, 1-YR].
AVG Premium Security 2012 is the next step up the security ladder, and in addition to all of the tools found in AVG Internet Security there are also system performance enhancing options. In a couple of clicks you can clean up the registry, remove junk files and optimize your hard drive. There’s also the Identity Alert component which ensure that your credit card details and other private data aren’t being shared over the internet. You can grab a copy of the app for 50% off the MSRP at just $34.99.
Everyone wants their children to reap the benefits of being able to access the internet, but it is also important to keep them safe online. This is precisely how AVG Family Safety 2012 can help and you can buy a copy of this software for 60% off the MSRP at just $7.95. The program can be installed on up tp three computers at no additional charge, and it includes tools that enable you to monitor and control how your children use the internet. This include blocking access to web sites you deem unsuitable, preventing the use of certain programs and even monitor IM and email communication. The security of your computer and children is very important, but you may be interested in securing your files. Using AVG LiveKive 2012 [UNLIMITED], you can store your files online with unlimited storage space, and even store multiple versions of the same files. Available for the massively discounted price of $19.95 – a 75% saving – this is definitely one not to miss.
Essential security software
AVG is just one of the big names you can save money on. Bitdefender Internet Security 2012 [1-PC, 1-Year] is available at a 74% discount for just $12.99. The suite offers virus protection, spam filtering, malware blocking, file encryption and parental controls, all wrapped up in one neat interface. If you are only interested in virus protection, Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 [1-PC, 1-YR] can keep for computer safe for just $6.95 – saving 72% off the MSRP.
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 6 will add an extra layer of protection to your existing security software the bargain price of $9.95 – saving your 75% off the MSRP. The application includes virus and malware protection and will even warn you about the presence of suspicious software and files rather than just those that are definitely malicious. From the same company comes Emsisoft Online Armor Premium Firewall 5 which adds an important layer of protection to your internet connection. Buy the program for just $9.95, a saving of 75% off the MSRP, and you can take control of the traffic to and from your computer. The rule based system makes it easy to control which if your installed programs are permitted to access the internet.
Keeping your computer secure is very important, but everyone wants to get the best possible performance from their hardware. IObit’s Advanced SystemCare PRO 5 enables you to achieve all of this in one handy package. For just $7.95 – saving you 60% – you can protect your computer against viruses and malware and use an arsenal of tools to keep your system in good shape. There’s a registry cleanup and defragmenter, a file shredder, memory optimization and much, much more.
Other security tools worth casting your eye over when considering your purchases are Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 [1-PC, 1-YR] and Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 [1-PC, 1-YR]. The former is available at a 67% discount for just $19.95 and provides real-time protection against viruses and malware as well as IM protection, a phishing filter, parental controls and a virtual keyboard to help avoid keyloggers. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 [1-PC, 1-YR] offers real-time and on-demand virus protection as well as email scanning and rootkit protection.
So no matter what type of protection you are looking for, the Downloadcrew Software Store has something for you. There are also plenty of other non-security related bargains to grab.
Note that many of these deals will end December 31 2011, so hurry!
Finally, keep one eye on the new Downloadcrew Giveaway. This brand new website will bring you the occasional full software giveaway, sandwiched between super-cheap further discounted products.