ESET Smart Security 8
ESET Smart Security 8 2015 is the complete protection pack that you can get. Unlike most of the other antivirus products, Eset Smart Security 8 provides you with best detailed security when it comes to web browsing and PC protection. Great choice for people who like to have protection at all levels.
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ESET Smart Security 8 is top of the line product for Windows security. It has all features required to keep you safe and have control over your PC. In the section below we will go through all the things that Eset Smart security 8 does for you.
ESET Smart Security 8 2015 feature overview
ESET Smart Security 8 key Features
Following are the key features that comes along with Smart Security 8:
- Antivirus and Antispyware
- Personal Firewall
- Parental Control
- Portable Device Control
- Gamer Mode
- Cloud-Powered Scanning
- Facebook and Twitter Protection
- Small System Footprint
- Automatic Updates
- ESET Cyber security Education
User interface & Functionality
There is no visual difference between NOD32 Antivirus and Smart Security. The difference comes in functionality and additional features. Hence in Smart Security 8, you get additional features in Settings Tab and the home Screen. You can Enable / disable Parental Control and Firewall.
Firewall allows you to view current connections in live view. In this way you have more information on the outgoing connections from your PC. The Firewall protection is accompanied and enhanced by IDS and Botnet protection. Which means the firewall will also monitor data that pass set safety rules. Any harmful behavior other than that also will be blocked.
You can configure everything with web protection. It also implements HTTPS checks and protects you from active infections and spyware from untrustworthy websites. This module works very efficient and aggressively.
Performance & Conclusion
Just like NOD32 Antivirus, we tested ESET Smart Security 2015 on our system running on Windows 10 preview builds. Everything runs well and hence compatibility with future Operating System upgrades will not be an issue. Tested as a normal home user, Smart Security performed well and blocked quite a few malicious websites from opening.
Antivirus module is rock solid and does provide fail proof antivirus protection both online and offline. ESET Smart Security 8 2015 is a great product in overall that suits all your needs.