We have already had a look at some free antivirus software and some free stand-alone firewall software for Windows. But if it is an integrated, multi-layered protection software you are looking out for, you might want consider having a look at some of these free Internet Security Suites available for your Windows PC.
Free Internet Security Suite Software
Comodo Internet Security
Comodo Internet Security is arguably the most popular free security suite available, offering a multi-layered security for your Windows computer. It promise to keep hackers and malware out, and your personal information in and safe.
It includes and antivirus module, anti-bot, anti-rootkit, an award-winning firewall, host intrusion prevention, a sandbox for untrusted software, anti-malware and buffer overflow protection to deliver comprehensive protection against today’s diverse range of threats. It is has nice UI and is quite easy to use and configure.
Outpost Security Suite
Outpost Security Suite is one fine security suite for your Windows computer. It has the distinction of being the first full-functional free Internet Security Suite for Windows and includes a second anti-malware engine, this one specifically focused on spyware, adware and Trojan horses. This unique combination of two modules as an integral part of Agnitum’s comprehensive anti-malware, along with its award-winning firewall, brings more targeted security to Windows users.
Outpost Security Suite FREE includes antivirus, firewall and proactive protection technologies. The free solution employs the latest techniques to prevent infections, data corruption and PC intrusions. It offers free virus curing, free spam protection and ImproveNet- a free cloud-based services. It is a lightweight solution, fully compatibility with Windows, 32-bit and 64-bit.
FortiClient Lite is a free endpoint protection suite that includes malware/virus detection, parental web control, and VPN. It may not be comparatively that well-known, but it packs in some great features. Its antivirus has achieved more than 20 VB100 awards and is capable of detecting threats on both a reactive and proactive basis.
The free version includes, Antivirus/Antispyware engine, Parental Control, SSL and IPSec VPN clients, Personal Firewall protection, Intrusion Prevention, Web Filtering, Endpoint Application Detection, Endpoint Monitoring and Control, WAN Optimization, Anti-Rootkit Protection, Pre- and Post-Execution Behavioral Analysis, Real-Time Poisoned Webpage Protection, FortiGuard update services Web Filter, Application Detection and Antispam.
Roboscan Internet Security
Roboscan Internet Security is yet another integrated security program for protecting your computers from outside online threats. The free version includes antivirus and anti-spyware protection, a personal firewall, a System Protectant module and Privacy protection. Roboscan Internet Security uses a Dual Engine security system – the BitDefender engine and its own Tera engine- that provides Multi-Layer filtration for more thorough detection and deletion of online threats. This free version of the security suite is ad-supported, so if you dont like the ads (who does!), you might want to consider the first three options instead. Thanks for the heads-up about this one, Samit Tandukar.
ZoneAlarm Free Antivirus + Firewall
ZoneAlarm Free Antivirus + Firewall combines the power of ZoneAlarm Firewall and Kaspersky AntiVirus engine. ZoneAlarm’s own powerful Firewall along with the Kaspersky antivirus makes it a potent combination. ZoneAlarm Free Antivirus + Firewall is full of features and is great to keep your Windows computer fully protected.
Do let us know which one you recommend.