CIS 105 – Week 8 Day 7
Assignment: Security Systems
With the variety of threats to worry about in regards to protecting one’s computer system, whether it is for a personal or business computer, it is very important to get some type of security protection. There are a lot of options out there in terms of what brand and what level of security an individual is looking for. The best option to protect a computer system from various threats is an all-in-one computer security system, such as Norton 360 and McAfee Total Protection. One problem an individual needs to worry about is identity theft. Identity theft problems can range from a stealing a person’s name, email address, physical address, credit card information, account numbers, documents, and even passwords. Other threats or annoyances to worry about are spyware, adware, pop-ups, spam, viruses, and worms. Keeping the computer system and the data contained protected within the computer is important. The all-in-one computer security systems are effective in a way that it protects one’s computer from all the threats previously mentioned, spyware, viruses, and identity theft all-in-one package without the user having to worry about anything. An included feature is filter protection for any incoming and outgoing email for any virus and spam threats. Another threat that these all-in-one computer security systems are effective is they help protect one’s computer from hackers, and come with a built-in firewall that helps keeps all these threats away. These security systems are automatically scan for any threats and notify the user of any threats are detected. These all-in-one security systems are automatically updated without the user having to worry whether or not they have the latest information. An included feature that the Norton 360 comes with that are beneficial for individual users is the identify protection that securely keeps login and personal information safe, “guards against...
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