Over the years, Norton has gradually become the new name for security. Although there has been a change of name from Norton 360 to Norton Security with Backup 2015, it hasn’t stopped this software to continue providing reliable protections to PC. Mac, iOS, Android and other devices can now also benefit from this protection.
Norton is out to meet all your expectation with a strong antivirus that keeps an eye on your files and folders, and also locate suspicious behavior to block any malware before they become a real problem for your PC.
An optimized firewall is there to silently block attacks from both outside and inside PC. As for your web safety, all files are scanned for security and reliability before they are downloaded, and each and every link you click is checked for a safe visit.
Norton Security 2015 also comes with: a startup program manager, network monitor, spam filter, password manager, bootable repair disc, tools to improve your PC’s performance and much more.
Well, we can say the most obvious change is the user interface which was updated to blend better with the look and feel of Windows 8.
However, the new version comes with the awaited Symantec’s next generation anti-malware engine. This engine offers real time protection with the use of the cloud to reduce definition files by up to 80%.
Smart data leakage protection has been added with an improved version of Norton Community Watch integration. Further improvements made include: automatic botnet scanning triggers, a more aggressive threat detection heuristics and intelligent boot-time protection.
Your browser protection doesn’t require installing a plug-in anymore and protection against socially engineered attacks has also been improved.
The SONAR engine used for new threat detection has been improved alongside some performance tweaks too.
What really makes Norton Security Backup 2015 different from Norton Security 2015 is obviously the “Backup” as indicated by the name. With the backup module in Norton Security Backup 2015, you can create backup files sets, which can then be save locally or online through your Norton Online Backup account that has up to 25GB of storage space included.
Please take note that you’ll need to buy a new license; since there is no direct upgrade to Security Backup 2015 from Norton Antivirus, Norton Internet Security or even Norton 360.