All round firewall & antivirus protection
The developers of the Outpost Pro security product line, Russian company Agnitum, have made available a free version of their Internet security suite named Outpost Security Suite Free Version.
Outpost Security Suite is available in 32bit and 64bit versions, you will be asked for your email address half way through the installation in order to receive your free license.
Outpost Security Suite advantages
Outpost Security Suite is ideal for novices as it is very easy to use and it works perfectly well with its default settings right out of the box, it provides you with protection against malicious hackers attacks, spyware, zero day viruses, spam filtering and more. This is an all round Internet security protection suite.
You can surf the Internet safe knowing that this free Internet Security suite uses the same solid technology that powers up the paid for version of this product, Outpost Security Suite Pro. While the free version of Outpost Security Suite does not allow for the extreme configuration that its paid for version does it is more than enough to protect the average home user computer, Outpost Security Suite makes for an excellent free alternative to Windows firewall and free antivirus.
Outpost Security Suite main features:
- Lightweight suite (108MB)
- Firewall protection
- Antivirus (VB100 certified)
- Virus disinfection
- Spam protection capabilities
- Free anti-virus updates
- Cloud based services (ImproveNet)
Outpost Security Suite disadvantages
Highly advanced users will definitely miss customization and firewall tweaking features, for example antivirus scan scheduling is not possible, there is no IP block list, no website ads blocking and no import/export of settings is possible.
All of those capabilities are available in the paid for version of this product.
Conclusion Outpost Security Suite free version
This is a great all round security suite for beginners and the average computer home user, those who like to download a firewall/antivirus, install it and forget about it for ever, will feel at home with the free version of Outpost Security Suite, if you need high firewall and antivirus customization then you will have to buy their Pro version.