Sunday, July 03, 2011

F-Secure Internet Security 2012 – F-Secure Beta

F-Secure currently has F-Secure Internet Security 2012 in beta. You can learn more about the product and register to download at

Enhancement’s Promoted in F-Secure Internet Security 2012

• Improved User Experience - Keyless installation All-new Launch pad
• Optimized for Mobile Broadband - Automatically optimizes the security solution’s mobile broadband usage within home network and abroad (roaming).
• All-new Online Safety - Browsing Protection, Web Filtering and Time Lock features are combined
• Best Protection - Renewed Deepguard, real-time protection network and other proactive methods provide protection against malware with sophisticated, multilayered protection.

One of the nice things about their 2011 Internet Security product was that they are in “the cloud”. The cloud-enabled antivirus has multiple scanning engines to help detect against harmful files and malicious content. Unlike a handful of competitors, F-Secure does not offer some free online storage as part of the package.

Third Party Testing - 2011 Product

PC Magazine – Internet Security 2011 received 3.0 stars out of 5 in PC Magazine’s review of the product

Virus Bulletin – F-Secure received has VB100 awards in both June (Windows Server 2008) and April (Windows Server Professional) of this year – Internet Security 2011 was certified on Windows 7 in Q1 receiving 5.5, 4.5, and 5.5 respectively for Protection, Repair, and Usability – Internet Security 2011 received 2 stars and tied for 8 out of 12 in Av-comparative’s May “Retrospective Test (static detection of new/unknown malicious software”)

The usual suspects, McAfee, Panda, Avast, Avira, AVG Technologies, Webroot, Kaspersky, G Data, among others, will be announcing their betas over the coming months.

Also in Beta

• Trend Micro Maximum Security 2012 and others at
• Norton Internet Security 2012 and Anti-Virus 2012 beta
• BitDefender Total Security 2012

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