Norton releases public betas of Norton AntiVirus with Metro App protection

With the Consumer Preview of Windows 8 being released, one would obviously want their security in check. Symantec, the global leader in security software solutions for computers recently released the 2013 public betas of the award-winning Norton Internet Security, Norton AntiVirus and Norton 360.  This beta version is available as a free download from the Norton beta website, these products are designed for compatibility with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, in addition to Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.

Protection for your PC and other devices

Protection for your PC and other devices


With the 2013 betas, Norton continues to leverage the power of the cloud to keep consumers safe in all that they do online, whether browsing, socializing or shopping. In addition to delivering core protection via the cloud, the betas now include improved cloud-enabled features, such as Norton Management, Norton Identity Safe and online back-up. This will allow consumers to conveniently manage their security and keep their personal information safe, anywhere, anytime.
The 2013 betas are designed to outperform the award-winning previous versions, which already lead the industry in both protection and performance. In addition to delivering best-in-class core security technologies and a seamless user experience, the betas feature key enhancements including:

  • Metro App Protection – New protection capabilities provide security for consumers using Windows 8 Metro apps.
  • Next Generation Firewall Protection – Norton’s technology has been incorporated into the Norton firewall to improve the ability to detect and block malicious network activity, including botnet activity, which attempts to steal consumers’ personal information.
  • Bandwidth Monitoring – Increased intelligence and improved integration with the operating system will help consumers avoid costly data overage fees by limiting non-critical updates on bandwidth sensitive networks.

Norton Internet Security, Norton AntiVirus and Norton 360 deliver the industry’s leading PC protection and top-rated performance, and play an integral part in furthering the Norton commitment to protecting consumers across all aspects of their digital lives. All three betas are available as a free download now at the Norton Beta Center

Published Date: May 05, 2012 12:27 pm | Updated Date: May 05, 2012 12:27 pm