AntiVirus software is critical to protect you from computer viruses, as well as a variety of malware, spyware, adware, and ransomware that is lurking on the internet. Don’t overlook adding this to every computer in your organization.
PC Magazine regularly provides independent reviews and recommendations on a variety of products are are worth checking out any time you are thinking about acquiring software, so be sure to read about their recommendations for The Best Antivirus Protection for 2020.
A number of the companies that produce AntiVirus software provide both a free (or trial) version and a premium version. Definitely take advantage of the free version to try it out but if you value being able to use the software, please consider upgrading to the premium version. If they’re not making money selling the software, they’re not going to stay in business to support you.
There are other things you can do to stay safe using the internet such as using a VPN, firewall, and spam filter. We’ll write about some of those another day.