BitDefender, a provider of internet security solutions, has launched BitDefender Total Security 2011, which offers comprehensive protection against the latest viruses, spyware, phishing and identity theft attacks.
Officials with BitDefender said that Total Security 2011 includes antivirus, firewall and network management tools, file encryption, online back-up, and automatic hourly updates.
Company officials said that BitDefender's unique Adaptive Design user interface allows consumers to customize the product to match their unique needs as well as create shortcuts to gaming or laptop modes, further optimizing how BitDefender interacts with systems and networks.
Moreover, performance optimization features in this year's product help users keep their entire system safe without slowing down other applications and processes.
Company officials said that BitDefender 2011 offers users a simplified experience and more information to answer their questions about online security.
All BitDefender products include a streamlined installation, smart user tips, a video library of tutorials to guide users through the product features and configuration, and free 24-hour technical support.
"Security isn't simply a matter of locking everything out; it's a series of carefully managed choices, balancing the needs of users with the realities of the digital world. Connectivity has taken the personal computer into new realms -- online gaming, e-learning, collaborative workgroups -- launching a new era of personal security," said Vince Hwang, global director, product delivery, BitDefender, in a statement.
Hwang said that BitDefender 2011 products address this significant change in the security landscape by continuing to provide superior protection from online attacks, while offering major improvements to system performance, and the ability for users to personalize their settings to best match their individual style and needs.
In addition to BitDefender Total Security 2011, BitDefender also launched BitDefender Antivirus Pro 2011 and BitDefender Internet Security 2011.
Company officials said that BitDefender Antivirus Pro 2011 gives PCs fast, proactive protection against the latest viruses, spyware, and identity theft attacks -- all managed through a user-friendly and customizable dashboard.
BitDefender Internet Security 2011, company officials said, provides Internet-connected families with the latest protection against Web-based attacks, faster performance for secure online gaming, and unrivaled parental controls.