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    • Viruses and Their Cures CEd0510 Ann Perry
    • Virus Protection Comparison
      • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009
        • manufacturer: Kaspersky Labs
        • version: 2009
      • Vipre Antivirus + Antispyware
        • manufacturer: Sunbelt Software
        • version: N/A
      • ParetoLogic Anti-Virus PLUS 6
        • manufacturer: ParetoLogic Inc.
        • version: 6
    • Virus Protection Comparison
      • all three comparable in almost all features except
        • password protect settings lacking in Vipre
        • live chat protection lacking in ParetoLogic
        • tutorials only available in Kaspersky
        • ParetoLogic doesn’t support 64 bit versions of Vista and XP operating systems
    • Virus Protection Comparison daily as needed hourly Definition Updates no no yes ISCA & VB100% no no yes Business Version? 29.95 39.95 39.95 Lowest Cost = 1 license Vipre ParetoLogic Kaspersky
    • Ease of Use according to Top Ten Reviews
      • straightforward
      • easy to use
      • effective
      • operable by beginners and more advanced users
      • 3.5 out of 4
      • simple to use
      • straightforward
      • three basic scans
      • easy program navigation
      • not much slow down when running scans
      • 4 out of 4
      • user interface continues to improve
      • very configurable, may not be ideal for general user
      • easy to use controls
      • 4 out of 4
      Vipre ParetoLogic Kaspersky
    • Performance
      • detects all malware & removed most
      • left a few rootkits running
      • many modified samples evaded detection
      • still very effective in comparison to other software
      • according to pcmag .com
      • 3.5 out of 4
      • according to toptenreviews .com
      • effectively scans and cleans computer
      • detects and deters all sorts of malware
      • can be set to auto delete and clean any found threats
      • generates no false positives
      • 3.5 out of 4
      • according to toptenreviews .com
      • application filtering has the program running without constant pop-ups for the user to deal with
      • doesn’t do much for spam filtering or parental control
      • according to pcmag .com
      • 4 out of 4
      • according to toptenreviews .com
      Vipre ParetoLogic Kaspersky
    • Virus Protection Plan
      • organization
        • small business
          • Holiday Harbor Waterfront Cottages
          • Fish Creek, WI
        • family owned and operated
          • runs on 5 PC’s
            • these are used for other businesses and personal use
            • none are dedicated to the business alone
          • much of the business is conducted via internet
    • Virus Protection Plan
      • organization (cont’d)
        • computer use
          • internet web site supported
          • email inquiries and responses
          • financial documentation (QuickBook Pro)
          • word processed files
            • addresses & billing
            • letters of confirmation
            • cleaning schedules
            • etc.
    • Virus Protection Plan
      • basic plan
        • BitDefender AntiVirus 2009
          • download version for 4 or 5 PC’s
          • 3 year subscription
          • includes Backup/Rescue CD
          • includes Extended Download – allows user to re-download files for up to 2 years
          • approximately $120
    • Virus Protection Plan
      • deployment
        • 2 PC’s are on site: 1 lap-top, 1 desktop
        • 2 PC’s belong to co-owner: 1 lap-top, 1 desktop
          • runs another business on these 2 as well
        • 1 PC (laptop) is mine and travels from site to my home
    • Virus Protection Plan
      • deployment - individually
        • laptops & on-site desktop
          • wireless internet available on site to facilitate downloads
          • download & installation on a per computer basis
        • off-site desktop
          • dial-up download & installation
    • Virus Protection Plan
      • administrator responsibilities
        • order and submit payment to BitDefender
        • for each PC
          • oversee downloads & installation
          • set up automatic scanning schedule
        • remind other users (via email/verbally) to update virus definitions regularly
    • Virus Protection Plan
      • administrator responsibilities
        • provide users with access to program support as necessary
        • research software advancements and plan for next step when the 3 year subscription expires
          • ensure against lapse in protection
          • compare BitDefender to other available software to see if organization should continue with another subscription
    • Virus Protection Plan
      • user responsibilities
        • update definitions
          • daily or as often as computer is turned on and internet access is available
          • program software to complete updates automatically
        • run scans on a regular basis
          • especially the desktop on-site as this is the primary correspondence PC
          • should be automatically scheduled