Maintaining a working computer is very expensive. The initial cost is high, ranging anywhere from $300 to $1000, and then you have to purchase all the required software such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, and additional accessories such as hard drives, mice and webcams. Besides that, there’s the monthly internet bill and the added electricity cost. Plainly, buying and maintaining a computer includes many additional costs. To avoid such situations, you should protect their investment by protecting it with anti-virus software. Here are the top five reasons why:
1. Bundled Protection
While you can get a pretty decent antivirus for free from popular brands nowadays, the software usually only provides a very basic functionality for free. But in order to keep your computer safe, you’ll need to take into account that viruses are not the only way through which a system can be infected and rendered useless. Firewalls, anti-spyware and anti-malware capabilities are equally important. Even phishing activities and safe web browsing is important. It’s best for you to get a a bundle that can take care of all these things
2. Maintain A Speedy Computer
Malware can slow down your machine by running nonessential processes in the background. This can be a frustrating experience, but with an anti-virus application, you can be sure to block this from happening and maintain a speedy computer
3. ‘Smart’ Threats
Long are the days since viruses were easily detected and removed from any system, given a bit of know-how. Nowadays, they’re so well-cloaked, disguised and masked within seemingly harmless files that it would be nearly impossible to detect them without specialized help, like an antivirus or security bundle. And that’s just the viruses! Hacker attacks, malware and spyware have evolved and are still evolving as we speak. Zero-day threats can only be counteracted with a good security suite.
4. Protect Your Personal Data
Today, more and more, our lives exist as fragments on our computer hard-drives; family photos, bank account details, work related material, school papers, passwords, usernames, address books, calendars, music, movies, private documents and the list goes on. All of it could be destroyed irreparably by a worm or virus, or worse still, could fall into the hands of a capable hacker. Quality antivirus and security software not only protects computers from the attacks themselves, but often offers convenient ways to back up important data, should the computer become infected or attacked.
5. Avoid Future Repair Costs
Buying a new computer or operating system can be an expensive investment. Antivirus and security software, on the other hand, is available at relatively affordable prices. Investing in high-quality antivirus and security software is like buying an insurance policy for your computer and your important data.
At Data Collaboration Services, we make sure we stay abreast of internet security developments, and we offer the very latest and most effective anti-virus and Internet security software solutions available. Our skilled technicians will ensure that the anti-virus software is working optimally and that your computer network is constantly monitored. Call us now at 212-739-0617 to speak to one of our consultants!
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