Top 10 Best Personal Firewall Software for CEOs and Entrepreneurs- Review

Windows Live OneCare -Windows Live OneCare helps keep your PC safe from viruses, spyware, and other threats. This all-in-one, always-on PC care service from Microsoft works continuously, automatically, and quietly in the background to keep your valuable files protected and your PCs virus-free and working their best.

ZoneAlarm Pro Firewall- ZoneAlarm Free Firewall blocks intruders and makes you invisible to hackers; stops attacks that antivirus and your default Windows security misses; blocks new viruses from sending your data (like passwords or social security numbers) to hackers; detects spoofed programs; stops hacking disguised as harmless network transmissions; works seamlessly with antivirus programs; works automatically–no expertise required; includes security for safer Web browsing.

Ashampoo FireWall -The Ashampoo FireWall makes it easy for anyone to set up an effective, free firewall. Its Configuration Assistant guides you through every step of the the setup process. Easy Mode makes using it a breeze. You dont need any special technical knowledge, and everything is explained clearly. Even with its additional security tools, Ashampoo Firewall is a tiny program that uses very little memory and computer resources. You get heavy-duty protection without a heavyweight load on your system.

Comodo Internet Security -Comodo Internet Security 2011 is the free, multi-layered, security application that offers complete protection from viruses, Trojans, worms, buffer overflows, zero-day attacks, spyware and hackers. Built from the ground upwards with your security in mind, Comodo Internet Security combines powerful Antivirus protection, an enterprise class packet filtering firewall, advanced host intrusion prevention, application control and anti-spyware in one supremely powerful application. The latest version sees a major leap forward in security and usability with the addition of cloud based virus-scanning and behavior analysis of unrecognized files – making CIS 2011 unbeatable at detecting zero-day attacks.

Online Armor Firewall Premium -Online Armor is a powerful personal firewall, with HIPS and a host of other security features to keep your PC clear of infections and running smoothly. Online Armor Firewall is designed to be easy to use for beginners and offers powerful performance.

Kaspersky Internet Security -Kaspersky Internet Security combines the essential security of our advanced Anti-Virus software with additional layers of defense, such as firewall and parental controls. Innovative technologies deliver real-time protection, monitor suspicious activity, and block dangerous actions before they can cause harm – all while working silently in the background.

Outpost Firewall Pro -Outpost Firewall Pro delivers proactive defense against hackers, spyware, Trojans, botnets, keyloggers, ID theft and other Internet-borne threats. The integrated anti-spyware module defends against the broad range of malicious programs. Its on-demand scanner enables scanning custom locations, while the real-time monitor is constantly on guard against the activation of spyware. File checks complete much faster because the SmarScan2-driven engine examines only items altered since the last scan. The firewall’s unique Attack Detection protects LANs against man-in-the-middle attacks and other sophisticated intrusions.

Windows 7 Firewall Control - Protects Windows 7 and Vista applications from undesirable network incoming and outgoing activity, controls applications Internet access. Allows you to control personal information leakage via controlling application network traffic.

Lavasoft Personal Firewall (32-bit) -Lavasoft Personal Firewall is targeted for small and medium-sized business organizations and home users, providing seamless and powerful protection for both. This firewall product comes with simple configuration, “tick in the box” options. and powerful, easy-to-use controls. Coupled with Ad-Aware SE Plus or Ad-Aware SE Professional, it is a great help to keep the home PC and small office free from intrusive Internet worms, Trojan horses, hijackers, cyber thieves, or online extortionists.

Tiny Personal Firewall -Tiny Personal Firewall integrates several protection layers for the ultimate safety of the desktop and server. Traditional Firewall blocks the network traffic based on protocol, ports, and application. Intrusion Detection and Prevention blocks the network traffic based on the content of packets. Malicious packet content is frequently used by hackers exploiting vulnerabilities of otherwise trusted applications, such as Windows kernel components, IIS and others. Application Security controls the behavior of applications and controls whether the application may start itself or whether it may start others.

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A longtime internet addict and casual writer, recognized expert in Infrastructure, Web Operations, and Technology. Organizes, manages and leads the day-to-day operation of the Information Center by reinforcing the mission and providing compelling content.(sgavriliuc@ceoworld.biz)