ORLANDO, Fla., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, today announced the beta release of Panda Global Protection 2012, its comprehensive solution for protecting the information and digital life of home computer users. The beta can be downloaded for free at http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/downloads/beta/. The company has also launched a beta contest, with company representatives awarding the five testers who suggest the most helpful improvements a $200 Amazon.com gift certificate.
Panda Global Protection 2012 is the most comprehensive solution in Panda Security's new retail product lineup. The product leverages Panda's unique Collective Intelligence technology to collect threat intelligence from millions of computer users and deliver automated, instantaneous protection against known and unknown malware. Every day, PandaLabs receives around 71,000 new files to analyze. Of these, some 63,000 are new malware strains that Collective Intelligence analyzes, classifies and remedies in 99.4 percent of cases. By gathering information on malware from the worldwide Panda community, Collective Intelligence continuously improves protection levels and offers more rapid response to new malware attacks.
The new release builds on the core functionality that has positioned Panda Global Protection as the preferred solution among PC users. This includes a highly effective anti-virus engine to protect against known and unknown malware; a firewall with WiFi security to block intruders and hackers; Panda USB Vaccine to prevent USB devices from spreading infections; confidential information filters to keep personal data safe; backup and system recovery; and PC performance tuning.
Panda Global Protection 2012 is specifically designed for highly active users with the most demanding protection needs. Benefits include:
- Panda Safe Browser, which preserves user security and privacy on the Internet and specifically social networking sites. It also lets users encrypt private files and folders to prevent theft of personal, banking and financial data as well as any kind of valuable multimedia content
- Cloud-based scanning of viruses and other threats
- New user interface look and feel
- Improved parental controls for even safer Internet surfing
- URL filtering system
To download the free beta, please visit http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/downloads/beta/.
About Panda Security
Founded in 1990, Panda Security is the world's leading provider of cloud-based security solutions, with products available in more than 23 languages and millions of users located in 195 countries around the World. Panda Security was the first IT security company to harness the power of cloud computing with its Collective Intelligence technology. This innovative security model can automatically analyze and classify thousands of new malware samples every day, guaranteeing corporate customers and home users the most effective protection against Internet threats with minimum impact on system performance. Panda Security has 61 offices throughout the globe with US headquarters in Florida and European headquarters in Spain. Panda Security collaborates with Special Olympics, WWF and Invest for Children as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility policy.
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