Panda Security Launches Beta Version of Panda Global Protection 2011

-New solution protects against all types of malware and delivers outstanding new features: home network security management, intelligent updates, gaming/multimedia mode, file encryption, and virtual keyboard and browser

-Contest offers $200 gift certificate to ten beta testers suggesting best improvements

Jun 10, 2010, 08:00 ET from Panda Security

ORLANDO, Fla., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, has announced the beta release of Panda Global Protection 2011, its comprehensive solution for protecting against new and unknown threats for advanced home computer users. The company has also announced that the ten beta testers suggesting the most helpful improvements (see will each receive a $200 gift certificate.

Designed for active users – those who are most likely to encounter security threats and engage in risky behavior – Panda Global Protection 2011 offers valuable new functionality, including the ability to manage home network security, activate gaming/multimedia mode, which ensures no security-related interruptions for users, and a virtual keyboard and browser to keep confidential information secure from prying eyes.

The new release builds on the core functionality that has positioned Panda Global Protection as the preferred solution among PC power users and features integration with the most advanced cloud-based protection available, minimal resource consumption and highly effective anti-virus engine to protect against known and unknown malware. In addition, Panda Global Protection 2011 includes 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.

Benefits of the new Panda Global Protection 2011 functionality include:

  • Faster performance with intelligent updates
  • Virtual browser for even safer web access
  • Home network security management
  • Interruption-free gaming and entertainment  
  • Remote PC access from any location
  • Password Manager to keep access credentials safe
  • File encryption system protects confidential information from unauthorized viewing
  • File shredding for guaranteed information deletion
  • Virtual keyboard to keep data entered safe from keyloggers and banking Trojans

Panda has also made significant improvements to the spam and phishing filters, detection of sophisticated malware like rootkits, and parental control options.

Panda Global Protection 2011 delivers high-speed, lightweight, real-time protection against known and unknown threats by leveraging the knowledge and experience of millions of users through Panda's unique cloud-based Collective Intelligence technology. More information about Collective Intelligence, including a live malware processing counter, may be found at

To download the free beta and get more information about the contest, please visit:

About Panda Security

Founded in 1990, Panda Security is the world's leading provider of cloud-based security solutions, with products available in 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 56 offices throughout the globe with US headquarters in Florida and European headquarters in Spain.

Panda Security collaborates with Special Olympics, World Wildlife Fund and Invest for Children as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility policy.

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