IT Security & Network Security News & Reviews: 10 Essential Third-Party Security Apps for Windows 7

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 2009-11-06 Print this article Print
10 Essential Third-Party Security Apps for Windows 7

10 Essential Third-Party Security Apps for Windows 7

by Don Reisinger
Now that users have their hands on Windows 7, it's time to secure it. They could always use solutions from Microsoft, like Security Essentials, but in many cases, third-party applications do a much better job of ensuring a system is kept secure. Third-party security apps for Windows 7 can be free or paid. In either case, users can find effective security applications to keep their data more secure. However, it's important to remember that some apps are more effective than others and that in no way can all of these applications keep the user's data totally secure. But the first step is to find the security app that works best for the user's needs. This eWEEK slide show looks at 10 third-party applications that will make Windows 7 more secure.
Don Reisinger is a freelance technology columnist. He started writing about technology for Ziff-Davis' Since then, he has written extremely popular columns for, Computerworld, InformationWeek, and others. He has appeared numerous times on national television to share his expertise with viewers. You can follow his every move at

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