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Bitdefender Small Office Security review: Business-ready protection for IT amateurs

Cloud-based security suite brings enterprise-class control and consumer-friendly usability to organizations of up to 250 people.

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5 ways to digitize your business cards

These tools get contact info where you need it -- on your phone.

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Loaded and locked: 3 seriously secure cloud storage services

For the truly paranoid, storage that's encrypted from start to finish and accessible by no one else, ever.

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Webtrate review: An Internet blocker for people with absolutely no self-control

This new desktop app completely blocks Web access to increase productivity, but it's only for the worst procrastinators.

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The Zen productivity guide: tools and tips for distraction-free work

Tools and tips for working without distraction.

Dell Inspiron 14 (Model 7437) review: Slim and stylish, but surprisingly sluggish

This laptop's performance doesn't measure up to its gorgeous looks.

F-Secure Internet Security 2014 review: bulletproof protection, bad user interface

F-Secure delivered fantastic malware detection rates, but its interface needs some improvement.

Norton Internet Security 2014 review: Polished security suite with excellent protection

Suite offers tight security against all threats without slowing your system

ESET Smart Security 7: newcomer brings top-notch protection

New to the U.S. market, Eset's suite offers excellent antivirus if you can tolerate the drag it puts on your system.

Webroot SecureAnywhere Internet Security Complete review: Protection needs improvement

Webroot's suite has a nice interface, but the program needs to get better at detecting zero-day attacks and distinguishing between threats and nonthreats.

AVG Internet Security 2014 review: a decent, lightweight antivirus suite

AVG's suite offers adequate protection, but "adequate" doesn't cut it in this year’s round-up.

Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2014 review: All-in-one suite offers excellent protection

Trend Micro's suite combines first-rate protection with 5GB of free online backup, online-banking security, and more.

VIPRE Internet Security 2014: Adequate protection, interface needs a makeover

VIPRE's suite falls short on zero-day detection and usability.

Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 review: An all-around performer

Kaspersky’s security suite will keep you safe and sane with top notch protection and intuitive design.

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Security Showdown 2014

We tested ten of this year’s foremost security suites to see how well they protect PCs, mobile devices, and social networks from malware and other threats.