BitDefender Total Security 2011 offers comprehensive and customizable protection against the latest viruses, spyware, phishing and identity theft attacks. It includes firewall and network management tools, file encryption, back-up, and automatic hourly updates. New performance optimization features help you keep your entire system safe without slowing it down. You can adapt it to match your unique needs or most demanding applications, and create shortcuts to gaming or laptop modes All BitDefender products include streamlined installation, smart user tips, a video library of tutorials to guides you through the product features and configuration and free 24-hour professional technical support. Confidently download, share and open files from friends, family, co-workers or even total strangers Protect against viruses and other malware using industry-leading technology Scan all Web, e-mail and instant messaging traffic in real-time Receive warnings about risky Web sites and safety ratings for all Web sites and for search results Get unmatched detection of new threats based on two different proactive technologies Block spyware programs that track your online activities and sites that attempt to steal your credit card data Prevent personal information from leaking via e-mail, Web or instant messaging Connect securely to any network at home, at the office, or away Use File Vault to lock up your confidential files Secure your Internet connection wherever you are with automatic two-way firewall Prevent unauthorized access to your Wi-Fi network Protect your family and their computers Block access to inappropriate Web sites and e-mail with Parental Controls Limit kids computer, Internet and game access to specific times Allow you to make changes to the filtering policies and ban-lists remotely, via the Internet Manage the security of your network from a single location Play safely and seamlessly Reduce the system load and avoid interruptions during game play Get fine-tuned performance from your computer Skip safe files for better scan speed and lower system load with optimized scanning technology Know which applications are slowing down the system and suggests corrective actions Prolong battery life in Laptop Mode Get timely assistance for all your security issues Get built-in assistance with common issues Rely on free technical support for the entire duration of the product license Use context-based tips on general security and BitDefender related hints relevant to the current environment, activity and user profile. Start with a video library of tutorials which walk you, step by step, through product features and configuration.