Although not a top performer, Smart Security 5 is a strong, easy-to-use upgrade over previous versions of Eset’s security suite.
G Data's security suite is one of the best defenders we’ve ever seen, and it takes the top spot among this year's crop despite a rough interface.
Symantec's Norton security suite will do a great job of keeping your PC safe, and the program is easy to use too.
The 2012 edition of Avira's security suite gets the job done, but not much else.
Despite its somewhat middling detection scores, Trend Micro's security suite is simple to use.
Bitdefender’s security suite blends a friendly design with top-shelf PC protection for novices and advanced users alike.
Panda's security suite is a decent choice for keeping your PC safe, but its sluggish performance and mediocre interface drag down its score.
Webroot's revamped security suite has a lot to like, but its low malware disinfection scores prevent it from becoming a top contender.
AVG's security suite will protect your PC, but it can’t quite keep up with the best performers in our latest test group.
McAfee's 2012 security suite posts mixed performance results, failing to keep up with top contenders.