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Interview With Arvid Vermote – GlobalSign
Interview With Arvid Vermote – GlobalSign
From becoming a violin master to mastering his job as CISO of GlabalSign, Arvid Vermote is certainly an interesting character. Aviva Zacks of Safety Detective got the opportunity to sit down with him and ask about how authenticati...
Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks July 1, 2020
Avast Scandal: Why We Stopped Recommending Avast & AVG
Avast Scandal: Why We Stopped Recommending Avast & AVG
Our readers have been messaging us and asking why we’re still ranking Avast and AVG on our website, despite them being caught up in a serious scandal. Well, after a lot of consideration and back and forth between departments...
Ben Martens by Ben Martens June 29, 2020
Will New Antivirus Software Remove Existing Viruses?
Will New Antivirus Software Remove Existing Viruses?

Antivirus software is the most powerful tool against infection, but what happens if you catch a virus when you aren’t protected? Thankfully, security companies have considered this problem, and their security suites provide the perfect solution.

Maggie Lawrance by Maggie Lawrance June 27, 2020
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Antivirus Software for Windows in 2020
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Antivirus Software for Windows in 2020
Short on time? Here’s the best free Windows antivirus for 2020: Panda: Exceptional antivirus scanning and protection. There are some nice extra features, and it comes with a free VPN. Download it for free here. There ar...
Robert Bateman by Robert Bateman June 25, 2020
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Android Antivirus Apps for 2020
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Android Antivirus Apps for 2020
Short on time? Here’s the best free Android antivirus in 2020: Bitdefender: Easy to use with simple, effective scans. Get the free download here. I tested all of the free antivirus apps in the Google Play Store —...
Robert Bateman by Robert Bateman June 25, 2020
5 Best Free Online Virus Scanners & Removers for 2020
5 Best Free Online Virus Scanners & Removers for 2020
I hate to tell you this, but there are almost zero online virus scanners. Most of them are just trial versions of paid software, a lot of them don’t really do anything, and some of them are phishing sites trying to stea...
Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson June 25, 2020
Interview With Martin Sugden – Boldon James
Interview With Martin Sugden – Boldon James
Aviva Zacks of Safety Detective sat down with Martin Sugden, Boldon James’ CEO, and asked him about his company’s Classifier suite. Safety Detective: How did you get involved in cybersecurity, and what do you love abou...
Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks June 24, 2020
Interview With Josh Long – Intego
Interview With Josh Long – Intego
Aviva Zacks of Safety Detective caught up with Intego‘s Chief Security Analyst Josh Long and asked him some follow-up questions now that the COVID-19 pandemic is here. Safety Detective: How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed...
Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks June 24, 2020
Interview With Jason Crabtree – QOMPLX
Interview With Jason Crabtree – QOMPLX
What an interesting interview Aviva Zacks of Safety Detective had with Jason Crabtree, CEO and Co-Founder of QOMPLX! He told her about how his military experience influenced his decision to start his company. Safety Detective: How...
Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks June 24, 2020
5 Best Antivirus Trial Downloads in 2020 (with Few Limitations)
5 Best Antivirus Trial Downloads in 2020 (with Few Limitations)

A really robust antivirus that covers all your security needs is an investment – so it makes sense to test out a free trial version before purchasing a premium AV.

Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson June 24, 2020