Comodo Internet Security

Comodo Internet Security ( CIS ), developed and distributed by Comodo Group , is a freemium Internet security suite that includes an antivirus program , a personal firewall , a sandbox and a host-based intrusion prevention system (HIPS).

Version history

In CIS 5.0 antivirus protection and spyware scanning capabilities were added. Comodo Cleaning Essentials has been developed to supplement CIS. [6]

Host-based Intrusion Prevention System: Comodo’s host-based intrusion prevention system (HIPS), named Defense +, is designed to provide protection against unknown malware. It is designed to restrict the actions of unknown applications, and to restrict access to important files, folders, settings and the Windows Registry . Defense + by default refuses any unknown program to install or execute except when specifically allowed by the user when Comodo’s whitelist. In CIS 4.0 a sandbox was added to this application. [7]

CIS v6, released February 2013, provided a major revision of the user interface and significant new features such as a fully sandboxed desktop environment. On March 6, 2014 Comodo announced completion of beta testing for CIS v7.

Release 7 became official in April 2014. This release includes a new virus monitoring tool called Web Scope and Web Filtering features.

Release 8 became official on November 3, 2014. It includes enhanced auto-sandboxing features. [8]

Release 10 became official on December 22, 2016. [9] It includes Secure Shopping, prevention on malware intercepting during online transactions. [10] [11]

Comodo Endpoint Security Manager (CESM)

Comodo Endpoint Security Manager (CESM) is a server for the network of endpoint computers. [12] CESM manages the distribution and updates of antivirus and firewall software. [13] [14] [15]

The antivirus and firewall software are managed by Comodo Internet Security [16] [17] [18]

Reception

Reviews

PC Magazine Lead Security Analyst, Neil J. Rubenking, reviewed Comodo Firewall Pro 3.0 and Comodo Internet Security 3.5 on 3 November 2008, giving 4.5 out of 5 to the first and 2.5 to the second. He praised the suite’s firewall capabilities but criticized its antimalware capabilities. [19] [20] On 28 May 2009, Roboert Vamosi of PC World reviewed Comodo Internet Security 3.8 and gave it a score of 1 out of 5, based on AV-TEST result and “limited feature set “. [21]

Three years and three later, Comodo Antivirus results has become significantly better. On January 30th, 2012, it was recommended that it be protected by firewall, Defense + popups, lack of parental control, antispam, antiphishing, and privacy protection features, and finally, “Low ratings from independent labs”. [22]

In a 9 January 2013 review, Techworld awarded Comodo Internet Security Pro 2013 4 of 5 stars and concluded “Cloud-based scanning and behavior analysis. [23] Also on the same date, Mike Williams of BetaNews.com reviewed the Internet for the future. experts enjoy the powerful tools and extreme configurability. ” [24]

On 7 February 2013, Comodo Internet Security Complete won the PC Magazine Editor’s Choice award. Reviewing the software again, Neil J. Reubenking gave it a score of 5 stars, commended it’s support service, VPN solution, DNS service and value for the price of its anti-phishing capabilities. Reubenking concluded “The biggest win for Comodo Internet Security Complete 2013 is not in features, but in support.” The GeekBuddy service fixes any problem, security or otherwise, using remote assistance. Comodo you can also get reimbursed for expenses related to the identity of a geek buzz-powered tuneup tool and an unusually powerful backup utility and you’ve got a winner.[25]

Independent test labs

AV-TEST , anti-virus test lab based in Germany, tested Comodo. Products that surpass the standard industry (measured by the mean score of the participating products) are awarded a certificate. Comodo Internet Security participated in their tests since 2010, and Comodo Internet Security Premium version 6.0 obtained the AV-TEST certificate in the field of home products. [26]

On January 18, 2013, Matousec, an independent tester of security software, analyzed for security and enhanced capabilities. Comodo Internet Security 2013 was tested on Windows 7 SP1 with Internet Explorer 9 and passed 101 out of 110 tests (92%). [27] [28] It was also ranked number 1 in 2012. [29]

See also

  • Internet Security
  • Comparison of antivirus software
  • Comparison of firewalls

References

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