These days a number of file security applications have come in the market and it’s very hard to decide which one can fulfill your needs. I have compiled a list of best security applications in their particular genre each considered best by reviewers and users over the years.

Antivirus

Norton Security Deluxe stands out as the best antivirus and spyware protection product rated and reviewed by download.com and top10antivirussofware.com as the #1 product. It protects your PC against the latest viruses, spyware and other threats. It delivers fast, powerful online protection to keep you a step ahead of cyber attacks. It lets you chat, email and share files without worry, updates automatically, offers easy-to-use features.

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AntiSpyware

Malwarebytes is rated #1 antispyware by many reviewers and users across the board from a very long time. This application seems to stand the test of time and remained #1 for many years. It protects against all types of online threats to your PC and works silently in the background to protect you against the most rigorous of threats like spyware, bots, caller apps, crapware etc.

Password Manager

Roboform wins in this battle with all other password managers we came across. The interface is easy to understand, the login and form fillers come with added encryption of the content you save in it. It keeps your Credit Cards, Bank Details, Company information, Safe Notes etc. in encrypted form. The application is one of its kind and has an online backup of all the data that can be retrieved anytime.

Encryption and Locking

Folder Lock is rated #1 by toptenreviews.com as well as download.com. This tiny size application is packed with features like encryption, locking folders, encryption on the cloud, file shredder, history cleaner, protect USB/External Drives etc. A must for office and home.

Firewall

Techradar.com has rated ZoneAlarm Free Firewall as the best Firewall app. ZoneAlarm has stood the test of time and has improved upon a lot in the past years. It hides open ports, identifies potentially dodgy traffic, disables malicious programs and connects to Defense Net, which provides real-time security updates as new threats are detected. It also protects your computer on public Wi-Fi networks.

Monitoring

SpyAgent is proven to be the best Monitoring software by TopTenReviews. It has many features that allow it to be the best spying software. It works in complete stealth, monitors keystrokes, takes snaps of the computer screen. You can note the frequency of screenshots, logging storage options, scheduled monitoring, computer lockdown, content filtering and blocking, keyword alerts and more.

Parental Control

Qustodio has been rated by Techradar.com as the #1 parental control software because of, first of all, it’s free, it comes with the most comprehensive parental control tools, it blocks pornography by imagining scanning as well as keywords, it has SMS alerts etc. for parents to get notified.