Symantec releases Norton 360 6.0

| March 5, 2012

Symantec Software has released translation 6.0 of its all-in-person security, backup and system maintenance tool. Norton 360 offers the corresponding; of like kind security engine as Norton Internet Security 2012, otherwise than that also includes backup and system tuneup tools of the same kind with well.

Version 6.0 adds help for Windows 8, a number of features added in Norton 2012, including Identity Safe and Norton Management, more improved navigation for backups and automatic error recovery.

Norton 360 6.0 uses the Norton Internet Security 2012 implement for its security, which explains why many of its new features debuted in NIS 2012 at what time released last year. These include the new Identity Safe tool for managing material data securely, the Norton Management interface, allowing users to remotely manage their protected PCs via the host and improved Download Insight, which rates programs beneficial to reliability and stability as well in the same manner with security.

Aside from updating its guarantee engine to Norton 2012, Norton 360 6.0 in like manner includes minor improvements to its other components, including simpler navigation in favor of backups. It will also automatically update to defend Windows 8, including the beta version that will follow the current alpha fabricate as its testing is ramped up to a wider assemblage.

Norton 360 6.0 is to subsist joined by a brand new proceeds: Norton 360 Everywhere. This basically covers Windows, Mac and Android users by providing multi-user license for using three explanation Norton products across a variety of devices. The retinue will comprise Norton 360 Premier beneficial to Windows, Norton Internet Security for Mac, and Norton Mobile Security for Android (but not iOS).

Symantec has moreover announced plans to launch an entice-only pilot of its Norton One result to select users in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Australia and New Zealand . Norton One aims to provide comprehensive security and other protection across multiple users and even households end a cloud-based management console.  These five devices are mutually exchangeable, allowing licenses to be transferred from single device to another as required — the suit begins on March 22.

Norton 360 v6.0 is useful now as a free trial download during the term of Windows PCs. The full suite costs $89.99 notwithstanding a three-user solution offering 2GB independent online storage, or $99.99 because the Premier version, which offers 25GB unconstrained online storage as well as the three-user grant authority to. No pricing has yet been made serviceable for Norton 360 Everywhere, which resoluteness be launched later this Spring.

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