If you run a small business and have a lot of systems, you must find a way to protect them all. Using a free antivirus isn’t a great choice, since you will have to manually install a copy. You won’t get all the features and each employee that uses the machine will have to report to you if there are any problems.
To avoid all these issues, you should look for a good security solution that you must pay for it, but it can be installed remotely over the network and you can monitor the devices and customize settings such as security policies and more.
Most of the software comes in offers: when you buy a package for 10 PCs for two or three years you will see a great discount. Of course, you can choose the package that suits your needs.
Here are some of the best business antivirus software that you can get in 2017.
Avast Endpoint Protection Advanced
This software is cheap, offering core protection when browsing, remote management for PCs and basic Antivirus protection. Avast is a good choice if you’re looking for a simple and cheap antivirus.
Symantec Endpoint Protection
If you’re looking for a high grade protection on servers and desktops with a lot more security policy options, then this is the antivirus for you. You can make a lot of restrictions, monitor systems, set application blacklists/whitelists and more. It will detect and block threats, it has several layers of protection (antivirus, firewall, intrusion protection, behavior monitoring and ‘Power Eraser’). As you can imagine, it doesn’t come cheap, but the high-end service is worth the money.
Bitdefender GravityZone Business Security
Get a reliable software for protection. Bitdefender has a high rating in malware detection, removal, performance and usability. You can also set restrictions to websites, apps, block any transmission of important data, and more options that can be set from a central console on which you can do all monitoring and customizing. The service doesn’t come at an expensive price.
Avira Antivirus for Endpoint
This software is easy to use, it works only on Windows OS, but it offers too little features for the prices they charge. It offers core features and adds other new ones fit for businesses: application whitelisting and blacklisting, and server protection and optimization. You can manage all the devices from their Online Essentials web console.
Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud 1.0
Protect your Windows PCs, file servers, iOS devices and Android devices with this antivirus software. It comes with a lot of tools that detect insecure devices, control password rules, filter calls or messages that are unwanted or even remotely lock/wipe important data on devices that have been lost. It is more than an antivirus, it has a firewall and it’s antispam, it can detect and block 100% malware and exploits.
Webroot SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection
A fast and light (2 MB disk space) solution of protecting different devices. Everything is done in cloud, so scans are fast and it is always updated. It is not as powerful as other tools, but it’s good for daily tasks on any Windows/macOS system.
F-Secure Client Security Standard
This is not only an antivirus, it’s a firewall, it detects intrusion, filters web browsing, it has online banking protection and offers control of the device. You can manage the software from a central console and deploy it from there. It offers a good service for a reasonable price.
Sophos Endpoint Protection Advanced 10.6
With this antivirus you will have at your side a powerful tool that can rid you of different threats: it blocks dangerous URLs, detects and remove exploit code, has behavior analyze and a lot more. But all these features come at a high price and it also slows down PC performance.