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Symantec Announces NAV & NIS 2010 Beta

Trying to ensure Windows 7 compatibility
| Posted: Jul 7, 2009 4:01 am

Norton has announce the availability for the beta of both Norton Internet Security 2010 and Norton AntiVirus 2010.


Both are availabile free to the public as Norton is planning on having all of their flagship products compatible with Windows 7 once it hits general availability. According to Norton, both of these products represent a huge change in the way that their software will protect computers and users from cybercrime.


Symantec Announces NAV & NIS 2010 Beta


The applications both utlize the new protection model codenamed Quorum. Norton is using a new way of detecting the validity of applications through a reputation system in which data is gathered from the millions of users worldwide that choose to anonymously contribute data to the system. Symantec says that they can "statistically infer with an extremely high degree of accuracy the likelihood of an unknown application being good or bad."


Those wishing to check out the newly revamped NAV and NIS 2010 beta can check it out at the following links:


Norton Internet Security 2010 beta
Norton AntiVirus 2010 beta


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