Join Nancy C. Muir for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring Real Time Protection, part of Norton Internet Security Essential Training.
…In this movie, I help you explore the settings for…Real Time Protection which contain several features that automatically run scans to…protect your computer from risky malware even if you forget to.…Real Time Protection contains settings for…anti-spyware, Auto-Protect, SONAR Protection, Boot Time Protection, and…Early Launch and Anti-Malware Protection.…Now this may sound like a lot of features, but the good news is that my advice is to…leave every setting here on, or its default.…Though you may want to adjust the level of threats that they deal with or…what kind of notifications you receive when they run.…
But even if you follow my advice and…leave these settings alone, it's important that you know what each one controls.…So let's delve into these features and the ins and…outs of how you could modify settings to suit your security style.…In the Settings window, click the Computer tab, and then click Real Time Protection.…The first setting deals with anti-spyware.…Spyware can track your keystrokes to get hold of your passwords or…
She explains how to set up real-time protection, configure scans of your system, and schedule tasks so that they don't hog system resources at important times. She'll also show how to set up a Smart Firewall to protect your entire network, and configure antivirus and antispam protection for messaging and email. Then learn how to protect and control your family's experience online, use an Identity Safe account for web browsing, and work with Norton's add-on cloud-sharing, mobile security, and remote monitoring services. Finally, Nancy explains how to incorporate Norton software as part of an overall privacy and security effort.
- Installing Norton Internet Security
- Excluding sites from scans
- Viewing performance data
- Running updates
- Configuring and running scans
- Protecting yourself online and on mobile devices