Norton AntiVirus 2008: The Right Tool for the Job?

Norton AntiVirus Splash Screen

By Erik Eckel

Viruses and spyware require strong countermeasures. Numerous options are available to technology professionals and computer users alike, but few are as popular as Norton AntiVirus.

The well-known antivirus application's performance is tweaked in its 2008 iteration, making it, in my opinion, the Right Tool for the Job. In addition to faster-completing scans, the new edition works more quietly in the background.

Take a look at the popular program's new 2008 interface and feature set in this TechRepublic photo gallery.

Read a concise summary of Norton AntiVirus' strengths and weaknesses.

This menu appears when inserting the Norton AntiVirus 2008 CD.

By Erik Eckel

Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president o...