Bullguard is focused on protecting users from cyber-attacks which could compromise their personal data and identity and offers a range of tools that can do that. It also offers full-fledged protection for their smart homes, and the software shows a keen understanding of its customers’ requirement to have a single program which covers all of their devices.
The user interface is easy to use and clear. There are separate drop-down menus for each of the main features to let you easily navigate and play around with them. The software has also been designed with speed in mind so it doesn’t have a major impact on your computer.
The BullGuard package comes with additional security and maintenance tools. One is called «Vulnerability Scanner» and it promises to assess the security of all your programs and close any holes hackers can take advantage of. It also includes an internet scanner that monitors your WiFi and lists all devices that are connected to your router as well as Windows PCs.
Another go to the website feature is Identity Protection, and it uses Experian to examine your personal data on the internet for any leaks. It will then notify you of any leaks. It also has a Parental Controls module that lets you create a profile for your child and block what they shouldn’t see online like adult-oriented content and websites that promote drugs or violence.
Other security features include a firewall and backup software. The latter is a powerful tool that has been highly rated by AV-Test. It also gives the option of creating a password vault.