Solutions Review lists the five best mobile security applications for Android and iOS devices, which are fit for both personal and business use.
Nobody wants a security incident to happen on their phones, but few have actually taken steps to safeguard their phones against them. Even installing a single security app can make the difference between a safe device and a security minefield. How do you know which apps are the right ones for you, however? We’ve listed the five best mobile security applications for Android and iOS, listing their key features and what type of security they provide.
Note: applications are listed in alphabetical order.
Avast Premium Security offers users complete online protection for computers, phones, and tablets. The service delivers custom security features for PC, Mac, Android, and iPhone/iPad secure your devices where it’s needed most. Avast offers both single-platform and multi-platform options, letting you decide how much protection you want over all of your devices. While the free version of Avast blocks viruses and spyware in real-time, the Premium version protects against ransomware, fraudulent websites, password theft, and more.
BitDefender Mobile Security for Android and iOS offers users with protection for their Android/iOS mobile phones and tablets. The platform comes with a secure VPN service that allows for fast and secure web browsing on mobile devices. BitDefender can also remotely locate, lock, and wipe lost or stolen devices, and the vendor advertises a minimal impact on battery life. In addition, the application provides account privacy to verify whether or not your email account has been breached.
Kapernsky Internet Security is a mobile security application for Android that provides advanced mobile security to devices on the go. The application blocks suspicious apps, websites, and files, as well as allows users to control access to designated applications. Kapernsky also lets users stop spyware monitoring calls and texts. The application includes anti-theft tools to protect mobile devices and data and uses machine learning to combat new and emerging threats.
Lookout Personal provides users with mobile security, identity protection and theft prevention through a single application. The app protects its users against mobile threats like malware, adware, and phishing before they do any harm to the device. Lookout also gives you 24/7 access to ID Restoration Experts and $1M Identity Theft Insurance to help recover and restore your identity in case your device goes missing or is stolen. The solution also alerts users when a Wi-Fi network is unsafe.
Norton Mobile Security is a mobile device security and virus protection application that protects and cleans devices from malware, viruses, and other threats. The application delivers innovative privacy protection, unsecure Wi-Fi detection, enhanced anti-theft features, critical web protection, and app screening. For users looking to protect more devices, Norton Security Deluxe protects up to five different PCs, Macs, smartphones, and tablets with a single subscription.
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Dan is a tech writer who writes about Enterprise Cloud Strategy and Network Monitoring for Solutions Review. He graduated from Fitchburg State University with a Bachelor’s in Professional Writing. You can reach him at [email protected]
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