Bullguard’s suite of tools is designed to protect users from cyber-attacks that could threaten their privacy and identity. It also provides a full security suite for their smart home and security software demonstrates a deep appreciation of the need for its customers to have one program that covers all devices they own.
The user interface for premium protection is clean and simple to navigate. There are separate drop-down menus for the various features to let you easily find and fiddle with them. The software has also been developed with performance in mind to ensure that it doesn’t have a huge impact on your computer.
Aside from antivirus, the BullGuard package includes a number of additional security and maintenance functions. The “Vulnerability Scanner”, for instance, promises to scan all programs on your computer and close any security holes hackers could exploit. It also comes with an internet scanner that monitors your WiFi and lists all devices connected to your router, as well as Windows PCs.
Identity Protection is another feature which makes use of Experian for monitoring your personal information online. You will receive an alert. The software also has a Parental Controls module that lets you create a profile for your child and block content that they shouldn’t access online, such as adult-oriented content and websites that promote violence or drugs.
Other security features include a firewall as well as backup modules. The latter is a powerful tool that has been highly rated by the AV-Test. It also offers the option to create a password vault.