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Check Status of Your Computer Security with Opswat Security Score

System security is a foremost concern for almost all computer users. So, if you are worried about how safe your computer is or want to know the status of your installed security programs, Opswat security score can tell you. This free app check your system and provides a percentage score and recommendations on how to improve things.

Once installed, just click the terms and conditions box, hit the Start button in the middle of the interface and let the program get to work.

It check the status of your installed security application, such as antivirus and firewall programs, system update, anti-phishing, backup, patch management, public file sharing, hard disk encryption and other types of apps.

Your overall score is shown in the center, with separate scores for the different elements. Click any of these find out how the figure was calculated.

However, remember that not all the suggestions are necessary for each one of you, but it is useful means of increasing your security.

OPSWAT Security Score application is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 and can download from developer’s website for free.


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