Norton Security Online features

Get to know the features included in your Norton Security Online package

Norton® Security Online helps protect your business from spam, malicious websites, and other online threats for up to two devices including iOS®, Android®, Windows® PC or macOS®  devices.

MS Windows features:

  • Insight identifies the files and applications that are safe or dangerous using the combined feedback of more than 175 million Norton users to identify incoming threats and proactively avert them.

  • SONAR Behavioral Protection detects the signs that a file is dangerous in order to proactively protect you from new threats.

  • Always Up-to-Date automatically downloads and installs when you are not using your PC so important product and feature updates are ready when you are.

  • Identity Safe remembers, secures, and automatically enters your usernames and passwords so they cannot be lost or stolen. (cloud solution)

  • Norton Safe Web alerts you of unsafe websites before you visit them.

  • Internet Protection System scours websites and social networking sites for suspicious links and content to identify the latest social networking scams.

  • Smart Two-Way Firewall prevents strangers from accessing your home network by blocking incoming traffic determined to be unsafe.

  • Download Insight prevents you from downloading files from websites that have a low reputation score within the Norton user community.

  • Insight + Optimized File Copy speeds up scan times by identifying safe files and only scanning unknown files.

  • Spam Blocking keeps your mailbox free of unwanted, dangerous and fraudulent emails that can steal your identity.

MacOS features:

  • Confidential File Guard password protects your files to keep them safe from prying eyes.

  • Email and Instant Message Attachment Monitoring scans Apple Mail and Messages for suspicious attachments and other tricks used to steal your identity and your hard-earned money.

  • Essential Online Protection helps keep your Mac safe from viruses, spyware and other threats, even if they come from PCs – without slowing it down.

  • Vulnerability Protection updates daily to defend against threats that can infect your Mac through gaps in the operating system or other applications.

  • Location Awareness lets you adjust your level of protection depending upon where you're using your Mac – at home, the office, the local coffee shop or on the road.

  • Mac Application Controls allows you to control how your Mac applications connect to the Internet, who can connect to your Mac and what they can do and see.

  • Daily Protection Updates run in the background to protect your Mac from new, late-breaking threats.

Mobile features:

  • App Advisor powered by Norton™ Mobile Insight automatically checks and lets you remove Android apps and app updates that have potential privacy risks, intrusive behavior and high battery or data usage.

  • Anti-Malware powered by Norton™ Mobile Insight automatically scans downloaded Android apps and app updates for malicious apps and lets you remove them.

  • Remote Locate pinpoints your lost or stolen Android or iOS phone or tablet on a map to help you find it fast

  • Lost Notice lets you send a customized message to anyone who finds your missing Android device, so you can make arrangements to get it back.

  • Sneak Peek uses the built-in webcam to take a photo of anyone using your Android device, using the front-facing camera once you list it lost or stolen.

  • Scream Alarm remotely sets off an alarm, so you can quickly locate your missing iPhones, iPads or Androids.

  • Remote Wipe lets you erase the information on your missing Android device, including any data on phone memory cards.

  • Remote Lock secures a lost or stolen Android phone or tablet to prevent strangers from using it and seeing anything that's stored on it.

  • Antiphishing Web Protection blocks known fraudulent (phishing) websites to protect your sensitive personal information when you use mobile networks and Wi-Fi connections on your Android device.

  • SD Card Scanning lets you automatically scan Secure Digital (SD) memory cards for threats when they're plugged into an Android device.

  • SIM Card Lock instantly locks your Android phone if the SIM card is removed so thieves can't use it with a different SIM card.

  • Contacts Backup and Restore saves contacts from your Android, iPhone, or iPad so you can easily restore them if they are lost or deleted.

  • Call Blocker lets you block calls to your Android phone from specific, anonymous or unknown numbers

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