Panda Internet Security 2017 generally costs MSRP $49.99 for 1 year license key. It comes as 30 day trial version for free use. But, there is promotional offer led by Panda where everyone can enjoy this product free for 180 days.
Promo Page and download link is available after Add To Cart and free checkout using a link at the bottom of this post. Remember, once you have installed the software, it will automatically gets activated for 6 months (180 days). There is no need to enter any extra license key or activation code.
After download, just install and it will show up 180 days trial remaining.
180 Days Trial Basic Overview
Panda Internet Security suite additionally comes with features such as firewall, parental controls, safe browser and spam protection. There is not much to criticize on its detection capability, but it affects system performance when set to the highest protection.
Panda Internet Security has received satisfactory results on Independent Lab test. Its accurately identified and removed more than 22,000 of all known zero day threats with its heuristic detection technology. It scored 92% in its effectiveness though the results was slightly false positives. After all, it proved itself to be the best Internet Security Suite of 2017.
Our Test on the 6 months free trial product
The tests were conducted on average speed computer running latest version of Windows 10 OS. Test concluded it to be slightly affecting system performance. The system was bit slower comparing to others. It just scored 62% on that, but there is no need to doubt on its effectiveness.
The missing feature of this product is Social Network Protection essential to monitor kids’ collaboration with sites for possible threats such as cyber bullying.
Help and Support
Panda’s official website contains tons of knowledge base, FAQs, and support forum. It lacks telephone and online live chat support. Though, ticket email support is available without any extra cost. However, on extra payment all necessary means of help and support are available.
Panda Internet Security 2017 key features
- New license activation process (much easier than previous versions).
- Network manager and remote control.
- Safe browsing (sand boxing) in a virtual environment.
- Panda Safe Vault for encrypt/decryption of personal files and secure erase.
- Separate web filtering (parental control) report for visiting blocked sites.
- New GUI, URL filtering, safe CD, and USB Vaccine.
- Updated antivirus engine, firewall system, Intrusion prevention System and behavioral analysis.
Overall, it is a reliable and among the best available in the market. Its cloud based protection is its greatest achievements.
- Panda has a great cloud-based technology on it which provides 100% protection to the PC.
- Safe browsing feature which includes anti phishing and online browsing protection.
- Disk rescue feature that recovers PC after corruption of system by viruses.
- It includes family protection for parental control purpose such as setting time limitation of PC use, useful for family and employees.
- Panda informs users about possible threats on PC.
- It does not include spam links scanner tool.
- Absence of encryption and file shredding feature.