Stir in Security: Mother's Day Recipe for Securing the Household
Submitted by susan.rivera on Wed, 05/09/2012 - 16:25
By: Kaspersky Américas on 09/05/2012
Are you always on the lookout for quick recipes? If
so, Kaspersky Lab has something for you: the perfect security recipe for
single people, couples and families. This recipe is quick—guaranteed
ready to serve in 30 minutes—and requires no expert
Your choice of Kaspersky Internet Security 2012,
Kaspersky ONE Universal Security or Kaspersky PURE
Preparation (time required: approximately 30 minutes)
Install Windows 7 or complete your installation
of a new PC by customizing your configuration. If Windows 7 is already
fully installed on your PC or laptop, skip this step.
Install the Kaspersky security software.
Not sure which to choose?
you only need to protect up to five desktops or laptops, you can use Kaspersky
you want to protect a Mac, smartphone and tablet in addition to a traditional
desktop or laptop, choose Kaspersky ONE Universal Security
you want comprehensive protection for the whole family, including centralized
management and a password manager, choose Kaspersky PURE
Enter the activation key and sit back and
relax! The program will do the rest for you.
Once the installation is finished, check that
the automatic Windows Updates are turned on. To do this, simply open the
Start Menu, type in “Windows Update” and select the suggested menu
item. This way, Kaspersky products will automatically download the
latest updates from the internet and check the whole computer for
Here are five serving tips to garnish your security software
a password safe—Users of Kaspersky PURE should always use the password
manager. Doing so enables you to create a separate, secure password for
every web service you use.
your devices—Do you also use a smartphone, tablet or Mac to access the
Internet? If so, just protecting your Windows PC is not enough.
Kaspersky ONE Universal Security protects all Internet-capable devices, from
smartphones and tablets to laptops and PCs.
cautious—Don’t click on links in the emails in your spam folder, and avoid
questionable offers and message boards.
children—The Parental Control functions in Kaspersky PURE help you define times
when your children can go online, as well as specifying which content they can
and cannot view.
backups—Just having first-class malware protection is not enough. What
happens if your hard drive fails? All your data could be lost, even your
wedding video or the first pictures of your children. Kaspersky PURE contains
an integrated backup module that enables you to save important files.