Bullguard is focused on protecting users from cyber-attacks which could compromise their personal information and identity and provides a set of tools to accomplish that. It also provides full-time protection for their smart homes, and the program shows a keen understanding of its customers’ need to have a single program that protects all their devices.
The interface for premium protection is clean and simple to navigate. There are separate drop-down menus for all the main features that allow you to easily navigate and play around with them. The software was developed to be lightweight and not create a large impact on your computer.
Apart from antivirus, the BullGuard package has several additional security and maintenance functions. The “Vulnerability Scanner”, for example, promises to scan all the programs on your computer and close any security gaps hackers might exploit. It also comes with an scanner for your WiFi network that lists the devices that are connected to Windows PCs and routers.
Another feature is Identity Protection, and it makes use of Experian to look over your personal information on the internet for leaks. It will then notify you of any leaks. It also has a Parental Controls module that lets you create an account for your children and block certain things that they shouldn’t access online, such as adult content and pages which promote drugs or violence.
Other security features include firewalls and backup programs. The latter is a powerful tool that has been highly rated by AV-Test. It also offers the option to create a password vault.
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