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Two new apps released for the Window 8 environment.

Windows 8 User Interface showing Norton Studio appWindows 8 User Interface showing Norton Studio appNorton has confirmed that its consumer security products Norton 360, Norton Internet Security, and Norton AntiVirus are fully compatible with Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system.  The company claimed that its latest releases have been optimised to make Windows 8 safer and faster compared with running Windows Defender on Windows 8.  In addition Norton has also released two new apps for the Windows 8 environment, available now on the Windows Store.

Norton Studio

•        Companion app to Norton 360, Norton Internet Security or Norton AntiVirus. It’s designed to enable consumers to manage, fix, update or renew Norton protection for their devices from within the new Windows 8 user interface

•        Users can see at a glance the security status of their PCs and other devices

•        Integrates with Windows 8 for one-click access from the new user interface    desktop

“With the release of Windows 8 it’s important to recognise that consumers still need a comprehensive security solution – not just basic antivirus,” said Chris Christiansen, Program Vice President for IDC's Security Products and Services group.  “The types of threats most prevalent today are very sophisticated, complex and use social engineering to prey on consumer habits, so it’s crucial that security solutions not only address the current threat landscape, but also the latest trends in technology.  By providing a more secure environment and optimised performance for Windows 8, Norton is improving and simplifying the user experience for consumers adopting this new platform.”


Two Norton apps within the Window 8 store Two Norton apps within the Window 8 store

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