Microsoft Security Essentials: Does it have a Place in the Business World?

by Deb Shinder
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments TechGenix windows client security

Microsoft recently released Security Essentials, a free anti-virus and anti-malware “pack” for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. The software was created with consumers in mind, but, in a tight economy some businesses will undoubtedly be tempted to use it for PCs on their company networks. Is it a good idea? What are the drawbacks? This article takes a look at this replacement for Windows Live OneCare and helps you decide whether deploying it in your business is a great way to save money, an invitation to disaster, or something in between.