Does Webroot recommend using other security software a long side Secure Anywhere?

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  1. gate1975mlm

    gate1975mlm Registered Member

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    Does Webroot recommend using other security software a long side Secure Anywhere? And if so what security software other then their own do they recommend to use?

    Or does Webroot Secure Anywhere give you enough protection against most of the common threats thats lurking on the web?


    I relize the more realtime security software you have running can slow down your computer which is the last thing I ever want to do. But I also want my computer to be protected against as many threats as it possibly can.
     
  2. PrevxHelp

    PrevxHelp Former Prevx Moderator

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    No, you don't need to use other security software alongside WSA. One recommendation I have is to at least use a router, but that's pretty standard today with most home networks. You can use WSA with other security software if you want additional layers of protection, but the majority of our users just use WSA by itself.
     
  3. Tarnak

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    I consider myself to be in the minority...;)

    ScreenShot_WSA_v8.0.1.233_in the minority.jpg
     
  4. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    Wait till your XP machine does a back flip in the pool and drowns! :p

    TH
     
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    Does your computer still actually compute? :argh:
     
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    When I use WSE I use it all on it's own, it feels best that way :) "as it was meant to be....."
     
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    Your house & garage security must be something to behold! Nice to see Scotty Dog down there though :argh:
     
  9. trjam

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    It continues to make its way onto my computers and running alone, works just fine.:thumb:
     
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    wow.How much memory do you have in that machine?I know Microsoft software is filled with more holes than swiss cheese..but..Man oh man.Talk about the Fort Knox of PCs.Better you than me.I will be sure to contact you should i ever want to try one of the many programs in your system tray
     
  11. Thankful

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    WSA and AdMuncher.
     
  12. Der Alte

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    wsa antivirus and defensewall, together strong as a brickstone wall :) :thumb:
     
  13. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    As Joe said:
    But it is nice that he designed WSA to work with other security programs if someone wanted a layered approach to there security! ;) But keep in mind that Non Tech Savvy users would just use WSA with Windows Firewall and in most cases with a router!

    Have a look at this great video from Webroot: -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKMZ1Ukw_7I

    TH
     
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  14. The Seeker

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    Good combo ;)
     
  15. muf

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    WSA, MBAM, Ad Muncher.
     
  16. Cutting_Edgetech

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    Do you have BSOD's with your setupo_O
     
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    I prefer a layered security approach. I use WSA with NOD 32, Online Armor, and Appguard. That's may seem like a lot, but I never have problems with that setup. You just have to set exceptions or exclusions in Appguard, and Online Armor. I have been using this setup for years now. I used Prevx with this setup before WSA came out. If I wanted to go a little lighter I could do away with Online Armor, and just use the Firewall from my UTM. I just like Online Armor so much that I can't find a non HIPS firewall that I like as much to go lighter. I don't really need the HIPS. I may try Tiny Wall in the future.
     
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  18. PC_Fiddler

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    That's most interesting, I've sent that link to those who I know who are not yet believers (they will be) :D
     
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    Several of us regular posters here at Wilders are running other security software in addition to WSA for more "layers" of security as well as "second opinions".

    I am running WSA Essentials + MBAM Pro + PrivateFirewall on ALL five of my systems right now; I find this combo to be lean, mean, nice, and tight... :) :thumb:
     
  20. PatG

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    Same as last poster, except using Windows firewall. Been running this combo for over a year now and nary a problem. ;)
     
  21. Triple Helix

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    Webroot SecureAnywhere is very powerful but the problem is that users or naysayers don't understand how WSA truly works and is always protecting them even offline! ;) And that video just showed you a small part and they keep improving WSA all the time!

    TH
     
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    Good Evening ! WSA Essentials and App Guard....beyeppity yep...that's all folks. Sincerely...Securon
     
  23. BonskY

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    Hi guys,


    NAT router, a fully buddy updated Win XP3 and apps, limited user session, WSA-E and Sandboxies...and no Pr0n ans Justin Bieber lyric site...:p

    It's do the job from my side...
     
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