Definition: An Internet Security Suite refers to a software application that is developed by a private publisher and focuses upon various aspects of information assurance. Software of this type protects against malicious program such as viruses, Spam and Trojans and offer multiple levels of functionality. Most products come with other features including a software firewall and spyware protection. They routinely offer routine online updates as malicious software continues to evolve and is distributed over the Internet.
Its Relevance: All individuals, businesses and organizations need to install a software application that supports information assurance. Failing to do so would clearly leave one vulnerable to multiple attack vectors and indicate negligence. A business or organization should study each publisher’s offering and decide which package offers the most ideal set of features for its situation. Routinely checking for updates should be a part of the information security routine.