Microsoft Security Essentials v2 Beta Released

Microsoft Security Essentials v2 Beta Released

Microsoft has released a public beta of the next major version of their free anti-virus solution ÔÇô Microsoft Security Essentials.

Security Essentials is available for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. It comes packed with basic features required in a security application and can match reputed names like Norton and ESET. The new version introduces:

  • Windows Firewall integration
  • Enhanced protection for web-based threats ÔÇô Internet Explorer integration
  • New protection engine
  • Network inspection system (Not available for Windows XP)
  • New options to tweak real-time scanning to reduce system resources. Screenshot:

So. Much. Tech.

Some of the biggest names in tech are coming to TNW Conference in Amsterdam this May.

Security Essentials was launched last year and has received positive reviews. MSE v2 Beta can be downloaded from Microsoft Connect.

PS: I like the new Microsoft Forefront touch.

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