The benefits of Charter Security Suite include real-time protection against malicious software, secure firewall protection, automatic virus removal, parental controls and free licenses for up to 10 computers for Charter Internet customers. The program detects and removes viruses, spyware, worms, Trojans and rootkits. In addition to automatic updates, the program does not need license renewal for Charter customers.
As of 2015, Charter Security Suite comes free with Charter Spectrum Internet. The program’s DeepGuard 4 features real-time cloud-based technology that offers rapid protection against malicious attacks. A secure firewall keeps users’ private data safe and prevents hacking attempts. With browser protection, Charter Security Suite helps identify safe and unsafe websites and automatically blocks potentially harmful websites. The program updates automatically using cloud-based technology.
Security Suite for Windows operating systems supports spam and phishing protection, which automatically identifies and filters spam emails. Charter Security Suite’s AntiBot Scanner scans for hidden botnet malware and removes the infection. With a botnet infection, the device becomes prone to theft of personal information and financial data.
Charter Security Suite supports Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8, as well as Mac OS X. By logging into their Charter accounts, users can activate the software license key and download the Security Suite installation file.