The ZoneAlarm Pro version Antivirus + Firewall provides an additional level of security by keeping your data and privacy safe from Internet hackers and data thieves. With the firewall and the antivirus in one package, your network is safeguarded from unauthorized traffic and viruses, Trojan horses, and worms.

 

Why Choose ZoneAlarm Antivirus + Firewall?

The ZoneAlarm Pro version is best for a cloud-based network solution. It keeps your identity safe from unauthorized hackers and provides complete data protection. It sends fraud alerts to you through emails and notification.

Small businesses that need two-way firewall protection will find this firewall software matching their needs. Once you test its functions by downloading the 30-day free trial, the price starts at $39.95 per user per year.

Pros

Free upgrades

24/7 Customer Service Support

Ease of Use

Cons

Phishing protection only works in Chrome

Compatibility Limits

Parental Control Feature

Can go overboard on notifications regarding threats

Unable to detect routed or virtual network connections

Compatible only with MS Windows Defender

Key Features

Two-way Firewall.

Blocks both inbound and outbound attacks without being visible to hackers with its Full Stealth Mode. It also disables any malicious programs that it detects.

Intrusion Detection System.

Any policy violation or breaching will be reported through issues alerts found through scans of network or systems.

Browser Protection.

Scans websites for dangerous files and scripts to prevent harmful downloads.

Virtual Private Network (VPN).

This technology creates a secure connection over a less-secure network between the computer and the internet. VPN protects your privacy by making you anonymous in sites that you visit.

Other Features

Full Stealth Mode

Anti-Phishing Chrome Extension Plugin

Antivirus Software

Advanced Firewall Safeguards

Raw Data Access, Timing, and SCM attack protection

COM attack protection

Activity Monitoring

Threat Response Alert

Minimum System Requirements

Processor: 2 GHz or faster processor
Memory: 32-bit / 64-bit, 2 GB RAM
Storage: 1.5 GB of available hard-disk space
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7, 8.1, 10 All Versions

How To Use

  • To install ZoneAlarm, uninstall other anti-malware software first. Otherwise, while installation can continue, you may encounter some performance issues.
  • Here’s how to configure the firewall settings.
  • Configure general settings based on protocols, packet types, types of services, and types of traffic.
  • Configure network settings to include detected networks in the Trusted Zone.
  • Enable IPv6 networking.

About Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd.

ZoneAlarm’s creator Zone Labs was acquired in March 2004 by Check Point.  Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd. is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel and San Carlos, California, and has the main office in North America, United States, and Canada. is a multinational provider of software products, and various security products from network, endpoint, cloud, mobile, and data.

Final Thoughts

Spammy notifications, compatibility issues, and parental control limits are downsides that may interrupt activity. But the ZoneAlarm Pro Antivirus + Firewall is a good choice when you are specifically looking for identity and personal data protection apart from the overall firewall and antivirus features.