Norton Tablet Security Protects Your Android Tablet
Article by George Norman
On 08 Nov 2011
Norton Tablet Security is the name of the new security solution released earlier this month by Symantec, company that specializes in providing antivirus, antispyware, and internet security software solutions, company known to regular users for its Norton line of security products.

The recently released Norton Tablet Security is meant to protect users of Android-powered tablets from loss, theft, and all the nasties they can expect to encounter online. Alongside the release of Norton Tablet Security, Symantec updated its Norton Mobile Security product that protects Android-powered mobile phones. The updated version of Norton Mobile Security comes with a new feature called “Scream” that helps users find lost or stolen phones.


If you’re thinking about getting Norton Tablet Security, you need to know that it is available for purchase at select US and regional retailers. Symantec’s suggested retail price is of $39.99 for a year’s subscription. The security product is available in several languages: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese and Brazilian Portuguese.

Norton Tablet Security has the following main features to offer:

In case you lost or someone stole your device
  • Remotely lock a lost or stolen device.
  • Add a custom “device lost” message to the lock screen.
  • Locate a lost or stolen device on the map.
  • “Sneak Peak” feature remotely takes a photo using the front-facing tablet camera and uploads the picture to the anti-theft site

When using your tablet
  • Norton Tablet Security automatically scans all the apps and app updates for threats. It also scans the SD card for threats.

When surfing the web
  • Blocks dangerous websites.
  • Protects your privacy when using WiFi networks.

Additional information on Norton Tablet Security is available here.

“With today’s smartphones, people stand to risk losing much more than contact information when a device is lost or stolen – it’s access to their email, social networking sites, financial institutions or even exposing personal photos or videos, as many celebrities have,” said Dave Cole, vice president, mobile products, Norton. “Given these risks, consumers are increasingly motivated to protect their mobile lives. Norton Tablet Security and Norton Mobile Security provide protection from physical and online threats from one of the most trusted brands in security.”

Tags: Symantec, Norton Tablet Security, Security, Android, Google
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