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System Center Endpoint Protection Alternatives

System Center Endpoint Protection is described as 'Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection, formerly known as Forefront Endpoint Protection, Forefront Client Security and Client Protection, provides an antimalware and security solution for the Microsoft platform' and is a Anti-Virus app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to System Center Endpoint Protection for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Windows Security. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Clam AntiVirus or Avira Antivirus. Other great apps like System Center Endpoint Protection are Kaspersky AntiVirus, ESET NOD32 Antivirus, ClamWin and AVG AntiVirus.

System Center Endpoint Protection alternatives are mainly Anti-Virus Apps but may also be Anti-Malware Apps or Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of System Center Endpoint Protection.
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  1. Windows Security (known as Windows Defender Antivirus before Windows 10 May 2020 Update, Windows Defender before Windows 10 Creators Update, or Microsoft Defender Antivirus before Windows 11) is an anti-malware component of Microsoft Windows.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeWindows Security doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  2. Clam AntiVirus icon

    Clam AntiVirus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Clam AntiVirus is an open source (GPL) anti-virus toolkit for UNIX, designed especially for e-mail scanning on mail gateways.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeClam AntiVirus doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ LightweightClam AntiVirus consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  3. Avira Antivirus icon

    Avira Antivirus

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Avira Free Antivirus offers basic protection for your computer against dangerous viruses, worms, spy-ware, trojans and costly dialers.

    ⚫︎ Built-in VPNAvira Antivirus has a built-in VPN feature that enhances your privacy and allows you to browse the web from anywhere.
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  4. Kaspersky AntiVirus icon

    Kaspersky AntiVirus

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Kaspersky AntiVirus offers protection from a range of IT threats and provides the basic tools needed to keep your PC secure.

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    Kaspersky Free
  5. ESET NOD32 Antivirus icon

    ESET NOD32 Antivirus

    • Windows
    • Linux

    ESET NOD32 Antivirus is an innovative host-based intrusion prevention system that offers a comprehensive scanning solution. Most importantly, it will not slow down your PC, it's easy to use, and easy to install.

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  6. ClamWin icon

    ClamWin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    [Please note that ClamWin Free Antivirus does not include an on-access real-time scanner. You need to manually scan a file in order to detect a virus or spyware.]

    ⚫︎ LightweightClamWin consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeClamWin doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ PortableClamWin can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  7. AVG AntiVirus icon

    AVG AntiVirus

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • Chrome OS

    AVG AntiVirus Free provides basic antivirus and antispyware protection for home users. Virus database updated every day. Includes innovative LinkScanner for web-protection.

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  8. Comodo Internet Security is a free, very voluminous and multi-layered security application that keeps hackers out and personal information in.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableComodo Internet Security is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Bundleware

    The app installs other components by default such as Dragon Web Browser. You must click "Options" during install to deselect those components.

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    HitmanPro

    • Windows

    HitmanPro (formerly Hitman Pro) is an on-demand malware scanner and removal tool. It will usually do a full-system scan significantly faster than other (traditional) solutions due to its cloud-based scan technique.

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  10. Simple Software Restriction Policy icon

    Simple Software Restriction Policy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Security add-on for Windows. Make it considerably harder for unwanted software to get launched. Not through file signatures but through identifying places where executables have no right to be, for example Documents folders.

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