The Norton is $89 a year...but it's worth every penny for me...
This includes virus protection...Identity protection (I'll describe below), Backup, and PC Tune-up
What is wonderful is you have one main secure password to Norton...and everytime you log on to a site like HW or anywhere you need user id/password...you fill it out once...and then Norton will store this to 'pre-fill' out next and all following times you go to a site..
The reason this is more secure...is when you type in a user id/password on an actual website...someone that has hacked your computer...can 'see' this being typed in....By going through Norton...it's saved through a different routing process...So not only is it convenient as I have close to 40 different websites for both business and personal use...Things from online banking, credit card...to simple things like FB or Amazon...so you don't have to 'remember' each user id and password..
As most people know...you should have a different user id/password for everything you do...never use the same one for two sites...this way if someone hacks one site...they won't have your password to everything...
It also provides an online backup of every single thing from all my settings, to desktop to all my files, work and personal info, music...etc...You don't have to put on a disk or flash drive..
So...to me...as I mentioned...after losing a computer last year to a virus..I think it's great...McAfee has something similar I think...so it's really about choice..and those two are the most well known and touted for awards for security...
And no offense to Paula...but a 'free' one doesn't sit well with me and I would have a hard time trusting a company I have never heard of..I'm just overly cautious:)
As I wrote...I took the advice of my friend who does this for a living...
SB and "the pup who snores loudly"
ACDF C5-C7, (no hardware), with autograft bone Nov. 2001
(reabsorption of bone 2 years later...still lost in body..expect to burp it out at anytime..haha"))
ACDF with hardware, allograft bone Nov. 2005
Anterior and Posterior CDF, allograft bone with BMP, removal of old hardware, use of titanium plates, rods, screws, & kitchen sink (lol) Oct 2006