Both security softwares provide superior security against malware with minimal impact on performance of PCs. However, Kaspersky wins the overall assessment due to its simple and intuitive user interface as well as additional features like the ability to manage passwords and file shredders.
Its open-frame design uses light colors and places the most important functions front and center. The current status of the device is displayed at the top, while all other options are displayed in large blocks that can be clicked to get more information or to complete an action. The interface is simple and easy to use by the majority of computer users. Your subscription status will be displayed in a an elegant bar at the bottom.
Kaspersky received perfect scores in the real-world testing conducted by AV Comparatives. This is because it scanned every single sample and showed no false-positives. The program also did a great job in analyzing files and removing malware after they’d been removed from the device. It has minimal impact on performance.
Kaspersky has a comprehensive knowledgebase as well as an online community forum where customers can seek help and get answers. However, it doesn’t offer live chat or phone support which may be a drawback for some people. It does provide a ticketed option for customers that may need additional assistance.