Both security programs offer excellent protection against malware and have a minimal impact on PC performance. However, Kaspersky wins the overall contest due to its simple and intuitive user interface, and extra features like password management and a file shredder.
The open-frame interface is heavily dominated by light colors and the most important functions are displayed at the top of the screen. The current status of the device is displayed on top while the other options are shown in large blocks that can be clicked for additional information or to perform a specific task. This layout is easy to understand for the majority of computer users. Your subscription status is displayed on a an elegant bar at the bottom.
Kaspersky scored perfect marks in the real-world tests conducted by AV Comparatives. This is due to the fact that it identified all 752 samples and had no false positives. The software also performed very well in analyzing files and removing malware after removing them from the device. Moreover, it has very little effect on performance and slowdowns.
Kaspersky also offers a extensive knowledge base and community forums where customers can ask questions and seek assistance. The company does not provide phone or live chat support, which may be an issue additional resources for certain. It does provide the option of submitting tickets to customers who require additional assistance.