Download Network Security - Best Software & Apps

  • ExpressVPN

    1.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free virtual private network provider for smartphones

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    No votes yet
    • PROS: There is a free 30-day trial period offered, A massive number of proxy services are available
    • CONS: Users will eventually have to pay to use ExpressVPN, Some feel that their processing speeds are negatively affected
  • Private Internet Access

    65

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Keep your browsing secure with Private Internet Access

    6
    10 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface, Numerous international servers, Robust security features, Allows p2p traffic, Available on mobile
    • CONS: Limited and bland user interface, No Netflix
  • NordVPN

    6.0.1.0

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Virtual Private Network services on a massive scale

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    • PROS: The automatic kill switch is a brilliant safety feature, Over 770 servers to choose from , A free proxy list with up to 3000 free proxies, There is no bandwidth limit
    • CONS: You cannot manipulate social media markers such as likes, Not free
  • WinSCP

    5.1.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Safe, open-source file transfers

    7
    53 votes
    • PROS: Ensures FTP transfers are secure, Supports session saving, 2 interface styles, Excellent security configuration, Pared-down style
    • CONS: Not as simple as other FTP clients, Takes a while to configure security settings
  • Aircrack-ng

    rc3 1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Assess your Wi-Fi network security with these free tools

    7
    110 votes
    • PROS: The developers keep making very clever changes and updates, All the tools are command line that allows heavy scripting
    • CONS: You need the programming skills to generate your own DLLs , May be used for more nefarious purposes
  • Beini

    1.2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Wireless network security testing system

    8
    300 votes
    • PROS: Compact and comprehensive, Contains all the tools you need, Feedbottle is a powerful tool
    • CONS: Not all network cards are compatible, Difficult for beginners to get to grips with
  • Nmap

    6.25

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    free network mapping software

    7
    49 votes
    • PROS: Continually developed by community, Helps companies find gaps in security,
    • CONS: Can be exploited by hackers, Quick DNS lookups
  • McAfee Internet Security Suite

    2011

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Stripped-down but extremely efficient internet security

    7
    118 votes
    • PROS: Very clear interface, File shredder, Good parental controls, Network monitoring, URL tools, Installation scan
    • CONS: Long installation process, Interface takes time to get used to, Windows cannot be resized
  • Wi-Fi Password Key Generator

    3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Secure passwords for your wifi network

    7
    29 votes
    • PROS: Generates secure wifi passwords, Creates WEP/WPA/WPA2 keys, Copies the password on to the clipboard
    • CONS: No options
  • HideMe VPN for Android

    1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free and Secure Virtual Private Network Application

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    • PROS: Superior levels of anonymity when browsing the Internet, As there are no recorded logs the activity of the user cannot be traced
    • CONS: The paid plans can be a bit too pricey for some users, It can be a bit difficult to set up multiple VPN connections
  • B.VPN

    1.3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    You can easily setup b.VPN on Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. b.VPN is simple and user-friendly with a very-easy-to configure

    10
    1 vote
    • IP Blocker Firewall

      3.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Fast and Effective IP Address Firewall and Blocker

      6
      38 votes
      • PROS: Is able to run on a number of different operating systems., Will also illustrate network flow times when required.,
      • CONS: Access is limited to five days before the complete package needs to be purchased., Some websites may detect this blocker and prevent the user from gaining access. ,
    • PC Tools Firewall Plus

      7.0.0.111

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Protect your PC from intruders and malicious network traffic

      8
      74 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, even for beginners, Two user modes: Normal and Expert, Attractive design
      • CONS: No different security levels
    • Xiaopan OS

      6.4.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Wireless Network Security Testing Software

      7
      148 votes
      • PROS: Small download, Operating System is Impossible to break, Great for beginners, Free, Decent graphical user interface
      • CONS: Not all wireless cards are compatible, Macs cannot boot from a live USB or CD and must use virtual machine software
    • HideMe VPN Pro for Mac

      1.7.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Free and Secure Virtual Private Network Application

      5
      41 votes
      • PROS: Superior levels of anonymity when browsing the Internet, As there are no recorded logs the activity of the user cannot be traced
      • CONS: The paid plans can be a bit too pricey for some users, It can be a bit difficult to set up multiple VPN connections
    • GFI LanGuard Network Security Scanner

      Beta 8.0

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Find security gaps in your network

      7
      15 votes
      • WiFi Password Remover

        3.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Remove the password from your wifi network

        8
        50 votes
        • PROS: Retrieve wifi account data , Can delete network password, Data extracted in HTML, XML or TXT
        • CONS: Lacks advanced functions
      • NeT Firewall

        2.4

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Protect your system by analyzing and filtering network traffic

        0
        3 votes
        • SaferVPN for iPhone, iPad - Fast & Easy VPN for Security and Privacy Online

          1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          iPhone

          The fastest and easiest way to access websites, secure your data on WiFi hotspots, and protect your privacy through our VPN network.

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          No votes yet
          • Trend Micro RUBotted

            Beta 2.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            For a network free of bots and zombies

            6
            10 votes
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