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Security & Privacy (254 programs)

  1. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Experience faster, more reliable internet access. Surf online discreetly. Engage to private communication. Access websites restricted by region.
    CONS: Comes in subscription platform. Content depends on the contribution of other users. Similar to Alphabet Outline Virtual Private Network.
  2. PROS: Blisteringly fast performance. Multiple virtual connections. Free version available. 300MB secured traffic every day.
    CONS: Service not available in certain countries. Runs out of servers time and again. Connectivity issues. Customer service isn’t the best.
  3. PROS: Advanced encryption methods are employed. Offers redundancy due to its cloud-based configuration. Data can be automatically imported. Passwords will be synced across multiple devices.
    CONS: Some Internet plugin updates can cause issues with functionality. Older system protocols are not supported. 32-bit processors may encounter functionality problems. Not all third-party cloud accounts can be integrated.
  4. PROS: Easy to use. Takes any password size. Strong AES encryption. Syncs between devices.
    CONS: Limit of 100 entries. Poor technical support. iCloud syncing only. Email reminders use plaintext.
  5. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Supports various file types. Free and open source. Easy to use. Fairly strong encryption.
    CONS: Limited password storage. AES-256 only. Requires a sturdy password. OS version compatibility varies.
  6. PROS: Protects your device from viruses and malware. Automatic definition updates. Good balance of protection and performance. Easy to understand interface.
    CONS: Can block certain websites from opening. Initial set up of advanced options can be time-consuming. Interface seems cluttered at first. On-demand scans degrade device performance temporarily.
  7. PROS: Provides real-time protection. Allows for full or custom scans. Quick-start guide for new users. Fully tested by AV Comparatives.
    CONS: Adware scanning is fairy shallow. Outperformed by other applications. Review request pop ups are frustrating. Disingenuous certificate promotion.
  8. PROS: Securely stores all your passwords. Offers 128-bit encryption. Easy to use. Synchronises to all your devices via the cloud.
    CONS: Touch ID doesn't always unlock the app. No easy way to reset a forgotten master password. Importing data from other applications is complicated. No ability to export stored passwords.
  9. PROS: Securely delete files from your PC. Remove unwanted adware. Protects your privacy. Keeps your PC running faster.
    CONS: Doesn't detect all unwanted files. Can slow down your system during a scan operation. Prompts the user to rate the program too often. Limited OS support.
  10. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  11. PROS: Easy to set up and use. Multiple levels of protection. Includes a manual block list. Can help to keep kids safe online.
    CONS: Only blocks content through Safari. Some adult content may avoid detection. Determined users can circumvent blocking. Full image blocking may be overkill.
  12. PROS: Unlock user accounts with ease. Search for problematic accounts using the app. Secure connection. Ability to create new AD user accounts on the go.
    CONS: Interface can be difficult to navigate. Could do with more regular updates. Lacks feautures. Desktop version lacks functionality found in iPad version.
  13. PROS: Create unique, random passwords. Export created passwords to text file. Define characters to include and exclude. Application runs in a sandboxed environment.
    CONS: Passwords are not exported on separate lines in text files. Utility can ignore user password creation instructions. Application can crash when creating lengthy passwords. Interface is not user friendly.
  14. PROS: A quick way to create one-time passwords. Weak PINs are protected. The layout is very easy to use and will require no past experience. Six different authorized accounts can be supported.
    CONS: The app will not function without SecureAuth IdP. Loading times are surprisingly sluggish. The SecureAuth IdP needs to be separately purchased. Password cannot be used more than once; potentially problematic with repeat access is required.
  15. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: iCloud data backup supported. Auto-fill login forms. Sync between devices. No subscription fee.
    CONS: Not many features for price. Clunky user interface. Charged per device used. Single point of failure.
  16. PROS: Only 559.7 kilobytes of memory are required. This program will not slow down other applications. All passwords can be hidden with asterisks if required. The dashboard is very easy to work with.
    CONS: Some users state that their passwords are not subsequently recognised. Accessing all options will require a purchase. Some claim that the program does not function whatsoever. Passwords can be created with Standard WinZip software.
  17. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to navigate. User-friendly interface. Successfully accesses geo-blocked pages and content. No sign-up required.
    CONS: Inconsistent connection speed. Limited server locations available. Weak security features.
  18. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Password Zipper is a great option for those looking to add an extra layer of security. All passwords use an advanced level of encryption.
    CONS: Some claim that the bundle crashes upon activation. No version has been made available for mobile devices.
  19. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Servers in 50+ locations. Free trial to test full range of features.
    CONS: Privacy policy not as robust as some VPNs. Will slow your connection speed.
  20. PROS: More than 20 countries are included within this VPN network. 30 minutes are offered to the user every day.
    CONS: Payment plans cannot be cancelled during the active subscription period. Access to more reliable connections and faster speeds will generally require a paid account.

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