Editors' reviewAlthough this free program probes your PC's defenses, you'll only receive a security score with its trial. S.W.A.T. Pro's neatly designed interface presents a chart of vulnerability risks and defense mechanisms you may need on your system to foil malicious attempts at attacking your PC from vermin such as viruses and worms. S.W.A.T. Pro tests your PC for firewall protection, security updates, weak or absent passwords, and hacker-friendly applications and networks, then returns a score based on its findings. With that, the program's free version is done. If you just want to see what S.W.A.T. Pro thinks of your PC's current security measures, give it a go, but other than that the free version offers nothing.
S.W.A.T. Pro closes the gap in PC security. Even with antivirus and firewalls, thousands of users PCs are compromised every day. S.W.A.T. Pro locks down your PC by closing holes in the operating system used by hackers and other malicious threats. S.W.A.T. Pro's scoring technology provides a security rating from 0 to 10, which depicts a systems risk through the evaluation of the computer's settings and configuration. The advanced feature "Secure Me Now" implements a security policy on the PC, derived from trusted sources such as the: Center for Internet Security, Microsoft, NSA, NIST, and SANS Institute. S.W.A.T. Pro also reduces spyware infections by eliminating vulnerabilities associated with the OS and associated applications.
Version 1.5 now offers security policy audit reporting. A requirement for Sarbanes Oxley. The reporting function provides a compliance audit of the PC security settings. SWAT Pro's scan version is free and has unlimited use. If you want to remediate your security settings then simply click on the buy button.