FortiClient Scores High in the Latest Advanced Endpoint Protection Report from NSS Labs

FortiClient is not the most robust AV / Anti-Malware solution available, but it is free and full featured, meaning it is a good option for endpoints with no protection.  Fortinet provides both Windows and Mac versions, providing plenty of client flexibility.

http://blog.fortinet.com/2017/02/24/forticlient-scores-high-in-the-latest-advanced-endpoint-protection-report-from-nss-labs

Expired A/V and Windows 8

This article should be largely self-evident, but it is very easy for new PC owners to overlook the value of A/V when that trial version expires.  This is honestly no excuse thanks to the large number of free and low cost A/V solutions.  Microsoft provides a respectable option in Microsoft Security Essentials (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security-essentials-download)

http://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/expired-antivirus-software-no-1-cause-of-unprotected-windows-8-pcs/d/d-id/1317440