Device Security

Norton 360: 5 reasons why it pays to use it

Sept 12, 2019

Do you fully understand all the features included with the Norton 360 subscription and how each one could benefit you?

You’re already doing a lot to protect yourself online. However, evolving threats require evolving protection.

Norton 360 is a comprehensive suite of digital security applications that help protect your PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets. It provides real-time protection against cyberthreats such as viruses or malware, and it incorporates security algorithms that protect your private information when you go online.

Another important feature of Norton 360 is that it is backed by a global civilian intelligence network of individuals who are constantly monitoring for new potential cyberthreats.

Helping to keep you more secure and private on the digital superhighway.

Get Secure VPN for online privacy and provide additional information so we can better monitor the Dark Web and notify you if we find your information for sale there. Both features are included in your Norton 360 subscription.*

Here are five important features offered in Norton 360 memberships:

1. Protection for all your devices

These days your personal information lives in multiple locations, and it’s important to keep it private, wherever it is and however you access it. For example, you might shop on your tablet but pay your bills or check your account balances on your smartphone. You need to be protected however you go online.

Norton 360 provides multi-device protection to help protect all of your PCs, Macs, smartphones, and tablets. You can even manage protection for your devices through an easy-to-use Web portal.

2. VPN with bank-grade encryption

The personal information you send and receive over Wi-Fi can be stolen, or your online activities tracked, when you bank, shop or post online. This can happen over your home network, or when you’re on the go using unsecured networks such as public Wi-Fi. That’s why it’s important to help safeguard your online privacy with a VPN.

Norton 360 subscribers can secure their Wi-Fi connection with the bank-grade encryption of Norton Secure VPN. The VPN helps protects your devices and the information you send and receive when using Wi-Fi connections, and it also helps keep your online activity and browsing history private from companies that want to track it.

3. PC Cloud Back up to help keep your data safe

It’s important to have confidence that you can recover your data if it’s lost, whether you lose it because of a cyberattack or a hardware failure.

Norton 360 makes it easy to back up your important information by providing PC Cloud Backup.

We know you have photos, music, movies, and documents that are important to you, and so we automatically back them up and securely store them in the cloud.

4. Security for the whole family

Keeping kids safer online shouldn’t mean the end of their freedom, but it should be the start of an open conversation about building smart and healthy online habits.

Norton 360 includes parental controls to help you foster those good online habits. Even if your kids are sitting in the same room with you, they are likely engaging in the online world. Norton Parental Control gives you tools to see the videos they watch1, the websites they visit, the terms they search for, and the apps they download2, plus content filtering.

These tools help you facilitate positive parenting and tackle important topics proactively. They also help you manage the time your kids spend online by scheduling screen time limits for their devices.

Parental Controls is included in Norton 360, so you can protect your family and your devices all in a single product.

5. Support to Remove Viruses or Your Money Back

All Norton 360 auto-renewing plans come with an additional benefit called the Norton Virus Protection Promise3, which offers access to Norton experts who can work with you to diagnose and remove viruses on your devices. If a Norton expert is unable to remove the virus, you may be entitled to a refund on your Norton Membership.

That’s the peace of mind you get from Norton. We’re so confident in our ability to keep you secure, we offer a 100% guarantee that we can keep your devices virus-free or your money back.

Your Cyber Safety

If you’re already using our newest Norton 360 plans, make sure you’re maximizing the value of your subscription by installing protection on multiple devices, staying more private on public Wi-Fi with VPN, backing up your most important documents with secure PC Cloud Backup, and getting notified if we find your information for sale online with Dark Web Monitoring powered by LifeLock.§

Don’t have our one of our newest Norton 360 plans yet? Click here to upgrade.

*No one can prevent all cybercrime or identity theft.

Not all features are available on all platforms.

Norton Family Parental Control features are not supported on Mac.
1 Video Supervision monitors videos that your kids view on It does not monitor or track YouTube videos that have been embedded in other websites or blogs.
2 Mobile app must be downloaded separately.
3 To be eligible for the Virus Protection Promise, you must have a qualifying subscription and unless you have Norton Small Business, you must also have purchased, renewed or upgraded that subscription directly from Symantec, or activate automatic renewal with Symantec. If a Norton agent is unable to remove the virus from your device, then you may receive a refund based on the actual price paid for the current term of your qualifying subscription. If you have a bundle (a qualifying subscription purchased with another Norton or LifeLock offering), your refund will be limited to the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of your qualifying subscription for the current term, not to exceed the total bundled price paid. Or, if your bundled purchase contains a qualifying subscription with a non-Norton or non-LifeLock product, your refund will be limited to the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of only your qualifying subscription for the current term, not to exceed the total bundled price paid. Any refund will be net of any discounts or refunds received and less any shipping, handling and applicable taxes, except in certain states and countries where shipping, handling and taxes are refundable. The refund does not apply to any damages incurred as a result of viruses. See for details including qualifying subscriptions.

Editorial note: Our articles provide educational information for you. NortonLifeLock offerings may not cover or protect against every type of crime, fraud, or threat we write about. Our goal is to increase awareness about cyber safety. Please review complete Terms during enrollment or setup. Remember that no one can prevent all identity theft or cybercrime, and that LifeLock does not monitor all transactions at all businesses.

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