Compare Norton Internet Security 2012 vs. Kaspersky Internet Security 2012

Compare Norton Internet Security 2012 vs. Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 features in this quick comparison table. Only major features are compared here. For more detailed description of both applications please follow their respective links in the table header below.

Norton Internet Security 2012 Kaspersky Internet Security 2012
Parental Controls Tools & Management + +
Free 24x7 support via email, chat and phone + +
Email and Instant Messaging Protection + +
Application Startup Manager + -
Two-way Firewall + +
Spam blocking and removal + +
Network Mapping and Monitoring Recovery Tool + -
Safe Run Mode to run programs in an isolated environment - +
Anti-phishing + +
Bevahiour monitoring / System Watcher + +
Silent Mode + -
File advisor - +
New Interface + +
Antivirus & Antispyware + +
URL advisor / search results checker + +
System Insight / File Insight + -
Rootkit detection + +
Power Eraser + -
Application control - +