CA Security Center is a security application developed by Computer Associates, Inc. It was released on December 2010. The program protects the user’s computer from malicious programs like hackers, viruses, and spam. The program likewise features automatic scanning capabilities of eternal devices like USB drives and flash disks.
CA Security Center offers several security features including parental controls, personal firewall, anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-phishing, and anti-spam. Parental controls allow users to control the programs that can be accessed by other users, particularly their children. Online activities that may be monitored and controlled include peer-to-peer services, social networks, and instant messaging sites. Personal firewall allows users to secure their computers from unauthorized access. The anti-virus feature protects the computer from viruses, Trojans, and worms. Anti-spyware enables users to detect and avoid existing threats. Anti-phishing allows users online activities free from internet fraud and other phishing attacks. Lastly, anti-spam protects the users’ email accounts from spam messages from several sources.
CA Security Center features several technologies to support the security suite. These include Migration, Backup, Reports generation, Helpdesk support, and continuous updates. The program also offers SPF and DKIM. SPF stands for Sender Policy Framework, while DKIM refers to Domain Keys Identified Mail.
The program likewise offers integration support to several search engines including Yahoo, Bing, and Google, among others, to ensure secure browsing and data searches.