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Trend Micro Maximum Security

Advanced, multi-device cybersecurity platform
our rating 4 out of 5 Stars

Trend Micro Maximum SecurityProduct Overview

  1. About Trend Micro Maximum Security
  2. Pros of Trend Micro Maximum Security
  3. Cons of Trend Micro Maximum Security
  4. Breakdown of core features

Trend Micro Maximum Security product overview

Trend Micro Maximum Security provides comprehensive cybersecurity for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, and Chromebook devices. The platform includes protection against ransomware, viruses, malware, spyware, and identity theft. It protects numerous organizations and individuals across clouds, networks, devices, and endpoints.

Trend Micro Maximum Security delivers a range of advanced threat defense techniques optimized for environments like AWS, Microsoft, and Google. It offers central visibility for better, faster detection and response. Moreover, it keeps users safe while socializing, browsing, working, and playing online. The software ensures secure online banking and shopping with Pay Guard. It also adds an extra layer of defense by guarding users against scams and phishing emails.

Pros of Trend Micro Maximum Security

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  • The platform covers mobile device security for Android and iOS devices
  • Its Vault feature lets users encrypt data on their hard drive and remotely lock it up if their laptop is lost or stolen. Upon finding the device, they can then unlock that data.

Cons of Trend Micro Maximum Security

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  • It offers Limited licensing choices.
  • It doesn’t provide firewalls.

Breakdown of core features

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Pay Guard

Pay Guard is Trend Micro Maximum Security’s enhanced anti-scam feature. It protects users from malicious and fraudulent websites attempting to steal financial and personal data. In addition, it has a secure web browser that adds defense when users are banking or shopping online with Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. Users can launch Pay Guard directly from the Trend Micro Toolbar, automatically applying protection to the default browser, securing all data related to financial transactions, including credit card information.

Threat protection

The software gives complete, multi-device protection against ransomware, viruses, dangerous websites, and identity thieves. It has an enhanced Folder Shield that safeguards valuable files and digital assets both locally and on cloud-synced folders like Dropbox, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive.

Privacy protection for social media

Trend Micro Maximum Security features a user-friendly Privacy Scanner for social media. The scanner identifies privacy settings that may leave personal information publicly available and vulnerable to identity theft. It also scans Facebook applications and warns if the app is posting with too wide of an audience.

Email defender

The platform’s Email Defender for Gmail and Outlook Webmail deals with different scam types. It utilizes AI to identify the topic and to understand the intention of the scam emails. Then, it warns users upon discovery.

(Last updated on 04/20/2022 by Liz Laurente-Ticong)

Quick Facts

  • Industry Specialties
    All Industries
  • Pricing
  • Works Best For
    Small Sized Businesses


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  • Threat protection
  • Email phishing scams defense
  • Dangerous websites restriction
  • Mobile device security
  • Parental control
  • Social media security
  • Pay Guard
  • Password manager
  • System optimization
  • Mute mode while gaming


  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Dropbox
  • Google Drive
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Gmail
  • Outlook


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