John DeLozier, a network security expert and founding partner of Nply Security, a network security consulting group in Dallas, concedes it's often the preferred choice of his clients.
"But, I find (Norton) too big, too bloated and too intrusive with all the chatty pop-up windows," says DeLozier
McAfee's ViruScan Cost: $40 to buy. $40 annual fee.
Features: McAfee's anti-virus software is bundled in with anti-spyware software and a firewall.
"Don't get me wrong, I would never tell my clients not to get anti-virus protection for their handhelds, if they wanted it," says John DeLozier, of Nply Security, a Dallas-based network security consulting group.
"But, I would advise them that there's a much bigger risk of being compromised by loss or theft than from an attack.
goes on to point out a couple of other reasons why a business owner might think twice about getting anti-virus software for PDAs and smartphones.