Recommended Software for Safe Computing & Website
Houston's Host -
Houston's Host uses and recommends the
following products for safe computing, editing
and managing your web site.
Please note that we consider Zone
Alarm Pro and Norton Anti-Virus
absolutely essential for your protection.
None of our computers are connected to the
internet without these applications installed
The next layer of protection is Ad-Aware.
We highly recommend this application as
The first and still
the best personal, software based firewall.
A must have for broadband and dialup
users alike. All our machines
use Zone alarm Pro!
- Easy-to-use firewall blocks hackers
and other unknown threats. Stealth
mode automatically makes your PC
invisible to anyone on the Internet.
- Keeps personal data private and
secure, blocks pop-up ads, and more.
- Quarantines suspicious email attachments
and blocks outbound messages containing
AntiVirus 2010 is the world's most trusted
antivirus solution.** It removes viruses,
worms, and Trojan horses automatically
without interrupting your work. New
Norton Internet Worm Protection blocks
certain more sophisticated worms (such
as Blaster and Sasser) before they enter
your computer. Norton AntiVirus can
also detect spyware and other non-virus
- NEW! Norton Internet Worm
Protection stops certain damaging
Internet worms at their attempted
point of entry.
- NEW! QuickScan tool automatically
searches for and removes viruses
whenever new virus protection updates
- ENHANCED! PreInstall Scan quickly
detects and removes infections that
can interfere with installing and
launching Norton AntiVirus.
Automatically removes viruses, worms,
and Trojan horses.
Norton Anti Virus
Ad-Aware® SE Professional Edition
offers you the highest level of protection
from known Data-mining, aggressive
advertising, Parasites, Scumware,
selected traditional Trojans, Dialers,
Malware, Browser hijackers, and tracking
components. Lavasoft’s new Code Sequence
Identification (CSI) technology protects
you from both known and unknown variants
of these threats; and with the real-time
protection of Ad-Watch you can block
suspicious processes and browser hijack
attempts from affecting your system.
Purchase Ad-Aware® SE Professional
|| Corel Paint
Shop Pro X
Essential for image editing. Paint
Shop Pro, a part of the Paint Shop family
of digital imaging and photography products,
is the most complete, easy-to-use software
for creating professional digital imaging
results. By combining automatic and
precision tools with an integrated learning
system, Paint Shop Pro helps you produce
professional results with power and
Download Paint Shop Pro (Free Trial)
Advanced File Transfer for the Security-Minded
Cute FTP® 8.0 Professional integrates
state-of-the-art security standards
to ensure that confidential business
data stays that way. You can maximize
bandwidth throughput, download from
multiple sites while uploading or browsing,
automatically update Web content and
customize data management processes
all in one cost-effective application.
- Very user friendly and intuitive
for easy file transfer to/from server.
- Connect through your standard
or HTTP proxy, firewall or SOCKS
server to multiple sites simultaneously.
- Protect logins and transfers using
industry standard SSH2, SSL, or
OTP (S/Key) based protocols.
- Perform concurrent transfers,
accelerate large file transfers,
transfer between hosts, compress
transfers, schedule batch transfers
- Edit or view remote content, synchronize
or backup your site, monitor a folder
for changes and perform a host of
other site management operations.
Cute FTP Pro Now (Free Trial)
WYSIWYG HTML editor of the Pros!
Keep your Web site updated with the
the editor that we use. This product
is part of the Adobe Macromedia Web Publishing
System. It's everything your business
needs to build, manage, and publish
content to the web.
Download Dreamweaver MX
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|For more information please contact
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