Free Security Tools

The following is a list of free publications, downloads and tips. We encourage you to share them with your friends and family.

Fraud Resources

Disaster Preparedness

For other publications on aspects of emergency preparedness, visit the web sites for the Canadian Red Cross, St. John Ambulance, The Salvation Army, or your provincial or territorial Emergency Management Organization

Protecting our Children

Personal Security

Computer & Electronic Devices Security

Free Security Software Downloads

  • AVG AntiVirus Free Edition - AVG is consistently one of the top-rated antivirus programs around. It scores just as well, sometimes better, than paid programs in identifying and removing viruses. They offer free antivirus and anti-spyware security software for Windows, Mac, and Mobile.
  • Avast! Free Antivirus - Avast! is another top-rated free security program. As with AVG, the free version blocks viruses and spyware automatically, and it has a good detection rate. Plus, it works on both PCs and Macs.
  • ClamWin - Free Open Source Antivirus for Windows. If you are always on the go and using multiple computers, then ClamWin is the program for you. It is portable software that can fit on a flash drive, making it great if you are the tech-support person in your family.
  • Avira Free Antivirus - Like AVG, this program is consistently one of the top-rated free antivirus programs available. It's built upon the same award-winning technology found in our premium products.
  • Malwarebytes - One of the top-rated Malware killing software! Scan, Detect & Remove Malware
  • Privacy Heroes - Take your privacy back with these free privacy-minded online services.