Anti-virus programs are the first line of defense against the ever increasing attack on your data. This issue will not go away, and whether or not the computer is on the Internet, or not it is important that you have an update to date Anti-virus software package. Viruses can also be spread through USB devices that are share.
It is also important to note that free may be very budget friendly, but the updates in these are not as frequent, as the subscription based models, nor do they offer the same level of protection.
One of the key benefits of the monthly subscription model, is that you will NEVER have to renew again, as long as your subscription remains active. Couple this with our Managed Services package you receive the anti-virus as part of the package along with constant monitoring of your systems and networks, and the assurance that someone is there and able to help on a monthly subscription model.