As a comprehensive anti-virus program, 360 Total Security helps you ward off security threats to your computer as you access the internet. The program's protection extends beyond ordinary viruses with a scanning service that monitor your machine for possible threats. The program is designed to provide fast results, so you can identify malicious programs quickly before they become embedded on your hard drive. Users that want an extra layer of security can enable additional engines to fight off infections at the cost of some of their machine's resources. 360 Total Security is designed to create a fabric of safety through multiple engines that target different types of threats.