Previously we have reviewed Secunia Personal Software Inspector, which is a free computer security software that identifying software vulnerabilities in non-Microsoft (third-party) programs that can expose PCs to attacks. This software is extremely for those computer administrators automate the program updates for your insecure programs, making it a lot easier for you to maintain a secure PC.
Now Secunia personal software inspector has been upgraded from version 2 to 3 and brings more unique features to enhance the program functionality to identify programs in need of security updates to safeguard the data on your PC against cyber criminals.
When you start the Secunia personal software inspector program, it will scans your computer to identify the software programs you’re running, and lets you know whether or not they are up to date.
The main dashboard gives a quick summary of your computer PC’s security, which includes overall system score and displayed based on the update level of the system and its programs. You also can see how your PC’s security score has changed in recent weeks and months, and how recently you have applied patches to your system.
You can even see how secure your individual programs are by switching to the “Scan Results” view, which can lists all of your installed applications and their security status.
Besides that, you can even add or remove drives that you want to scan under Settings as well. By default, only the main drive will be scanned by Secunia PSI. Plus more, Secunia PSI users can also use share their information to Twitter or Facebook.
One of best things about Secunia Personal Software Inspector 3.0 program will be their Auto Update feature, which allows you to configure the application to automatically apply updates to your system. It’s a nice feature for those users who want to make sure that they are running the latest versions of their apps, but hate being prompted to make updates or apply patches.
Meanwhile, Secunia PSI 3 will notify you, via messages messages that pop up from your system tray, when program updates have been made. So you don’t have to worry about the app making changes you’re not aware of.
Overall Secunia PSI 3 provides a free, easy way to stay on top of an important aspect of your PC’s security and available for PCs running Windows XP or later on 32bits and 64bits.
PS: Secunia also offers online software inspector scanner services, which allows user scanning software vulnerabilities online for non-Microsoft programs.