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What is the difference between an Internet Security program and an Anti-Virus program?

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I have a customer that has an Internet Security Suite (KasperSky Internet Security 2009).  However I am trying to figure out if this is considered an Anti-virus program that runs on the computer or if just scans inbound/outbound internet traffic.
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Internet security program is usually a firewall or something that manages ports.  Antivirus software scans data for viruses.
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Kaspersky Internet Security is a combo product that does AV and ports.  It also deos phishing and malware.  Check:

http://www.kaspersky.com/kaspersky_internet_security
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it does both.
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Thanks!
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