Norton Core Secure Wifi Router
Norton by Symantec introduces Norton Core wifi router, a high speed wireless dual band AC router with secure protection, stopping cyber-attack at the network level.
What this product does
Like wireless router in general, Norton core connects to a modem either DSL or cable modem such as Surfboard SB6183 or SB6190 by Arris; Netgear CM700 or you may try new DOCSIS 3.1 Netgear CM1000. The main difference with other wireless routers in general is that this router protects your connected devices in home against any cyber-attacks at the network level.
Network level protection
Norton Core is to make you assure that your network is safe from any malware, viruses and other threats with the backup of Symantec’s global intelligence network. You don’t need any other software based antivirus or internet protection system. Your network is well protected against any internet threats at the network level.
You can compare with new mesh wifi system offered by TP-link – Deco M5 which comes with built-in home care powered by Trend Micro antivirus. Or compare with Luma wifi system which also comes with built-in hacker protection.
High performance hardware
Norton Core is powered by 1.7Ghz dual core processor with 1GB RAM and 4GB eMMC Flash. See that the memory flash is 4GB – it’s large enough to handle heavy duty tasks including filtering or cleaning and dropping the internet threads before getting into the clients. The same 4GB flash memory embedded in Orbi by Netgear.
Like other wireless routers in general Norton Core is embedded with three-port Gigabit LAN switch and single gigabit WAN port. more LAN ports compared with Eero mesh system which is only one Gigabit LAN port and one LAN port less than Orbi.
In addition, two USB 3.0 ports are added to host storage and printer.
Norton Core is high speed wifi router, built up using latest 4×4 MIMO wifi AC2600 technology delivering high speeds of up to 1750Mbps @5Ghz plus 800Mbps @2.4Ghz band. In addition, Norton is also embedded with BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) to get all IoT devices within the coverage connected using Bluetooth connection.
- Wireless AC2600 simultaneous dual band router
- Aggregated bandwidth of up to 2.6Gbps
- Wave 2 wifi with 4×4 MU-MIMO technology
- Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
- Protected against internet threads in the network layer
- Comes with 4x Gigabit LAN ports, 1x Gigabit WAN port
- 2x USB 3.0 ports
- Powered by 1.7Ghz dual core processor with 4GB Flash and 1GB RAM
The listed features is not complete, click the link below to learn more details about manufacturer’s description, spec details, current price and ratings.
Norton Deco is a good solution of home wifi system without compromising your home network against the wild of internet threats.
There few similar products, network protection products you may also consider to provide home network protection against any internet threats including Bitdefender Box, or Cujo network protection.
Norton Core vs Roqos
Similar concept with Norton Core is offered by Roqos Core VPN wifi router. Roqos connect to your existing modem and it works like normally a wireless router with modem connection.
Norton Core connects to Symantec global intelligent network, while Roqos connect to Roqos cloud you can manage through mobile device with Roqos app. The good thing is that you don’t need to worry of updating the system since it will update itself automatically.
Roqos Core is powered by quad core 64-bit processor 2Ghz with 2GB memory and 8GB storage. And it delivers dual band wireless AC1600 wifi network to home.
Norton Core vs Bitdefender
Another network protection based product is Bitdefender Box. The apparent difference is that you need to connect Bitdefender Box to your existing router. Bitdefender Box doesn’t work stand alone but still need to connect to your existing wireless router. Norton Core is a wireless router with built-in network protection software.
Bitdefender Box includes Total Security 2018 including antivirus plus malware protection machine for Windows, Mac OS and Android. It always scan your wifi network against any hidden backdoors and any other network weaknesses. Norton Core protects the threat in the network layer, built-in in the product.
Like other software based internet protection, with Bitdefender Box you still need to subscribe the annual fee for protection.
Norton Core vs Cujo Firewall
Similar product you may also consider is Cujo Firewall. It’s similar like Bitdefender Box, you need to connect it to your existing wireless router instead of stand alone product like Norton Core.
Cujo is a firewall for your home network protection against any internet threads. Unlike Bitdefender that you still need to pay annual subscription for unlimited clients connection to the router, Cujo is one time purchase. You don’t need to pay annual subscription for network protection.
See also top 10 mesh wifi routers – best whole home wifi system with mesh technology replacing your wireless router and extender.