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Safe and Sound

Keep Your Online Experience Safe and Secure

Keep Your Online Experience Safe and Secure

Online security takes many forms. It can involve thwarting identity theft, processing online purchases securely, avoiding viruses or protecting your kids from inappropriate videos or music.

Consumers have good reason to be concerned about online security because threats can put your computer and other devices at risk, as well as your identity, personal information and privacy. 

Cox provides you with Internet security options to put you in control and give you peace of mind - Cox Security Suite Plus powered by McAfee® - included with your Cox High Speed Internet subscription to help mitigate these risks.  And Cox offers great parental control options to help manage your child’s online activities. 

Here is an overview of some of the benefits of Cox’s security software:

Cox Security Suite Plus - Powered by McAfee®

Cox Security Suite Plus protects your online activity and computer from numerous Internet threats.

Key Benefits

  • Protect multiple devices including your PCs, Macs, smartphones, and tablets.
  • Guard against viruses and the latest online threats.
  • Safeguard your mobile devices from viruses, data loss, and risky apps.


What you want to protect:

Cox Security Suite Plus allows you to:

Your mobile devices

Secure and protect private information from prying eyes.

  • Data Protection - Protect your data on a lost or stolen device with locate, lock and wipe features
  • Guard against Viruses - Real-time protection against mobile viruses and spam
  • App Protection - Safeguard the data on your mobile devices against risky apps


Your social network

Share ideas with friends and family without sharing dangerous links.

  • Safe URL Sharing - Protect your friends if a link you send becomes risky.
  • URL Shortener - Create brief, trustworthy URLs to spread the news without spam or malware.

Your identity from hackers and thieves

Establish layers of defense to keep the bad guys out of your digital life.

  • Wireless Network Protection - Keep eavesdroppers from your passwords and personal files.
  • Anti-phishing - Avoid risky and phishing URLS sent through email and instant messages.

Lock your confidential files so that the loss, theft, or hacking of your PC or laptop won’t expose them.

  • Encrypted Storage - Lock confidential files in a personal password-protected vault to keep your identity and data safe.


Your email from spam and dangerous email

Keep your inbox thinned of phishing messages, junk mail, and virus-laden attachments.

  • Stronger Anti-spam - Let dynamic filters get rid of offensive and dangerous messages.


Your family

Manage your kids’ Internet use to permit their fun and your peace of mind.

  • Parental Controls - Apply adjustable rules to block inappropriate sites and limit online time.
  • Surf Report - Check sign-in times by user, attempts to access forbidden sites and total online time.
  • Improved Summaries - See and print one usage report for all your kids.


Your computers against viruses and malware

Keep your computer working at peak levels and virus free.

  • NEW Unobtrusive, High Speed Scanning Engine - From startup to on-access scans, get high performance to minimize scan times and extend battery life.
  • NEW Vulnerability Scanner - Find and seal up holes in Windows and your favorite browsers and applications.
  • Real-time Anti-malware - Using instant risk assessments through the cloud, block threats like viruses, Trojans and spyware in your files, email, and web downloads.
  • Adaptive Two-Way Firewall - Let our advanced firewall with buffer overflow protection prevent software from exploiting your OS or stealing information, even in hotspots.
  • NEW Malicious Ad Protection - Block cybercrime networks and their malicious ads and hidden iFrame code from loading and infecting your PC.
  • Enhanced Digital Data Shredder - Destroy sensitive data and erase cookies, memory, cache, browser history  and more.
  • Improved Safe Socializing, Searching and Shopping - Click with confidence because you know which sites are safe.
  • Better Anti-bot Protection—Block contact with criminals’ computers based on the very latest research.
  • NEW Home Screen—Navigate easily through common security tasks with a redesigned home screen that supports touch-friendly devices.
  • Enhanced Reports—Quickly understand how your protections secure your data and system.
  • PC Tune-up—Remove unused applications, cached browser files, and other junk to speed up your PC



 See Cox Security Suite Plus Powered by McAfee® for minimum requirements.

Install Cox Security Suite Plus Powered by McAfee®

Ready to install Cox Security Suite Plus Powered by McAfee® on your computer or mobile device? See how to below.

Note: To access your Cox services or download Cox software, you’ll need a Cox Primary User ID.

With this login, you can access Security Suite, Cloud Storage and more. 

If you don’t have a Cox Primary User ID, follow the steps below to register for one. See Understanding Digital Identities and Account Types for more information.

1. Go to and click the “No Account? Register Now!” link under My Account link to create a User ID and Password for the first time.
2. In the Select Method section, choose an option to register your account.
3. In the Confirm your Cox Services section, enter the required information (Also shown on your Cox bill).
4. Enter the Security Validation code shown in the picture.
5. Click Continue. Enter the remaining required information and accept the Privacy Policy.

Note: If you’ve forgotten your user ID and password, click “My Account” and then select “Forgot User ID and Password.”

Existing Cox Security Suite Plus Powered by McAfee User

Have you installed Cox Security Suite Plus Powered by McAfee on your computer or mobile device, but have some questions? See the support links below for additional assistance.

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