What is Viasat Shield?

Viasat Shield and Shield Premium are internet security services offered to Viasat Internet subscribers. The Viasat Shield mobile app actively monitors and blocks suspicious activity online to guard against cyber attacks - so you can keep your private information private. Watch the video to learn more:


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Simple setup

No equipment required — just download the app in seconds for alerts and controls offering automatic, active protection of your home internet network.

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Connected device viewing

View all devices and their bandwidth usage. Easy to use and hassle-free.

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Continuous monitoring

Shield actively monitors and blocks suspicious activity. Get notified of attempted cyberattacks with in-app alerts.

Add Viasat Shield Premium to your account

Get an additional level of protection for only $8.99/month

Viasat Shield Premium includes all Shield benefits plus the additional security features below. Click the button below or call 1-855-393-3302 to add Viasat Shield Premium to your current Viasat Internet plan.

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Antivirus protection powered by Bitdefender

Detects and removes web viruses and malware on up to 7 home devices.

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Safer browsing

Prevents malicious websites from accessing your personal information. 

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More control

Pause and resume internet access for devices connected to your network.

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Viasat Shield is an optional service for Viasat residential internet service plans that helps protect you from online risks and provides device management features. Shield service includes the availability of a Shield application for iPhones with iOS v9.0 or higher and Android with v4.1 or higher. The Shield application is not supported on tablets. Shield Premium includes optional antivirus service provided by Bitdefender SRL and is subject to Bitdefender SRL's license agreement, privacy policy, and terms of use. After you activate Viasat Shield Premium, it may take up to 40 hours for the premium features to be activated on your account. Shield Premium is not supported or available on the CAF II Connection 25 or Voice-Only Connection plans. By using Shield and the Shield application, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to the Viasat Shield Application End User Terms and Conditions Agreement available at www.viasat.com/legal. Shield offers basic features available at no additional charge, and in select areas, premium features for a monthly fee of $8.99 billed by and paid to Viasat. Contact Viasat Customer Care at 1-855-463-9333 to discontinue premium features.