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F-Secure expands the Security as Service concept in the UK

  • 29 April, 2004 12:07

<p>F-Secure Corporation (HEX: FSC), and C-MI Labs plc, a UK security service
provider, today announced that they have signed a partnership to offer
managed desktop security services to C-MI's customers.</p>
<p>C-Media Interactive, a C-MI Labs plc company, is a leading managed antivirus
service ISP providing a managed network security solution through an alliance
with industry leading antivirus vendors. As a service provider, CMI Labs
addresses the growing concerns of companies that want reliable protection
without investing in personnel, hardware, software, or security
infrastructure components.</p>
<p>"Our mission is to offer complete and reliable security solutions to our
customers. By offering automated online security services, we will help our
customers to avoid the ever-growing threat of computer viruses. By us forming
an alliance with F-Secure, it positions us to offer our customer base a well
managed automated antivirus products and services," says Ian Johnson, Sales
Director of CMI Labs.</p>
<p>The exponential growth in Internet security threats, such as new viruses,
worms and Trojans as well as external attacks, has dramatically increased the
interest in easy-to-use and automatic security solutions. Home users and
small offices are especially vulnerable, as they do not always have the time,
know-how or resources to keep their systems up to date and protected. They
need automated security that is offered as a service.</p>
<p>"It is important that the service providers respond to today's needs and take
responsibility by providing users with easy-to-use, secure Internet
solutions. As today's virus attacks combine multiple threats, such as hacking
tools, traditional antivirus is not enough. The only way to protect computers
against these attacks is to have always-on and frequently up-dated virus
protection combined with a personal firewall. We are pleased to partner with
C-MI Labs to offer industry leading security solutions to their customers,"
says Kimmo Alkio, COO at F-Secure Corporation.</p>
<p>F-Secure Security as a Service(tm) concept, a turnkey solution to Service
Providers, provides automated desktop security services like anti-virus and
personal firewall, that can be easily combined with service providers
existing service portfolio. The built-in customisation and branding support
allows the service providers to bring the services into the market under
their own brands.</p>
<p>F-Secure's security solutions as a subscription service are provided by the
leading Telco operators and ISPs across Europe: Deutsche Telekom in Germany,
Wanadoo in France, TeliaSonera in Sweden and Finland, Glocalnet in Sweden,
Elion Enterprices in Estonia, TDC Cable TV in Denmark, BlueCom in Norway,
Czech Telecom in Czech Republic and Elisa Oyj in Finland.</p>
<p>About F-Secure</p>
<p>F-Secure Corporation protects individuals and businesses against computer
viruses and other threats coming through the Internet or mobile networks. Our
award-winning solutions include antivirus, desktop firewall with intrusion
prevention and network encryption. Our key strength is the speed of response
to new threats. For businesses our solutions feature centralized management.
Founded in 1988, F-Secure has been listed on the Helsinki Exchanges since
1999. We have our headquarters in Helsinki, Finland, and offices in USA,
France, Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Japan. F-Secure is supported
by a global ecosystem of value added resellers and distributors in over 50
countries. F-Secure protection is also available through major Internet
Service Providers, such as Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom.</p>
<p>For more information contact
Sarah Hawkins
02 6261 4900
sarah.hawkins@opensystems.com.au</p>

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