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F-Secure and Swiss Telco Leader Collaborate for Better Internet Security

  • 07 November, 2007 10:18

<p>Swisscom customers can now enjoy data security through monthly subscriptions, enabled by F-Secure</p>
<p>Sydney, 7 November 2007 – To enable Swisscom customers to fully enjoy the benefits of their Internet experience without worrying about malware or hacking they can now subscribe to Bluewin Security. In addition to protection against viruses, spyware and phishing, it also includes a desktop firewall, as well as child protection software. Bluewin Security offers protection for the whole family and the subscription covers up to three PCs in the home.</p>
<p>Responding to strong consumer demand for Security-as-a-Service, Swisscom has integrated the proven F-Secure security package into its own product portfolio, and offers Bluewin Security as a monthly subscription. “F-Secure is the leading provider of security solutions for ISPs and therefore an ideal partner for Swisscom. The skills and expertise of F-Secure are reflected in a convenient and innovative security package, which meets our high standards,” says Andreas Bittig, Head of Internet Services at Swisscom.</p>
<p>“Bank transactions, travel reservations, music downloads – the Internet has become an integral part of our daily lives. As more and more transactions are conducted with the convenience of a mouse click, users need to have confidence that their private data is protected," comments Klaus Jetter, Country Manager for F-Secure in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. "F-Secure security solutions pursue a single goal: to ensure that our users can fully enjoy their online activities in a carefree manner. Bluewin Security offers Swisscom customers an easy way to get the highest level of security.”</p>
<p>Swisscom and F-Secure have been collaborating since May 2006 in the area of virus protection for mobile devices.</p>
<p>About F-Secure
F-Secure Corporation protects consumers and businesses against computer viruses and other threats from the Internet and mobile networks. F-Secure's award-winning solutions are available as a service subscription through more than 150 Internet service provider and mobile operator partners around the world, making F-Secure the global leader in this market. The solutions are also available as licensed products through thousands of resellers globally.</p>
<p>F-Secure has received the Frost &amp; Sullivan 2007 award for Distribution Strategy Leadership. The company aspires to be the most reliable security provider, helping make computer and smartphone user's networked lives safe and easy. This is substantiated by the company's independently proven ability to respond faster to new threats than its main competitors. Founded in 1988, and headquartered in Finland, F-Secure has been listed on the Helsinki Exchanges since 1999. The company has consistently been one of the fastest growing publicly listed companies in the industry. The latest news on real-time virus threat scenarios is available at the F-Secure Data Security Lab weblog at</p>
<p>About Swisscom Group
With a sales volume of CHF 5.1 billion during the first half of 2007 and 20,500 full-time employees, the Swisscom Group is the leading telecommunications company in Switzerland. Swisscom is present throughout Switzerland with a full range of services and products for mobile, fixed and IP-based voice and data communication.</p>

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