F-Secure Announces First Full Protection Mobile Security for S60 3rd Edition.Enables Secure Mobile Computing Using a computing device while in transit. Mobile computing implies wireless transmission, but wireless transmission does not necessarily imply mobile computing. Fixed wireless applications use satellites, radio systems and lasers to transmit between permanent objects such as buildings by Combining an Integrated Antivirus and Firewall to Secure Devices from Any Type of Attack; Protects Wi-Fi Enabled Smartphones
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San Jose (sănəzā`, săn hōzā`), city (1990 pop. 782,248), seat of Santa Clara co., W central Calif.; founded 1777, inc. 1850. , Calif. -- F-Secure[R] Corporation announced today the launch of its latest mobile product, called F-Secure Mobile Security. F-Secure Mobile Security enables secure mobile computing by combining an integrated antivirus and firewall. Device-resident protection safeguards the mobile device from any type of attack.
In addition to previous versions of F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus, the F-Secure Mobile Security for S60, 3rd edition now features a firewall to guard against mobile malware See smartphone virus. threats and intrusion attempts. The addition of the firewall now evolves F-Secure Mobile Security to the status of a full security product. F-Secure is the first mobile security vendor to offer a complete mobile security solution with firewall for devices based on S60 3rd Edition and Symbian OS An open standard operating system for data-enabled mobile phones (smartphones) from Symbian Ltd., London (www.symbian.com). It supports Java, PC synchronization, Bluetooth local wireless access and GPRS packet-switched data. v9.
The addition of a firewall represents an important step forward for the level of protection available for smartphones and multimedia computers. These devices now have Wi-Fi connectivity which helps end-users to take full advantage of rich internet experiences. The firewall featured in the new F-Secure Mobile Security solution has pre-defined firewall profiles for regulating both incoming and outgoing traffic, providing easy and automatic protection.
Commenting on the new product, Kimmo Alkio, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. at F-Secure said: "We are delighted to continue our work in the vanguard of creating a secure environment for smartphone users. The actions of smartphone operating system operating system (OS)
Software that controls the operation of a computer, directs the input and output of data, keeps track of files, and controls the processing of computer programs. vendors such as Symbian have increased the general security level in smartphones against mobile viruses. These actions are a good start but do not provide an answer to threats such as public network intrusions. Our product development for mobile security continues apace and introducing a firewall to the product is a logical step that finds its analogy in F-Secure's PC products. The added firewall feature is important as most new smartphones have access to wireless public networks available for example at airports and other public places. People should realize that smartphones too can also be attacked through a Wi-Fi connection and not only by mobile viruses."
F-Secure Mobile Security is available now at the price of $34.95 through F-Secure resellers as well as through the leading mobile operators. The solution can also be purchased using the F-Secure eStore at http://www.f-secure.com/estoreusa . A free 30-day trial of F-Secure Mobile Security is available in the F-Secure Mobile Portal at http://f-secure.mobi. All existing customers of F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus for S60 3rd edition will get application update free of charge. A trial version of F-Secure Mobile Security is also made available by Nokia on selected devices - starting with the Nokia N80 Internet Edition model.
About F-Secure Corporation
F-Secure Corporation (HEX:FSC FSC
See: Foreign Sales Corporation ) protects consumers and businesses against computer viruses and other threats from the Internet and mobile networks. We want to be the most reliable provider of security services Security services are state institutions for the provision of intelligence, primarily of a strategic nature, but also including protective security intelligence. Examples include the Security Service (MI5) and the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) in the United Kingdom, and the in the market. One way to demonstrate this is the speed of our response. According to independent studies in 2004, 2005 and 2006 our response time to new threats is significantly faster than our major competitors. Our award-winning solutions are available for workstations, gateways, servers and mobile phones. They include antivirus and desktop firewall with intrusion prevention, antispam and antispyware solutions, as well as network control solutions for Internet Service Providers Internet service provider (ISP)
Company that provides Internet connections and services to individuals and organizations. For a monthly fee, ISPs provide computer users with a connection to their site (see data transmission), as well as a log-in name and password. .
Founded in 1988, F-Secure has been listed on the Helsinki Exchanges Helsinki Exchanges (HEX)
The Helsinki Exchanges (HEX Ltd., Helsinki Securities and Derivatives Exchange and Clearing House) was formed at the beginning of 1998 following the merger of the Helsinki Stock Exchange Ltd. and SOM Ltd. since 1999, and has been consistently growing faster than all its publicly listed competitors. F-Secure headquarters are in Helsinki, Finland, and we have regional offices around the world. F-Secure protection is also available as a service through major ISPs, such as France Telecom, TeliaSonera, PCCW PCCW Pacific Century CyberWorks
PCCW Palmer College of Chiropractic West (San Jose, California) and Charter Communications. F-Secure is the global market leader in mobile phone protection provided through mobile operators, such as T-Mobile and Swisscom and mobile handset manufacturers such as Nokia.
The latest real-time virus threat scenario news are available at the F-Secure Data Security Lab weblog See blog and Web log.
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