F-Secure Corporation (HEX: FSC), and Telenordia Privat AB, a leading Swedish Internet Service Provider (ISP), today announced that they have signed an agreement concerning security services. Telenordia will provide antivirus and distributed firewall as a managed service to its consumer in Sweden.
Telenordia provides high-speed and high-quality Internet services for consumers in Sweden and will launch a managed antivirus and distributed firewall service, under the name “Security Package” to its customers on June 17.
“These security services will make it possible for Telenordia customers to use Telenordia Internet services without the fear of hacking attacks and viruses on their computers or used device,” says Lars-Erik Larsson CEO of Telenordia Privat AB. “Customers with Internet connections other than Telenordia, will also have the possibility to have the security services. The automatic update of the services is completed over the unused connection bandwidth. This means, that the customer will always have the latest version without having to manually download or schedule and without having connection speed degradation. Offering automated security services enables end users to receive antivirus signature updates and firewall policies transparently when connecting to the Internet. This automated and frequent update mechanism increases protection against viruses, worms, Trojan horses and hacking attempts.”
“Feedback from end users and Service Providers confirms significant market demand for automated Antivirus services. This is further benefited by the simplicity of the installation and the minimised need for user input. It is important the service providers respond to the needs of the changing world and provide users with easy to use solutions for data security. We are pleased to partner with Telenordia to offer industry leading up-to-date security solutions to their customers,” says Olli Heinonen, Director, Home and Small Business Solutions of F-Secure Corporation.
Telenordia Privat is a telecom company in Sweden. Telenordia Privat is a leading company in Telephony, Internet and Broadband solution. Telenordia Privat has got more than 300.000 Internet and Broadband customers and about 150.000 telephony customers in Sweden.
About F-Secure Corporation
F-Secure Corporation is a leading developer of centrally managed security solutions for the mobile enterprise. The company’s award-winning, integrated antivirus, file encryption and network security solutions for handhelds, laptops, desktops, servers, mail servers and firewalls provide centralized policy based management of widely dispersed user communities. Founded in 1988, F-Secure is listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange [HEX: FSC]. Corporate headquarters is in Helsinki, Finland with North American headquarters in San Jose, California. The company maintains offices in Germany, Japan, Sweden and the United Kingdom, and is supported by a network of VARs and Distributors in over 90 countries around the globe.