F-Secure Offers Virus Protection for Microsoft Exchange Server 2003

Automatic and Easy to Deploy Virus Protection and Content Filtering for Exchange 2003 Environments now available

Helsinki, Finland, June 2, 2003 – F-Secure Corporation (HEX: FSC), a leading provider of security solutions for today’s increasingly mobile enterprises, today announced that its latest version of F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange supports Exchange Server 2003. Coupled with multiple scanning engines and automatic update services, F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange provides unsurpassed protection against viruses, malware and spyware. The award-winning software scans not only e-mail traffic, but it also stops viruses in documents and notes posted to public folders.

F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange provides a solid and high-performance virus scanning implementation with Exchange 2003 by utilizing the low-level Virus Scanning API of Microsoft. The product also enables content filtering, which does not only improve security, but it also saves network bandwidth and reduces legal liability concerns. Outbreak management together with extensive reporting and alerting functions ensure fast responses to virus outbreaks and provide excellent visibility to the network status.

“With this release, F-Secure offers all Exchange 2003 users superior virus protection that is designed to be easy to set up and administer,” said Pirkka Palom?¤ki, Vice President of Marketing at F-Secure. “Thanks to the unique product architecture, the solution is equally well suited for small and medium sized companies with scarce IT resources as well as for large corporations requiring scalability and load sharing.”

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, the next major release following Exchange 2000, boosts information worker productivity through ubiquitous access to business-critical messaging and calendaring information, as well as enhancements in security, manageability, availability and reliability to help further drive down TCO.

“F-Secure has made a commitment to providing customers with high-quality virus protection that is easy to deploy and requires minimum administrative effort, ensuring low TCO,” said Chris Baker, group product manager for Exchange at Microsoft Corp. “Through the support of industry partners such as F-Secure, our customers can further improve the security of the Exchange platform.”

About F-Secure

F-Secure Corporation is the leading provider of centrally managed security solutions for the mobile enterprise. The company’s award-winning products include antivirus, file encryption and network security solutions for major platforms from desktops to servers and from laptops to handhelds. Founded in 1988, F-Secure has been listed on the Helsinki Exchanges since November 1999. The company is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, with the North American headquarters in San Jose, California, as well as offices in Germany, Sweden, Japan and the United Kingdom and regional offices in the USA. F-Secure is supported by a network of value added resellers and distributors in over 90 countries around the globe. Through licensing and distribution agreements, the company’s security applications are available for the products of the leading handheld equipment manufacturers, such as Nokia and HP.

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