F-Secure’s Security Solutions to TDC Cable TV’s Internet Clients

F-Secure Corporation (HEX: FSC), and TDC Cable TV, the leading Danish cable TV and broadband Internet provider, today announced that they have signed a partnership to offer managed security services to TDC Cable TV’s residential and small business Internet customers.

TDC Cable TV provides high-speed and high-quality Internet services in Denmark and now provides a managed antivirus and personal firewall service, to its customers. Automatic updates of the signature database, ease of use together with powerful antivirus and firewall applications are the main benefits of the service. While TDC Cable TV markets, sells and provides technical support for the services, F-Secure provides the security applications as well as the back-end technology to manage subscriptions, and hosts the service on behalf of TDC Cable TV. The services are offered to all WebSpeed Broadband Internet customers.

“As penetration of broadband Internet grow, Internet users in Denmark are more and more exposed to various security threats. F-Secure’s Security as a Service solution brings clear benefits to TDC Cable TV in today’s competitive business environment and offers multiple service extension possibilities. The F-Secure solution brings a lot of additional value to our existing access services. Automatic updates of the virus base, ease of use together with powerful antivirus and firewall application are main benefits of the service. We are happy to cooperate with F-Secure to offer our customers best possible protection”, says Jeanette Dorthe Hansen, Vice president of TDC Cable TV.

“Service providers have to respond to the needs of the changing world. We feel that it is the service providers’ responsibility to help their customers to get easy to use solutions for secure Internet use. As today’s virus attacks combine multiple threats also using hacking methods, traditional antivirus is not enough. The only way to protect our computers against these attacks is to have always-on and frequently up-dated virus protection combined with a firewall. We are pleased to partner with TDC Cable TV to provide the needed security solutions to their customers,” says Kimmo Alkio, COO at F-Secure Corporation.

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, Lietuvos Telekomas in Lithuania, Elion (former Eesti Telefon) in Estonia, Czech Telecom in Czech Republic, BlueCom in Norway and Elisa Oyj in Finland.

About F-Secure Corporation

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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