F-Secure Integrates PureSight’s Parental Control Features Into its Flagship ISP product — Security as a Service Suite

F-Secure Corporation (HEX: FSC) and PureSight, Inc. of San Clemente, Calif. today announced that the F-Secure Security as a Serviceâ„? concept is being extended to include Parental Control functionality based on PureSight, Inc.’s leading edge Internet Content Filtering SDK.

F-Secure’s Security as a Serviceâ„? concept, a turnkey solution to Internet Service Providers, already provides automated desktop security services like anti-virus, personal firewall and spam filtering that can be easily combined with an ISP’s existing service portfolio. The new addition of PureSight’s Parental Control will be fully integrated to the existing security suite. In addition, built-in customization and branding support allows service providers to bring the services into the market under their own brands.

“Feedback from the Internet users and service providers clearly shows the need to include Parental Control capabilities in our security suite. The PureSight SDK, allowed us to easily integrate content filtering capabilities. We chose PureSight, foremost for its advanced, revolutionary technology. Furthermore, with no daily updates and minimum maintenance needs, PureSight has provided us with the best possible solution. As the need for protection increases, we are happy to announce that we are adding leading edge technology, such as PureSight, to our service provider concept,” says Kalle Korpi, Sales Director at F-Secure Corporation.

F-Secure, the world leader in ISP provided security services to home users and small businesses, allows ISPs to easily and quickly deliver security solutions as a subscription service. F-Secure provides solutions to the leading Telco operators and ISPs like: Deutsche Telekom in Germany, Wanadoo in France, TeliaSonera in Sweden and Finland, Charter Communications in U.S. and many more.

PureSight, Inc. is delivering leading edge solutions for Internet Content Filtering. Recently named SC Magazine’s “Best of 2003” in the content filtering category, the company is finding growing interest among ISPs worldwide who want to deliver advanced, easy to use, content filtering solutions to their subscribers. “We are already working together with tens of ISPs and OEMs worldwide to allow them to deliver the precise solution they require. Using our SDK, third parties, like F-Secure, appreciate the small footprint of PureSight, while benefiting from delivering the most advance filtering capabilities available on the market today,” explains Michael Isakov, VP of Sales at PureSight, Inc.

PureSight is the only content filtering solution to provide a dynamic, on-the-fly solution without relying on static databases. It provides a unique advantage over the traditional solutions that require on-going subscription fees and frequent database updates that can significantly drain network and administrative resources. Furthermore, PureSight covers the entire Internet and inherently maintains pace with the Internet as it expands.

About F-Secure Corporation
F-Secure Corporation protects individuals and businesses against computer viruses and other threats coming through the Internet or mobile networks. Our award-winning solutions include antivirus, desktop firewall with intrusion prevention and network encryption. Our key strength is the speed of response to new threats and for businesses our solutions feature centralized management. Founded in 1988, F-Secure has been listed on the Helsinki Exchanges since 1999. We have our headquarters in Helsinki, Finland, and offices in USA, France, Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Japan. F-Secure is supported by a global ecosystem of value added resellers and distributors in over 50 countries. F-Secure protection is also available through major Internet Service Providers, such as Deutsche Telekom and leading mobile equipment manufacturers, such as Nokia.

About PureSight
PureSight is an innovator in next-generation Internet Content Filtering solutions. The company’s PureSight line of filtering products are based on leading-edge AI technology, allowing analysis and categorization of Internet content in real-time. The company provides solutions for corporate, education, Internet Service Provider and home markets, and partners with leading security appliance manufacturers and security software developers to offer solutions for any virtually network size or configuration. The company is based in Orange County, California and maintains research and development facilities in Petah Tikva, Israel. For more information on PureSight and its products, contact PureSight.

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