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F-Secure Represented On The International Advisory Board IMPACT

  • 16 May, 2008 13:42

<p>F-Secure Corporation, the global leader in providing security as a service through mobile operators and Internet Service Providers, today announced that it has joined the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber-Terrorism (IMPACT), with Chief Research Officer Mikko Hypponen representing the company on IMPACT's International Advisory Board.</p>
<p>The Malaysian IMPACT initiative seeks to establish a unique platform that brings together governments and the international private sector as partners in the global fight against cyber threats.</p>
<p>IMPACT will host the World Cyber Security Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 20 to 22 May 2008, in conjunction with the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT).</p>
<p>In addition to the IMPACT inaugural International Advisory Board meeting, a Ministerial Roundtable will also be taking place. The inaugural IMPACT Summit will be the largest ever gathering of governments, regulators and industry experts on cyber terrorism, with ministers and officials representing over 40 governments invited for the event.</p>
<p>"We are honoured and proud to be part of the IMPACT initiative. We see IMPACT as an important global collaboration and a catalyst against cyber threats. We look forward to contributing to the direction and strategies of IMPACT," said Mikko Hypponen, Chief Research Officer at F-Secure.</p>
<p>More information about IMPACT and the International Advisory Board can be found at http://www.impact-alliance.org/</p>
<p>About F-Secure Corporation</p>
<p>F-Secure Corporation protects consumers and businesses against computer viruses and other threats from the Internet and mobile networks. F-Secure's award-winning solutions are available as a service subscription through more than 160 Internet service providers and mobile operator partners around the world, making F-Secure the global leader in this market. The solutions are also available as licensed products through thousands of resellers globally. The company aspires to be the most reliable security provider, helping to make computer and smartphone users' connected lives safe and easy. This is substantiated by the company's independently proven ability to respond faster to new threats than its main competitors. Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Finland, F-Secure has been listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki since 1999. The company has consistently been one of the fastest growing publicly listed companies in the industry. The latest news on real-time virus threat scenarios is available at the F-Secure Data Security Lab weblog at http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/</p>

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