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F-Secure first to bring mobile security software to S60 5th Edition smartphones

F-Secure’s award-winning mobile security solution with advanced anti-theft features is among the first new S60 Touch User Interface applications.
  • 18 February, 2009 18:10

<p>F-Secure announced yesterday that the new version of F-Secure Mobile Security is available this month for the new S60 5th Edition platform. This is the latest version based on S60 Symbian OS™. S60 5th Edition brings a touch user interface to smartphone users, and F-Secure Mobile Security 5 is one of the first applications to support the new Touch UI.</p>
<p>Arnoud de Vaal, Solution Management Director, F-Secure Mobile Solutions Business Unit, says: “People store their personal information such as pictures, banking details, e-mails, business projects and other valuable and confidential data on their smartphones so it is important to protect your most personal computer. We are proud to be among the first service providers to offer a touch-based solution for S60 smartphone users through mobile operator partners and F-Secure eStore."</p>
<p>Michael Treutner, Head of Marketing at Swisscom KMU, says: "Corporate customers are very demanding in terms of secure mobile communication. Due to their increasing mobility, their requirements for security solutions are also growing. With Mobile Security 5, F-Secure offers a service which perfectly fits these growing needs. Swisscom's cooperation with F-Secure has a successful history: since 2005 we have been providing all Symbian OS-based smartphones with its services, which means we were one of the first operators globally to provide mobile phone devices with pre-installed security software."</p>
<p>F-Secure Mobile Security 5 enables smartphone users to experience the full potential of their devices without the fear of mobile threats. F-Secure Mobile Security introduces combined real-time antivirus functionality with a firewall, antitheft and antispyware for S60 5th and 3rd Edition smartphones. F-Secure Mobile Security 5 introduces new features, including a totally redesigned user interface and advanced anti-theft features with remote lock, remote wipe and theft control functionalities.</p>
<p>F-Secure Mobile Security 5 is now available through the F-Secure eStore (http://www.f-secure.com/estore), Nokia Download! and F-Secure mobile operator partners. It will be available for S60 5th edition smartphones later this month through the same channels. The software will also be available for the Windows Mobile platform later this autumn. A free trial of the software and a full list of supported devices are both available at the F-Secure Mobile Security portal: http://f-secure.mobi</p>
<p>About F-Secure Corporation</p>
<p>Innovation, reliability and speed of response - these are the qualities that have made F-Secure one of the world’s leading IT security providers since the company was founded in 1988. Today F-Secure’s award-winning and easy-to-use products are trusted in millions of homes and businesses around the world. We provide powerful real-time protection that works quietly and smoothly in the background, so computer and smartphone users can enjoy the benefits of connected life to the full. F-Secure’s solutions are available as a service subscription through more than 180 Internet service providers and mobile operator partners around the world, making F-Secure the global leader in this market. F-Secure has been listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd 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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