April 3, 2019 |

F-Secure delivers a safe and secure network environment with customized F-Secure SAFE to So-net subscribers

Protecting up to 7 devices per account, allowing parents to protect children’s devices.

Tokyo – April 3, 2019: F-Secure today announced the delivery of a customized version of its global, leading consumer security software “F-Secure SAFE” to the subscribers of So-net network connection services operated by Sony Network Communications under the brand “S-SAFE”. The service-in date is April 3, 2019.

S-SAFE will be available on platforms such as  Smartphone / Tablet / PC for up to 7 devices per account, offered as an option service at a monthly charge of 500 yen (tax not included). Users can share the services with family members, meeting the demands of an ever-increasing number of devices, and providing a secure internet connection environment. S-SAFE also has virus / spam countermeasure functions against sandboxes, pattern files, file reputation and phishing using a combination of F-Secure’s security technologies. Additionally, the parental control function allows parents to set the category designation of a website that children can browse, the duration of internet access per day, as well as the total browsing time. Parents can let children be on the network with a sense of relief, free of worrying about internet dependency. (*1)

“We are very proud to announce the launch of the services. We expect that the subscribers of Sony Network Communications will enjoy internet life safely, and that leads to the long-term prosperity of the two companies.” said Steve Taylor, Vice President of Operator Business at F-Secure, on the partnership with Sony Network Communications

Features of S-SAFE

  • Endpoint Security based on F-Secure SAFE that has won 6 AV-TEST Awards in 8 years
  • Multi-platform services compatible with PC, Mac, iPhone and Android
  • Web-based management console that can centrally manage devices (theft, loss prevention, watching over children, etc.)
  • Add/remove devices
  • Family Rules and Time Limits allow parents to protect children from online threats and overuse of the device
  • Banking protection provides secure environment for e-commerce and banking transactions
  • Up to 7 devices can be added per account, can be shared by family members
  • F-Secure’s unique high-precision security engine

Functions of S-SAFE (*1)

  • Anti-Virus
    • Real-time virus protection
    • Manual scanning
    • Scheduled scanning
    • Sandbox inspection
    • File reputation inspection
    • Behavior analysis
    • Web traffic scanning
  • Internet Security
    • Prevent access to suspicious pages
    • Display of security levels of search results
    • Banking protection
  • Parental Control
    • URL filtering
    • Total time of use and time slots
    • App control
  • Others
    • Finder allows parents to locate children’s devices and view them on the map

*1: Features may vary depending on the Operating System. Please see So-net’s web site for details.

All company, product and service names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

 

About Sony Network Communications

Sony Network Communications is responding to diverse needs, including optical communication services such as “So-net Hikari” and “NURO Hikari” that deliver ultra-high-speed communications, mobile communication services such as “nuro Mobile”, and cloud services for companies, meeting different demands. Under the mission of “creating a future from “connect””, we are accelerating our efforts in the IoT business and new business sectors, starting with the provision of the smart home service “MANOMA” launched in October 2018.

Please see https://www.sonynetwork.co.jp/ for details.

 

About F-Secure

Nobody knows cyber security like F-Secure. For three decades, F-Secure has driven innovations in cyber security, defending tens of thousands of companies and millions of people. With unsurpassed experience in endpoint protection as well as detection and response, F-Secure shields enterprises and consumers against everything from advanced cyber attacks and data breaches to widespread ransomware infections. F-Secure’s sophisticated technology combines the power of machine learning with the human expertise of its world-renowned security labs for a singular approach called Live Security. F-Secure’s security experts have participated in more European cyber crime scene investigations than any other company in the market, and its products are sold all over the world by over 200 broadband and mobile operators and thousands of resellers.

Founded in 1988, F-Secure is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.

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Media Contact:

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Public Relations Manager, F-Secure
Phone: +81-3-4578-7745 (direct)
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