Finland-Based F-Secure and Singapore’s Leading ISP SingNet Announced Partnership

F-Secure, a leading Finland-based Internet security service company, announced on July 25, 2007 a partnership with SingNet, a  wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel), Asia’s leading telecommunications company.
“We have been present in the Singapore market for more than ten years. We are pleased to be able to expand our offering, for small and medium businesses, with SingNet, as one of our major partners. We note the growth trend in the SMB segment and recognize the increasing need for a security solution, which meets the specific requirements of this
segment. We are pleased to see that the leading service provider in the country is providing a sophisticated security service offering for its customers,” said Jari Heinonen, vice president for F-Secure Asia-Pacific.
Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, the company is the global leader in offering security as a service through Internet Service Providers, and has more than 140 ISP partners in 34 countries around the globe.
“With 7 out of 10 SMBs ranking internet & data security as their most important IT issue, our partnership with F-Secure helps SingNet to enable these SMBs with a cost-effective, scalable and hassle-free security solution. Thus, our customers can be at ease to focus on their core business, knowing that they are protected with a full suite of desktop security comprising anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and firewall features,” said Sarah Chua, SingTel Vice President.
F-Secure will be supporting SingNet on a 24×7 basis. The F-Secure Data Security Lab, staffed with globally recognized security experts, is on call 24-hours a day. The company has two labs; located in Helsinki and in Kuala Lumpur. The security experts in both centers focus on malware research and protection against threats like viruses, spyware, rootkits,
or phishing attacks, as well as the analysis of new security vulnerabilities in different products. The F-Secure Lab is recognized as one of the fastest to respond to new security threats and vulnerabilities in the industry.

For more information, please contact:

F-Secure Corporation
Hazel Hassan
PR Manager APAC Region
Direct: +603 2264 0366
Mobile: +6017 272 4611
email: [email protected]

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