F-Secure Online Solutions launches Data Security Agreements in North America Tuesday 3 April 2001 PDF Print Helsinki, Finland, April 2, 2001 - F-Secure Online Solutions (F-SOS) announced today that it is launching Managed Personal Anti-Virus solution in North America. F-SOS has entered into agreements with Internet Unlimited, a Texas based Internet Service Provider, and KnowledgeSentry, an international Managed Security Services Provider. The collaboration will offer a fully managed anti-virus solution to consumers and the small-to-medium business market. F-SOS is a premier Security Service partner for Internet Unlimited and KnowledgeSentry. Today F-SOS offers both in North America and Europe automated security services enabling end users to receive Anti-Virus signature updates and Personal Firewall software updates transparently when connected to the Internet. This automated and frequent update mechanism increases protection against viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and malicious attacks. "Our experience over the many years with the F-Secure Anti Virus product has been excellent," said Curt Purdy, President of Internet Unlimited, "that is why we have decided to use this completely managed solution from F-SOS to enhance our service at no additional charge to our customers." F-SOS Managed Security Services will be fully deployed to Internet Unlimited subscribers in April 2001. "We have seen a tremendous demand for an Anti-Virus product that provides automated virus signature updates in North America," Said Martial Robichaud, President of KnowledgeSentry. "We've found F-SOS to be the ideal partner to offer a managed Anti-Virus solution that meets our customers needs." "Being able to increase the security protection level of Internet users through automated Anti-Virus services further enhances end-users data integrity for messaging and E-Commerce related activities both for consumer and enterprise customers. These partnerships address one of the immediate needs by allowing IT staffs and consumers to feel secure that every user has the latest virus protection available." We are pleased to partner with Internet Unlimited and KnowledgeSentry to provide an industry leading Anti-Virus solution with a transparent update mechanism." says Chris Vargas, President of F-Secure Inc. About Internet Unlimited Internet Unlimited is one of the first Internet Service Providers in East Texas with the largest geographic coverage of any ISP in East Texas; Internet Unlimited serves a populace of over 5 million. With a history of being the first to provide the latest in Internet technologies from 56k dialup to today's wireless broadband, Internet Unlimited's focus has always been on service. INU's headquarters is in Lufkin, Texas with POP's in Beaumont, Nacogdoches and Jasper. For additional information visit http://www.inu.net. About KnowledgeSentry KnowledgeSentry is an outsourced Security Solutions Provider of real-time 24x7 network monitoring, IT security consulting, disaster/data recovery, electronic private investigation, and forensic evidence collection. The company provides specific services under SentryShield(tm), a suite of software for intrusion detection, privacy, content filtering, and anti-virus protection, and SentryService(tm), the company's branded security consulting services. For additional information visit www.knowledgesentry.net. About F-Secure Online Solutions (F-SOS) F-Secure Online Solutions is a premier provider of Managed Security Solutions through service providers. The company offers managed services for anti-virus, file encryption, distributed firewall and VPN solutions. F-SOS utilizes technology from F-Secure Corporation as well as products from other leading security companies in its solutions portfolio to fill the knowledge gap between demanding customer environments and service providers, enabling much faster rollout and time-to-market for new security services. F-SOS utilizes its Security Online Center concept to deliver highly available and reliable security solutions. F-SOS was established in 2000 and holds its head office in Helsinki, Finland and is owned by F-Secure Corporation [HEX:FSC]. For more information, please contact: Bill Hood, Group Manager, North America F-Secure Online Solutions 22420 Ventura Blvd. Woodland Hills, CA 91364 (818) 225-2953 firstname.lastname@example.org Kimmo Alkio, CEO F-Secure Online Solutions Mannerheimintie 12 B FIN-00100 Helsinki Tel. +358 9 2516 6363 Fax + 358 9 2516 6178 E-mail: email@example.com Dan Christie, Chief Financial Officer, KnowledgeSentry Tel. +1 864.331.1503 firstname.lastname@example.org Curt Purdy, President Internet Unlimited Tel. +1 (409) 632-0144 email@example.com Steven Lowe The Edge Partnership Tel: +44 1625 511 966 Direct line: +44 1625 507 209 Mobile: 0775 924 4155 email firstname.lastname@example.org www.edge-pr.co.uk This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Context PR in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.