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F-Secure, Windstream, and Actiontec win broadband marketing award for connected home security offering
Helsinki, Finland – May 7, 2020: The Broadband Multimedia Marketing Association (BMMA) has awarded a joint effort between Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications, cyber security provider F-Secure, and Actiontec Electronics, with its 2020 Marketing Partnership Best in Class Award.
F-Secure Countercept wins seven-figure deal with UK-based enterprise
“F-Secure’s specialized cyber security expertise makes us the ideal security partner for many organizations. And our managed detection and response service is the perfect way to deliver these capabilities to organizations that need a team of professionals ready to counter highly-skilled threat actors 24/7,” says F-Secure Executive Vice President of Detection and Response Tim Orchard.
Protecting employees and systems in a time of pandemic
It’s inevitable that all kinds of gaps and issues will have already emerged when it comes to the capability of employee’s home IT set ups – and their ability to remain both secure and effective. Hopefully, your organization has a long-established home working policy that can, if necessary, also expand to accommodate Disaster Recovery plans. But not every workplace has the capability or resources to offer this to all of its staff who are able to do all or part of their jobs remotely.
F-Secure Countercept earns multi-year contract from global logistics and engineering firm
Helsinki, Finland – February 12, 2020: Cyber security provider F-Secure’s award-winning Countercept solution has won a significant, multi-year contract from an internationally recognized logistics and engineering firm based in Belgium. F-Secure Countercept was selected to respond to challenges posed by the evolving threat landscape due to its broad set of detection and response capabilities, in addition to proven threat hunting and incident response expertise.
Highly positive response to F-Secure ID PROTECTION signals strong demand in the operator channel
Helsinki, Finland – January 28, 2020: Cyber security provider F-Secure has begun to roll out F-Secure ID PROTECTION and five operator partners around the world have already signed up to protect their consumer customers’ identities. First announced in May of 2019 and now available as planned, the service monitors for data breaches and can detect if an individual’s personal information has been exposed.
F-Secure UK awarded grant to research autonomous vehicle network security
London, UK – January 23, 2020: Cyber security provider F-Secure has won a £25,000 grant to research the security of connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) networks. The research will leverage F-Secure Consulting’s expertise in securing critical national infrastructure to help the company contribute to the integrity and trustworthiness of the emerging CAV ecosystem.
F-Secure finds major vulnerabilities in popular wireless presentation system
Helsinki, Finland – December 16, 2019: Consultants with cyber security provider F-Secure have discovered several exploitable vulnerabilities in a popular wireless presentation system. Attackers can use the flaws to intercept and manipulate information during presentations, steal passwords and other confidential information, and install backdoors and other malware.
CANVAS delivers cyber security’s ethical path forward
Should a hospital pay a ransom to get back medical records needed to treat critically ill patients? Is it okay for hacked corporations attempt to even the score by hacking back? When governments become aware of a cyber attack, do they have an obligation to inform the targets immediately, even if that eliminates the chance to corner the intruders? When investigating systems of their customer, what should incident response consultants do if they come across traces of illegal activities by the customer?
How to stop scammers dreaming of a white Christmas
Thieves have abounded throughout time. Cyber criminals are just the latest version in a long line that goes back to the very beginnings of human existence – or maybe even before that. Crimes in their many forms will exist as long as there are bad people in the world.
4 threats to your mobile security and what to do about them
Not only are they so common, but their importance in our lives has increased significantly in a very short time. What used to be a tool to facilitate communicating has now become a way of life. Just think about what you use your mobile for: shopping, bank services, camera, email, listening to music, messaging, sharing stuff on social media, etc. To some the device and its features are part of their style and even identity.