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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.