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F-Secure and Sony Ericsson Team-Up to Announce a Mobile Security Product for the UIQ Platform

F-Secure and Sony Ericsson logos F-Secure has joined hands with Sony Ericsson to offer mobile security for the latter’s smartphones, for which the security company has launched its Mobile Security product for the UIQ (User Interface Quartz) platform.

With an intention of offering a safe and rich mobile computing experience, F-Secure and Sony Ericsson will work together closely. In the near future, a trial version of the F-Secure Mobile Security 3.3 for UIQ will be introduced on selected Sony Ericsson UIQ handsets.

F-Secure Mobile Security 3.3 for UIQ gets together an in-built antivirus and firewall, in order to comply with the versatile and highly connected computing smartphones.

Samu Konttinen, Vice President, Mobile Solutions Business Unit, F-Secure stated, “We are very proud and happy about the UIQ product and the co-operation. Our complete mobile product range will enable us to continue our leadership in the area of mobile security. We have seen increasing demand for mobile security solutions also from mobile operators, who want to offer their customers a secure user experience in all situations and on all platforms. We have products for all the major open smartphone platforms at the moment, and we will continue to expand our security solutions offering to meet the growing needs in the market.”

Users can subscribe for the F-Secure Mobile Security 3.3 for UIQ via the F-Secure Mobile eStore at http://www.f-secure.com/estore.

F-Secure has already introduced solutions of the similar lines for S60 and Windows Mobile platforms. In the present day and age, smartphones indeed work “smart” and are being literally used as a personal computer. Thus solutions like these are sure to take care of any threats that may be impending on your smartphones.