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F-Secure Auto Patch Updater Secures SMBs From Security Vulnerabilities

Written by  Sudheer Raju | 07 November 2012
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F-SecureOne key thing many of the individual desktops and small business networks fail at, are upto date software patches that could potentially keep them safe from numerous source of malware taking hold of their systems. In response to such demands from small businesses F-Secure, a multi channel security solution has introduced patch management as a business security feature.

Debuted as Software Updater, its becomes key proactive patch management component within the F-Secure's comprehensive SMB security solution. Yes i call it comprehensive for right reasons since this forms a once stop shop for securing not just servers and PC's but covers

  • Workstation security with support to Microsoft Windows 8/7/Vista/XP and Mac OS X.
  • Mobile Security covering Android 2.2 to 4.0, Windows Mobile 5/6x, Blackberry 5/6/7 and Symbian
  • Server Security including Microsoft Windows versions and various distributions of Linux like CentOS, Ubuntu, Debaian, RedHat and more
  • Email and Server Security
  • Support for over 25 languages and provides an online management portal for easy management
Take a sneak at a demo version of the product online on F-Secure demo site.

Over 80% of the top 10 malware detected by F-Secure Labs are targeted against software weaknesses. Known as vulnerability exploits and most commonly affecting unpatched software, these attacks threaten the data security of companies. Software Updater ensures that an organization’s operating systems and third-party applications are up-to-date. It proactively scans computers for missing security updates and patches and deploys them automatically, displaying the results. For users who want greater control, there is also a manual option.

“In most cases people don’t even know that there are updates available, and that can cause serious security risks for companies,” says Esa Tornikoski, Product Manager at F-Secure. “Compared to traditional patch management solutions, Software Updater handles the update process proactively, for maximum security using minimum resources.”

Sudheer Raju

Sudheer Raju

Founder of ToolsJournal, a technology journal on software tools and services. Sudheer has overall accountability for the webiste product development and is responsible for Sales and Marketing. With a flair to write, Sudheer himself writes for toolsjournal across all journal categories.

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