ACT Fibernet Developed a Robust cybersecurity application in partnership with F-Secure

CIOReviewIndia Team | Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 13:50 IST

ACT Fibernet Developed a  Robust cybersecurity application in partnership with F-Secure

In partnership with cybersecurity provider F-Secure, ACT Fibernet which is a private internet service provider launched a safety and security application called ‘ACT Shield’.

Today, demand for internet services has leapfrogged and we have been witnessing significant increase in the usage of online devices, which includes desktops, smartphones, laptops, among others. Hence, this development has come at the right moment as one of the most vital parameters in the current digital world is cyber-security concerns; threats such as malware, phishing and ransomware have been significantly increasing with the advancements of technologies and also due to the increased usage of inter applications. 

Currently, ACT Fibernet has more than 17 lakh customers across India. The ISP said in a statement that they would be aiming to provide security to every user by partnering itself with F-Secure. This application - ACT Shield - would be reliable when it comes to safeguarding devices from malicious activity. 

This application comes with some important features such as parental controls, endpoint protection, content filters, anti-theft devices finder among others. Furthermore, it will also provide features such as privacy checks, banking capabilities, and secure browsing. 

“We are happy to collaborate with F-Secure in launching ACT Shield. In view of ongoing security challenges, ACT Shield will provide a secure home internet and empower every customer’s usage and need,” said Prasanna Gokhale, CTO ACT Group. “It is our endeavor to enable our customers to have uninterrupted, unlimited access to the internet, and now with the assurance and protection of ACT Shield,” he added.


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