WithSecure On Mission To Accelerate Enterprises Transition To ‘Outcome-Based Security’

Formerly known as F-Secure Business, WithSecure is on a mission to accelerate enterprises transition to ‘outcome-based security’.

WithSecure regional director (Asia-Pacific) Yong Meng Hong said that the company will continue to utilise F-Secure’s 34 years of proven expertise and technological innovation to help organisations connect security to their business.

“WithSecure is now accelerating towards an outcome-based security approach in which we work with organisations to determine best in which cybersecurity priorities are the most prominent areas to invest. This is done via a combination of our technology and human/partner excellence and enables them to see what the impact is in a business context,” said Yong.

“Additionally, as the new name reflects, WithSecure’s Co-security mindset will improve security capabilities, competencies and culture through good partnership. We are dedicated to working closely with clients and partners to ensure security investments provide more benefits to organizations than simply acquiring a new service or technology.”

Yong explained that the company’s objectives comprise five main thrusts:

•            Focusing on protecting business, business goals, business continuity, and business transformation projects.

•            Speeding up business and ensuring that it can scale easily and securely through cloudification.

•            Customers’ business will grow and function as it should because your sales team is accessing all of the data that it needs, when they need it.

•            Businesses have full transparency and full control over all parts because it’s all been co-secured.

•            Building a security outcome portfolio that provides synergies of human expertise, operational excellence and instinctive technology.

“Our mission is to research, innovate and build technologies, human expertise and delivery-business models that will accelerate our customers’ and partners’ transition to outcome-based security,” said Yong.

He cited WithSecure Elements that empowers enterprises with the clarity, flexibility and technology needed to adapt to changing threats and business needs.

“Enterprises are able to manage all security needs from a single console. It keeps their business and data safe by detecting attacks fast and responding with expert guidance. And customers can even elevate the hardest cases to our elite cybersecurity specialists,” said Yong.

WithSecure Elements Endpoint Detection and Response is a module of the company’s Elements cyber security platform.

The cloud-based platform provides effective protection against ransomware and advanced attacks. Elements brings together vulnerability management, automated patch management, dynamic threat intelligence and continuous behavioral analytics. This way, enterprises are able to use individual solutions for specific needs or combine them all seamlessly for maximum defence.

“IT service providers, MSSPs (managed security service providers) and businesses along with the largest financial institutions, manufacturers, and thousands of the world’s most advanced communications and technology providers trust us for outcome-based cyber security that protects and enables their operations,” said Yong.

“Our AI-driven protection secures endpoints and cloud collaboration, and our intelligent detection and response is powered by experts who identify business risks by proactively hunting for threats and confronting live attacks.

“What’s more, our consultants partner with enterprises and tech challengers to build resilience through evidence-based security advice. With more than 30 years of experience in building technology that meets business objectives, we’ve built our portfolio to grow with our partners through flexible commercial models.”

Founded in 1988, WithSecure is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd and has offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific which Yong oversees.

Worldwide, the company has more than 7,000 partners and over 100,000 corporate customers today.


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