F-Secure continues to find Malaysia attractive for investment

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The abundance of good local talent and an investment-friendly government were the main reasons for F-Secure to make Kuala Lumpur its hub for the Asia-Pacific region.The abundance of good local talent and an investment-friendly government were the main reasons for F-Secure to make Kuala Lumpur its hub for the Asia-Pacific region.

Finnish security and cloud content giant, F-Secure Corporation, continues to bet big on Malaysia for R&D and to use the country as its launch pad to seek greater market share throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Already with its own F-Secure Tower in Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur which also houses the group’s 2nd biggest Customer Care Lab and R&D facilities outside of Finland; the company is looking at putting more resources in Malaysia.

Its head of Asia Pacific Amit Nath told Business Circle that the scope of investment has also widened within the sales and marketing areas.

Amit“We have also recruited quite a few lab engineers and support staff to service the various markets which we operate in,” said Amit (pic).

“The abundance of good local talent and an investment-friendly government were the main reasons for F-Secure making Kuala Lumpur its hub for the Asia-Pacific region,” he added.

This year, the company is focusing on the group’s corporate cloud-based security solutions, with the small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as its main target.

F-Secure, which is listed on Helsinki’s NASDAQ OMX stock exchange, has had corporate products for some time now but sales had concentrated mostly in Europe, its stronghold, where 75% of its revenues are generated.

F-Secure’s endpoint solution includes multiple layers of protection technology to efficiently and effectively block common threats, as well as F-Secure’s endpoint solution includes multiple layers of protection technology to efficiently and effectively block common threats, as well as zero-day and APT attacks.

It is powered by the F-Secure Security Cloud, which provides instant, real-world threat intelligence that’s always up to date. Signature-based detection is complemented by behavioral and heuristic protection, sandboxing and other technologies, all adding up to next-generation business protection.

With F-Secure receiving awards in independent tests multiple years, its technology’s effectiveness at stopping malware in its tracks has been proven time and time again.Along its way, Malaysia has played its part in making F-Secure a “Visionary” in this critical field.

Along its way, Malaysia has played its part in making F-Secure “Visionary” in this critical field.

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