Trend Micro has announced a joint collaboration with Broadcom Corporation in the development of an integrated security solution optimized to protect home security networks from cyber threats and improve network visibility without compromising performance.
"Our integrated security solution for the home network gateway is unique to the market with its easy-to-use, yet powerful capabilities," said Dhanya Thakkar, MD, India & SEA, Trend Micro.
"With malicious traffic being blocked and security events being tracked and monitored, home users will be able to enjoy improved clarity of their Internet usage habits and an improved user experience. Trend Micro's proven leadership in cyber security technology is a tremendous asset for this home offering," he added.
As the proliferation of network applications becomes more interweaved with emerging smart appliances and wearable technology, new challenges have emerged for home gateways, including easier access to unacceptable content, poorly configured software stacksand growing cyber-attacksrelated to Internet of Things (IoT) gadgets. IoT refers to how everyday products and appliances are increasingly being designed and manufactured with Internet connectivity in mind. Today's Internet-connected products range from TVs and refrigerators to cars.
Trend Micro's home security solution utilizes enterprise-level anti-intrusion, a home gateway configuration integrity check and server reputation services designed to protect Internet connected devices from exploits, safeguarding privacy and valuable information. It is configured for IoT devices, network applications, software vulnerabilities and URL reputation, and enables users to manage their entire home network environment.
"Trend Micro's proven leadership in cyber security technology is a tremendous asset for the home gateway. While easy to use and configure, it is also highly effective in monitoring and blocking potential security threats. Broadcom's market leading 5G WiFi and 5G WiFi XStream platforms provide the high performance needed to seamlessly run Trend Micro's advanced security solution", said Rahul Patel, VP and GM, Wireless Connectivity, Broadcom.