A security solution company, ESET has launched a new mobile security app designed specifically for Airtel subscribers.
The ESET Country Manager, Mr. Olufemi Ake, told this during the recent launch of SEC Security Mobile, Airtel prints in Lagos recently.
He said the mobile security application would provide smartphone users with features for the prevention and management of cyber risks associated with Android mobile devices.
He said that the average smartphone users in Nigeria need to install mobile security apps on their phones, especially in this age where cyber offenders carry personal data online.
The country manager added that the first security product focused on telecommunications had been optimized for Android and also for seamless performance, as well as proactive protection.
According to Ake, "The new ESET mobile security for Airtel also welcomes new premium features such as Anti-Phishing, which protect against malicious websites trying to acquire sensitive information – users' names, passwords, banking information or credit card.
"It also includes anti-theft, which locks a device on detecting suspicious behavior or when an unauthorized SIM has installed.
"The security app also has the Lock Remote feature, allowing the device to lock its remote phone, preventing unauthorized access to all stored information, including pictures and emails.
"It also has the SMS feature and Call Call, which allows smartphone owners to receive the calls and messages they just need and also enable them to define the sender and & # 39; the time to receive SMS or calls with call control in time. "
Ake, that the ESET Mobile Security product already exists globally on Google Play Store with over thirty million downloads.
He explained that the app also offers accurate detection of known and unknown mobile threats with a supply of advanced features such as anti-theft, security check, app lock, SMS filtering and phone and password, among others.
Chief Commercial Officer, Airtel Nigeria, said. Dinesh Balsingh, said the partnership with ESET has confirmed its organization's commitment to protecting customers from cyber offenders.
He said that when submitting such apps to subscribers, they would be protected from cyber offenders who may want to hack them to their personal data.
Balsingh said that subscribers of Airtel who wish to benefit from the new security app could subscribe through the Google Play store at a subsidized and flexible monthly cost N150.