Trend Micro and Asus have entered into an agreement. As part of this strategic association Asus will incorporate Trend Micro’s newest solution, the Trend Micro™ Smart Home Network, into its wireless routers. This step will help in strengthening the security of smart devices by providing network management and security with parental controls.
Talking about the association, Tenlong Deng, vice president of Wireless Devices at ASUS said, “We are excited about the collaboration with Trend Micro to provide families with a secured and faster home network experience. ASUS wireless home router products enable home network security and optimize bandwidth efficiency while filtering Internet content based on users’ preferences.”
On the other hand, Terence Liu, vice president of Network Threat Defense Technology Group at Trend Micro, said, “It’s more important than ever to secure diversified Internet-connected devices. Once a home network is hacked, personal information is susceptible to being compromised. The home network is now becoming another new hot zone for hackers. In deploying Smart Home Network on ASUS wireless home router products, malicious exploits can be blocked efficiently and protect all devices at home to promote home security in the frontier. We are proud that the collaboration between ASUS, the leading company in the networking communications industry, and Trend Micro will now be extended from professional data security protection into home networks”.
The Trend Micro’s Smart Home Network Solution allows the users to create a complete, systematic security protection process. This process comprises of three stages: prevention, protection and mitigation. The home router has become a device which intelligently monitors and tracks security events. It also combines intelligent bandwidth management and parental control system. Moreover, it immensely improves network experiences and becomes the most reliable home gateway security keeper.
The ASUS’s RT-AC87U will begin to be embedded with Trend Micro’s Smart Home Network software suite, followed by two other popular models: RT-AC56U and RT-AC68U.