What are the current security features for F-Secure SENSE?

Note: This article is valid for you only if you are using the standalone version of F-Secure SENSE (not part of the F-Secure TOTAL package). If you have bought SENSE with the F-Secure TOTAL package, see article What is F-Secure TOTAL? to find out how TOTAL protects you, your devices and your home.

This table shows you the current security features available with F-Secure SENSE. F-Secure SENSE uses a three-layer protection system consisting of the SENSE router, the SENSE app, and the F-Secure Security Cloud.

As F-Secure SENSE enables protection in the home network, as well as on the go, this table also describes which features are available for either scenario.

Feature Feature description Platform support in the home network Platform support on the go
Always up-to-date, secure router

Both the router software and the security features are frequently updated.

Not applicable

Not applicable

Anti-bot

Blocks traffic from a compromised device to an attacker's command and control center.

All devices

Not applicable

Anti-tracking

Prevents tracking sites from following your surfing habits and collecting data about you.

All devices

Future implementation

Antivirus

Real-time file scanning on device to block malware.

Network traffic scanning to block downloading malware and malicious apps.

On Windows

On Mac

On Android

On Windows

On Mac

On Android

Behavior-based blocking

Blocks custom malware and zero-day attacks by analyzing app behavior (DeepGuard)

On Windows

On Windows

Browsing Protection

Blocks malicious or compromised sites based on URL reputation.

All devices

On Windows

On Mac

Banking Protection

Adds another layer of security when banking online and/or carrying out online money transactions.

On Windows

On Mac

On Windows

On Mac

Firewall

Blocks malicious connection attempts based on predetermined rules.

All devices

On Windows

On Mac

IoT security

Blocks malicious or compromised connections to and from smart home or IoT devices based on host name reputation.

Detects what the device type is based on network traffic patterns.

All devices

Not applicable

Notifications and alerts

Notifies you about relevant security events.

On iOS

On Android

Upcoming feature

WiFi router features

An intuitive and easy way to control and monitor your WiFi settings.

On iOS

On Android

Upcoming feature

The SENSE app for iOS only allows you to set up, monitor, and control the SENSE router.

All of your Android devices should have the SENSE app installed, as with the SENSE app, your devices gain the fullest protection with SENSE. For more information about the SENSE app, refer to What platforms does the F-Secure SENSE app currently run on?.

Pricing & Product Info

For product info and pricing please go to the F-Secure SENSE product page

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