What does the 'Identify device type' setting do in F-Secure
Identify device type is located in
Settings > Protection in the SENSE app for
This feature identifies your devices by using
metadata and a traffic profile sent from your connected devices. Before device
identification can take place, the devices in your SENSE network first need to
send some data for analysis. Once the devices are identified, the icon for the
device type is set and visible in the app.
At the moment, the technology recognizes a number of devices; however,
we do not have signatures for every possible device or device type yet. As
every device has a unique device ID, we are able to use this information to
help us improve the service.
If a device is not getting detected properly, please send us feedback
Send feedback feature in the app, including the
The unique device ID
(visible in the device details view); and
A description of your
device: the brand or model, and what kind of a device it is.
This information helps us implement new detection signatures.
By choosing a different icon through your app, you can also set the
device type manually.