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Wayport Offers Free Introductory Security Software

Wayport will offer an introductory subscription to Symantec’s Norton Internet Security 2005 to customers who connect to Wayport’s service in hotels and airports.  Beginning in August, Wayport’s hotel and Wi-Fi airport customers will be able to download a free 60 day introductory subscription to the security software suites.

Wayport customers will be able to click on a Symantec link on the Wayport Digital Media Center and arrive at a Symantec landing page.  Here they can sign up for a free introductory subscription to Symantec’s Norton Internet Security 2005, which includes Norton AntiVirus, Norton Personal Firewall, Norton Privacy Control, Norton AntiSpam and Norton Parental Control. After 60 days, the customer will have the option to purchase a one-year subscription to the existing product or an upgrade.

“Wayport continues to lead the industry by providing a secure customer connection experience,” said Dan Lowden, vice president of marketing for Wayport. “Be it full VPN and personal firewall support, Intel?’ Centrino? certification, and now, offering Norton Internet Security 2005, we are meeting the needs of our customers to stay safe and secure when on the Internet.”

In addition to automatic protection from malicious code, an intelligent firewall, content filtering and intrusion prevention technology, Norton Internet Security 2005 includes several new features for Wayport customers participating in the offer. Protection against damaging Internet worms at the point of entry, Outbreak Alert notification, increased privacy controls and improved spam filtering capabilities are just a few of the enhancements available in the 2005 version.

Matthew Moynahan, vice president, consumer products and solutions, Symantec Corp. commented: “Regardless of where they are, consumers and business travelers who are at home, in the office or on the go need automatic, proactive Internet security protection. Norton Internet Security 2005 is a solution that Wayport customers can trust to help keep their online experience productive and safe from viruses, worms and Trojan horses, as well as from hackers, privacy threats, spam and inappropriate Web content.”