Trend Micro and ASUS Partner to Deliver A New Level of Smart Home Security
ASUS Smart Home Gateway, embedded with the Trend Micro SDK, makes connected environments safer in smart homes
Singapore, December 2, 2015 – According to Business Insider, Internet of Everything (IoE) home devices will reach 20 billion by 2019, and will soon face critical security issues. Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in security software and solutions, announced today that it has expanded the partnership with ASUS for the new ASUS Smart Home Gateway, which will come equipped with a Trend Micro security development kit (SDK), designed to establish safe connections between smart devices, apps, and cloud services. The two companies had collaborated last year to create the Trend Micro Smart Home Network solution for wireless routers.
“As IoE becomes ubiquitous, the chances of connected devices, such as IP cameras, smart lighting, and refrigerators, getting hacked will increase as well. Should there be no security measures in place, personal privacy and safety will be at risk. With this in mind, Trend Micro developers have committed thoroughly to enhancing in-house security to defend against advanced threats. We are excited to collaborate with ASUS once again to integrate the Trend Micro SDK and ASUS Smart Home Gateway. This solution will filter and intercept malicious intrusions and attacks to protect the entire home network. We hope our partnership will set an example for more vendors to emphasize IoT security for home-owners. We’d be most keen to partner with more hardware makers to provide more custom smart home solutions that deliver comprehensive protection for the connected home environment.” stated Steven Hsu,Director of Global Consumer Sales Enablement & Business Development at Trend Micro.
“Trend Micro has long been developing the most advanced security protection technologies,” says Jim Yeh, Senior Director, Smart Home Department at ASUS. “We are elated to once again work with them to bring our security solutions to the next level. By embedding the Trend Micro SDK within the ASUS Smart Home Gateway, this development offers well-rounded security features for energy-saving homes.”