MCLEAN, Va., July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CYREN (NASDAQ: CYRN) today announced that WiFi SPARK, a UK-based managed WiFi service provider which operates over 100,000 access points across Europe, is now offering enhanced cyber security capabilities and Internet content filtering enforcement to network hotspot site owners and their visitors, powered by the cloud-based CYREN WebSecurity platform.
CYREN WebSecurity is now integrated with the SPARK® platform from WiFi SPARK, extending the capabilities of the service to include even greater protection for users against Web-borne cyber threats and detailed definition and enforcement of Internet acceptable use policy. SPARK® is the company's market-leading solution for site owners wishing to offer a high-quality WiFi user experience for their visitors.
"WiFi SPARK is committed to delivering the very best customer experience for hotspot site owners and their visitors," said Matt O'Donovan, CEO of WiFi SPARK. "With the integration of CYREN WebSecurity, the SPARK® platform now gives site hosts the ability to ensure that inappropriate or unwanted content can never be accessed on their hotspots, as well as delivering essential protection for users against today's Web-borne Zero-Hour malware and phishing cyber threats. Our partnership with CYREN enables us to offer unequalled levels of service to hotspot hosts, security for their visitors, as well as saving bandwidth by blocking bad traffic."
"Today's technology user expects ubiquitous, fast access to the Internet via WiFi," said Lior Samuelson, CEO and Chairman of the Board at CYREN. "Providers like WiFi SPARK are leading the charge to deliver this for site owners in a model where hotspot users can also be safe from the latest Web threats and inappropriate content. CYREN is a proven provider of cyber security and Web content filtering. With the CYREN WebSecurity platform, we make these capabilities available on a global scale for providers such as WiFi SPARK without any hardware or software."
About WiFi SPARK
WiFi SPARK is a specialist WiFi network solutions provider with an extensive portfolio of active locations across the UK, including the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham and hundreds of NHS hospitals. The revolutionary architecture of SPARK® enables businesses to provide a branded WiFi Experience to visitors, and target additional revenue streams through advertising and data collection.
WiFi SPARK facilitates hundreds of thousands of device connections through its platform each week. SPARK® technology is used in the UK's largest shopping malls, which together attract over 400 million customer visits each year, and in addition, is becoming the leading provider in urban WiFi. Fully customizable and with endless applications, WiFi SPARK offers a completely tailored service to suit each individual customer. Adaptable features enable hotspot site owners to benefit from a truly personalized WiFi service, and for users to benefit from an unrivalled WiFi experience.
WiFi SPARK solution offerings range from single small sites to large-scale urban deployments, all based on the unique SPARK® software platform. No other wireless network provider can offer the same adaptability, span of features, and ultimately, return on investment.
For further information on WiFi SPARK, its unique technology and specialist wireless network solutions, call +44 (0) 344 848 9555, or visit www.wifispark.com.
Founded in 1991, CYREN (NASDAQ and TASE: CYRN) is a long-time innovator in cyber intelligence, offering next generation Security as a Service solutions to enterprises and powering the security solutions of more than 200 of the world's largest IT and security technology providers. Providing detection of cyber attacks for many of the largest networks, CYREN maintains the broadest and deepest real-time Internet threat database in the world. Every day, CYREN collects and analyzes 17 billion pieces of threat data to protect 600 million global users. Threat data is gathered and cyber intelligence disseminated through 500,000 global points of presence in 200 countries. Visit www.cyren.com.
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