• Steganos Partnered up with Telekom for its Security Offer “Made in Germany”
  • Steganos Online Shield VPN is Part of the Free Protection Package
  • Program Collection Unites Four German IT Providers

Bild_Gratis_SchutzpaketIn cooperation with Telekom the German Software Company Steganos contributes to the program package for protection of PCs, smartphones and tablets, which was presented at the IT event CeBIT 2015. The free-of-charge program collection contains the Steganos Online Shield VPN as well as software of three other German IT security providers (Avira, Strato, Secomba). By closing all main security gaps, it addresses consumers as well as small and medium-sized companies.

Steganos Online Shield VPN – Surfing safely and privately

Within the Telekom security package “Made in Germany” Steganos provides the important function of encrypting Internet connections. Users can browse safely and privately with Steganos Online Shield VPN. The program encrypts all Internet traffic using the highly-secure AES 256-bit procedure. The Steganos Servers, placed all over the world, protect personal data from attacks and surveillance in all kinds of public networks – whether WiFi, LAN or mobile network (3G, LTE/4G, EDGE, GPRS). With Steganos Online Shield its users can surf anonymously whenever they want to, as the program conceals online identities and safeguards personal data against unauthorized access. Furthermore, the solution also conceals the IP addresses of devices, so hackers can no longer identify them as potential victims.

“We are looking forward to the strategic cooperation with Telekom. It opens an additional channel for us to provide Internet users with a VPN tool, that enables them to surf freely and to circumvent regionally blocked content, but with the highest security standards available”, says Stephan Hechler, Managing Director of Steganos Software GmbH. “Not only revelations by Snowden, but also calls for prohibition of encryption on national and international level make many users feel insecure. Together with the Telekom and other IT providers, we offer them protection for their smartphones and PCs in one single package – made in Germany.”

Steganos Online Shield VPN being the current test winner of the comparison portal Netzsieger complements the Telekom security package. Within the comparative test of VPN services, the product achieved the best ranks in the categories: security, performance, usability and customer support.

The free offering is available to download with the market launch at www.telekom.de/schutzpaket. A premium version of the offering with additional functions is planned.