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VAIO Corporation and Janus Technologies Inc. Announce a Partnership to Launch the First BIOS-Based Technology for Endpoint Security

Today VAIO Corporation (Head office: Azumino City, Nagano Prefecture, Japan; President: Hidetoshi Yoshida) and Janus Technologies Inc. (Head office: Silicon Valley, CA 94086, U.S.A.; CEO: Sofin Raskin) are announcing an integration between VAIO’s platform and Janus’s BIOS-based technology for endpoint security. This collaboration will bring together a best-of-breed solution to help strengthen security against the latest cyber threats.

“The opportunity to work with Janus enables us to strengthen the prevention of cyber threats from the outside and potential threats inside, assuring that employees and employers have a safe and productive work environment. VAIO is excited to partner with Janus on this new security solution which brings BIOS-level protection to VAIO computers,” says Ryosuke Akahane, Executive Vice President of VAIO. “We will start this business in the U.S. and consider expanding to other countries. We hope there will be many attendees who will witness the VAIO® PC in action at the RSA show.”

The Janus Secure Computer technology consists of a BIOS-centric security module with centralized network management and an analytics platform. Janus provides a stronger defense by creating a hardware-defined security perimeter inside each endpoint. For more details visit http://www.janustech.com.

“We are thrilled to join forces with VAIO to make this new technology accessible,” said Sofin Raskin, Janus Technologies Inc. CEO. “VAIO is a widely recognized brand with exceptional hardware which makes them ideal to showcase a commercial-grade computer with enhanced security functionality. By partnering with VAIO, we are able to radically alter the status quo and deliver far greater protection against today’s increasing cyber threats.”

Janus will be participating in the RSA Conference USA 2018 from April 16-20 in San Francisco, California (Booth #5009 North Expo). We encourage everyone to stop by and see this new technology in action on the VAIO platform computers.

About VAIO Corporation

VAIO Corporation, which inherited the VAIO PC business from Sony Corporation, was established on July 1, 2014, headquartered in Azumino City, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. VAIO Corporation is dedicated to planning design, development, manufacturing and sale of PCs and related products labeled with the VAIO trademark.

About Janus Technologies Inc.

Janus Technologies is a pioneer in BIOS-based endpoint security. The Janus Secure Computing Platform is an enterprise-class solution built for today’s most security-conscious industries. Janus was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California.

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