Trend Micro has announced that it has been selected as the exclusive content security solution at The Carphone Warehouse.

As part of the agreement, Trend Micro Internet Security Pro will be available immediately to The Carphone Warehouse customers via all of its UK stores and its online sales operation on purchases of mobile phones, laptops and smartphones.

Trend Micro Internet Security Pro is specifically designed to keep consumers' data and personal information protected from online threats. The cloud-based solution features robust smartphone security, which uses advanced encryption technology to prevent data theft, block viruses and SMS, as well as fighting malware designed to extract sensitive data from a smartphone.

Andrew Harrison, UK CEO of The Carphone Warehouse said: “Our customers are increasingly using portable devices to carry and share important and confidential corporate and personal information. As a responsible retailer, we want to ensure that they have best in class data security to protect them from cybercrime.”

Anthony O'Mara, vice president at Trend Micro EMEA, said: “At Trend Micro we believe in making our highly effective content security readily available throughout the UK, giving consumers increased protection wherever they are and on whatever device they're using to access the internet. We're excited to be The Carphone Warehouse's exclusive content security partner and we are confident that this relationship will provide customers with increased protection from cybercriminal activity.”