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Ava Security selects new America’s headquarters at Raleigh, North Carolina to span cloud computing

Ava Security, a unified service provider of cyber and video security, announces it has selected Raleigh, North Carolina as the location for the company’s new Americas headquarters. Ava will be investing in the region, creating new jobs, and adding to Raleigh’s rich tradition of innovation. Raleigh joins Uxbridge (London) as the company’s two global headquarters. The new Raleigh headquarters is located at 208 South Wilmington Street, Suite 200, Raleigh, NC 27601. “The Ame...

Xerafy provides durable XS UHF tags to help Greenville Hospital track expensive surgical instruments

Greenville Hospital has deployed UHF RFID to help track expensive surgical instruments and other medical equipment to reduce losses and the time spent locating them. As the largest health care system located in South Carolina, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center count 1,268 licenced beds, and 1,250 physicians out of 10,500 employees. The hospital has implemented EPC Gen 2 RFID tags to help identify surgical probes that are often accidentally thrown away after procedures. Becaus...

VMware launches vulnerability management module for their Carbon Black Cloud Endpoint sensor

Security and IT teams have recently been facing a tidal wave of highly publicised breaches stemming from unpatched vulnerabilities, such as the attacks originating from a zero-day Windows printer spooler vulnerability dubbed ‘PrintNightmare’ (CVE-2021-34527). These software vulnerabilities are a major threat vector that security teams need to address. They are excited to announce the launch of the vulnerability management module for VMware Carbon Black Cloud Endpoint. By adding vuln...

What are the challenges and benefits of mobile access control?

There is a broad appeal to the idea of using a smartphone or wearable device as a credential for physical access control systems. Smartphones already perform a range of tasks that extend beyond making a phone call. Shouldn’t opening the door at a workplace be among them? It’s a simple idea, but there are obstacles for the industry to get there from here. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the challenges and benefits of mobile access control solutions? 

2N to host a virtual event to highlight the benefits of integrating cyber security, office access and video analytics under one platform

2N, the provider of IP intercom systems, has come together with four other tech firms to promote the practical benefits of bringing together building cyber security, smart office access, and video analytics within one unified platform. The companies will showcase the practical benefits to installers, integrators and building users during the latest 2N On Air event at 2pm BST on Thursday, May 20th. The event comes as evidence grows of UK firms rethinking building space in 2021; a survey of 500 H...

Fingerprints supports CardLab in the smartcard solutions for physical & digital Identity

Technology provider and smartcard manufacturer CardLab and the software house TrustSec have released a dual interface Biometric FIDO2 card that features Fingerprints’ T-Shape sensor module for a secure, tokenised authentication. FIDO2 is a strong tool for digital access and by integrating it in a biometric card it will enable password-less authentication and protect individual’s’ identity and enterprises against unauthorized access.

AlgoSec releases latest A32 version to maximise business agility and strengthen cloud, SDN security management

AlgoSec, the network security management solution vendor, has introduced enhanced application visibility and auto-discovery features, and extended its integrations with SDN and SD-WAN solutions, in the new version of its core Network Security Management Suite. AlgoSec A32 version AlgoSec’s new A32 version gives IT and security experts the most comprehensive visibility and control over security across their entire hybrid environment. It enables organisations to align and manage their netw...

Qognify launches Ocularis 6.0 video management systems to monitor and respond to incidents faster

Qognify, the trusted advisor and technology solution provider for physical security and enterprise incident management, set a new standard for video management systems (VMS) with the launch of Ocularis 6.0. Available now, the release includes map-driven operation and a bi-directional interface enabling security operators to monitor and respond to incidents faster by removing the need to switch between several systems. Ocularis 6.0 also benefits from Qognify’s cross-product research and de...

ConnectWise acquires Perch Security and StratoZen to provide unified and enhanced SOC and SIEM services

ConnectWise, the provider of software and expert services purpose-built for technology solution providers (TSPs), announces it has acquired Perch Security and StratoZen. These acquisitions establish ConnectWise as the platform with the comprehensive offering for TSP - complete with business management, unified management and security management, including SOC and SIEM services.  As part of the ConnectWise Fortify™ security management solution, these technologies will provide revoluti...

Conscia Sweden qualifies for the Cisco IoT Advantage Partner program to build secure solutions

Conscia Sweden, a provider of security and IT infrastructure solutions, has qualified as the first Cisco IoT Advantage Partner in the world. This is the result of a lot of completed Cisco IoT training and a wealth of practical experience regarding IoT and industrial networks. Conscia has also developed the Conscia DevicePortal software, which is used by both private and public sectors in several countries to quickly connect and manage IoT devices in a secure manner. Building secure solutions...

Acronis announces Cyber Protect 15 for backup, anti-malware and cybersecurity solutions

Acronis announced the release of Acronis Cyber Protect 15, a B2B solution which integrates backup, disaster recovery, next-generation anti-malware, cybersecurity, and endpoint management tools into a single solution. The findings of the Acronis Cyber Readiness Report 2020 illustrate why organisations need a cyber protection solution that reduces complexity and improves security while remaining cost-effective. With Acronis Cyber Protect 15’s unique integration of data protection and next-g...

AlgoSec announces 26 percent growth in product revenues and profitability in first half of 2020

AlgoSec, the provider of business-driven network security management solutions, announced strong year-on-year growth of 26% in product revenues and profitability in the first half of 2020. During H1, the company also hired 55 employees. “Thanks to the efforts of our staff and partners, we have achieved excellent results in the first half of 2020, despite the ongoing impact of the pandemic,” said Yuval Baron, CEO of AlgoSec. “This highlights how demand for our solutions is grow...

Pulse Secure NAC extends Zero Trust Network Assurance as users and IoT devices return to a hybrid workplace

Pulse Secure announced new features to its Network Access Control (NAC) solution, Pulse Policy Secure (PPS), that enhance endpoint and IoT device visibility, compliance, remediation, and threat response as organisations embrace expanded remote work flexibility with employees and their devices returning to a hybrid workplace. Available separately or as part of Pulse Access Suite Plus, Pulse Policy Secure (PPS) is an enterprise-class NAC solution that is easy to deploy, manage and scale. The upda...

Hikvision joins FIRST, the forum of incident response and security teams

Hikvision, one of world's renowned security equipment manufacturer, announced that its Hikvision Security Response Center (HSRC) is now a member of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), a recognised global provider of incident response. FIRST is an international confederation of trusted computer incident response teams who cooperatively handle computer security incidents and promote incident prevention programmes. Full membership in FIRST will augment Hikvision's ongoing ef...

Bitglass strengthens security for the modern workforce by deepening integration with Duo Security

Bitglass, the Next-Gen Cloud Security Company, announced a deepened integration with Duo Security, now part of Cisco, a renowned multi-factor authentication (MFA) and Zero Trust solution provider. Together, Bitglass and Duo balance enterprise-grade access control and data protection with the flexibility and seamless user experience needed to support a global, remote, and multi-device workforce. Telecommuting, accessing corporate data from personal devices, and cloud-first ecosystems have quickl...

ExtraHop issues a report on substantial changes in device usage during the COVID-19 pandemic

ExtraHop, the provider of cloud-native network detection and response, issued a report detailing rapid substantial changes in device usage trends as businesses shifted their operations in March due to COVID-19. The report also warns of the security complexity and risks posed by connected devices, both those used by employees at home, and those left idle but connected to the office network. While there are many lenses through which to explore the ways in which COVID-19 is reshaping business oper...

Moxa joins the OpenChainProject by the Linux Foundation to streamline open source compliance

Moxa announced that it has joined the OpenChainProject, an initiative by the Linux Foundation to streamline open source compliance. By enrolling as a Platinum member, Moxa becomes the first Taiwan-based company to join the OpenChain's Governing Board, expanding the project's reach globally and across multiple industrial sectors. Formed in 2016, the OpenChain Project aims to build trust in open source by making open source license compliance simpler and more consistent across supplies chains. Th...

Cisco Systems announces Fluidmesh Networks aquisition to widen industrial wireless solutions portfolio

As organisations continue to connect their infrastructures, wireless connectivity remains a critical piece of their strategy. To meet the growing demand for wireless connectivity in the most challenging environments, Cisco Systems is announcing its intent to acquire Fluidmesh Networks, a privately-held, US-based security company renowned for providing wireless backhaul systems. Fluidmesh’s technology will compliment Cisco’s robust industrial wireless portfolio, providing reliable and...

AlgoSec Network Security Management Suite version A30.10 offers extended technology ecosystem integrations

AlgoSec, globally renowned provider of business-driven network security management solutions, has released the version A30.10 update of its core Network Security Management Suite, which offers new cloud security management capabilities and a range of enhanced features that further extend its technology ecosystem integrations. ASMS A30.10 The AlgoSec Security Management Suite (ASMS) A30.10 builds on A30’s market renowned automation capabilities to enable seamless, zero-touch security mana...

Beyond Encryption tests its working from home policy to provide a secure communication solution

Beyond Encryption, the provider of secure email systems, road tested its working from home policy, safe in the knowledge that their ‘Digital Recorded Delivery®’ email system will continue to keep their communications secure. With the fears surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak worsening by the day, businesses are already relying on technology for remote working. According to Cisco Systems, WebEx meeting traffic connecting Chinese users to global workplaces has increase...

GlobalPlatform celebrates 20th year in the industry with the launch of new initiatives and confirming new Board of Directors

GlobalPlatform has hailed its 20th year as a strategic milestone in its mission to create collaborative and open ecosystems in which stakeholders can efficiently deliver innovative digital services, while providing greater security, privacy, simplicity and convenience for users. Kevin Gillick, Executive Director of GlobalPlatform, comments: “Twenty years ago, we set out to create an environment for experts to develop the foundations for innovative digital services and devices. Billions of...

Cisco adds NVT Phybridge to the Cisco Black Belt Academy to enhance product knowledge of the PoLRE switch

Cisco has added NVT Phybridge to the Cisco Black Belt Academy to improve product knowledge of the PoLRE switch, among its partner community. The Cisco Black Belt Academy is an enablement framework, providing training materials to help Cisco resellers and distributors effectively sell, deploy, and support partner solutions to create better customer outcomes. Cisco and NVT Phybridge partnership Cisco and NVT Phybridge have been partnered for over ten years and have helped hundreds of organisati...

AlgoSec’s network security management solution available for devices on Cisco’s global price list

AlgoSec, a provider of business-driven network security management solutions, today announced the availability of its integrated solution for Cisco ACI and security devices on Cisco’s Global Price List. This enables Cisco’s direct and channel sales network to offer AlgoSec’s solutions to customers through Cisco’s SolutionsPlus program. Cisco ACI, the software-defined networking solution, facilitates application agility and Data Center automation. ACI enables scalable mul...

Patriot One Technologies gets selected as the security technology partner for Bleutech Park Las Vegas

Patriot One Technologies Inc., developer of the PATSCAN™ Threat Detection Platform, is pleased to be selected as the security technology partner for Bleutech Park Las Vegas, a $7.5b Las Vegas Mini-City project that will be the World's first net-zero, smart, connected and safe city. The partnership was announced via a press release by Bleutech Park on Monday, September 9, 2019 and via social media on Friday, August 30, 2019. Prior to these announcements, Bleutech Park Las Vegas held an eve...