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Security Industry Association announces Efrain Pardo as the Spring 2020 recipient of the Denis Hebert Identity Management Scholarship

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected Efrain Pardo as the spring 2020 recipient of the Denis R. Hebert Identity Management Scholarship, a program presented in partnership with the Center for Identity at the University of Texas at Austin offering $5,000 scholarships for SIA members to help further their education in the field of identity management. This scholarship program – named after Hebert, President of Feenics Inc. and a past member of SIA’s Board of Directors wh...

Nexkey appoints Amit Rele Vice President of Product to drive innovation in mobile access control

Nexkey, an end-to-end provider of mobile access control solutions, has appointed technology veteran Amit Rele as VP of Product to lead product management and product marketing. The appointment, announced at Upfront Summit, follows Nexkey’s $6 million Series A funding round led last year by Upfront Ventures.  Nexkey access management  Before joining Nexkey, Rele worked across the spectrum of consumer and enterprise technology companies, from startups to Fortune 500 companies lik...

Security Industry Association awarding scholarships to young professionals towards continuing education and professional development

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected five recipients for the 2020 SIA RISE Scholarship, a program offered through SIA’s RISE community of young security professionals that supports the education and career development goals of young industry talent. Through this scholarship program – open to SIA student members and RISE members who are employees at SIA member companies – each awardee will receive a $3,000 scholarship to use toward continuing education and profes...

IBM AI Innovations enhances risk detection via IDaaS offering

Security today announced it is extending its artificial intelligence (AI) technology originally developed to protect users in the financial services industry, to clients in all industries via the company's identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) offering. IBM Cloud Identity now features AI-based adaptive access capabilities that help continually assess employee or consumer user risk levels when accessing applications and services. The solution escalates suspicious user interactions for further authenticat...

SureCloud appoints veteran sales leader Paul Zeila as Vice-President of GRC Sales for EMEA

SureCloud, the provider of cloud-based, Integrated Risk Management solutions and Cyber security and Risk Advisory services, has appointed Paul Zeila as Vice-President of GRC Sales for EMEA. He will be instrumental in driving business growth and developing service lines, as well as having overall responsibility for SureCloud’s suite of GRC products. Paul brings nearly 20 years of experience working in the GRC space with global organisations such as IBM, ACL, SAP and most recently, Deloitte...

My Alarm Center announces new hires to its executive leadership team

My Alarm Center (MAC) has announced two new additions to its executive leadership team. Evan Flamm, Senior Vice President of Finance, and Chris Honigman, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, will provide critical departmental oversight and continue company growth initiatives, out of the Philadelphia-area-based corporate headquarters, reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer, Amy Kothari. Evan Flamm is responsible for developing the company's financial strategy, policies and p...

ExtraHop for IBM QRadar app integrated with IBM Security Intelligence technology

ExtraHop, provider of enterprise cyber analytics from the inside out, launched the ExtraHop for IBM QRadar app, which integrates with IBM Security Intelligence technology to stream accurate, contextual network behavioural detections into the QRadar SIEM. With Reveal(x) detections in QRadar, organisations have a complete picture of suspicious or anomalous behaviour on their network, as well as the ability to perform rapid, guided investigations. This bi-directional integration lets analysts move...

High-profile keynoters and new speakers included at ISC West 2019 conference

Keynote speakers will kick off ISC West Day 1 and Day 2. Keynote sessions are open to anyone, and ISC West organisers look for speakers with broad-based appeal, either from the government or related to security strategies, standards and measures. Timely and newsworthy topics are included as a means of educating attendees on the best way to protect their own facilities. On the first day of the exhibition, April 10 at 8:30 a.m., the Keynote Speaker will be William Bryan of the Department of Home...

AlgoSec announces integration with IBM Resilient IRP to accelerate incident response

AlgoSec, the network security management vendor, announced a new integration with the IBM Resilient Incident Response Platform (IRP), enabling organisations to tie security incidents and attacks directly to the business processes that could be impacted.  AlgoSec’s integration provides security analysts with the ability to enrich the Resilient IRP with critical business and network context to immediately assess an incident’s potential business impact, and to prioritise and autom...

Evolv Technology adds Alan Cohen and General Catalyst co-founder David Orfao to Board of Directors

Evolv Technology, creator of the Evolv EdgeTM people screening system that detects weapons and bombs, today announced the addition of Alan Cohen and David Orfao of General Catalyst to its Board of Directors. Both have deep experience scaling sales, marketing and distribution, ultimately building organisations that have created new multi-billion-dollar disruptive companies. Most recently, Cohen was a Board Member and Chief Commercial Officer at Illumio. A long-time enterprise tech veteran, his p...

Seagate and IBM work together to reduce product counterfeiting using blockchain and security technologies

Seagate Technology plc, a provider of data storage solutions, and IBM announces they are working together to reduce product counterfeiting using blockchain and security technologies. The project, which is designed to help manufacturers, integrators, and business partners fight counterfeit hard drives, uses the IBM Blockchain Platform to authenticate the provenance of disk drive products, bringing a new level of multi-layered security protection to the data management industry. According to the...

Hikvision Security Response Center becomes a member of Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams

Hikvision, a security equipment manufacturer, announces that its Hikvision Security Response Center (HSRC) is now a member of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), a pioneer in incident response. FIRST is an international confederation of trusted computer incident response teams who cooperatively handle computer security incidents and promote incident prevention programs. Full membership in FIRST will augment Hikvision's ongoing efforts to enhance its incident response and...