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Aqua Security announces Cloud Native Security Platform available through Red Hat® Marketplace

Aqua Security, the pure-play cloud-native security, announced that its Cloud Native Security Platform is available through Red Hat® Marketplace, an open cloud marketplace that makes it easier to discover and access certified software for container-based environments across the hybrid cloud. Built in partnership by Red Hat and IBM, Red Hat Marketplace is designed to meet the unique needs of developers, procurement teams and IT leaders through simplified and streamlined access to popular ente...

Boldon James partners with cryptovision to provide government agencies with secured email solution

Boldon James Ltd, a technology company providing data classification and military messaging solutions which enable customers to effectively protect data, enforce controls and manage data distribution, announces it has partnered with Germany’s solutions specialists for cryptography and Public Key Infrastructure, cv cryptovision GmbH. This partnership will provide government agencies and defence organisations with the ability to email securely across different security domains. The two orga...

IBM provides Daimler global after-sales portal with secure cloud business solution

IBM and Daimler announced that they have expanded their agreement and Daimler will implement an intelligent cloud solution and migrate its global after-sales portal to the IBM public cloud. This will allow Daimler to drive innovation, while also benefiting from one of the industry's most open and secure public clouds for business. The global after-sales portal is key for Daimler's market activities, supporting workshop processes in the retail sector. In order to meet the growing demands of the...

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...

VIVOTEK announces election of new Board of Directors at its 2020 Annual Shareholder Meeting

VIVOTEK, a globally renowned IP surveillance solution provider, held its 2020 Annual Shareholder Meeting and elected new Board of Directors. The nine new Directors elected to VIVOTEK’s Board of Directors are Bill Lo, Simon Chang, Judy Wang, Zoe Cherng, Owen Chen, Eddy Lan, Ji-Ren Lee, Sin-Hui Yen, and Chung-Yang (Ric) Huang. VIVOTEK Board of Directors Three of those elected, Ji-Ren Lee, Sin-Hui Yen, and Chung-Yang (Ric) Huang are independent directors. VIVOTEK also held the first meeting...

Businesses realise data is critical and physical security for servers is more important than ever

Businesses, large and small, create data which needs protecting, whether in an onsite server room or co-located at a data centre. When a business imagines a corporate data breach, they’re probably picturing black-hat hackers pursued by cybercrime investigators. The reality is often more mundane. Only around a half of breaches involve hacking, according to one recent report. Gaps in the physical security, the business’ data and servers are equally important targets. Perhaps the compa...

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...