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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...

Malwarebytes launches enhanced cloud platform, MSP premier partner program

Malwarebytes, an advanced endpoint detection and remediation solution provider, announced a new set of enhanced enterprise features of its cloud platform. The platform, Malwarebytes Nebula, reduces the burden on overworked security teams with simplified administrative controls over endpoint management and enhanced executive reporting with deeper insights into threat activity and remediation. In addition to the enhanced cloud platform, Malwarebytes is announcing the general availability of its M...

Sophos announces unveiling of Intercept X for Mobile with new security capabilities

Sophos, a globally renowned provider of next-generation cyber security solutions, has announced introducing Sophos Intercept X for Mobile with new security capabilities for Chrome OS devices and improved mobile threat defence for Android and iOS devices. Fleeceware applications Sophos has also published research, Fleeceware Apps Persist on the Play Store, which details new findings on Fleeceware applications that overcharge unsuspecting consumers for functionality widely available in other fre...

Hanwha Techwin announces Top 5 video surveillance trends 2020 for the security industry

Hanwha Techwin, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, has announced its top 5 key trend predictions for the security industry in 2020. They include AI end-to-end security solutions, cybersecurity, cloud-based data insights, privacy protection and vertical specialised solutions. AI End-to-End Security Solutions As AI becomes more broadly adopted across industries, it is likely to be more widely incorporated in video surveillance in the upcoming year. Edge-based AI (wh...

Data-at-rest encryption: at the centre of the security circle

The past decade has seen unprecedented growth in data creation and management. The products and services that consumers use every day – and the systems businesses, large and small, rely on – all revolve around data. The increasing frequency of high-profile data breaches and hacks should be alarming to anyone, and there’s a danger data security could worsen in the coming years. According to DataAge 2025, a report by IDC and Seagate, by 2025, almost 90% of all data created in t...

Zebra unveils new TC20 Android enterprise smartphone for small and medium-sized businesses

Zebra Technologies Corporation, a provider of rugged mobile computers, barcode scanners and barcode printers enhanced with software and services to enable real-time enterprise visibility, has introduced the TC20, a rugged, value-driven mobile computer designed to meet the specific needs of small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). TC20 mobile device The TC20 is a light, durable and long-lasting mobile device developed for indoor use for SMBs in sectors such as retail and hospitality, where ba...

How growing data sources are changing the surveillance industry

To say the surveillance industry has changed over the last quarter of a century is an understatement. From high-definition cameras and TVs to high flying drones and video analytics – the surveillance industry has shifted in ways we never expected to see in such a short space of time. What’s more, with such advancements in both quality and choice that’s now available in the market, it’s no wonder that revenue in the video surveillance market is set to double to $75.64 bill...

Pivot3 announces Mark Maisano as Vice President of Channel Sales

Maisano brings over 15 years of channel expertise, delivering record-setting sales and revenue growth Pivot3, the provider of hyperconverged infrastructure solutions for the software-defined datacentre, announces Mark Maisano as its vice president of channel sales. Maisano brings over 15 years of channel expertise, delivering record-setting sales and revenue growth in competitive markets for companies like Acronis, Ingram Micro and Seagate Technology. “Pivot3 is clearl...

Schneider Electric launches next-gen EcoStruxure architecture and platform for IoT-enabled solutions at scale

EcoStruxure is designed to meet the core customer challenge of implementing IoT solutions seamlessly, cost-effectively, and at scale Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management and automation, announced the launch of its next generation EcoStruxure architecture and platform to deliver IoT-enabled solutions at scale for building, grid, industry, and data centre customers. The enhanced architecture and platform is open, scalable, and interoperable, connecting the three...

IoT to RMR: COPS Monitoring’s new services tied to connectivity

Widespread use of smartphones and the loT have fuelled explosive demand for connectivity, convenience and control The growing Internet of Things (loT) or intelligent, inter-connected devices are causing a paradigm shift in nearly every technology sector, including the security installing industry. The global IoT market, according to research firm IDC, Framingham, Mass., is predicted to increase from 10.3 million “endpoints” in 2014 to more than 29.5 million in 2020...