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AlgoSec offers interoperability between security management suite and Microsoft Azure Firewall

AlgoSec, a provider of business-driven security policy management solutions, announced it has signed a technology collaboration agreement with Microsoft to offer interoperability between the AlgoSec Security Management Suite and Microsoft Azure Firewall to support central security management.  AlgoSec’s new solution will allow an intuitive and effective central management capability for Azure Firewall, Microsoft's new cloud-native, firewall-as-a-service. Azure Firewall customers will...

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...

ExtraHop offers enterprise network traffic analysis (NTA) to the cloud through Microsoft Azure

ExtraHop, global provider of analytics for security and performance management, has announced the availability of Reveal(x) for Microsoft Azure. With Reveal(x) for Microsoft Azure, enterprise security and cloud operations teams now have enterprise-grade network traffic analysis (NTA) that uses advanced machine learning to instantly surface high-risk threats and automate response across the entire hybrid enterprise. With this latest release, Reveal(x) is also available for remote site deployments...

HID Global collaborates with Microsoft to deliver FIDO 2.0-based authentication solution

HID Global, a global provider of trusted identity solutions, announced the next step in its collaboration with Microsoft to deliver solutions that allow users to use smart cards to log into Microsoft Windows, devices and cloud-based apps, eliminating the sole reliance on username and password. A new FIDO 2.0-based authentication solution combines HID’s expertise in authentication with Microsoft’s expertise to add an extra layer of security to protect against more severe, emerging thr...

Hikvision organises ‘Shaping Intelligence’ AI Cloud World Summit at Hangzhou

Organised by Hikvision, the 2018 AI Cloud World Summit was successfully held at Hangzhou International Expo Centre from March 30–31. Over 2,000 participants attended the summit, including industry experts and scholars, as well as Hikvision partners including Microsoft, Intel, Milestone Systems and Axxonsoft. Attendees and presenters explored trends in AI development, its real-world applications, and opportunities for AI-related partner cooperation in global markets. Hikvision introduced...

BCDVideo partners with Centerprise to build video recording systems for the EMEA marketplace

Expanding its global reach, BCDVideo announced that it has contracted UK-based Centerprise International to build BCDVideo video recording systems for shipment into the EMEA marketplace. The two companies combine over fifty years of server building experience – both sharing Intel, Microsoft, and VMware certifications. Proven system integrator partner "On the heels of our new Dell EMC initiative, and the ongoing growth opportunity within the EMEA landscape, we felt it paramount to partner...

Avigilon launches Avigilon Blue cloud service platform for security and surveillance

Avigilon Blue is a powerful and advanced cloud service platform for security and surveillance that is purpose-built for Avigilon partners and their customers. The first release of Avigilon Blue provides managed services for video surveillance, powered by patented Avigilon self-learning video analytics. The platform enables partners to remotely connect to, manage, and service more customer sites with fewer resources. For customers, Avigilon Blue provides easy and secure system access, smart notif...

PSIA demonstrates PLIA Agent security integration solution at ISC West 2018

A commercial version of the PLAI Agent will be demonstrated by the PSIA at ISC West 2018 in Las Vegas. Johnson Controls (Software House), Kastle Systems, and Princeton Identity will show the interoperability and exchange of identity information between disparate systems. “Having a commercial PLAI Agent, available to any company, is an important milestone for PLAI,” said David Bunzel, Executive Director of the PSIA. “It will enable Physical Access Control System (PACS) vendors t...

Synology’s RackStation RS3618xs network attached storage server enhances business data security

Synology has launched RackStation RS3618xs, a 12-bay rackmount NAS providing excellent performance, effortless capacity scaling and optimised virtualisation solutions for expanding businesses. RS3618xs is a 2U RackStation NAS powered by an Intel Xeon D-1521 quad-core CPU and 8GB DDR4 ECC UDIMM RAM, expandable up to 64GB. The four plug-and-play Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports can be expanded with higher performance 10GbE NICs through the PCIe 3.0 slot, providing over 3,900 MBps throughput and 143,500...

Genetec joins Microsoft CityNext and partners at Smart City Expo in Barcelona

Genetec, a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, will join four world-class technology partners at Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) this week, from the 14th-16th November, to showcase its latest community safety initiatives and security software solutions used in today’s modern city environments to help ‘Protect the Everyday’. Committed to increasing public safety and collaboration inside cities and commu...

Promise VESS A-Series NVRs now certified for use with Bosch BVMS

The Vess A-Series network video recorders (NVRs) are now certified for use with Bosch video management system software (BVMS). This offers customers a perfectly optimised solution that delivers the highest levels of performance and reliability.  Video surveillance solutions have never been more critical to businesses and organisations around the world than they are today. Many organisations are looking for possibilities to deploy a system to help them achieve their security objectives and...

ASIS 2017 delivers reinvigorated security education and networking in Dallas

A blockbuster keynote lineup, revamped education programme, revitalised networking events, and a reimagined exhibit floor energised ASIS International’s 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017) last week in Dallas, Texas. The show, organised by the association for security management professionals, convened September 25-28 and attracted 22,000 global registrants from 96 countries. The event was produced in partnership with InfraGard and ISSA and drew positive reviews from attendees, ex...