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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...

Kentec Electronics strengthens in-country international sales team amid COVID-19

Kentec Electronics, a life safety system manufacturer, has strengthened its international in-country sales team with the appointment of Morné Müller as Business Development Manager Africa. Morné joins recent recruits Ibrahim Ariqat, Business Development Manager Middle East, and Eloi Del Valle, International Business Development Manager. Eloi, based in Barcelona, works within Kentec’s central European and Scandinavian markets, while Ibrahim, who is based in Dubai, operat...

CrowdStrike cautions UK businesses of looming cyber security threats

Cybersecurity expert CrowdStrike has issued a stark warning to British businesses, telling them to crack down on lax remote working policies now or risk catastrophic exposure at the hands of adversaries after lockdown is over. Its latest research, in cooperation with YouGov, has found that over half (52%) of people in the UK working from home do so on their own personal devices, creating potential backdoors into corporate systems for adversaries. CrowdStrike has also seen a 100X increase in COV...

Nedap Identification Systems’ long range RFID portfolio upgraded with the latest OSDP standards

Nedap Identification Systems is excited to share the upcoming OSDP upgrade within Nedap’s long-range RFID reader portfolio for automatic vehicle identification. The portfolio will be upgraded and compatible with V.2.1.7 of the Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) standard. This upgrade supports the interoperability of the company’s reader portfolio with a growing number of access control and security products. Over the last few years, an increasing number of access control panel m...

Genetec prioritises digital initiatives for 2020 to help customers and partners stay connected and informed

Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a renowned technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions announced that it is significantly expanding its digital initiatives to make it easier for customers and partners to stay connected and informed over the coming months. Following the success of Connect’DX, the Genetec virtual trade show and conference, the company is planning a similar event in the fall. Genetec is also ramping up its edu...

Amthal partners with CSL Group for faster smart security systems installation

With the introduction of the much publicised 5G networks, alongside the evolution of live chat facilities impacting on the way people stay connected, there is extra pressure to deliver on extra speed and bandwidth, faster operating and more powerful mobiles to enable apps to work much harder and video to become the cornerstone of security. CSL and Amthal, who have worked in partnership for 15 years, are operating together for customers to ensure the safe delivery of advanced routers, alarms and...

PointCentral expands smart residential property management portfolio with Doorport Inc. acquisition

PointCentral, an Alarm.com company, has acquired New York-based Doorport, Inc. With the acquisition, PointCentral will add a unique smart intercom capability to the PointCentral Smart Property Management solution. Doorport‘s innovative smart intercom solution improves building access security and convenience at multifamily properties for residents, guests, property managers, and delivery personnel. The acquisition accelerates PointCentral’s push to provide a complete IoT solution th...

Boon Edam appoints Patrick Nora as the President and Managing Director to expand business in American regions

Boon Edam Inc., a provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has appointed Patrick Nora as the new President and Managing Director of the Boon Edam factory organisation (Boon Edam Manufacturing) in Lillington, North Carolina. Patrick will work in tandem with Valerie Anderson, the President and Managing Director of the commercial organisation (Boon Edam Inc.), to fabricate and deliver premium security entrances and architectural revolving doors to customers in the Americas...

Mitie Security announces partnership with Security Industry Authority to offer online training courses

Mitie Security, one of UK’s renowned technology-led security business, has become one amongst the first business in the sector to successfully pilot virtual accredited training modules. Mitie is working in partnership with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and Highfield Qualifications, the licence awarding body, to provide online access to the training course which is required to become a licensed security guard. Previously, candidates were required to attend on-site courses. However,...

Insight Enterprises partners with Genetec to provide unified data platform for digital transformation

Insight Enterprises, the global integrator of Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organisations of all sizes, announces its partnership with Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions. The collaboration will drive digital transformation for cities, providing end-to-end delivery and management of a unified data platform across a city’s departments. Emergency management operations “City infr...

Adarga Limited announces licence agreement with BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Adarga is pleased to announce that it has signed a software licence with BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, a business division of BAE Systems that helps customers to protect and enhance their critical assets. Adarga engine AI-powered platform Adarga will deploy its powerful artificial intelligence platform, adarga engine, and analyst workflow tools, Adarga bench, that allow organisations to understand and work more efficiently with vast amounts of complex data. This agreement will see Adarga&...

Inner Range hires Brad Sheen as first dedicated NSW/ACT Business Development Manager

Inner Range Ltd. announces appointment of Brad Sheen as the company’s first dedicated NSW/ACT Business Development Manager. Born and bred in New South Wales, Australia, Brad is an avid motorbike rider and brings with him over 10 years of experience in the security industry, out of which seven years have revolved around security manufacturing. Security manufacturing expert With a vast network and having experienced a variety of roles in sales, distribution and technical specialism, Brad...

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