Surveillance & Security News for August 2019

Pensees unveils its Singapore institute to strengthen research in the fields of AI and deep learning

Beijing-based Pensees Technology Co Ltd (Pensees), known for its integrated AI-based solutions in computer vision and IoT technologies, formally unveiled the Pensees Singapore Institute, an R&D facility which will oversee the company's applied industrial research and delivery capabilities in Singapore and the region. The Institute was officially launched by Mr. Ma Yuan, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pensees, and Ms. Wang Rong Fang, the counsellor for Science and Technology at t...

Third Millennium strengthens its partnership with LEGIC to provide new and innovative security access solutions

As a long standing Development Partner, Third Millennium is pleased to further strengthen its status with LEGIC in providing new and design-led collaborative innovation within the security access marketplace. With headquarters based in Switzerland, LEGIC is a trusted supplier to corporations around the world in supplying secure credential and access authentication control, and for more than 25 years, it has been a developer in mobile and contactless smartcard technologies using RFID, BLE and NF...

Teijin Aramid to showcase its high-performance defence and security equipment at DSEI 2019

Teijin Aramid announces its participation at DSEI, a security and defence event in London. From September 10 to 13, at booth S6-320, the manufacturer of premium aramids and ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) will show how Twaron®, Teijinconex® and Endumax® can add value to high-performance defence and security equipment. These materials play a key role in solutions where strength, safety, durability and low weight are required, including aerospace, land, naval, securi...

ExtraHop issues security advisory for third-party vendors ‘phoning home’ proprietary data of their customers

ExtraHop, globally renowned cloud-first detection and response solutions provider for hybrid enterprises, has issued a security advisory exposing several cases of third-party vendors ‘phoning home’ proprietary data without the knowledge of or authorisation from their customers. The advisory serves as a warning to all enterprises to hold their vendors more accountable for how they use customer data. Phoning home proprietary data The newly-issued advisory defines phoning home as a ho...

Imperva integrates its API Security with Red Hat 3scale API Management

Most enterprises today deploy a multitude of touchpoints where consumers can interact and access the information they require. For many organisations, APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) are the bread-and-butter for enabling inter-enterprise process automation, IoT devices and mobile applications. Even though they are working behind the scenes, APIs are ubiquitous. They help to deliver sports updates, post online messages, order food – enabling everything online. To stay competitive...

Zero trust access security provider, Pulse Secure has now become a member of MSPAlliance

Pulse Secure, global provider of software-defined Secure Access solutions to both enterprises and service providers, has announced that it has become a member of the MSPAlliance, the oldest managed services group and the only accrediting and standards based body created specifically for the managed services provider industry. Secure Access services Recognising the push towards utility computing and an expectation for workforce mobility, multi-cloud performance and Zero Trust defenses, organisa...

ASSA ABLOY releases dates for its free Aperio technical training course for the second half of 2019

The ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group has released the latest dates for its free Aperio technical training course, which provides an invaluable insight into the innovative wireless locking technology’s many benefits. Aperio technical training course Offering an informative overview of the Aperio system’s capabilities, the free course covers its intelligent hardware features, product specifications, operating processes, best installation practice and other technolo...

DDoS attack bandwidths double in Europe in Q2 2019 compared to a year ago; Link11 report

DDoS attacks are easily capable of overloading many companies’ broadband connections. There are several DDoS-for-hire services offering attacks between 10 and 100 Gbps for a modest fee. Currently, one DDoS provider is offering free DDoS attacks of up to 200 Mbps bandwidth for a duration of five minutes. The maximum attack volumes seen by Link11 between April and June 2019 also increased by 25% year-on-year, to 195Gbps from 156Gbps in Q2 2018. In addition, 19 more high-volume attacks with...

TDSi appoints Gwen Curran as its new channel partner manager for North region

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi is pleased to welcome Gwen Curran as its new Channel Partner Manager North. Gwen’s role is a pivotal one in TDSi’s ongoing relationship with its Channel Partners in Northern England and Scotland. John Davies, Managing Director of TDSi commented, “Channel Partners are a lifeblood for TDSi and we have a close working relationship with them as we build our business together. We are very pleased to welcome Gwen to this highly important role in...

Dahua provides mobile video guards for a security company in Germany to enhance visitor’s safety

"The safety of others has always been a matter close to my heart", says Hans Wetzlar, Managing Director of IHRE SICHERHEIT Security Service in Bielefeld. It was out of this motivation that he founded his security company ten years ago. Together with his team, he ensures, for example, that visitors to events and trade fairs can move around safely. Mobile ‘video guards’, using Dahua's powerful video surveillance technology, are now contributing to this. Video surveillance system Vid...

Carbon Black releases white paper proposing updated cybersecurity kill chain model to aid defenders avert evolving cyberattacks

Carbon Black, globally renowned cloud-native endpoint protection solutions provider, has released a white paper that proposes an updated cybersecurity kill chain model to help defenders stay ahead of evolving cyberattacks. Cybersecurity kill chain model The paper titled, ‘Cognitions of a Cybercriminal: Introducing the Cognitive Attack Loop and the 3 Phases of Cybercriminal Behaviour’, delves into the various ways cybercriminals have evolved in recent years and offers specific guide...

FLIR surveillance cameras and United VMS solution secure Harland and Wolff’s critical sites

As prominent in Belfast’s history as its cranes are on the city’s skyline, it’s hard to imagine Belfast without Harland and Wolff. Once the world’s greatest shipbuilder, Harland and Wolff today has evolved into a company that provides over 150 years of engineering excellence to the maritime, offshore, and renewable energy sectors. The Harland and Wolff facilities on Queen’s Island are now used to maintain some of the world’s largest ocean-going vessels, rangi...

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