Surveillance & Security News for February 2017

Checkmarx announces open beta support for Scala programming language to ensure vulnerability detection

Checkmarx CxSAST addresses more than 20 different programming languages, and Scala is its latest addition Checkmarx, a provider of application security testing, announced open beta support of the Scala programming language. The new capability adds the ability to analyse and remediate security risks and vulnerabilities exposed in projects written using Scala code. Identifying potential vulnerabilities Checkmarx is the first static analysis solution to support Scala. The added...

ASTRID and Airbus to modernise its Tetra network in the next few years

The Belgian public network operator and Airbus customer has received government approval to invest in network infrastructure The Belgian public network operator ASTRID will modernise its secure radio communication networks, infrastructure and services in the next few years. The corresponding management and investment plan, in place until 2020, was approved by the Belgian government and ASTRID’s Administrative Council in December 2016. Accordingly, the Belgian government...

Identiv launches uTrust TS access cards to upgrade physical access control

The MIFARE DESFire EV1 platform used in the cards carries the Common Criteria EAL4+ certification Identiv announced the launch of its uTrust TS Cards, a new high-frequency 13.56 MHz access card product line delivering increased security at a much lower cost with the excellent compatibility, service, and quality standards that have made Identiv’s card offerings so popular. Identity management and authentication Despite the security weaknesses of 125 kHz proximity...

Lyreco selects ExtraHop IT analytics platform to improve application performance

ExtraHop have announced that Lyreco will be using the ExtraHop IT analytics platform for a variety of purposes ExtraHop, the first and only provider of streaming analytics that transforms network data into actionable insight, recently announced that Lyreco, a worldwide distributor of workplace products, is using the ExtraHop IT analytics platform to proactively improve application availability, optimise performance, and aid troubleshooting. Streamlined mobile ordering With...

Developing an antiterrorism plan: A step-by-step guide

Counterterrorism tells antiterrorism about threats and antiterrorism tells counterterrorism about unusual or suspicious activities The most terrifying thing about terrorism is its reliance on the element of surprise. Most people don’t see the attacks coming, or don’t recognise the indicators when they see them. When terrorists strike, law enforcement is disadvantaged, the victims shocked and by the time an effective response is mounted the perpetrators are oft...

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