Surveillance & Security News for October 2020

Allot provides NetworkSecure solution to MEO Net Segura clientless cybersecurity and parental controls services

Allot Ltd., a global provider of innovative network intelligence and security-as-a-service (SECaaS) solutions for communication service providers (CSPs) and enterprises, announces that MEO, a brand of Altice Portugal, the country’s largest fixed broadband and mobile service provider, has launched MEO Net Segura, network-based zero-touch, clientless cybersecurity and parental controls services, powered by Allot NetworkSecure. The network-based MEO offering protects consumers against cybers...

Alcatraz and Clear Cloud Solutions team up to deliver facial authentication access control solution in targeted physical security verticals

Alcatraz, developer of secure touchless access control products, has partnered with Clear Cloud Solutions Inc. to sell and market Alcatraz’s innovative facial authentication platform in targeted physical security verticals. Marketing Alcatraz Rock platform “Clear Cloud Solutions Inc. has earned a great reputation for specialising in protecting critical assets in many sectors, particularly the utilities vertical,” said Alcatraz Chief Revenue Officer, Tina D’Agostin. She...

Euralarm depicts its stance on upcoming delegated act for internet-connected and wearable radio equipment

Euralarm, the European association of the fire safety and security industry, has commented on the upcoming delegated act (DA) for internet-connected and wearable radio equipment, as part of the Radio Equipment Directive. The comments and proposals are given in view of the activation of the delegated act pursuant to article 3(3) of the RED (d, e and f) and cover the scope of the delegated act, the definition of ‘internet-connected devices’ and the implementation period. Relevant tec...

ASSA ABLOY’s eCLIQ cylinder range helps to enhance electronic access system by providing proper authorised access

In a recent ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions research survey, respondents identified a need for access control beyond the door — at ‘non-door’ points such as gates, cabinets, lockers and machinery. Now eCLIQ’s vast range of wireless cylinders fills these important security gaps, ensuring diverse assets and the people who use them are kept as safe as possible. An eCLIQ cylinder can extend access control far beyond the door. Filtering authorised access The broad eCLIQ cylind...

Smart R Distribution and Safetrust provide touchless identity solution to stop the spread of COVID-19

Frictionless access control has become a must for many businesses that want to create a hygienic working environment for colleagues and visitors in a COVID-19 affected world. The availability of the Safetrust Touchless Identity solution from Smart R Distribution could not therefore come at a better time. The Safetrust Touchless Identity solution provides the opportunity for existing access control systems operating within airports, offices, education establishments, factories, hospitals, local...

Ping Identity announces PingZero feature to deliver seamless digital experiences to employees and customers

Ping Identity, the intelligent identity solution for the enterprise, announces PingZero, a suite of passwordless authentication features organisations can implement to deliver seamless digital experiences to employees and customers. By eliminating login friction, including the need for usernames and passwords, PingZero boosts employee productivity, improves customer retention and acquisition rates, and strengthens cybersecurity defences — all with zero passwords and zero friction. PingZer...

Getac brings integrated LiFi technology to rugged mobile computing market

Getac Technology Corporation (Getac), a globally renowned company in rugged computing and IT solutions, has announced that it is bringing integrated LiFi (Light Fidelity) technology, powered by PureLiFi, to the rugged computing and IT software market for the first time ever. Integrated Light Fidelity technology The announcement means customers across a wide range of professional sectors will soon be able to enjoy the benefits of fully rugged reliability and innovative LiFi connectivity in a si...

CyberCube and CEIP examine the impacts of a cyber-event on business interruption and data loss

A workshop hosted by cyber risk analytics specialist CyberCube and global independent think-tank the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) examined how a severe cyber event involving cascading impacts from cloud infrastructure could result in business interruption and data loss across many different sectors. The conclusion was that such a multidimensional risk would require a multi-dimensional response. Some of the organisations that participated in the discussion are listed at the...

ExtraHop’s Reveal(x) 360 SaaS-based solution attains Amazon Web Services Security Competency Status

ExtraHop, a globally renowned company in cloud-native network detection and response solutions, has announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Competency Status for Reveal(x) 360. AWS Security Competency Status This Security Competency Status designation recognises the company’s demonstrated technical proficiency and proven ability to help customers secure workloads, applications, and data on AWS at the speed and scale of the cloud. “Earning AWS Security Com...

Pulse Secure report shows COVID-19 pandemic has not slowed down Global Zero Trust Networking implementation

Pulse Secure, the globally renowned provider of Zero Trust Secure Access solutions, has announced that the COVID-19 pandemic has not impacted the adoption of Zero Trust technology globally. In fact, nearly two thirds of organisations (60%) said that they have accelerated Zero Trust implementation during the pandemic, according to the ‘Enterprise Zero Trust Networking Strategies: Secure Remote Access and Network Segmentation’. Enterprise Zero Trust Networking Strategies The’...

BCD International appoints IoT and surveillance expert, Kelly Carlberg to its surveillance team

BCD International has announced the hiring of Kelly Carlberg to the newly created position of Strategic Alliances Manager - Dell Technologies. Carlberg brings with him, more than 20 years of surveillance and IoT expertise, and specialises in developing relationships and accelerating the use of appropriate indirect channels. Cloud computing expert Carlberg’s industry expertise includes cloud computing, virtualisation, information security, identity and access management, policy management...

RealNetworks announces SAFR 3.0 with improved face detection and recognition for masked and unmasked faces

SAFR from RealNetworks, Inc. announces improved face detection and recognition accuracy for both masked and unmasked faces with the release of SAFR 3.0. Available now, SAFR’s 3.0 release introduces a new default high sensitivity face detector. Customers running the high sensitivity face detector will see a 95.1% detection rate and 98.85% recognition accuracy rate for faces covered by PPE face masks — including non-surgical fabric masks of varying patterns — in surveillance-sty...

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