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Acronis Cyber Readiness Report 2021 reveals critical security gaps with 53% of companies left exposed to supply chain attacks

Acronis, the globally renowned company in cyber protection, has released its annual Cyber Readiness Report, providing a comprehensive overview of the modern cyber security landscape and the key pain points faced by businesses and remote employees worldwide, amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. Acronis’ Cyber Readiness Report Acronis’ Cyber Readiness Report revealed that more than 80% of global companies admitted they were not prepared to transition to remote work, exposing key vulner...

Fugue brings Kubernetes security checks to their SaaS Platform and Open Source Regula Project

Fugue, a cloud security SaaS company, announces support for Kubernetes security prior to deployment. Using policy as code automation built on the open source Regula policy engine, Fugue provides a unified platform for securing infrastructure as code (IaC) and cloud runtime environments using a single set of policies, saving cloud teams significant time and ensuring consistent policy enforcement across the development life cycle. With this release, organisations can now use Fugue to secure infra...

The growing popularity of personal safety apps

The past year has elevated consumer awareness about personal safety, from COVID-19 issues to social unrest, making safety top-of-mind and the need for personal safety solutions, even more prevalent. In addition, consumers spent more time at home, as schools closed, events were canceled and remote work increased. This prompted two major shifts that, in my opinion, most significantly opened the need for and raised the popularity of mobile safety solutions. Demand for grocery and food delivery...

Pyronix announces two Enforcer tablet kits to provide installers with convenient accessibility

Pyronix is pleased to announce the release of two Enforcer tablet kits; providing the easiest and most convenient way of purchasing the Enforcer V11 control panel with the brand-new 10-inch touchscreen control station, the AndroidTablet and HomeControlHUB app. Enforcer Tablet Kit 1 (Partcode: ENF-TAB/KIT1-UK) contains: 1 x Enforcer V11 all-in-one two-way wireless control panel with Wi-Fi built onboard the main PCB 1 x AndroidTablet (compatible with HomeControlHUB app) 2x KX10DP-WE - wirele...

Nice acquires Nortek Security & Control, LLC to strengthen its global smart home & building automation position

Nice, a global manufacturer of smart home, security, home and building automation solutions, has announced that it has acquired Nortek Security & Control, LLC from Melrose Industries. Nortek Security & Control, LLC is a globally renowned developer of technology for security, home automation, control, power, AV and entertainment, access control, health, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems, for residential and commercial markets. Strategic acquisition With this acquisition and addi...

How to build smarter, more secure cities from the ground up

Today, we live in a technology-obsessed age. Whichever way you look, it’s hard to avoid the increasing number applications, products and solutions that continue to redefine the boundaries of what we previously thought possible. From autonomous vehicles and edge computing to 5G and the Internet of Things, all facets of our lives are continuing to evolve, thanks to an endless stream of differentiated innovations. In this article, we’ll be focusing on the latter of these - the Internet...