Research & Testing - Case studies

HENSOLDT and L3Harris Technologies partner to develop new capabilities for NATO’s AFSC surveillance programme

Globally renowned sensor solutions provider, HENSOLDT and L3Harris Technologies have joined forces to develop new capabilities for NATO’s Alliance Future Surveillance and Control (AFSC) programme. Both companies have signed a joint strategic cooperation agreement, to combine their respective skills in the areas of platform-independent mission solutions. HENSOLDT - L3Harris Technologies In the frame of the cooperation, HENSOLDT, with its proven track record in developing and manufacturing...

Abnormal Security offers key inputs on how to stop zero-day phishing attacks, such as the USAID attack

The threat actor behind the SolarWinds attack, the Russian-based Nobelium, has orchestrated another successful vendor email compromise attack, this time targeting the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). According to the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC), Nobelium compromised the USAID’s Constant Contact account, so as to send phishing emails that included links containing malware. Zero-day phishing attacks The incident highlights how zero-day, never-se...

Abnormal Security assists in detecting IRS impersonation payment fraud

In this attack, scammers impersonate the IRS to collect a fraudulent payment from their target. Summary of the attack target Platform: Office 365 Bypassed Email Gateway: Proofpoint Mailboxes: 50,000 to 70,000 Payload: Text Technique: Spoofing / Impersonation What was the attack? 1)Setup: The IRS has long been a popular target for impersonation by attackers. This email highlights a more sophisticated IRS impersonation, where a targeted attack is sent from a spoofed sender domain...

SALTO safeguards Narre Warren South P-12 college with its access control and ID pass system

Students of all ages in state schools are entitled to a safe learning environment. If students don't feel safe, they are not able to stay focused during classroom lessons and activities. That’s why Narre Warren South. P-12 College has upgraded its security with the installation of a sophisticated SALTO access control and ID pass system. Located south east of Melbourne, Australia, Narre Warren South P-12 College is a unique school on one campus with two sub schools, Primary, (Prep to Year...

Dahua Smart IoT Industrial Park uses integrated security technology for enhanced productivity

To grasp the current manufacturing trends and seize the Zeitgeist of Industry 4.0, a new smart IoT industrial park in Hangzhou has been put to use by Dahua Technology, a video surveillance solution provider. Dahua Smart (IoT) Industrial Park occupies in total 512 acres in Fuyang district of Hangzhou, about 20 minutes’ drive from Dahua headquarters, designed to host 6000 staff (by 2017, 4500 people have been working/living in the 262 acres of phase one area). With topnotch technologies, pe...

ip.access partners with Imaginet to deploy disaster response network in Makati City

ip.access has announced a collaboration with Imaginet, a provider of IT network and security solutions, to implement a rapidly deployable disaster response network in Makati City, the Philippines. Makati City, part of the Metro Manila region, is the main financial hub and has a population of 6 million people. Built on a drained mangrove swamp, the city’s infrastructure is at a high risk for significant damage in the event of an earthquake, typhoon or other natural disasters. In the event...

HID Global access control system provides safety and security for Chinese Academy of Sciences

Concern for safety of the lab staff prompted IHEP to seek a more securely automated system The Institute of High Energy Physics (IHEP), the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) is a comprehensive research base with its main efforts focused on high energy physics, R&D of advanced accelerator technologies, advanced synchrotron radiation technologies and applications. Advanced scientific research facility technologies and high-tech products with sophisticated science and techn...

Newton wind tunnel project integrates data and video with MOBOTIX IP cameras

Two models of MOBOTIX IP camera were selected for the wind tunnel, as advised by R. Pierre Digital NEWTON S.r.l. is an independent testing laboratory established in 2000, recognised and certified by international bodies such as Accredia, FIA - Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile, SFI-USA, SNELL-USA, Italcert, Istituto Masini, TÜV Rheinland International, TNO and SNCH - Société Nazionale d’Homologation et de Certification for t...

Airbus Defence and Space tests smart application for hybrid networks on pilot project in Estonia

Airbus Defence and Space aims to validate the use of smartphones in different operational situations Airbus Defence and Space and its partner RIKS (the State Infocommunication Foundation), the technical operator of Estonia’s national Tetra network, is performing a field trial of the Tactilon Agnet smartphone application - formerly known as TSA - for two months. Voluntary civil defence and governmental organisations want to confirm Tactilon Agnet’s ability to fulfil...

Iris ID iris-recognition solution secures CERN facilities

The Iris ID reader takes less than one second to identify a person Iris ID, a leading provider of iris biometric technology, announced the completion of a new installation of its iris-recognition solution at CERN, a 21-country European research organisation operating the world’s largest particle physics laboratory located outside Geneva, Switzerland. Biometric access points The installation added Iris ID readers at 25 new biometrically controlled, security access point...