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Genetec launches ClearID for physical identity and access management system

Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence, announced Genetec ClearID™, a self-service physical identity and access management (PIAM) system that standardises and enforces security policies to help make organisations more efficient, compliant and secure. Available in North America in September 2019, and globally in early 2020, ClearID will be showcased at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) in Chicago, in booth #1533. From...

Aqua Security announces availability of Aqua CSP platform on VMware cloud marketplace

Aqua Security, the platform provider for securing container-based, serverless, and cloud native applications, announces that the company’s flagship platform, Aqua CSP, is available on VMware Cloud Marketplace™. VMware Cloud Marketplace enables customers to discover and deploy validated, third-party solutions for VMware-based platforms – across public, private and hybrid cloud environments. Once validated, partners can easily publish their solutions for VMware customers across...

Honeywell suite of building integration and cyber solutions help improve facility efficiency

Honeywell, a global pioneer in smart building technology and services, introduced the next generation of Enterprise Building Integration (EBI), Command and Control Suite (CCS), and Digital Video Manager (DVM), a suite of solutions enabled by the Honeywell Forge for Buildings platform, that help drive facility efficiency and oversight, streamline complex functions, and deliver savings across an enterprise. A key component to making this all work is keeping facilities and occupants safe. Along wi...

Exabeam study reveals more than one-third of security professionals' team engage in red team testing

A study from Exabeam, the Smarter SIEM™ company, revealed that more than one-third of security professionals' defensive blue teams fail to catch offensive red teams. The survey, conducted at Black Hat USA 2019, also showed that 68% find red team exercises more effective than blue team testing, and more companies are practising red over blue team testing.  As cyberattacks become increasingly sophisticated and hack techniques become more highly targeted, organisations must learn how di...

Digital Defense's Frontline.Cloud™ integrates with Cherwell ITSM platform providing threat assessment solutions

Digital Defense, Inc. announced the integration of their Frontline.Cloud™ vulnerability management and threat assessment platform with the Cherwell IT Service Management (ITSM) platform. The union of the two security technologies enables joint customers to automate the process of ticketing, enabling organisations to quickly and efficiently address security vulnerabilities and threats, improving their overall security posture. "Through the integration, organisations can leverage the benefi...

GRA Quantum launches scalable security suite to tailor specific needs of each client

Global cybersecurity firm GRA Quantum announces the launch of its comprehensive offering, scalable security suite, providing solutions based on a combination of managed security services and professional services, tailored to the specific needs of each client. Scalable security suite was created to give small to mid-sized organisations a running start when it comes to security, providing the same standard of security controls as large enterprises. Providing security solution According to GRA...

PerpetuityARC Training launches the Linxville interactive online learning simulation platform

PerpetuityARC Training, part of Linx International Group, is proud to announce its new interactive and virtual online learning platform - Linxville. Visually reminiscent of classic computer games such as The Sims and Sim City, Linxville’s first bitesize course to launch is Perimeter Security. It presents the student with a simulated environment containing a number of commercial buildings surrounded by roads, gates, fencing, lighting and security guards, which link back to the topic. Info...

Digital Defense showcases its Frontline Network Map feature at Black Hat USA 2019

Digital Defense, Inc. announces Frontline Network Map, an innovative feature offering IT security and operations professionals enhanced visibility of vulnerabilities and threats found on small, medium, and large networks. Frontline Network Map is accessible within Frontline.Cloud, the company’s SaaS security assessment platform and is being demonstrated at Black Hat 2019 conference currently underway in Las Vegas, Nevada. Risk network segments Through the Network Map capability, Fronlin...

Digital Defense partners with UTSA to provide students and faculty with Frontline.Cloud platform

Digital Defense, Inc. and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Department of Computer Science jointly announced a partnership that will provide students and faculty with access to an award-winning cloud-based information security platform to further enrich the students’ cybersecurity education. UTSA students and faculty will be able to utilise Digital Defense’s flagship Frontline.Cloud platform to evaluate the security posture of applications, systems and networks in classr...

Everbridge acquires NC4 to create threat assessment and incident communications and management platform

Everbridge, Inc., the global provider of critical event management (CEM) and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, announced the acquisition of NC4, a global provider of threat intelligence solutions that empower businesses, government organisations, and communities to assess and disseminate risk data and information to manage and mitigate the impact of critical events. The combination of NC4’s real-time threat intelligence and analyst te...

Skybox Security report states cloud container vulnerabilities have soared in recent times

Skybox Security releases mid-year update to its 2019 Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report, analysing what’s shaping the threat landscape so far this year. Report Highlights from 2019 H1 Vulnerabilities in cloud containers have increased by 46 percent compared to the same period in 2018 and by 240 percent compared to 2017 Less than one percent of newly published vulnerabilities were exploited in the wild, with nine percent having any functioning exploit developed at all 2019 has add...

DHF offers Ofqual regulated and ABBE-accredited one-day training courses for installers

Tamworth-based trade association, DHF (Door & Hardware Federation), has announced that it is the very first UK organisation to offer an official theory-based qualification for three of the industries it serves. The ABBE-accredited one-day training courses for those working in the automated gate, industrial door and domestic garage door sectors, is approved and regulated by Ofqual, the Government Office of Examination Regulation, and is a benefit described by DHF’s Commercial Manager, P...