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KnowBe4 security awareness training helps firms improve security culture and lower cyber security risks

KnowBe4, provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, announced the results of an independent survey, which found that an overwhelming majority of corporations – 96% – say security awareness training improved their corporate security culture. Further, an 86% majority of respondents say the training lowers the overall risk posed by cyber security scams. These are the findings of the KnowBe4 2018 Security Awareness Training Deploym...

GlobalPlatform releases version 2.3.1 of Card/SE Specification following widespread consumer and M2M deployments

GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has released version 2.3.1 of its Card/Secure Element (SE) Specification. The release supports the latest extensions of GlobalPlatform technology following widespread deployments in consumer and machine-to-machine (M2M) devices. 100% of the 1 billion SEs embedded in smartphones in the last three years are GlobalPlatform-certified and more than 5.5 billion GlobalPlatform-certified SEs were produced in 2017. Amendment I –...

What’s new in U.S. government procurement for security?

Last week, the Schedule 84 Suppliers Research Panel participated in reviewing the 2018 contracting year with the GSA Schedule 84 leadership team. Our panel group consists of experienced contractors and consultants meeting for a monthly conference call. Schedule 84 is the GSA Schedules Contract for Total Solutions for Law Enforcement, Security, Facilities Management, Fire and Rescue. Our opinions are part of a research programme to provide valuable feedback to the GSA Schedule 84 programme and...

PerpetuityARC Training's Advanced Investigation Techniques course gets IQ Level 5 accreditation

PerpetuityARC Training, part of Linx International Group, is proud to announce that its Advanced Investigation Techniques course has attained IQ Level 5 accreditation. The five-day classroom course provides security and HR professionals, general managers and people working in compliance and audit roles with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct effective, legally compliant investigations. Advanced Investigation Techniques is ideal for professionals working in the private sector who have...

SentryNet expands footprint in the West by opening a monitoring centre in Lacey

SentryNet, a wholesale central station monitoring service founded in 1987, is pleased to announce they will be expanding their monitoring footprint by adding a monitoring centre in Lacey, Washingtnton. Currently, SentryNet has two UL/FM/NISPOM listed hot redundant monitoring centres in Memphis, Tennessee and Pensacola, Florida, and provides monitoring for more than 650 independent alarm dealers, primarily based in the Southeast. Over the years, SentryNet has continued to expand their dealer foo...

STANLEY Security receives ISO 9001:2015 accredition for its quality management principles

STANLEY Security, one of the UK’s security companies, has been accredited with ISO 9001:2015 - the latest Quality Management System Standard. ISO 9001:2015 is awarded for fulfilling criteria for a quality management system by an organisation, by ensuring a structured approach with an increased importance given to risk management. The accreditation is based on a number of quality management principles such as strong customer focus, motivation and implication of top management, process appr...