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Trident IoT launches Taurus Z-Wave Series silicon

Trident IoT, an RF technology and engineering company focused on decreasing time-to-market for connected device manufacturers, announced the release of the new Taurus Z-Wave Series of silicon solutions. The Trident IoT Taurus Z-Wave Series will encompass system-on-chip (SoC) solutions and modules that support the latest advancements in Z-Wave technology, including Z-Wave Long Range (ZWLR) for the U.S. and the implementation of the ZWLR European specification. The Taurus Z-Wave Series will ship w...

DigiCert sets the benchmark for digital trust by successfully completing 31 audits in 12 months

DigiCert, a major global provider of digital trust, reconfirmed its commitment to standards and compliance with the successful completion of 31 audits within a 12-month period. These audits include a range of crucial certifications, including the SOC 2 Type II audit for DigiCert® DNS Trust Manager and the ETSI audit for DigiCert CertCentral® Europe, underscoring DigiCert's dedication to ensuring robust security measures and regulatory adherence across its offerings, around the world. S...

Genetec to elevate Middle East physical security market with the 'Powering Innovation 2024' roadshow

Genetec Inc., a pioneering technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced the launch of “Powering Innovation 2024: A Genetec Empower 360 Roadshow”. The Middle East tour will spotlight the company’s product roadmap, featuring the latest innovations and strategic vision for the future. In partnership with Axis Communications, HID Global, and Ipsotek, the event will commence in Doha on May 2nd, followed by pivota...

Semperis extends ML-based attack detection with specialised identity risk focus

Semperis, a pioneer in identity-driven cyber resilience, announced the release of Lightning Identity Runtime Protection (IRP), a new identity threat detection and response (ITDR) offering that uses machine learning models developed by identity security experts to detect widespread and successful attack patterns such as password spray, credential stuffing, other brute force attacks, and risky anomalies. The first offering in the Semperis Lightning™ platform, IRP brings critical identity co...

Honeywell's fight against USB-borne malware in critical facilities

Honeywell released its 2024 USB Threat Report, which provides new insight into how “silent residency” is an increasing cyber threat for industrial and critical infrastructure facilities. In the report, Honeywell highlighted the growing risk of “living off the land” (“LotL”) attacks in which adversaries use USB devices to gain access to industrial control systems to hide and observe operations before launching attacks that evade detection and manipulate the ta...

Matrix introduces SATATYA NPC430: The most user-friendly camera controller powered by 4D joystick

Matrix Comsec, a pioneering provider of cutting-edge security and telecom solutions, has introduced SATATYA NPC430 - Network PTZ Controller with 4D Joystick. This CCTV accessory is designed to complement Matrix's range of PTZ Cameras, and Cameras with Motorised Varifocal Lens (MVL) offering users a convenient solution for camera monitoring. Addressing surveillance challenges For many organisations, the task of controlling and managing the viewing angles of PTZ cameras poses significant challe...

Finnish Defence Forces logistic command acquires F-35 fighter avionics and maintenance services from technology company Insta

Technology company Insta and the Finnish Defence Forces have agreed on the three-year acquisition package related to Finland's F-35 fighter program. The acquisition is based on the strategic partnership agreement between the Finnish Defence Forces and Insta and covers the years 2024–2026. The acquisition covers, among other things, building maintenance and service capabilities for the avionics of the Finnish Air Force’s Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II multi-role fighters...

SimpliSafe® pilots live guard outdoor protection: Groundbreaking technology designed to prevent crime before it happens

SimpliSafe®, the maker of award-winning smart home security systems, announced it will give select customers early access to its live guard outdoor protection service. SimpliSafe's new monitoring service introduces a revolutionary double-layer approach to home security, combining the power of artificial intelligence (AI) technology with a team of expert monitoring professionals to prevent crime before it happens. This new offering builds upon the company's recently launched 24/7 live guard...

Telefónica, IDEMIA Secure Transactions and Quside announce partnership to unveil pioneering Quantum-Safe Connectivity for IoT devices

In an industry breakthrough that will pave the way for quantum computing advancements for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, Telefónica, IDEMIA Secure Transactions (IST) and Quside announce the launch of Quantum-Safe connection for industrial IoT devices. This project is part of a long-term collaboration between Telefónica and IDEMIA Secure Transactions, which has already announced some significant milestones, such as the deployment of the world’s first quantum-safe 5G SIM ca...

Keynetics enhances key safe security with quality fixings

Let’s face it, any security product fixed to a substrate in a public space is only as secure as its fixings, and key safes are no exception. The integrity of a key safe isn't solely reliant on its resistance to tampering and vandalism, although that's undeniably crucial; the quality and size of the fixings used to attach it to a wall are equally pivotal. Otherwise, it runs the risk of being easily removed from a wall in a matter of minutes, if not seconds, potentially causing a prope...

Matrix selected for the Outstanding MSME Excellence Award 2024

Federation of Gujarat Industries (FG)), Vadodara has conferred the Outstanding MSME Excellence Award at the 18th FGI Awards presentation ceremony. The objective behind the institution of these awards is to recognise excellence in economic, social, and scientific areas. The FGI believes that through these awards, the industrial and social achievements in Gujarat will be recognised publicly and encourage others to contribute to the country's efforts of globalisation and economic development. Tec...

EveryCloud IT Security is proud to announce the advancement of their existing partnership with Transmit Security

EveryCloud IT Security is proud to announce the advancement of its existing partnership with Transmit Security. This development marks a significant step forward as we join forces through a joint go-to-market initiative to tackle the prevailing challenges of fraud and friction in online consumer transactions. As pioneers in the field of identity, this collaboration represents a significant stride forward in their shared commitment to enhancing security measures and delivering exceptional soluti...

RGB Spectrum enhances its Zio AV-over-IP platform with new multiviewers

RGB Spectrum®, an industry pioneer in mission-critical video for real-time decision support, announced enhancements to its Zio® AV-over-IP platform with two new budget-conscious multiviewers, the QuadView® IPX and the SuperView®IPX. Multiviewers have become an indispensable tool for consolidating diverse data sources onto a single screen, variously used for enhancing situational awareness and improving workflow efficiency. The Zio AV-...

Colt Technology Services named as one of the first Gold Google Verified Peering Providers

Colt Technology Services, the digital infrastructure company, announced it has been formally recognised as a Gold Google Verified Peering Provider. The prestigious accreditation was secured on the basis of its extensive global infrastructure and its deep experience with hyperscalers in delivering business-critical cloud services for enterprises. Now, businesses can select Colt as a Verified Peering Provider to simplify and automate their enterprise-level access to Google resources such as Works...

Vitaprotech announces Delphine Guerrier as CEO EMEA

Vitaprotech, the European security solutions group, has announced the appointment of Delphine Guerrier as CEO for the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, and Africa). With many years’ experience in the general management of major international groups in the security industry, Delphine Guerrier brings to Vitaprotech significant expertise and a strategic vision to propel the group towards new challenges. Delphine's responsibilities Her appointment follows the recent signing of an acquisitio...

Emerging trends in security: Key takeaways from Gallagher's ISC West exhibits

Following an eventful ISC West, global security manufacturer, Gallagher Security, is weighing in on some of the key themes and takeaways that emerged out of the flurry of activity on the showroom floor, chief among them the awareness that the security industry is evolving beyond traditional boundaries and becoming a mainstream technology integral to all sectors. “ISC West 2024 had a record number of attendees, and I don’t think it's a coincidence that trade show growth is happening...

Nice expands door and access portfolio with launch of smart garage door opener and new mobile application

Nice, a global pioneer in Home and Building Management solutions, announced the launch of the Nice Linear 661 Garage Door Opener (GDO) and all-new Nice G.O. mobile app, introducing more integrated and smart remote management capabilities for end users, and pre-installed battery backup enabling simplified installation for dealers. The Nice Linear 661 Garage Door Opener marks the first in a series of smart, Nice branded garage openers that combine sleek industrial design at an incredible val...

Bull Products introduces new Cygnus Alert remote notification and monitoring platform for SITENET

The Cygnus ALERT notification and monitoring platform is a cloud-based solution designed to strengthen site safety. Using Cygnus ALERT, construction professionals and site administrators can receive event, fault, or mesh information in real time, enabling swift responses to on-site situations.   Cygnus ALERT Cygnus ALERT is a subscription-based cloud portal solution, accessed through a 2G and 4G cellular hardware module, with easy user management and notifications provided thro...

Smart Spaces delivers the world’s first implementation of HID’s mobile credentials in Google Wallet at Workspace

Smart Spaces announces that it has partnered with the trusted identity provider, HID, to make access to Workspace’s The Light Bulb building in South West London fast, simple and secure, by making door access credentials available in Google Wallet for all SME customers who lease offices and studios at the centre.  Any registered Android smartphone user can gain quick and seamless access to The Light Bulb by holding their device near any NFC-enabled HID Signo reader, with doors then op...

Wing Security's SaaS security automation to meet New York financial regulations

Wing Security, the pioneer in SaaS Security, announced that its SaaS security product is specifically designed to help financial firms and covered entities comply with the stringent NY-DFS regulations that mandate robust cybersecurity measures for SaaS applications in New York State. 24/7 protection framework Wing Security’s product offers a 24/7 protection framework for SaaS applications, enabling easy deployment and requiring less than two hours of labour weekly. This efficiency enabl...

Hanwha Q Series cameras to be fully compatible with Genetec Security Center SaaS

Hanwha Vision is announcing that its Q series cameras will be fully compatible with Genetec™ Security Center SaaS, the company’s newly announced unified software-as-a-service solution. Genetec Security Center SaaS is a highly scalable, open, enterprise-grade physical security solution that is offered as a service and deployed in a hybrid-cloud architecture. It offers ease of deployment and enables organisations to choose the devices and cameras that work best for their business. Co...

The PSA Network grows technology offerings with addition of Kantech

The PSA Network, the world’s largest consortium of professional systems integrators, announced the addition of Kantech from Johnson Controls to its technology partner roster. Kantech offers a full suite of reliable, easy-to-install, scalable access control products. "Kantech provides the elite network of security integrators with expanded options for access control technology,” said Matt Barnette, president and CEO of the PSA Network. “Kantech’s innovative solutions...

Elite Interactive Solutions wins 2024 TMA Monitoring Technology Marvel Award

Elite Interactive Solutions, a remote video guarding pioneer using proprietary intelligence and integration to achieve proven crime prevention, is proud to announce the company has been named winner of the TMA Monitoring Technology Marvel Award. Established by The Monitoring Association in 2018, the Marvel Award recognises professional monitoring centres and solutions providers for the innovation and/or implementation of cutting-edge technology. Vying for the honour against two very prominent...

Invicti launches first AI-enabled predictive risk scoring for application security testing

Invicti, the pioneering provider of application security testing solutions, announced its new AI-enabled Predictive Risk Scoring capability. The feature assigns predicted risk to applications and helps organisations gain a strategic view of their overall application security risk. Predictive Risk Scoring allows organisations to determine which web applications should be scanned first and proactively prioritise remediation efforts. This new capability remaps the application security testing proc...

Siemens Xcelerator partner ecosystem expanded with asset monitoring from Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has expanded its Siemens Xcelerator partner ecosystem to include the TESSA® APM suite of transformer and switchgear condition monitoring and management applications from Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen. This addition marks a significant advancement in providing comprehensive solutions for grid management, empowering utilities with unparalleled visibility and condition monitoring of their asset fleets. Siemens Xcelerator portfolio Switchgear and transformer monitori...

Stoof International: Pioneering armoured vehicles at Security Essen Fair

Security is in high demand. In times of growing uncertainty, the need for armoured and civilian special protection vehicles is rising. More and more individuals, professionally, politically, or economically prominent, seek protection while on the move. Security Essen, the pioneering trade fair for security, will showcase the options and discreet nature of this protection from September 17th to 20th at Messe Essen/Germany, featuring its own exhibition area. The concept has garnered significant i...

Security Executive Council: Conference to offer education, networking, and solutions on workplace violence management

The Security Executive Council, with Rice University and MD Anderson Cancer Centre, will facilitate a day and a half of expert-led sessions on workplace violence risk management for corporate security practitioners, cross-functional partners, and police and emergency responders. According to the Bureau of Labour Statistics, in 2020 there were more than 37,000 nonfatal workplace injuries inflicted intentionally by another person and nearly 400 workplace homicides. Healthcare workers are five tim...

Entrust fights deepfakes, phishing, and account takeover attacks with AI-powered identity-centric security solution

Entrust, a global pioneer in trusted payments, identities, and data security announced a single-vendor enhanced authentication solution that integrates identity verification (IDV) and identity and access management (IAM) to fight deepfakes, phishing, account takeover (ATO) attacks and other threats.  Identity authentication By enhancing the Entrust Identity as a Service (IDaaS) platform with Onfido’s AI-powered document and biometric verification, customers will be able to deploy ne...

SwiftConnect earns Elite status in HID Origo partner programme

SwiftConnect is thrilled to celebrate its Elite status in the HID Origo Technology Partner programme, which is dedicated to partners with a focus on mobile technologies. The Elite premium tier of HID’s programme is exclusive to industry pioneers such as SwiftConnect, who have proven leadership through innovation and solutions. HID Origo Partner programme The HID Origo Partner programme has multiple tiers, ranging from Registered and Select to Advanced, and the highest tier of Elite, whi...

ASIS Foundation releases new research unveiling complexities and opportunities in autonomous vehicles for security industry

The ASIS Foundation announces its findings of a comprehensive research endeavour led by esteemed researchers Ishmael Bhila, Peter Lee, and Alison Wakefield, shedding light on the multifaceted landscape of autonomous vehicles (AVs) within security contexts. The report, titled "Autonomous Vehicles: Threats, Risks & Opportunities," serves as a beacon for security practitioners, offering invaluable insights into the challenges and opportunities presented by the rapid advancement of AV tech...