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Deutsche Telekom extends its security analytics services to its external customers

Threat intelligence and security analytics services for external customers New integrated Cyber Defense and Security Operations Centers in Bonn Another DAX-listed company orders SOC services from Telekom Security BONN, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The amount of security-relevant information that Deutsche Telekom … Read the full press release

New Security Product Protects Industrial Systems

CeBIT 2017: The focus is on security for industry and IoT networks Industrial Threat Protect Pro detects and analyzes anomalies Industrial Network Protect Pro guards against uncontrolled data flows and network break-ins BONN, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The security of industrial … Read the full press release

BAE Systems awarded $42.9 million contract for the modernization of the USS Vicksburg missile cruiser

Farnborough, United Kingdom, 17-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $42.9 million contract for the modernization of the USS Vicksburg (CG 69), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser. The value of the competitively awarded contract could … Read the full press release

SABCA awarded a new contract to perform “300 Hours Phase Inspections” on Royal Netherlands Air Force’s F-16 fleet

BRUSSELS, 14-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SABCA has been awarded a new contract from the Royal Netherlands Air Force to perform ‘’300 Hours Phase Inspections’’ on  its F-16 fleet. The “300 Hours Phase Inspection” is a periodical overall check-up of aircraft’s critical … Read the full press release

Leonardo Signs Agreement with Azerbaijan’s SOCAR to Ensure Safety of Southern Corridor Gas Pipeline

An agreement was signed in Baku between Leonardo and the Azerbaijani oil company SOCAR, which is leading the construction of the new pipeline, a cornerstone of Europe’s energy strategy The agreement aims to ensure the physical and cyber security of … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab: Industrial sabotage most likely behind DDoS attack against businesses

More than two in five (43%) businesses who were victim to a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on their IT system believe their competitors were behind it. According to research by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, rival firms are … Read the full press release

Leonardo to competitively offer an aircraft for the U.S. Air Force UH-1N ‘Huey’ Replacement Program through collaboration with Boeing

Moretti: “The outstanding superior technology and operational capabilities of our products, including the AW139, once again allow us to compete for significant market opportunities” As the prime contractor, Boeing will compete for the supply of up to 84 helicopters to … Read the full press release

Soracom launched secure and scalable IoT platform in Europe

BARCELONA, 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Soracom announced this week at Mobile World Conference its launch of IoT connectivity services in Europe and confirmed commitment to growing IoT by eliminating the barriers related to security, price, speed-to-value and scalability that currently limit IoT development. The … Read the full press release

Saab to support and maintain the Swedish Navy’s underwater weapon systems

STOCKHOLM, 28-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for product support and maintenance of the Swedish Navy’s underwater weapon systems. The contract enables FMV to place orders … Read the full press release

ExpressVPN svela il sito multilingue

TORTOLA, Isole Vergini Britanniche, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Riflettendo la diversità degli utenti VPN in tutto il mondo, ExpressVPN è lieta di presentare ExpressVPN.com in 6 nuove lingue: Tedesco: (www.expressvpn.com/de) Olandese: (www.expressvpn.com/nl) Norvegese: (www.expressvpn.com/no) Italiano: (www.expressvpn.com/it) Spagnolo: (www.expressvpn.com/es) Portoghese: (www.expressvpn.com/pt) … Read the full press release

ExpressVPN présente son site décliné en plusieurs langues

TORTOLA, Îles Vierges Britanniques, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Reflétant la diversité des utilisateurs de VPN dans le monde, ExpressVPN est fier de présenter son site Expressvpn.com en six nouveaux langages : Allemand : (www.expressvpn.com/de) Néerlandais : (www.expressvpn.com/nl) Norvégien : (www.expressvpn.com/no) … Read the full press release

NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland brings in ‘TechXperts’ to support customers in using online and mobile banking

NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland are investing in specialist ‘TechXperts’, to ensure branch staff are trained to support customers in using online and mobile banking. EDINBURGH, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Every NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland branch is to … Read the full press release

T-Systems to run and further develop the data centers, networks and workplace systems for Deutsche Post DHL following partnership renewal

Five-year term and volume in the high hundreds of million euro range Services: data centers, infrastructure, networks and value-added services Additional services for cloud, new IT developments and IT security BONN, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A five-year term and a volume … Read the full press release

BAE Systems plc appoints Charles Woodburn as the new CEO; Ian King to retire on 30 June 2017

Ian King, Chief Executive, BAE Systems plc, has today informed the Board that he will retire on 30 June 2017. Farnborough, United Kingdom, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board has also today confirmed that Charles Woodburn, currently Chief Operating Officer, … Read the full press release

Capgemini enhances its cybersecurity offering for the connected car

PARIS, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced the launch of a new offer designed to enhance the security of connected vehicles, vehicle manufacturing plants and the enterprise IT systems of automotive … Read the full press release

UKFast strengthens its government data centre space with the acquisition of Secure Information Assurance

MANCHESTER, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UKFast CEO Lawrence Jones MBE today announces the acquisition of another cloud and cybersecurity service provider, Secure Information Assurance (S-IA), following the announcement of a £2.3 million investment to bolster his firm’s government data centre space. … Read the full press release

Ericsson introduces its new Security Manager product to automate protection of assets across multiple ICT domains

Ericsson Security Manager enables security orchestration for all ICT domains A tool that automates security management according to policies – continuous monitoring of threats, vulnerabilities, risks and compliance with capability to do automated remediation Supports out-of-the-box security for telco cloud operations, … Read the full press release

Safran Identity & Security and FotoNation to bring joint biometrics solution for mobile devices to the Indian market

Safran Identity & Security and Tessera Holding Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiary FotoNation Limited, have signed a cooperation agreement to deliver the most advanced iris authentication biometric security solution for mobile devices to the Indian market. PARIS, 08-Feb-2017 — … Read the full press release

Safran to end 12 years of sponsoring the IMOCA Ocean Masters Circuit in June 2017

PARIS, 08-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After twelve years of commitment on the IMOCA Ocean Masters circuit, three Vendée Globe and numerous podium finishes, the construction of two boats with Marc Guillemot and then Morgan Lagravière, Safran has decided to withdraw … Read the full press release

Biometric technologies from Safran Identity & Security ensured successful 2016 elections in the Ivory Coast

In 2016, Safran Identity & Security, a global leader in identity and security solutions, was selected by the Ivory Coast’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to assist with two very important elections for the country: the constitutional referendum on October 30 … Read the full press release

Sektor becomes Axis distributor for New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Axis Communications the market leader in network video appoints Sektor as New Zealand distributor. Under the agreement Sektor will distribute the entire range of Axis network cameras, access control, IP audio and video … Read the full press release

Kaspersky launches new cybersecurity service with Kaspersky Interactive Protection Simulation Online training (KIPS Online) tournament

MOSCOW, 02-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab announces the availability of its Kaspersky Interactive Protection Simulation Online training (KIPS Online). KIPS Online is a valuable addition to previously available and highly regarded KIPS Live offline cybersecurity training. Both Live and Online … Read the full press release

MIT students to learn about cybersecurity through simulation games at the “Think Security” seminar

Seminar to address critical infrastructure cybersecurity through interactive Capture the Flag competitions and simulation games MOSCOW, 02-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab announced today it will host a cybersecurity seminar, titled “Think Security,” which offers MIT students an opportunity to learn … Read the full press release

Rethinking Care Sweden AB now the largest shareholder in Carefindy AB

LUND, 23-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rethinking Care Sweden AB immediately becomes the largest shareholder in Carefindy AB; a recently started subsidiary, owned by GWS Production AB. In January 2016, GWS Production AB (GWS) announced the development of an app service, containing … Read the full press release

BAE Systems receives $542 million contract to supply 145 M777 ultra-lightweight howitzers to the Indian Army

LONDON, 13-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems has received a $542 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to provide 145 M777 ultra-lightweight howitzers to the Indian Army through a Foreign Military Sale between the U.S. and Indian governments. … Read the full press release

BAE Systems’ Artisan 3D radar system completes sea-based trials on the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates

LONDON, 13-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems’ Artisan 3D radar system has successfully completed three years of sea-based trials on the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates. Artisan 3D has also been fitted on the new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth … Read the full press release

ALUMINIUM of GREECE wins two top awards at the Health & Safety Awards 2016

Maroussi, Greece, 11-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Carrying away two top awards at the Health & Safety Awards 2016 ceremony event, organised by Boussias Communications, ALUMINIUM of GREECE (AoG), a MYTILINEOS Group subsidiary, proved that it rightfully ranks among Greece’s enterprises which are … Read the full press release

Unique patent-pending “Body Camera” as a PTT Microphone: X-Surveillance DS300

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, 04-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — X-Surveillance launched the new, unique, patent-pending body camera DS300, which is a combination of a PTT-Handheld Speaker + Mic. with an incognito body camera. This sounds a mouthful, yet it is a body … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland on New Year’s Eve fireworks: Only tested fireworks are allowed in the EU

COLOGNE, 29-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On no other day in the year are the fire service and emergency services in demand as much as they are on New Year’s Eve. Careless use of fireworks is frequently the cause of fires and … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab uncovered a remarkable evolution in Android OS malware: the Switcher Trojan

Newly-discovered Trojan uses unsuspecting Android device users as tools to redirect traffic from WiFi-connected devices to websites controlled by the attackers MOSCOW, 28-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab experts have uncovered a remarkable evolution in Android OS malware: the Switcher Trojan. … Read the full press release