Category Archives: Security & Safety

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Kaspersky Lab Encourages Qualified Individuals To Submit Reports On Software Bugs In Bug Bounty Program

MOSCOW, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab has announced the extension of its Bug Bounty Program, which encourages qualified individuals and organizations to submit reports on vulnerabilities and bugs found in its products. Initially launched in August 2016, in partnership with … Read the full press release

Thales To Supply Denmark’s Defense Organization with Vehicle Communication System SOTAS

La Défense, France, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Danish Defence and Logistic Organization (DALO) signed a framework agreement with Thales concerning the acquisition of the vehicle communication system SOTAS, as well as services for the equipment delivered. Key Points Thales has … Read the full press release

BAE Systems announces new $3 billion contract with U.S. Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command

Farnborough, UK, 13-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems has been chosen for a position on a new eight-year, $3 billion indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to continue supporting the U.S. Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (SMDC/ARSTRAT). The … Read the full press release

Safran completes sale of Morpho Detection LLC to Smiths Group plc.

PARIS, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran (Euronext Paris: SAF) announces the completion of the sale of Morpho Detection LLC, a US-based subsidiary of Safran, and other detection-related activities to Smiths Group plc. As announced on April 21, 2016, Safran will record … Read the full press release

Security Today recognised Axis Communications with Gold Govies Government Security Award for 2017

The AXIS Q8631-E PT Thermal Network Camera took home a gold win in the Video Surveillance Cameras IP category of the 2017 Security Today Govies Government Security Awards. Chelmsford, Mass. U.S.A., 10-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Axis Communications, the global leader in … Read the full press release

Leonardo provides advanced communications network for the G7 summit in Taormina

•    Security forces will be able to rely on encrypted digital communications and extensive radio coverage across Sicily thanks to the TETRA system provided by Leonardo •    More than 50 countries rely on Leonardo’s security solutions to protect cities, critical … Read the full press release

SITA and Airbus join forces to provide the most advanced cyber security solution for the air transport industry

New offer to allow immediate detection and remedial action DUBAI, U.A.E., 07-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus and SITA have launched new Security Operations Center Services customized for the specific needs of the air transport industry. These new incident detection services will … Read the full press release

Saab to supply static and mobile camouflage systems to Danish and Norwegian armed forces

STOCKHOLM, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has, under a joint procurement process with Denmark and Norway, signed framework agreements with the respective countries for the supply of static and mobile camouflage systems to their armed forces. The … Read the full press release

Continental’s Road Condition Observer increases active driving safety by detecting road conditions

The Road Condition Observer from Continental enables a classification of the road conditions with regard to tire/road friction. The system uses in a first application sensors that are installed in the vehicle as standard to classify the road surface as … Read the full press release

BAE Systems signs major contract for technical support and sustainment of U.S. Army’s M88 recovery vehicles

Farnborough, UK, 04-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The contract, awarded by the Army’s TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, is for ongoing service and improvements to BAE Systems-built M88A1 and M88A2 recovery vehicles over the next four years. “The M88 is critical to the … Read the full press release

Oberthur Technologies to provide Andorran government the latest generation passports based on Lasink™ technology

PARIS, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announces that it has been selected by the Andorran government to provide latest generation passports based on Lasink™ technology. OT’s … Read the full press release

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