Category Archives: Security & Safety

Security & Safety Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

BAE Systems welcomes Caitlin Hayden as senior vice president of communications

LONDON, 5-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems, Inc. announces the appointment of Caitlin Hayden as senior vice president of communications. Caitlin will lead BAE Systems’ external and internal communications activities in support of key business campaigns, community investment and employee … Read the full press release

T-Systems connects the Open Telekom Cloud with the supercomputing center in Stuttgart

BONN, 29-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems links the Open Telekom Cloud with one of Europe’s top-end supercomputers. This high-performance computer at HLRS in Stuttgart can be integrated by customers in their scientific and engineering business workflows running in the Open … Read the full press release

Secarma sponsors Premiership Rugby team Sale Sharks for the 2019/20 season

MANCHESTER, 16-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Secarma signs sponsorship deal with Premiership Rugby team Sale Sharks for the upcoming 2019/20 season. UKFast, Secarma’s business partner also joins Sale Sharks’ corporate family for the 2019/20 season as a key sponsor for the … Read the full press release

Kudelski Group names Andrew Howard as CEO of its cybersecurity division

CHESEAUX-SUR-LAUSANNE, Switzerland and PHOENIX, AZ, USA, 10-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Kudelski Group announces the appointment of Andrew Howard as CEO of its cybersecurity division, Kudelski Security. Howard is currently Kudelski Security’s Chief Technology Officer. He will succeed Rich Fennessy … Read the full press release

Glencore: incidents and fatalities not linked to Kamoto Copper Company operations or activities in Kolwezi, DRC

Glencore: incidents and fatalities not linked to Kamoto Copper Company operations or activities in Kolwezi, DRC

BAAR, 28-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore‘s subsidiary Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) is not connected to the incidents and the fatalities of illegal artisanal miners across its industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi area, Democratic Republic of the Congo. On a … Read the full press release

BAE Systems collaborates with RPA expert UiPath for machine learning adoption across the U.S. defense and intelligence communities

FARNBOROUGH, UK, 3-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems teams up with robotic process automation (RPA) leader, UiPath, to develop and accelerate suites of software robots that its customers can use to automate high-volume, repetitive business processes. Don DeSanto, director of … Read the full press release

ESET recognised as a leader in consumer protection for its dedication in providing the absolute best in IT security

BRATISLAVA, 21-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET Internet Security product for Windows recognised by both AV Comparatives and Virus Bulletin. ESET Internet Security ranked first place in AV Comparatives’ Performance Test – Impact of Consumer Security Software on System Performance report. … Read the full press release

UKFast pledges additional £3 million to its BASEfund contributing further to people’s safety and security online

The Cybersecurity Fund of UKFast tops £20m The fund provides up to £10,000 funding towards improving cybersecurity By year end UKFast is set to have given away a total of £20 million to protect its clients MANCHESTER, 17-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Polygon Netherlands takes over 50 year old firm specialist in restoring documents, artefacts and art

STOCKHOLM, Sweden / GOES, The Netherlands, 11-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Triton Fund III company Polygon Netherlands has taken over the Dutch specialist in restoring documents, artefacts and art VANWAARDE. The acquisition will be in retroactive effect as of 1 January … Read the full press release

UKFast doubles its DDoSX capacity; Amsterdam, Seattle, Manchester now part of the firm’s network

MANCHESTER, 5-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UKFast has just announced it is more than doubling its DDoSX capacity. The UK cloud technology firm will invest £4 million into its distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) mitigation network. The investment is part of UKFast’s network … Read the full press release

T-Systems announces partnership with Israeli automotive cyber security specialist

BONN, 4-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems teams up with Argus Cyber Security, an independent subsidiary of Continental, for car cyber defense. The partnership was announced at the Hanover Industrial Trade Fair. T-Systems announced in mid-March about its plans for a … Read the full press release

Swisscom launches highly automated cyber security solution for SMEs in Switzerland 

BERNE, 3-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisscom revealed today that over 3,000 phishing pages and 2,200 infected computers are being blocked by them on average per month. Furthermore, according to Swisscom, over 60% of SMEs in Switzerland are affected by cyber … Read the full press release

New advanced vehicle safety features will become mandatory in 2022 across EU

BRUSSELS, 26-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Provisional political agreement on the revised General Safety Regulation has just been reached by the EU institutions. Passengers, pedestrians and cyclists will be better protected as new safety technologies will become mandatory across EU in … Read the full press release

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence GmbH (DFKI) and Hitachi unveil new AI based technology to recognize and evaluate physical load on the worker’s body

KAISERSLAUTERN, 20-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Hitachi, Ltd. and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence GmbH (DFKI) announced they have developed an AI technology that performs real-time recognition and quantification of physical load exerted on a worker’s body during work that … Read the full press release

Safety-critical positioning for autonomous driving: with ESCAPE the first fully integrated device is on its way

BARCELONA, Spain, 19-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Autonomous driving is the hot topic of todays’ mobility and transportation world. Safety is the most fundamental requirement and, at the same time, the greatest concern about autonomous driving applications.  The major perceived concern … Read the full press release

Gemalto extends its cloud HSM capability to newer use cases like blockchain, database security and privileged credentials

AMSTERDAM, 6-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Organizations are facing challenges in securing data and identities that are created, stored and managed outside the perimeter due to the rapid adoption of cloud and digital services. While data encryption is seen as the … Read the full press release

Strategically located in Houston, the new failure lab of DNV GL expands the company’s global network of laboratories and test facilities

HOUSTON, Texas, United States, 28-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New DNV GL failure analysis facility will open in Houston, Texas with the aim to prevent and learn from failures and continue to improve safety, reliability and up-time. The new center support … Read the full press release

Gemalto unveils the industry-first 5G SIM compliant with the latest ETSI 3GPP specifications and SIMalliance recommendations

AMSTERDAM, 21-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto has just unveiled the industry-first 5G SIM that comply with the latest ETSI 3GPP specifications and SIMalliance recommendations. The 5G SIM will meet operator requirements for the new generation of network deployments that will emerge in 2019. … Read the full press release

IDEX 2019: Saab advances its work in developing an indigenous industrial capability in the UAE

ABU DHABI, 20-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab made yet another important step in progressing with its plans and works to develop an indigenous industrial capability in the UAE. At IDEX 2019, MENA region’s leading defence exhibition and conference, Saab signed a crucial agreement with Tawazun … Read the full press release

SGS can now offer FSMA certification for VQIP and FSVP to foreign food importers into the U.S.

GENEVA, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS can now certify foreign food suppliers under the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Accredited Third-Party Certification Program of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This is possible due to the accreditation the company has received from … Read the full press release

R.W. Chelsea Holdings Ltd Starts To Hold Fixed Income Investor Meetings In Vienna, Zurich, Geneva and London

LONDON, 11-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — R.W. Chelsea Holdings Ltd (the “Issuer”), has mandated BMI International Europe Limited as Sole Global Coordinator to arrange a series of fixed income investor meetings in Vienna, Zurich, Geneva and London, commencing on 11 February 2019. … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom adds new security component called ID-Alarm to its digital protection package „Digital Schutzpaket“

BONN, 6-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom has just announced the addition of new security component called ID-Alarm to its digital protection package „Digital Schutzpaket“. The Digital Schutzpaket already includes features like secure setting up of home networks, professional advise by Deutsche … Read the full press release

SecureData and its consulting arm SensePost join Orange Cyberdefense family

PARIS, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Major milestone in the development of Europe’s cybersecurity market has been reached with the acquisition of SecureData Group by Orange. The deal is for 100% of SecureData Group, and its consulting subsidiary SensePost. SecureData is based … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to continue providing Full-Motion Video (FMV) advanced analytic services, training, and intelligence production support for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

FARNBOROUGH, 22-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded BAE Systems a five-year, $250 million contract to continue providing Full-Motion Video (FMV) advanced analytic services, training, and intelligence production support. In addition to providing analytic mission support, BAE … Read the full press release

Gemalto and Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec to make secure and innovative health insurance cards for the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ)

AMSTERDAM, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 – GTO), the world leader in digital security, and the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) have been chosen to produce secure and innovative health insurance cards for the Régie de … Read the full press release

Worldwide study explores how 370 industrial organizations protect their operational technology (OT) assets from cyberattacks

COLOGNE, Germany / Littleton, CO, USA, Singapore, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — TÜV Rheinland, a leading expert in digital transformation and cybersecurity, today announced the results of a worldwide study, exploring how 370 industrial organizations protect their operational technology (OT) assets … Read the full press release

Unica, a Triton Fund IV company strengthens its specialized fire safety activities with the acquisition of Boele Fire Protection

HOEVELAKEN/ EDE, The Netherlands, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unica, a Triton Fund IV company, announced the acquisition of Boele Fire Protection, a specialist in water supply for fire protection systems. The acquisition will strengthen Unica’s specialized fire safety activities, which Unica operates … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY to acquire a leading supplier of electronic and mechanical key management systems in the US

STOCKHOLM, 14-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire KEYper Systems, a leading supplier of electronic and mechanical key management systems in the US with a strong presence in the automotive segment. KEYper Systems was established in … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to open an office at the new Georgia Cyber Center located on the Nathan Deal Campus for Innovation in downtown Augusta

BAE Systems intends to sign a lease to open an office at the new Georgia Cyber Center to to grow its presence. FARNBOROUGH, 11-Jan-201 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems intends to sign a lease to open an office at the new Georgia Cyber … Read the full press release

China’s largest bank ICBC awarded Gemalto a three-year agreement to continue supplying contactless cards

SINGAPORE, 07-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Gone are the days where cash was king in China. According to China Tech Insights’ report last year, 74 percent of Chinese consumers said they could live for more than a month with only 100 RMB (which is … Read the full press release