Category Archives: Security & Safety

Security & Safety Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Capgemini commits to promote a safer online world by joining the Cybersecurity Tech Accord

Industry initiative bolsters cybersecurity for customers and enables companies to cooperate in efforts to tackle the rising number of malicious cyberattacks globally PARIS, 13-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini today announced that it has joined the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, a growing global alliance of 60+ leading … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies and NEXT Biometrics join forces to develop a reference design for biometric payment cards

Includes all Elements to Simplify and Expedite Biometric Smart Card Technology Joint Market News of NEXT Biometrics and Infineon Technologies MUNICH/ OSLO, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), the global leader in smart card payment solutions … Read the full press release

electronica 2018: Infineon Security Partner Network members will present their security solutions at the Infineon booth

MUNICH, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Internet of Things (IoT) connects millions of devices from huge industrial machines to tiny remote sensors. Yet from one application to another, security requirements vary considerably. To develop customized solutions, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä Digitalisation: We have a 360-degree approach to creating a safe and compliant operating environment for marine and energy companies

Operators in the marine and energy industries face increasing demands when it comes to security throughout their product and service lifecycles. Digitalisation is taking over the marine and energy industries, building the importance of cyber security for data protection and … Read the full press release

ILC Dover to Open New Production Facility in Blarney, Ireland for Added Capabilities, Capacity and Jobs

Expansion positions ILC as leading single use powder handling solutions provider to the global pharma & biopharma market FREDERICA, DE, USA, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ILC Dover, a global leader in flexible containment solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry … Read the full press release

Redstor defies Brexit uncertainties by expanding into mainland Europe

READING, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Redstor, a leading UK-headquartered cloud data management SaaS company, is targeting mainland Europe as part of aggressive growth plans to treble business by 2020. Paul Evans, Redstor co-founder and chief executive, is refusing to allow … Read the full press release

Telefónica is one of the first companies in the world to establish ethical Artificial Intelligence (AI) guidelines

These principles place people at the centre and guarantee respect for human rights in any environment and process in which AI is used. They place special emphasis on equality, transparency, clarity, privacy, and security in all the markets in which … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics and Karamba Security partner to provide even stronger cybersecurity protection for in-vehicle systems

Karamba Carwall adds another layer of protection to ST Telemaco3P Processor  Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and Geneva, Switzerland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Karamba Security, a world-leading provider of automotive cybersecurity, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the … Read the full press release

DB CyberTech Launches into the European Market

DB CyberTech’s Predictive Data Loss Prevention for Structured Databases and GDPR Compliance Products to be Offered Through PG Services SAN DIEGO, CA, USA, 29-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DB CyberTech, a pioneer in machine learning based predictive data loss prevention, today announced … Read the full press release

SAS’ powerful machine learning capabilities will apply ThreatMetrix digital identity intelligence

SAS’ powerful machine learning capabilities will apply ThreatMetrix digital identity intelligence Marlow, UK, 26-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today’s consumers expect to apply for credit at any time and from anywhere. To deliver optimal customer experience, financial institutions must make prompt … Read the full press release

G4S: The security team at Metro Itaquera Shopping mall has developed over 40 technical procedures to cover a range of potential situations that would require security interventions

G4S’s security teams have worked with São Paulo’s Metro Itaquera for almost a decade, using intelligence gathering to keep the busy metropolitan hub safe and secure. LONDON, 26-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As well as welcoming and ensuring the safety of those who … Read the full press release

Heathrow announces plans for a full-scale roll out of new biometric services from the summer of 2019

Heathrow to launch airport’s first end-to-end biometrics trial bringing facial recognition to each point of the departing passenger’s journey The £50 million project will see facial recognition added to even more points in the passenger journey, transforming the passenger experience … Read the full press release

Blockchain Cyber-security Firm Privus Raises $635k in Late Stage Seed Funding

Oversubscribed Round Extends International Investor Base to North America ZUG, Switzerland, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Privus announced today that it has closed a funding round led by Silicon Valley and New York-based Rubicon Venture Capital and by a highly regarded, … Read the full press release

Volkswagen and Siemens to further improve road safety especially at crossroads

From classic vehicle safety to cooperative road safety Thanks to WLANp, Car2X vehicles will be able to communicate with traffic lights in future Precise environmental information at crossroads improves safety for all road users WOLFSBURG, 05-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen and … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s Fleet Safety maritime data service named winner in the Technology category at 2018 Safety4Sea Awards

New maritime safety service that paves the way for the modernisation of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) wins prestigious industry accolade LONDON, 05-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat’s new Fleet Safety maritime data service has been named winner in … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom and the German Armed Forces announce cooperation on Cyber security

Cyber security as a national task Administration interlocks with critical infrastructure operators Joint training and further education of security specialists Regular exchange of information and hospitations arranged BONN, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom and the German Armed Forces will … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY acquires Crossmatch a biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions leader

STOCKHOLM, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has acquired Crossmatch, a leader in biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions. “Crossmatch is a strategic technological addition to the ASSA ABLOY Group. The company reinforces our current offering within biometric identity management. … Read the full press release

Gemalto provides State of Georgia with premium polycarbonate driver’s licenses to reduce document forgery and protect against identity fraud

AUSTIN, TX, USA, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is providing Georgia’s Department of Driver Services (DDS) with a smoother capture and enrollment process along with a secure polycarbonate driver’s license for enhanced identity protection. … Read the full press release

New Gemalto Trust ID Network enables users to control whom they share their personal data with – and when

Ubiquitous ‘self-sovereign’ identities streamline customer on-boarding for different digital services Financial institutions offered unique opportunity to pioneer decentralized Digital ID schemes AMSTERDAM, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Who are you, and can you prove it? The new Gemalto Trust ID Network enables users to … Read the full press release

Torsten Jeworrek of Munich Re: Cyber risks are one of the biggest threats to the networked economy

Cyber risks are one of the biggest threats to the digital and networked economy The most important thing for companies is to ensure they have the best possible technical prevention Munich Re is developing insurance products and services that offer … Read the full press release

Claus Neukirch appointed Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova

CHISINAU, Moldova, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Italian OSCE Chairmanship has appointed Claus Neukirch of Germany as the Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova. He will also serve as the OSCE mediator in the Transdniestrian Settlement Process. Neukirch succeeds Michael … Read the full press release

Saab’s command and control system procured by Nottinghamshire Police

STOCKHOLM, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab’s command and control system, SAFE, has been procured by Nottinghamshire Police, the fifth UK police force to do so, through the East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit. SAFE is Saab’s unified control room solution for … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines carried successful navigational safety test aboard a 165m passenger ferry

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The capacity for Intelligent Awareness and machine learning technologies to significantly improve navigational safety has been verified by Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), following the success of a pilot project … Read the full press release

Airbus to design, implement and deliver a new framework of services for the management of public key certificates of NATO

BRUSSELS, 04-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency has awarded Airbus the Enterprise NATO Public Key Infrastructure (E-NPKI) contract to design, implement and deliver a new framework of services for the management of public key certificates. … Read the full press release

Continental delivers and supplies products and solutions that meet particularly high standards of EU fire protection standard EN 45545 at different levels of safety

Fire protection: Continental fulfills stringent provisions of EU fire protection standard EN 45545 at different levels of safety Sensors with haptic feedback conceivable for various applications Robust, durable products make rail travel safer and more comfortable than ever HANOVER/BERLIN, 27-Aug-2018 — … Read the full press release

DB CyberTech Launches GDPR Continuous Monitoring Solution with the First to Market Advanced Data Classification

Advanced Data Classification Automatically and Continuously Identifies Sensitive Data on Structured Data Stores SAN DIEGO, CA, United States, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DB CyberTech, a pioneer in machine learning based predictive data loss prevention, today announced advanced data classification for structured … Read the full press release

Cybersecurity specialist Secarma on the hunt for 20 additional ethical hackers and a new managing director

MANCHESTER, 03-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Secarma owner Lawrence Jones, also of UKFast, is on the hunt for 20 additional ethical hackers to fulfil the growing market demand for penetration testing. Jones said: “Since acquiring Pentest, Secarma has grown significantly. The last … Read the full press release

EU to finance the rebuilding of the headquarters of the G5 Sahel Joint Force in Sévaré in Mali

BRUSSELS, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the deadly attack against the headquarters of the G5 Sahel Joint Force in Sévaré in Mali, on 29 June, the EU has decided to finance in full the rebuilding of a new headquarters and to … Read the full press release

Leonardo creates new model for its supply-chain to drive growth in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sector

The LEAP2020 programme (Leonardo Empowering Advanced Partnership 2020) is a new model for Leonardo’s supply-chain which will drive growth in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sector. Visible results in scale and quality are expected in the short and long term  … Read the full press release

Accenture Security expands capability in data fusion, automated analytics, and machine learning through partnership and investment in Ripjar

New strategic relationship expands Accenture Security’s ability to help organizations scale their approach to using data analytics, machine learning, behavioural analytics and advanced visualisations NEW YORK, USA and LONDON, UK, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has  formed a strategic … Read the full press release