Category Archives: Security & Safety

Security & Safety Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Hybrid work era: new global managed service centered around a security-driven networking approach to SD-WAN by Telefónica Tech and Fortinet

The two companies are expanding their strategic alliance to provide an integrated offering of network and security functionality so that users can have the best connectivity and the maximum security when they work from offices and extend this experience when … Read the full press release

Automotive aftermarket: Continental adds air spring dampers and compressors as original parts to its aftermarket portfolio

Air suspension system repair with new parts now possible Continental drives its portfolio expansion for the aftermarket with new products for VW and Audi models (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 12-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental (ETR: CON), a German multinational automotive parts … Read the full press release

ESET researchers discovered a novel malware that appears to be attacking Linux running systems across Southeast Asia

(PRESS RELEASE) BRATISLAVA, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a Slovak internet security company known for its anti-virus and firewall products, has announced that its researchers have discovered a previously unknown malware family that utilizes custom and well-designed modules, targeting operating … Read the full press release

Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) to develop GRC, cybersecurity, third-party risk management (TPRM) and risk transformation as a service (RTaaS) solutions supported by RSA’s Archer platform

Alliance will help EY US and RSA clients establish and enhance robust governance, risk and compliance strategies Leverages industry-leading Archer suite and EY US consulting services to provide integrated risk management solutions (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 24-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EY, … Read the full press release

Netology to power its Netology Smart Edge with Enea Edge uCPE virtualization platform and management system

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enea AB (STO: ENEA), Nasdaq Stockholm listed leading specialist in software for telecommunications and cybersecurity, and Netology, a networking systems & disruptive innovator, have announced that Netology has chosen the Enea Edge uCPE … Read the full press release

The weapons capabilities of the UK and Italian F-35 fleets to get upgraded

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 17-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced that together with MBDA, a European multinational developer and manufacturer of missiles, they have secured additional funding to complete … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Inc. signs $6.5 million contract with DARPA for semi-autonomous, multi-domain mission planning software

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 31-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems Inc. (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it signed a $6.5 million Phase 2 contract with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for … Read the full press release

Aviva Fraud Report: consumers have low trust in the internet as a tool for shopping for financial services

More than half of internet users (53%) don’t trust that the adverts on search engines are placed by a legitimate financial services company or provider And more than half (56%) don’t believe that search engines verify the authenticity of the … Read the full press release

Advanced analytics company Novetta with focus on defense, intelligence, and law enforcement markets acquired by Accenture Federal Services (AFS)

AFS Launches National Security Portfolio  (PRESS RELEASE) ARLINGTON, VA, United States, 20-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced that its subsidiary Accenture Federal Services (AFS) … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies led group of partrners in the industry, research and academia join forces to develop a holistic security concept for the Internet of Things (IoT)

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 19-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), a German semiconductor manufacturer, has announced it will coordinate the research project called VE-VIDES which stands for “Design methods and hardware/software co-verification for the unique … Read the full press release

The greater representation of women and people of color in BAE Systems recognized by Forbes and Statista

Forbes has recognized BAE Systems, Inc. as one of “America’s Best Employers for Women” for 2021, one of only 300 companies selected. (PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 16-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace … Read the full press release

New Rheinmetall Mission Master SP modules carrying Escribano Mechanical & Engineering sensors and weapons systems demonstrated

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 10-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall, the Integrated Technology Group, has announced that it collaborated with Escribano Mechanical & Engineering (EM&E) in order to demonstrate two new Rheinmetall Mission Master SP modules carrying EM&E sensors and weapons systems. … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to work on the advancement of Eurofighter Typhoon as part of new EUR 159 million contract

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANBOROUGH, 6-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it will work on the advancement of Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft as part of a new EUR 159 (£135 million) … Read the full press release

Inmarsat distress call data analyses: tankers overtaking fishing vessels to generate the highest number of GMDSS alerts

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has released a new report that digs into three years of global maritime distress call data to focus minds on true areas … Read the full press release

Barclays research: not the older generation but the younger Brits were scammed the most in the past three months

Majority of Brits incorrectly assume older people are more likely to be scammed, leaving younger generations more susceptible Barclays data reveals that those aged between 21 and 30 were scammed the most in the past three months Barclays is reminding … Read the full press release

Saab AB shares buy-back: 444.000 own shares of series B repurchased during week 29-30 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab AB (STO: SAAB-B), leading company in the military defence and civil security markets, has announced the number of shares of series B it bought during week 29-30 2021 as part of the … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to progress the design and development of Tempest, the UK’s Future Combat Air System

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 29-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems announces that it has been awarded by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) a contract worth approximately £250m to progress the design and development of Tempest, the UK’s Future Combat Air System … Read the full press release

Enel X teams up with Neosurance and Net Insurance to introduce its first on-demand and pay-per-use theft insurance for homes

The partnership between the three companies enables the integration of smart home services with latest generation insurance services The smart home market is already worth 500 million euros in Italy alone, with security as the number one reason for purchase … Read the full press release

New cybersecurity and digital marketing courses by Miríadax, the first massive learning platform in non-English

Cybersecurity and digital marketing, applied from esports or Instagram, are profiles in demand by companies that are not being covered due to lack of training and skills. (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 21-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The first massive learning platform in … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to deliver next-generation 2-Color Advanced Warning System for the U.S. Army

Award is the third of four production lots (PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 15-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational arms, security, and aerospace company, has announced it has received a $62 million contract from the U.S. Army … Read the full press release

Major contract for Rheinmetall for the upgrade of the Bundeswehr’s Puma infantry fighting vehicle

Bundeswehr upgrading Puma infantry fighting vehicle to new design status (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 29-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall AG (ETR: RHM), active in the automotive and defence industries, has announced it won a major order from the German Bundeswehr in … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to provide data management system to multiple ships in the Royal Navy fleet as part of 5-year MOD contract

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 25-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational arms, security, and aerospace company, has announced it secured a five year contract with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide a data management system to … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank to upgrade its existing databases to Oracle Exadata Cloud@Customer

Deutsche Bank selects Oracle Exadata Cloud@Customer to consolidate key databases in its selected data centers Companies form innovation partnership to modernize Deutsche Bank’s mission-critical databases and enable new financial products and services (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 24-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Telefónica and its partners bring intelligence and facilitate assisted driving in Spain’s Cereixal tunnel

In partnership with Nokia, Ineco, Stellantis, the CTAG (Automotive Technology Centre of Galicia) and SICE within the framework of the 5G Galicia Pilot promoted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation through Red.es and the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and … Read the full press release

Emerging new cloud platform aims at meeting the France’s “Cloud de Confiance” label for enhanced data sovereignty

Unprecedented partnership will lead to a new independent cloud platform that aims to meet the French State’s “Cloud de Confiance” label for enhanced data sovereignty. (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 27-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini (EPA: CAP), French multinational consulting, technology services … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall receives order for 1,500 LM-LowProfile laser modules from the Portuguese Army

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 25-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall announces that it has been awarded an order for 1,500 LM-LowProfile laser modules by the Portuguese Army. The order is worth a figure in the low single-digit million-euro range. The contract, booked … Read the full press release

Siemens España and Telefónica Tech combine expertise to offer comprehensive solutions for smart buildings

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 12-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens España and Telefónica Tech to present a far-reaching value proposition to create major opportunities for improving buildings that includes everything from energy efficiency and user experience to connectivity, security and data analysis … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz collaborates with Tencent Security Keen Lab to strengthen vehicle security

(PRESS RELEASE) SHENZHEN, Guangdong, CHina/ STUTTGART, 12-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz announces cooperation with Tencent Security Keen Lab to continuously improve its car IT security. Mercedes-Benz plays a leading role in the digitalization of mobility. To strengthen and ensure trustful … Read the full press release

SGS’ Cyberlab in Graz earns accreditation from the German Federal Office for Information Security

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 6-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS announces that its Cyberlab in Graz, Austria is now accredited to carry out cybersecurity evaluations according to Common Criteria for the Technical Domain ‘Smart Cards and Similar Devices’ following certification from the … Read the full press release

Accenture to accelerate its growth in France and scale its cybersecurity capabilities across Europe with the acquisition of Openminded

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Openminded, a France-based cybersecurity services company that provides advisory, cloud & infrastructure security, cyber defense, and managed security services. The … Read the full press release