Category Archives: Security & Safety

Security & Safety Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

SGS, TU Graz open non-profit research center aimed at establishing trust in digital systems and products

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 17-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, and Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), 1811 established public university in Styria, Austria, announce the opening of Lamarr Security Research, a non-profit … Read the full press release

Atos joins Horizon 2020 program’s Search & Rescue project to support First Responder teams during rescue operations

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 12-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital transformation leader, Atos announces its participation in the European research project Search & Rescue (S&R). The project aims to support First Responder teams during rescue operations – following natural disasters, accidents or … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and the University of Birmingham to accelerate the development of advanced sensing technology

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 6-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — New collaboration between BAE Systems and the University of Birmingham will see the development of Advanced sensing technologies which have the potential to benefit aspects of everyday life. BAE Systems and the University … Read the full press release

SGS acquires New Zealand-based consultancy company Engineering Control Limited (ECL)

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 4-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS announces that Engineering Control Limited (ECL) is now part of its Group. Headquartered in New Zealand, ECL is a consultancy company focusing on process automation and functional safety of process systems across … Read the full press release

e-commerce payments and ID platform Nuggets is the winner of 2020 Female FinTech Competition

The company offers a decentralised self-sovereign identity and payment platform (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 30-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (ETR: DBK), a German multinational investment bank and financial services company, has announced, as part of its support of 2020 Female … Read the full press release

Dutch Police selects bodycams from Zepcam to support police officers on the street

(PRESS RELEASE) ZALTBOMMEL, The Netherlands, 27-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch police have selected Zepcam, a Dutch pioneer in the field of mobile video solutions for frontline professionals, as the supplier of bodycam systems for police officers. The contract has … Read the full press release

Inmarsat announces shortlisted candidates of ‘Open Innovation Challenge’ for crew welfare

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, announces the three finalists to the ‘Open Innovation Challenge’, a global competition aimed at identifying new technologies to benefit crew safety, health and wellbeing … Read the full press release

AutoSock sono conformi alla regolamentazione Svizzera riguardante le catene da neve

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 15-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Da oggi, le AutoSock sono riconosciute conformi alla regolamentazione Svizzera riguardante le catene da neve. Il Centro Svizzero per i Test Dinamici (Swiss Dinamic Test Center AG; DTC) ha emesso un certificato di … Read the full press release

EURid tips on staying safe online

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — EURid, EC appointed non-profit registry manager of the .eu, .ею, and .ευ, has released its useful tips on how to stay safe online. As with any crime, cybercrime does not seem like a … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to supply Archerfish mine neutralisers for the US Navy in a EUR 95 million contract with US Department of Defense

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 21-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it won a major contract worth up to £87 million (~EUR 95 million) by the US Department of Defense … Read the full press release

5G core security: Ericsson’s integrated Packet Core Firewall powered by A10 Networks now ready for cloud native deployments

All-in-one cloud native solution combines user plane security and advanced security functions seamlessly integrated with Ericsson Packet Core Gateway Packet Core Firewall provides proactive protection to manage internet, roaming and access threats, addressing security in mobile broadband and IoT-to-the-edge use … Read the full press release

Sweden and Saab Gripen proposal offers long-term solution that will boost the Croatian defence industry

Sweden has submitted a proposal of 12 new Gripen C/D fighter aircraft to Croatia (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, representatives of the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) and the Swedish Embassy in Croatia submitted the government-to-government proposal … Read the full press release

BT Security strengthens position as Managed Security Services Provider with new security partner ecosystem

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational telecommunications holding company BT announces the key partners that BT Security will work with going forward to provide industry-leading managed security services to customers. The decision follows BT’s largest-ever appraisal of … Read the full press release

BAE Systems engineers unveil digital design concepts for UK’s next combat aircraft

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 24-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems engineers are utilizing the digital environment to design, test and fly concepts for Tempest, a next-generation combat air system for the UK. The concepts demonstrate how leading engineers are embracing one … Read the full press release

HMCS Harry DeWolf Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship officially delivered to the Royal Canadian Navy at CFB Halifax dockyard

(PRESS RELEASE) TEDDINGTON, UK, 12-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT, a leading international multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy with services in defence, energy, environment, transport and ports and logistics, and Vard Marine, a renowned naval architecture and marine engineering firm, have congratulated the … Read the full press release

BAE Systems’ new facility in Warton to rely on Industry 4.0 factory to advance manufacturing on UK’s next generation combat aircraft system Tempest

A new intelligent, smart factory is set to increase productivity and revolutionise combat aircraft production in the UK. (PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 13-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company BAE Systems has announced that it collaborated with … Read the full press release

UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory: adoption of current and near-term quantum technologies could result in decisive step-change for UK’s emerging AI capabilities

Embracing quantum technology now could lead to the enhanced pace, precision and pre-emption of decision making by military commanders (PRESS RELEASE)LONDON, 10-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory has announced the release of a research paper on … Read the full press release

Study involving experts from the University of Exeter found majority of citizens in France and Germany support some European military cooperation independent of NATO

DEVON, 30-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Public research university The University of Exeter has announced that their experts have been part of a team that surveyed people in France and Germany during the autumn of 2019 about their nations’ defence relationships … Read the full press release

Cyber Resilience amid a Global Pandemic: Intesa Sanpaolo emerged winner at the AIPSA CTF challenge

First place in the “Cyber Resilience amid a Global Pandemic” competition which saw the participation of Italy’s leading companies The Intesa Sanpaolo team was successful in overcoming all the security challenges Massimo Proverbio: “Proof of the outstanding work we have … Read the full press release

BAE Systems supports UK’s economic recovery by getting people back to work and creating new jobs

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, BAE Systems goes on with its plans of recruiting a record number of apprentices, despite the Covid-19 pandemic. In February, more than 9,000 people across the … Read the full press release

SecurLine Certified to Protect Classified Communications

SecurLine Certified to Protect Classified Communications

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, Switzerland, 28-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Privus, the Swiss-based cyber-security firm, announced today that SecurLine, its flagship secure communications application, has been formally certified by Portugal’s Gabinete Nacional de Segurança (National Security Office) to protect classified communications. Deploying … Read the full press release

Lime and Allianz to improve safety of micromobility through global strategic partnership

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 27-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in shared smart mobility solutions, Lime and Allianz, via its Allianz Partners entity dedicated to assistance and insurance solutions, have entered into a global strategic partnership. The collaboration aims to improve … Read the full press release

SGS: Final rule 16 CFR 1224 on safety standard for Portable Bed Rails in the US

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 26-May-2020— /EuropaWire/ — Leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company SGS has announced that a direct final rule on incorporating the latest version of the ASTM standard for Portable Bed Rails has just been published by the … Read the full press release

Clothing and footwear containing Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) under EU REACH Regulations may get taxed in Sweden – SGS

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 20-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Inspection, verification, testing and certification services multinational firm SGS has announced that a tax on clothing and footwear products that contain SVHCs (Substances of Very High Concern) under EU REACH Regulations is about … Read the full press release

BBVA and the IMDEA Software Institute to explore application of advanced cryptographic techniques in the financial sector

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 4-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BBVA and the IMDEA Software Institute team up on the development of advanced cryptographic techniques. A joint framework to research the use of this technology in the development of digital solutions was created … Read the full press release

European electricity TSOs COVID-19 declaration: electricity remains more than ever crucial for daily life, health services and more generally to all critical activities

European TSOs COVID-19 declaration

(PRESS RELEASE) EUROPE, 22-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The CEOs (François BROTTES, RTE; Gerhard CHRISTINER, APG; Luigi FERRARIS, TERNA; Roberto GARCIA, REE; Klaus KLEINEKORTE, AMPRION, CTO; Chris PEETERS, ELIA Group; Manon van BEEK, TENNET; Yves ZUMWALD, SWISSGRID) of the high-voltage system … Read the full press release

Germany has the most COVID-19 related .eu domain names registered since January 2020 – EURid

Germany has the most COVID-19 related .eu domain names registered since January 2020 - EURid

(PRESS RELEASE) DIEGEM, Belgium, 20-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — .eu domain name registry EURid released its data on COVID-19 related .eu domain names registered between January and April 2020. According to the released stats Germany comes atop with the highest number … Read the full press release

Capgemini Invent led consortium to help the European Commission address cyber security challenges across critical EU infrastructures

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 27-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini Invent, part of the Capgemini Group, has been awarded a contract by the European Commission to address the cyber security challenges faced by different critical infrastructures in and across European Union members. … Read the full press release

Measurement professionals can now perform all surveying tasks with one instrument – the newest version of Leica Nova MS60 MultiStation

Measurement professionals can now perform all surveying tasks with one instrument - the newest version of Leica Nova MS60 MultiStation

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERBRUGG, Switzerland, 19-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon’s Leica Geosystems has unveiled its new version of Leica Nova MS60, the world’s first MultiStation. Leica Nova MS60’s newest version will allow its users to perform all surveying tasks with one … Read the full press release

AXA XL clients will combat cyber-crime by relying on Accenture Cyber Incident Response Service

AXA XL clients will combat cyber-crime by relying on Accenture Cyber Incident Response Service

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 10-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global professional services company Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has just announced AXA XL clients will now be using its Cyber Incident Response Service in order to respond and recover from cyberattacks. Accenture Security’s global … Read the full press release