Category Archives: Security & Safety

Security & Safety Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

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

Leading reinsurer Swiss Re and automotive technology company Veoneer partner over advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)

Leading reinsurer and automotive technology company join forces on assessment of ADAS technology Veoneer to profit from Swiss Re’s data and knowledge to improve ADAS technology Veoneer’s expertise on ADAS hardware and software technologies to feed into and enhance Swiss … Read the full press release

DEEPENING STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN UBC AND PIONEERING DECENTRALISED PLATFORM, MANYONE

(PRESS RELEASE) VANCOUVER, Canada, 15-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Manyone, a pioneering technology venture in decentralization and digital identity, is delighted to announce that 2021 marks the second year of the strategic collaboration between Manyone and The Peer Social Foundation and … Read the full press release

Continental to present the sixth generation of long-range radar and surround radar at Auto Shanghai 2021

The sixth generation has been created as a modular system: with less complexity allowing for potential expenditure and cost savings while simultaneously increasing performance. Improved object detection thanks to higher resolution, range, availability and responsivity. Surround Radar specially designed for … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to continue its vital role in supporting the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Naval Base

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 2-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems announces that it has secured two contracts worth up to £1.3 billion for the extension of its key role in supporting the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Naval Base. The contracts, which … Read the full press release

Behind the scenes of a 10,000-people online conference: creating a live-event atmosphere and leveraging cybersecurity software

(PRESS RELEASE) VILNIUS, 1-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Three days, 6000 minutes of content, 300 speakers, and over 10,000 attendees. With its unprecedented scale, the Lithuanian Business Forum will certainly feature in every best practice handbook for virtual events. The largest … Read the full press release

Saab successfully trials 3D printing for battlefield damage repair on fighter aircraft

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab marks the first time an exterior 3D-printed part has been flown on a Gripen, rather than internal 3D-printed components. The successful trial was to test how additive manufacturing could be used in … Read the full press release

Granvia launches two prevention campaigns to promote road safety in Slovakia

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 26-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Highways’ subsidiary Granvia announces the launch of two prevention campaigns in Slovakia. The campaigns are in replacement of its traditional “Safety Days” which the concession company is unable to organise due to … Read the full press release

Enea to support NetQPro in providing service assurance for mobile operators as they invest in 5G networks

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global information technology company Enea announces partnership with NetQPro. The cooperation involves embedding Enea’s Qosmos ixEngine® in NetQPro nScan network assurance product, an agile monitoring system for a mobile industry reshaped by rapid … Read the full press release

DigiSky and Asman Technology Announce Global Reseller Agreement

DigiSky SmartBay

Partnership broadens Asman Technology’s traditional capability to serve the aerial surveying market (PRESS RELEASE) TORINO, 1-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Asman Technology, a leading provider of avionic and communication technologies and services, and DigiSky Srl, a leader in aerial ground monitoring … Read the full press release

Infineon to present its comprehensive IoT portfolio at the virtual Embedded Solutions Conference 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 18-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — From 1-5 March 2021, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) will be showcasing its comprehensive IoT portfolio for the first time at the virtual Embedded Solutions Conference 2021 (ESC21). The acquisition … Read the full press release

SEB and Wärtsilä successfully trial ground-breaking secure data sharing in Trade Finance

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SEB announces a breakthrough achievement in secure data sharing. Together with technology group Wärtsilä, parties participated in a ground-breaking test of secure data sharing between companies in Trade Finance. The results demonstrates that … Read the full press release

Maritime industry: DNV GL releases white paper “Closing the safety gap in an era of transformation”

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 16-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s leading classification society, DNV GL, announces a white paper entitled “Closing the safety gap in an era of transformation”. The white paper, released at a press conference today, identifies a looming … Read the full press release

NAVIRIS and NAVANTIA to expand industrial cooperation for the European Patrol Corvette (EPC) program

(PRESS RELEASE) GENOA/ MADRID, 11-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri announces that NAVIRIS, its 50/50 joint venture company with Naval Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NAVANTIA aimed at enlarging the industrial cooperation for the European Patrol Corvette … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Australia on the integration of the most precise clock in the world at three JORN radar sites across Australia

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 5-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems Australia, part of BAE Systems plc and one of the largest defence contractors in Australia, has announced it congratulates Adelaide-based technology company Cryoclock, the maker of the most precise clock in … Read the full press release

AV-TEST awarded the “Approved Smart Home Product” certificate to Telekom’s Home Base 2 and Speedport Smart 3 devices

AV-TEST awards Home Base 2 and Speedport Smart 3 as “Approved Smart Home Product” Telekom successfully protects the smart home against attacks from the network (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 3-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom (ETR: DTE), the leading European Telco … Read the full press release

United Arab Emirates orders two more GlobalEye advanced airborne surveillance systems from Saab

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 4-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab announces that its GlobalEye program has received a follow on contract from the United Arab Emirates. The order is worth more than 800 million EUR (USD 1.018 billion) which includes two GlobalEye … Read the full press release

Experts demand for more transparency for medical treatment of politicians

(PRESS RELEASE) RIGA, 29-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German Charite Medical Center once again is in the limelight of international attention: on December 17 the popular mayor of Kharkov (Ukraine), Gennady Kernes, passed away at the well known hospital after a … Read the full press release

BAE Systems christened and named fifth Astute class submarine Anson

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 11-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company BAE Systems celebrates the christening of the fifth Astute class submarine at its Submarines site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. In line with tradition, Anson was blessed by … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall and Galvion awarded a contract for the supply of advanced combat helmet to German Bundeswehr

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 11-Dec-2020— /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall and Galvion, the North-American helmet maker, announce that in November 2020 they have won an order to supply up to 20,000 “Combat Helmet, Special Forces, Heavy” to the German Bundeswehr. A first call-off … Read the full press release

ESET Endpoint Security receives AAA rating in SE Labs’ Q3 Enterprise Endpoint Protection awards

(PRESS RELEASE) BRATISLAVA, 9-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in cybersecurity ESET earned the highest possible prize in SE Labs’ Q3 Enterprise Endpoint Protection awards. Its ESET Endpoint Security solution received the AAA rating, earning the same top rating in … Read the full press release

Corma.de launches Social Links OSINT Academy

Corma.de launches Social Links OSINT Academy

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 9-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — In December 2020, Social Links, in partnership with Corma.de – the German private investigative agency, is launching an Academy that explains the principles of OSINT activities. It expounds in detail the methods of … Read the full press release

Leica Geosystems expands its award-winning security product Leica BLK247 smart 3D surveillance system

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERBRUGG, Switzerland, 2-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon announces the launch of two new models of its AI-enabled Sensor Leica BLK247 smart 3D surveillance system. The expansion is to accommodate the varying needs of its … Read the full press release

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