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SGS: Nepal to implement new set of chemical requirements for toy safety

Nepal is proposing to implement a new set of chemical requirements for toy safety. If approved, the new measures could become effective in late 2018/early 2019. GENEVA, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In March 2017, we informed you [1]that Nepal had implemented measures … Read the full press release

Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited to build three coast guard vessels for the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency

The contract signed with the Ministry agency NDMA values about 550 million euro TRIESTE, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD” or the “Company”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, has announced that … Read the full press release

Press conference: Illegal sales of Schengen and Medical Visa Scandal involving Maltese PM’s Office

The press conference will take place tomorrow, 26th of June at 11:30am in the European Parliament room – PHS 0A50 BRUSSELS, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — There is evidence that points to the possibility that up to 88.000 Schengen visas and … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY CFO and Executive VP Carolina Dybeck Happe to leave the company

STOCKHOLM, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Carolina Dybeck Happe, CFO and Executive Vice President of ASSA ABLOY has decided to leave the company for a position outside the Group. She will be leaving at the end of December 2018 and the process … Read the full press release

Gartner: Atos ranked amongst top 5 global players in Managed Security Services (MSS) in terms of 2017 market share revenue

PARIS, 14-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Atos, a global leader in digital transformation today announces that it has been ranked amongst the top 5 global players in Managed Security Services (MSS)in terms of 2017 market share revenue, according to the latest Gartner report … Read the full press release

The winners of the third annual Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards announced at the Elyseum in Paris

Insurance institutions showcase winning innovations transforming the industry PARIS, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Efma, an association of more than 3,300 retail financial services companies in 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the winners of the third annual Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance … Read the full press release

TU Delft will receive financial donation from Ripple to study software verification and security testing of blockchain application

Delft, The Netherlands, 08-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Delft University of Technology will participate in the University Blockchain Research Initiative, a new program founded by Ripple to support academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. TU Delft will … Read the full press release

Gemalto enabled Belgian mobile ID scheme itsme® to enroll 350,000 users and securely process one million transactions per month

Gemalto technology enables Belgian itsme® app to hit one million transactions a month AMSTERDAM, 08-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has enabled Belgian mobile ID scheme itsme® to enroll 350,000 users and securely … Read the full press release

Thales extends the acceptance period of the offer for Gemalto by ten weeks until 15 August 2018

Paris La Défense, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash … Read the full press release

Capgemini to acquire the commercial cybersecurity arm of the FORTUNE 500® company Leidos

PARIS, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini has entered into an agreement to acquire Leidos Cyber, the commercial cybersecurity arm of the FORTUNE 500® company Leidos*. This acquisition will reinforce the Group’s capabilities in North America, helping to meet growing customer demand for its portfolio … Read the full press release

Ansaldo Energia and Leonardo to collaborate on innovative projects including the creation of Industry 4.0 competence centre in Liguria

The agreement will focus on providing support for the implementation of Ansaldo Energia’s Lighthouse Plant and contribute to the creation and development of the Start 4.0 Competence Centre for the Security and Optimisation of Critical Infrastructures GENOA, 06-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Thales, BAE Systems and CGI team up to respond to the opportunity to partner the UK Ministry of Defence for the second phase of the UK Royal Navy’s Maritime Electronic Warfare Programme (MEWP)

LONDON, 06-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales, BAE Systems and CGI have announced a strategic teaming agreement that will see the three companies bring together their collective expertise and proven UK industrial capability in Electronic Warfare, in order to respond to the … Read the full press release

Fay Gleeson of SCC is up for Greater Birmingham’s PA of the Year

The Birmingham PA Forum has released the shortlist for the region’s inaugural PA Awards. BIRMINGHAM, 06-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fay Gleeson, Executive Personal Assistant to SCC’s Chief Executive James Rigby, is up for Greater Birmingham’s PA of the Year. 25 individuals … Read the full press release

SAP Live Link 365 mobile service now live with customers in Europe, Australia, the Asia Pacific region and North America

WALLDORF, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that the SAP Live Link 365 mobile service, a programmable communication service, is live with customers in Europe, Australia, the Asia Pacific region and North America. The simplified programmable digital interface (PDI) … Read the full press release

SAP SE announces Iron Maiden lead singer Bruce Dickinson as keynote speaker at the SuccessConnect event in Berlin

BERLIN, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced Bruce Dickinson, whose success as lead singer of heavy metal band Iron Maiden is rivaled by his exploits as entrepreneur, commercial pilot, author and broadcaster, will be a keynote speaker at … Read the full press release

SAP SE expands premium service and support plan for business owners in their digital transformation

WALLDORF, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today introduced a new version of SAP MaxAttention services, an expanded premium service and support plan to help customers lower their total cost of ownership (TCO) while digitally transforming their businesses. SAP MaxAttention provides … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics brought together the latest digital security techniques in a single chip to protect Smart Things against cyber threats

  New STSAFE chip combines latest digital-security features to keep connected IoT objects safe Turnkey applets accelerate time to market for secure smart meters, data concentrators, and gateways Certified Common Criteria CC-EAL5+ and compliant with ENEDIS specification for French smart-metering … Read the full press release

ESET awarded the highest designation in the 2018 Kuppinger Cole Leadership Compass Enterprise Endpoint Security: Anti-Malware Solutions

BRATISLAVA, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a leader in information security, today announced it has been awarded the highest designation in the Innovation, Product, Market and Overall Leader categories in the 2018 Kuppinger Cole Leadership Compass Enterprise Endpoint Security: Anti-Malware Solutions. … Read the full press release

Kudelski Group partner with u-blox to bring premium-grade security to IoT devices across the automotive, industrial and customer markets

CHESEAUX-SUR-LAUSANNE,  and THALWIL, Switzerland, 22-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S), the world leader in digital security, and u blox (SIX:UBXN), a global leader in positioning and wireless communication technologies for the automotive, industrial and consumer markets, today announced the … Read the full press release

Infront: iLOQ and the Champions Hockey League announce new partnership

New agreement with Pan European ice hockey competition has digital activation at heart ZUG, Switzerland, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — iLOQ, the rapidly growing leader in digital access management, and the Champions Hockey League (CHL) have announced a new four-year partnership to help … Read the full press release

Daimler AG Member of the Board Ola Källenius on the new Mercedes-Benz G-Class: the new ‘G’ is still a ‘G’ only better

The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class presents itself in top form. Whether on or off the road and whatever the operating conditions, the off-road vehicle impresses with its performance, cutting-edge assistance systems, outstanding handling, and safety. At the same time, the new … Read the full press release

EBRD and EU to strengthen the safety of oil protection and increase the protection of humans and the environment in Greece

EBRD and EU develop implementation plan to strengthen protection LONDON, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The world runs on hydrocarbons. But the impacts of oil production are significant and accidents like the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf … Read the full press release

Capgemini named the Regional Partner of the Year by SAS for France, Benelux, UK, DACH, Nordics and Russia

Capgemini is recognized for its joint initiatives on fraud analytics, GDPR and operational analytics PARIS, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini announced today that it has been named the Regional Partner of the Year by SAS for the North and West EMEA region … Read the full press release

Gemalto to produce the next generation of British passports and associated services

LONDON, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announces it has won an open tender with the Home Office, acting through Her Majesty’s Passport Office (HMPO), for the production of the next generation of British passports … Read the full press release

exceet Card AG further strengthens its portfolio with Infineon’s SECORA™ Pay security solutions

Joint press release by exceet Card AG and Infineon Technologies AG MUNICH, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — exceet Card AG is further strengthening its portfolio with SECORA™ Pay security solutions from Infineon Technologies AG. Card manufacturers can easily integrate them thanks … Read the full press release

UK Prime Minister announces £15 million to help Commonwealth countries strengthen their cyber security capabilities

PM commits up to £15 million on eve of the world’s largest inter-governmental commitment on cyber security cooperation. LONDON, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK Prime Minister will today announce up to £15 million to help Commonwealth countries strengthen their cyber security … Read the full press release

PwC expands its collaboration with Microsoft to include a cybersecurity focus

PwC evolves business relationship with Microsoft to focus on specific cybersecurity offerings and strategy New York, NY, USA, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — PwC today announced an expansion of its collaboration with Microsoft to include a cybersecurity focus. The evolution pairs … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank Cyber Beyond IT event: Eight in ten UK business leaders very concerned about the financial implications of a cyber-attack on their business

Lloyds Bank cyber event finds that only a third of businesses have a financial plan in place in the event of a cyber attack But over a third would pay a ransom to get their systems and data back Only … Read the full press release

Tokio Marine Kiln launches new insurance and services policy to protect clients against the impact of cyber attacks

TMK’s new Cyber Ctrl insurance and services policy gives clients access to specialist breach preparation and threat monitoring services from leading experts XCyber® and Sytorus in a streamlined and simplified wording LONDON, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK), … Read the full press release

April 10th, Conference in the European Parliament, Brussels, themed: A FUTURE FOR DEMOCRACY IN SYRIA

Highlevel conference 9:30 – 12:45 (EP, Room PHS1A002) and press-conference 13:30 – 14:00 (EP, press room) AMERSFOORT, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WIth this high level conference, we would like to present to Europe and European decision makers, politicians and media … Read the full press release