Category Archives: Security & Safety

Security & Safety Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Gemalto’s LTE Cat M1 I​oT module now certified by Verizon

AMSTERDAM, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Billions of new Internet of Things (IoT) devices are expected before 2020[​1] but the majority of these do not require the full capabilities of 4G cellular networks. Emerging Low-Power Wide-Area wireless technologies, including LTE-M and NB-IoT, … Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL: increased managerial autonomy to the Director Network Manager to deliver the Network Functions of the Single European Sky

BRUSSELS, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 24th October, in the presence of Henrik Hololei, Director General of DG MOVE, and Simon Hocquard, Chair of the Network Management Board, Frank Brenner, the Director General of EUROCONTROL signed a number of Delegation Decisions … Read the full press release

Body Worn Video pioneers Audax Global Solutions to showcase at SRIEE 2017

The only UK Security company ever funded by the EU H2020 SME Instrument Phase 2 research and innovation programme Plymouth, UK, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Body Worn Video pioneers Audax Global Solutions are showcasing at SRIEE 2017, an event organised … Read the full press release

Spanish operator Red Eléctrica becomes shareholder in Coreso

BRUSSELS, 27-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Red Eléctrica, as the transmission grid manager and operator of the Spanish high-voltage electricity system, has joined and become a shareholder in Coreso, the coordinating body for regional security, joining the TSOs from Belgium (Elia), France … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán receives the Duke of Ahumada Award for excellence in corporate security

During the conference ‘Security as a core element of the company’s strategy and its added value’ The Chairman of the Company thanked the Civil Guard for this recognition and stated that the security of people and infrastructures is one of … Read the full press release

Leonardo signs two contracts to provide ATC systems for Somalia and Sudan

Somalia and Sudan will receive new systems that will improve the efficiency and safety of their air traffic control capabilities Leonardo has developed, manufactured and installed more than 300 air traffic management and control centres around the world The company’s … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab launches Global Transparency Initiative as part of its ongoing commitment to protecting customers from cyberthreats

MOSCOW, 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab is announcing the launch of its Global Transparency Initiative as part of its ongoing commitment to protecting customers from cyberthreats, regardless of their origin or purpose. With this Initiative, Kaspersky Lab will engage the broader information … Read the full press release

Vulnerabilities in popular dating apps discovered by Kaspersky Lab

MOSCOW, 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a range of vulnerabilities contained in popular dating apps which have the potential to result in various negative consequences for users: from simply identifying a particular person, to unsecured data transmissions and the … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab releases preliminary investigation results on alleged 2015 incidents described in the media

Kaspersky Lab initiated a thorough review of our telemetry logs in relation to alleged 2015 incidents described in the media MOSCOW, 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In October 2017, Kaspersky Lab initiated a thorough review of our telemetry logs in relation … Read the full press release

Inmarsat to share aviation cybersecurity information with the Aviation Information Sharing and Analysis Center (A-ISAC)

LONDON, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat is pleased to announce it has recently joined the Aviation Information Sharing and Analysis Center (A-ISAC), the trusted international membership association for sharing cybersecurity information targeted at the aviation sector. As part of the A-ISAC, … Read the full press release

JSC Rosoboronexport presents law enforcement, counterterrorist, facility protection and information security assets at Interpolitex 2017

The exhibition will be held in Moscow on October 17-20 MOSCOW, 18-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — JSC Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will present the entire spectrum of law enforcement, counterterrorist, facility protection and information security assets at Interpolitex 2017 … Read the full press release

Axiomatics Data-Centric Dynamic Authorization Product Suite Recommended in New KuppingerCole Analyst Report

KuppingerCole Executive View Report Cites Axiomatics for its Data Access Filter for Multiple Databases and Axiomatics SmartGuard™ for Big Data Solutions CHICAGO, IL, United States, 05-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Axiomatics, the leader in fine-grained dynamic authorization, today announced that KuppingerCole … Read the full press release

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ESET: cyber-criminals exploited known vulnerability in Microsoft IIS 6.0 to install modified Monero mining software

BRATISLAVA, 03-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a leading global cyber security company, has discovered a new threat whereby attackers infected vulnerable Windows web servers with a malicious cryptocurrency miner in order to mine Monero – a newer cryptocurrency alternative to Bitcoin. … Read the full press release

SAS survey: only 45 per cent with structured plan in place for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Less than half have a structured plan in place to comply with GDPR; over half don’t fully understand the consequences of non-compliance Marlow, UK, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect in 2018, making … Read the full press release

G4S retains the security contract at Baghdad International Airport

G4S has retained the contract to provide round-the-clock security to staff and passengers at Baghdad International Airport LONDON, 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — G4S has retained the contract to manage security at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), following a competitive tender process. This … Read the full press release

European Commission proposes measures to preserve and strengthen the Schengen area

BRUSSELS, 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As announced by President Juncker in his letter of intent on 13 September, the European Commission is today proposing measures to preserve and strengthen the Schengen area. The Commission is proposing to update the Schengen Borders Code to adapt the … Read the full press release

SecBI and Innovery Announce Partnership to Promote SecBI’s “Autonomous Investigation” Cybersecurity Solution to the Italian and Spanish Markets

Tel Aviv, Israel and Rome, Italy, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SecBI, a leading developer of advanced cybersecurity threat detection solutions, and Innovery, a leading ICT services provider and software developer, today announced a partnership for distributing SecBI products in Italy … Read the full press release

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MEPs to evaluate “search and rescue” operations in the Mediterranean

BRUSSELS, 20-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A Civil Liberties Committee delegation will be in Tunisia from 18 to 22 September to assess cooperation in migration management between the EU and countries in the region. MEPs will evaluate “search and rescue” operations … Read the full press release

BMT to showcase Type 31e frigates contender VENATOR®-110 at DSEI in London

Teddington, UK, 07-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT’s VENATOR®-110, widely considered as a strong contender for the Type 31e frigates, will take centre stage at DSEI in London next week, following the much-anticipated launch of the UK’s National Shipbuilding Strategy this week. … Read the full press release

Saab extends partnerships with Indonesia’s Agency for Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) and Indonesian Defence University (UNHAN)

STOCKHOLM, 05-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab underlines its long-term commitment to Indonesia by extending partnerships with the national Agency for Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) and the Indonesian Defence University (UNHAN).    Saab has signed further … Read the full press release

ING in Belgium: we will activate itsme app on our web channels

AMSTERDAM, 01-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The days of multiple digital usernames and passwords could be over in Belgium with the introduction of itsme for ING customers. Remembering dozens of digital passwords is nobody’s hobby. But help is on its way, at … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Australia’s immersive 3D technology will be showcased at SimTecT in Sydney

Farnborough, UK, 29-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems Australia’s immersive 3D technology which is being used to provide the Australian Defence Force (ADF) with a capability edge will be on show at SimTecT, being held in Sydney this week. Those … Read the full press release

Gabrielle (Gabby) Costigan appointed as BAE Systems Australia’s next Chief Executive Officer

Farnborough, UK, 29-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gabrielle (Gabby) Costigan, has been appointed as BAE Systems Australia’s next Chief Executive Officer, commencing with the Australian defence company on October 2, 2017 and assuming the role of CEO by March 2018 after … Read the full press release

New partners to join venture to launch a new cross-industry registration, identification and data platform — verimi

Bundesdruckerei, Deutsche Lufthansa and Deutsche Telekom all set to join the venture Market launch of basic version digital “master key” (Single-Sign-On) planned for turn of the year 2017/2018 Users themselves decide how much data may be used Frankfurt am Main, … Read the full press release

Experian: Fraudulent credit applications against people in their twenties soar

Younger people increasingly targeted as fraudulent applications against over 60s drop LONDON, 24-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Fraudulent credit applications against people in their twenties have soared in the last three years, according to new research from Experian. The proportion of frauds … Read the full press release

Thales security evaluation: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ enables secure payment networks from all major credit cards

La Défense, France, 24-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales’s security evaluation of the Samsung Pay contactless payment application, performed on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphone, has succeeded in allowing the app to be certified on the device. Key Points Thales has … Read the full press release

Rosoboronexport will be at the Army 2017 International Military and Technical Forum, 22 to 27 August near Moscow

MOSCOW, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will take part in the Army 2017 International Military and Technical Forum, which will be held from 22 to 27 August 2017 in the Patriot Park near Moscow. “Rosoboronexport … Read the full press release

Swedish Defence University: six-month executive course for 16 Indonesian military officers and engineers concluded

STOCKHOLM, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab, the Swedish Defence University and the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) have concluded an intensive educational course for 16 Indonesian military officers and engineers from the Indonesian defence industry. On 16 August … Read the full press release

Saab to deliver BT46 training systems to the Estonian Army

STOCKHOLM, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Estonian Armed Forces to deliver BT46 training systems to the Estonian Army. The deliveries will be made in 2018. The Estonian Armed Forces ordered the … Read the full press release

ESET to build new company headquarters on site of the former military hospital at Patronka in Bratislava

BRATISLAVA, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a leader in cybersecurity, has today announced its plans to build state of the art new company headquarters on the nine hectare site of the former military hospital at Patronka, close to Forest Park, Bratislava. … Read the full press release