Category Archives: Security & Safety

Security & Safety Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Torsten Jeworrek of Munich Re: Cyber risks are one of the biggest threats to the networked economy

Cyber risks are one of the biggest threats to the digital and networked economy The most important thing for companies is to ensure they have the best possible technical prevention Munich Re is developing insurance products and services that offer … Read the full press release

Claus Neukirch appointed Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova

CHISINAU, Moldova, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Italian OSCE Chairmanship has appointed Claus Neukirch of Germany as the Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova. He will also serve as the OSCE mediator in the Transdniestrian Settlement Process. Neukirch succeeds Michael … Read the full press release

Saab’s command and control system procured by Nottinghamshire Police

STOCKHOLM, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab’s command and control system, SAFE, has been procured by Nottinghamshire Police, the fifth UK police force to do so, through the East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit. SAFE is Saab’s unified control room solution for … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines carried successful navigational safety test aboard a 165m passenger ferry

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The capacity for Intelligent Awareness and machine learning technologies to significantly improve navigational safety has been verified by Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), following the success of a pilot project … Read the full press release

Airbus to design, implement and deliver a new framework of services for the management of public key certificates of NATO

BRUSSELS, 04-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency has awarded Airbus the Enterprise NATO Public Key Infrastructure (E-NPKI) contract to design, implement and deliver a new framework of services for the management of public key certificates. … Read the full press release

Continental delivers and supplies products and solutions that meet particularly high standards of EU fire protection standard EN 45545 at different levels of safety

Fire protection: Continental fulfills stringent provisions of EU fire protection standard EN 45545 at different levels of safety Sensors with haptic feedback conceivable for various applications Robust, durable products make rail travel safer and more comfortable than ever HANOVER/BERLIN, 27-Aug-2018 — … Read the full press release

DB CyberTech Launches GDPR Continuous Monitoring Solution with the First to Market Advanced Data Classification

Advanced Data Classification Automatically and Continuously Identifies Sensitive Data on Structured Data Stores SAN DIEGO, CA, United States, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DB CyberTech, a pioneer in machine learning based predictive data loss prevention, today announced advanced data classification for structured … Read the full press release

Cybersecurity specialist Secarma on the hunt for 20 additional ethical hackers and a new managing director

MANCHESTER, 03-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Secarma owner Lawrence Jones, also of UKFast, is on the hunt for 20 additional ethical hackers to fulfil the growing market demand for penetration testing. Jones said: “Since acquiring Pentest, Secarma has grown significantly. The last … Read the full press release

EU to finance the rebuilding of the headquarters of the G5 Sahel Joint Force in Sévaré in Mali

BRUSSELS, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the deadly attack against the headquarters of the G5 Sahel Joint Force in Sévaré in Mali, on 29 June, the EU has decided to finance in full the rebuilding of a new headquarters and to … Read the full press release

Leonardo creates new model for its supply-chain to drive growth in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sector

The LEAP2020 programme (Leonardo Empowering Advanced Partnership 2020) is a new model for Leonardo’s supply-chain which will drive growth in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sector. Visible results in scale and quality are expected in the short and long term  … Read the full press release

Accenture Security expands capability in data fusion, automated analytics, and machine learning through partnership and investment in Ripjar

New strategic relationship expands Accenture Security’s ability to help organizations scale their approach to using data analytics, machine learning, behavioural analytics and advanced visualisations NEW YORK, USA and LONDON, UK, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has  formed a strategic … Read the full press release

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