Category Archives: Security & Safety

Security & Safety Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

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

Health and safety campaigner Lawrence Waterman appointed new Chairman of the British Safety Council

Lawrence Waterman joins the British Safety Council as new Chairman LONDON, 14-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, has announced the appointment of Lawrence Waterman, a passionate health and safety campaigner, as the new Chairman … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab: malicious hackers are increasingly using steganography

MOSCOW, 07-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — While analyzing multiple cyberespionage and cybercriminal campaigns, Kaspersky Lab researchers have identified a new, worrying trend: malicious hackers are increasingly using steganography – a digital version of an ancient technique of hiding messages inside images – … Read the full press release

Police Body Cameras by X-Surveillance

Police Body Camera and Push-To-Talk in one by X-Surveillance The Hague, Netherlands, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Body Cameras will be an indispensable device to encourage and enforce better practices by police forces in addition to increasing accountability for all who … Read the full press release

Saab, Storuman Municipality to establish world’s first Remote Tower Centre for smaller regional airports

STOCKHOLM, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions AB and Storuman Municipality will today sign a letter of intent regarding the establishment of the world’s first Remote Tower Centre for smaller regional airports (AFIS).   The letter of intent … Read the full press release

Defence and security company Saab to present its Junuary – June 2017 interim report on Thursday July 20

STOCKHOLM, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab is pleased to invite press, investors and financial analysts to a press and analyst meeting where CEO Håkan Buskhe and CFO Magnus Örnberg present the Saab interim report for January – … Read the full press release

Indra installs its smart technology in the control center of the Chenani road tunnel in India

The company has equipped the Chenani road tunnel in India with its Horus solution, integrating different traffic control and security systems, automating processes and offering operators a unique, real-time vision for reducing the risk of incidents and speeding up response … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY to acquire pedestrian door distributor in Maryland and Virginia

STOCKHOLM, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has acquired Atlantic Door Control, a pedestrian door distributor in Maryland and Virginia. “I am very pleased that Atlantic Door Control is joining the ASSA ABLOY Group. I welcome this addition that further reinforces … Read the full press release

Leonardo signs EUR 290 million contract with UK Ministry of Defence for IFF technology upgrade

The team will upgrade the IFF systems, which automatically recognise whether vehicles are friend or foe, on 31 UK platform types  The new, more-secure Mode-5 IFF technology is mandated for all NATO nations for installation by 2020 Leonardo and HENSOLDT … Read the full press release

Gemalto to provide security and reliable connectivity for Dessmann’s new smart lock platform

AMSTERDAM, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is enabling security and reliable connectivity for Dessmann’s new smart lock platform. The new solution from the global manufacturer of smart locks and safe boxes incorporates … Read the full press release

Nigerian Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks seek to hijack genuine business accounts – Kaspersky Lab

MOSCOW, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Attackers behind a recent surge in phishing and payment-interception attacks on industrial companies are also stealing victims’ project and operational plans, as well as diagrams of electrical and information networks, according to a report by Kaspersky … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab: An accident involving a bank’s online banking services costs the organization $1,754,000 on average

MOSCOW, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The crippling financial implications of online banking security incidents have been brought to light by the latest Kaspersky Lab report into cybersecurity threats in the financial sector. The report shows that an accident involving a bank’s … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab opens Future Tech Lab in Israel to combat emerging threats in IoT

New research hub will combat the cyber threats to future technologies MOSCOW, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cybercriminals are increasingly willing and able to launch attacks on critical infrastructure, particularly industrial control systems connected to the Internet, and future technologies like IoT … Read the full press release

Radicati Group analysis awarded Kaspersky Lab’s Anti Targeted Attack platform “Trail Blazer” quadrant status

MOSCOW, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A competitive analysis of the market for Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) by The Radicati Group has awarded Kaspersky Lab’s Anti Targeted Attack platform “Trail Blazer” quadrant status, one of its top market leadership positions. The result … Read the full press release

ABP: Port of Ipswich installs new, state-of-the-art CCTV cameras to enhance security

Maritime Event at Ipswich Haven Marina LONDON, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Port of Ipswich has invested £33,000 in the installation of a new, state-of-the-art CCTV cameras to enhance security. The system upgrades, which began in February this year, have been … Read the full press release

Canadian Great Lakes Pilotages’ upgraded Great Lakes Pilot Management System is based on Saab’s KleinPilot

Trollhättan, Sweden, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Canadian Great Lakes Pilotage Authority and the Great Lakes Pilotage Division of the United States Coast Guard have opened the 2017 shipping season using their upgraded Great Lakes Pilot Management System based on the … Read the full press release

World Health & Safety Day: Bouygues Construction to introduce 12 basic rules to achieve zero accidents

Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bouygues Construction’s top priority is the health and safety of the teams who work on its construction sites. Aware of its responsibility, Bouygues Construction has decided to go one step further, introducing a standard based on … Read the full press release

OSCE Holds Interactive Training Seminar for Practicing Journalists and Journalism Students

VIENNA, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The OSCE Office in Tajikistan’s Rule of Law and Media units held an interactive training seminar for 18 journalism professionals and aspiring professionals in the Varzob region outside of Dushanbe, on 8 and 9 June … Read the full press release