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Redline success for 9th consecutive year

Redline Assured Security, provider of government-standard training and security solutions, has received continued endorsement as an International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Aviation Security Training Centre (ASTC). This marks the ninth year that Redline’s training centre, the UK’s ASTC, located at Doncaster Sheffield Airport has been endorsed by ICAO since being officially recognised in 2011. Redline…

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Suprema achieves seamless integration

Suprema, a global provider of access control, biometrics and time & attendance solutions, announced that it has integrated its devices with Paxton’s access control system, Net2. The integration will enable organisations to use Suprema’s devices in combination with Net2. Clients using Paxton’s Net2 can now easily add Suprema fingerprint or face recognition devices to existing…

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Mimecast acquires MessageControl


Mimecast acquisition bolsters machine learning and graph technology to increase efficacy in the fight against advanced phishing and impersonation attacks Mimecast, email and data security company, announced it has acquired eTorch, a messaging security provider with solutions designed to help stop social engineering and human identity attacks with the use of machine learning technology. The…

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Samson Security selects SmartTask

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Samson Security has adopted SmartTask to support the rapid growth of the business, which has seen the company treble in size in less than a year. The workforce management software is initially being used for electronic proof of attendance across more than 400 security officers and engineers that deliver a wide range of services including…

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Traka enters mechanical key systems market

Traka Automotive, UK electronic key management solution provider for automotive dealers, has expanded its product portfolio by launching TrakaMEC, a mechanical key management range. TrakaMEC is an affordable new addition to Traka Automotive’s extensive range of solutions, designed to meet the needs of dealerships and services centres that are not yet requiring fully networked and…

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FireEye reveals Ghostwriter’ Influence Campaign


FireEye Mandiant Threat Intelligence released a new report that ties together several information operations we assess with moderate confidence comprise part of a broader influence campaign—ongoing since at least March 2017—aligned with Russian security interests. FireEye Mandiant has named this campaign ‘Ghostwriter’ based on its use of inauthentic personas posing as locals, journalists, and analysts…

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EU’s first cyber sanctions

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The EU singled out perpetrators that attacked British hospitals, Ukranian infrastructure, and the Pyeongchang Olympics. The European Union, for the first time in its history, has levied sanctions in response to cyber attacks, naming six individuals and three groups associated with some of the biggest hits in recent years. EU officials imposed restrictions on North…

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Traka Integrates with Honeywell

Integration Command

Traka integrates with Honeywell Enterprise Platform to extend access control functionality from one central platform Traka, part of ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions, announces the integration of its key and equipment management solutions with the Honeywell Enterprise Buildings Integration (EBI) R600 building management system, extending its reach to help secure, manage and audit physical keys and…

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Hikvision Xi’an Intelligent Traffic Management case study

Xi 'an bell tower at sunset

Traffic continues to grow in every major city. But how do you beat congestion in these restricted urban spaces? In China’s ancient-walled city of Xi’an, they’re adopting an intelligent traffic management system based on Hikvision technology – and boosting traffic flow while reducing journey time. The Chinese city of Xi’an, known as Chang’an in ancient…

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