COM-SUR Helps Protect Bosch, Bengaluru

After great success in Chennai, COM-SUR has once again joined hands with Bosch India to help protect their Bengaluru factory. COM-SUR, the CCTV video footage auditing, smart backup and intelligent reporting software, has been deployed by Bosch India for the second time to complete workflow of video surveillance. “This is a great honour for us at COM-SUR that Bosch which is a camera manufacturer themselves has once again recognised the value and potential of our technology. The ability to audit their video footage regularly with such ease and efficiency was…

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Fortinet Signs Cyber Threat Information Sharing Agreement with IBM

Fortinet and IBM Security will collaborate through the bi-directional sharing of cyber threat information. The goal of the agreement is to proactively combat cyberthreats and threats to privacy globally through the sharing of contextual threat information generated by the Fortinet FortiGuard Labs threat research team and IBM Security’s X-Force research team. IBM Security and Fortinet will directly collaborate through bi-directional sharing of threat intelligence using secure channels. Joint threat information sharing will deliver deep security research expertise and global threat intelligence for increased protection for the customers of each company.…

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Ozone Enterprise Acquires WallCam

Ozone Enterprise Group, an Everstone PE Capital funded company and leading player in the Architectural Hardware industry, announced its acquisition of ‘WallCam,’ a company engaged in security and surveillance business in India. The acquisition will make ‘WallCam’ a fully owned subsidiary of Ozone. The acquisition process, which is in its final stage, will be completed soon. Ozone sees a lot of synergies in the business with its existing business lines, and will accelerate and strengthen WallCam’s model of working through its R&D, manufacturing and re-seller partners. Ozone has a diversified…

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eInfochips Eragon 660 and 625 Modules

Infochips (an Arrow Company) has launched Eragon 660 and 625 modules for companies to accelerate the time-to-market for products using the Qualcomm SDA660 and Qualcomm APQ8053 processors, respectively. The addition of these Qualcomm Technologies’ processors to the Eragon 600 series allows eInfochips to address the growing demand in advanced computing and video processing on handheld devices. “This work with eInfochips allows large numbers of innovators to create exciting products and solutions using the technologies that transform how the world connects, computes and communicates,” said Joseph Bousaba, Vice President of product…

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India as One of the Most Vulnerable to SamSam Ransomware

A new report from Sophos says that since its first appearance in December 2015, the SamSam ransomware has raked in almost $6 million by targeting organisations and individuals around the world, including those in India. According to the 47-page report, 74 percent of the known victims are based in the United States. Other regions known to have suffered attacks include Canada, the U.K. and the Middle East, with India ranking sixth among the top victim countries across the world. The cybersecurity firm also revealed in a separate survey that 90…

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Active (Ethernet) vs Passive (PON)

When it comes to delivering networks to support smart buildings and applications like CCTV, IPTV and Internet service delivery, there is no doubt that the near-limitless bandwidth of optical fiber is of benefit. What is less clear is whether an active, or passive technology is better. In reality, it depends on many factors including the environment, applications being used and who is going to manage or operate the infrastructure. Let’s look at this in a little more detail. History and background Active Ethernet or point to point Ethernet has been…

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Bosch Perfectly Keyless App Makes Car Keys a Thing of the Past

The key of the future is digital, and it offers more features than its analog predecessors – impossible to lose or steal, and there is never a need to search for it. That is because it is stored securely and specifically for each user in a smartphone app. “Our Perfectly Keyless app is making conventional vehicle keys a thing of the past. Bosch is taking the car key into the digital realm and making it available anywhere, anytime,” says Harald Kröger, President of the Bosch Automotive Electronics division. With Perfectly…

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The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wild in 18th century, wrote a play called, ‘Importance of being Earnest.’ The play talks about a wealthy gentleman called Jack, who uses the name of Earnest when visiting a different town. Jack’s friend Algernon (Algy) also christens an imaginary friend Bunbury. The author clearly points towards the different lifestyle that Jack lives when he switches the name. Both the characters indulge in deception, created by the two names, or the imaginary friend as per their convenience highlighting the importance of being Earnest. Earnest in English language is defined…

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