Microsoft Azure Virtual Network Integration Boosting Cloud Security Visibility

New integration improves network visualization and the assessment of security controls in the public and private cloud Skybox™ Security has recently announced new inter-operability with Microsoft Azure Virtual Network (VNet), enabling customers to gain security visibility into virtualized networks created in the Azure Cloud. The Skybox™ Security Suite easily integrates with Azure VNet, incorporating the virtual environment in its network model to provide normalized visibility and access simulation capabilities across public, private and hybrid IT networks. This capability improves configuration security and enables security teams to quickly understand Azure’s role…

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Artificial Intelligence Next Key Growth Area for Smartphones

Differentiation through hardware will become even more difficult Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the next big growth areas for the mobile industry according to a white paper released by IHS Markit ahead of Mobile World Congress. “We see AI making smart devices even smarter with improved user experiences,” said Ian Fogg, Director of Mobile and Telecom Analysis at IHS Markit, “Existing AI agents like Apple’s Siri and Google Assistant will expand across the industry, complemented by embedded AI in all parts of mobile devices from cameras, to audio, to…

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Celebrating 15-Year 20% Annual Growth Rate in Thermal Image Sensors

Company will double R&D spending to target growth opportunities in consumer markets and outpace new entrants in thermal detection ULIS, a manufacturer of innovative thermal sensors, announces that the company will again significantly increase its R&D spending for 2017 to reach €15M ($16.8M). This investment marks the company’s strong growth and market leadership progression over the last 15 years. ULIS generated €61.5M ($69.3M) in sales in 2016, a rise of nearly 30% compared to 2015. Buoyed by the spurt in additional growth and market changes, ULIS’ new level of R&D…

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Gemalto and Caliber Public Safety Collaborated

Assisting Law Enforcement Agencies in Securing Remote Access to Criminal Justice Information Services Gemalto has collaborated with Caliber Public Safety (Caliber), a leading provider of public safety software in the United States, to provide law enforcement and other government agencies an efficient way to comply with criminal justice information services (CJIS) policies, ultimately heightening security. By combining Caliber’s public safety expertise in records management and Gemalto’s SafeNet authentication service, the two companies have created a strong portfolio of cloud-based identity and data protection solutions. Gemalto and Caliber’s solutions allow law…

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Venture Fund to Radically Change Future of Security Innovation

Will fuel new model for security application development and consumption; Entrepreneurs and developers to benefit from accelerated go-to-market opportunities Palo Alto Networks® the next-generation security company, has recently announced that it is forming a $20 million security venture fund. The fund will provide early stage capital investments to fuel development of innovative security applications for the Palo Alto Networks next-generation security platform. The fund will be aimed at seed-, early- and growth-stage security companies with a cloud-based application approach. These companies can accelerate their routes to market for their respective…

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First Cybersecurity Vulnerability Checklist For Contactless Cards & Readers

Farpointe Data, the access control industry’s trusted global partner for RFID solutions, has just posted the first radio frequency identification (RFID) Cybersecurity vulnerability checklist for access control manufacturers, distributors, integrators and end users to use to protect their access control systems from becoming hacker gateways to their facilities and IT systems. Knowing what to do is especially important now that government agencies such as the United States Federal Trade Commission, have begun filing lawsuits against businesses that do not provide good cyber security practices. “Seemingly daily, end users are being…

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THALES JOINS LINUX FOUNDATION’S CORE INFRASTRUCTURE INITIATIVE

New gold member partners with CII to improve internet security and fortify open source infrastructure The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), a project managed by The Linux Foundation that collaboratively works to improve the security and resilience of critical open source projects, has recently announced that Thales is joining as a new gold member. A leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, Thales offers advanced data security solutions and services, delivering trust wherever information is created, shared or stored. It is recognized for its deep information and cryptographic security…

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Barco Joins Logitech Collaboration Program

To deliver exceptional wireless collaboration experience with ClickShare Barco announced that it has joined the Logitech Collaboration Program (LCP) as an integration partner in the program’s complementary technology provider track. The Logitech Collaboration Program (LCP) provides a unique framework for delivering high-quality video collaboration experiences across customer environments. Through the LCP, Barco augments the Logitech solutions to provide an easy-to-use wireless presentation system that allows up to four meeting participants to simultaneously share their content on the main display using their own laptop, cellphone or tablet, with a single click…

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