National security

New York Cyber Task Force Publishes New Report Calling for National Cyber Response Readiness

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 6:29pm

Today, the NYCTF will unveil its report on Enhancing Readiness for National Cyber Defense through Operational Collaboration , which identifies gaps in U.S. cyber response capabilities and details five recommendations for improving U.S. cyber readiness.

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  • Today, the NYCTF will unveil its report on Enhancing Readiness for National Cyber Defense through Operational Collaboration , which identifies gaps in U.S. cyber response capabilities and details five recommendations for improving U.S. cyber readiness.
  • The NYCTF examined the future to anticipate severe shocks adversaries might present in the cyber realm in order to identify areas to improve national cyber readiness.
  • Given mounting cyber challenges, the US must take immediate steps to improve its readiness to withstand potential attacks in cyberspace.
  • Additional Task Force events include:
    May 20, 2021, 1:00 - 1:40 PM ET - RSA Conference, Operational Collaboration: Public-Private Partnerships for Cyber Resilience

Calgary Technology Company is Helping Communities Across Canada Stay Connected and Engaged During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Voyent Alert! by ICEsoft Technologies

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

by ICEsoft Technologies (CSE: ISFT) have helped support connection and community engagement in unique ways across Canada since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020.

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  • by ICEsoft Technologies (CSE: ISFT) have helped support connection and community engagement in unique ways across Canada since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020.
  • In the last year, various communities across Canada have used Voyent Alert!
  • has become our comprehensive community communications system in Meadow Lake," says Neil Marsh, Fire Chief of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan.
  • Due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 lockdown, the Town of Portugal Cove-St. Philip's switched to digital council meetings.

BDA Partners With NetDiligence to Host Cyber Risk Panel

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:45pm

The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) will host a virtual panel discussion as part of NetDiligences three-part webinar series about cyber-related issues on March 4, 2021.

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  • The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) will host a virtual panel discussion as part of NetDiligences three-part webinar series about cyber-related issues on March 4, 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210223005959/en/
    Bermuda Cyber Market Panel (Photo: Business Wire)
    Titled Bermuda Cyber Market: A Jurisdiction Built on Stability and Innovation, the panel will discuss how the growing trend toward digital transformation has led to an increase in cyber crime and, consequently, a growing demand for cyber insurance.
  • The current landscape of the global cyber insurance market will be explored in addition to the latest trends and innovative solutions on offer in Bermuda.
  • NetDiligence is a leader of networking events for the cyber risk industry and the BDA is proud to partner with the organisation as part of its special programming series, said Jasmine DeSilva, BDA Business Development Manager for Risk and Insurance Solutions.

Global Security Robots Market 2021-2028 - Increasing Usage of Robots in Security and Surveillance Applications

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 4:45pm

DUBLIN, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Security Robots Market 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Security Robots Market 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Robots are increasingly being used in security and surveillance applications.
  • They are steadily making their way into the surveillance market, for purposes like patrolling shopping malls, college campuses, parking lots, and other public areas.
  • The global market for security robots spans across Europe, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, North America, and Latin America.

Patriot Growth Insurance Services Raises Additional Capital to Support Continued Growth

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

Patriot Growth Insurance Services, LLC (Patriot or the Company), one of the countrys largest and fastest-growing national insurance agencies, today announced that it has closed on a new round of financing in support of its aggressive acquisition and organic growth strategy.

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  • Patriot Growth Insurance Services, LLC (Patriot or the Company), one of the countrys largest and fastest-growing national insurance agencies, today announced that it has closed on a new round of financing in support of its aggressive acquisition and organic growth strategy.
  • Based in Fort Washington, PA, Patriot was founded in January 2019 by CEO Matt Gardner, a 30-year veteran of the insurance distribution industry.
  • The future is very bright for Patriot, and we are pleased to provide additional capital to support the company on its growth journey.
  • In its first year of operation, Patriot was ranked the 53rd largest insurance broker in the U.S. by Business Insurance.

Evolving Risks, Insecure Defaults, Watering Hole Threats: New Research from Accurics Uncovers Developing Sources of Cloud Risk

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 1:59pm

Accurics , the cloud cyber resilience specialist, today unveiled its latest research, Accurics Cloud Cyber Resilience Report , which highlights security risks identified in cloud native environments.

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  • Accurics , the cloud cyber resilience specialist, today unveiled its latest research, Accurics Cloud Cyber Resilience Report , which highlights security risks identified in cloud native environments.
  • The findings reveal an increased adoption of managed infrastructure services and the emergence of new cloud watering hole attacks.
  • This strategy is known as a watering hole attack, and Accurics researchers have seen them emerge in cloud environments where they can cause even more damage.
  • Accurics enables organizations of all sizes to achieve cloud cyber resilience through free cloud-based and open source tools such as Terrascan.

EverFocus Invites to Join Embedded World 2021 Digital Event on March 1-5, 2021

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 8:45am

NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan, Feb. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFocus Electronics Corporation(TWSE: 5484), a leading integrated mobile security solution-based provider, is excited to showcasetheir latest technologies at Embedded World 2021 DIGITAL during March 1-5, 2021.

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  • NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan, Feb. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFocus Electronics Corporation(TWSE: 5484), a leading integrated mobile security solution-based provider, is excited to showcasetheir latest technologies at Embedded World 2021 DIGITAL during March 1-5, 2021.
  • Don't miss outEverFocus'slatest products and set 1-on-1 meeting withthem freely for further discussion concerningcustomers' needs through video conference.
  • EverFocus lineup includes central management systems (CMS), IP, analog, mobile surveillance solutions, and Industrial/in-vehicle computers for multiple vertical solutions: Transportation, Retail, Surveillance, Campus and Medical Health Care.
  • At the digital event, EverFocus'll be showcasingtheir brilliant edge computing and surveillance solutions ranging from a new series of products which are dedicated designed for in-vehicle applications and industrial sectors,

Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur and WhizHack Technologies launch India's 1st Dual Certificate in Cyber Defense Supported by Israeli Edtech Leader Cybint

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 6:34pm

GURUGRAM, India, Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IITJ TISC and WhizHack Technologies Private Limited announced an Advanced Certification Bootcamp in Cyber Defense through their partnership with Cybint .

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  • GURUGRAM, India, Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IITJ TISC and WhizHack Technologies Private Limited announced an Advanced Certification Bootcamp in Cyber Defense through their partnership with Cybint .
  • WhizHack, in partnership with Cybint, will provide a unique opportunity to Indian youth to specialize in Cyber Defense which is witnessing global shortage of talent.
  • WhizHack Technologies is the first truly Indian company creating a vertically integrated cyber ecosystem.
  • Cybint is a global cyber education company with a commitment to reskilling the workforce and upskilling the industry in cybersecurity.

XM Cyber Reports Strong 2021 Momentum Marked by Remarkable Growth and Key Leadership Appointments

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 2:00pm

This growth was driven by significant upgrades to the XM Cyber platform, massive growth in new channel partnerships, and an expansion of the company's leadership team.

Key Points: 
  • This growth was driven by significant upgrades to the XM Cyber platform, massive growth in new channel partnerships, and an expansion of the company's leadership team.
  • "XM Cyber Platform helps companies address the pinnacle of all cyber security investments, knowing precisely whether mission-critical business assets are secure, and provides contextual prioritization and remediation to quickly close any security gaps," said Noam Erez, CEO and co-founder, XM Cyber.
  • "The XM Cyber Platform gives me the peace of mind to know, anytime, whether HPA's business-critical IT assets are at risk.
  • XM Cyber was founded by top executives from the Israeli cyber intelligence community and has offices in North America, Europe, and Israel.

XM Cyber Reports Strong 2021 Momentum Marked by Remarkable Growth and Key Leadership Appointments

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 2:00pm

This growth was driven by significant upgrades to the XM Cyber platform, massive growth in new channel partnerships, and an expansion of the company's leadership team.

Key Points: 
  • This growth was driven by significant upgrades to the XM Cyber platform, massive growth in new channel partnerships, and an expansion of the company's leadership team.
  • "XM Cyber Platform helps companies address the pinnacle of all cyber security investments, knowing precisely whether mission-critical business assets are secure, and provides contextual prioritization and remediation to quickly close any security gaps," said Noam Erez, CEO and co-founder, XM Cyber.
  • "The XM Cyber Platform gives me the peace of mind to know, anytime, whether HPA's business-critical IT assets are at risk.
  • XM Cyber was founded by top executives from the Israeli cyber intelligence community and has offices in North America, Europe, and Israel.