Rockwell Automation to acquire Avnet to deliver IT/OT cybersecurity services globally

Rockwell Automation announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately held Avnet Data Security, an Israeli-based cybersecurity provider with over 20 years of experience providing cybersecurity services. Avnet offers a full set of IT/OT cyber services and solutions ranging from assessments, penetration testing, network & security solutions, and training to converged IT/OT managed services. “Avnet’s combination of service delivery, training, research, and managed services will enable us to service a much larger set … More

Pedro Vidal joins AttackIQ’s executive team as vice president of North America sales

AttackIQ, the leading independent vendor of breach and attack simulation solutions, announced Pedro Vidal has joined the company’s executive team as vice president of North America sales. “Pedro is a proven force in the sales industry for security, making him a valuable addition to our growing executive team,” said Carl Wright, chief commercial officer of AttackIQ. “He is a well-rounded executive, with 20 years of experience building business partnerships, developing sales teams and leading go-to-market … More

DXC Technology appoints Carla Christofferson as chief risk officer

DXC Technology announced that Carla Christofferson has been appointed chief risk officer to lead the company’s risk and security efforts. Christofferson will report to Mike Salvino, DXC’s president and chief executive officer, as a key advisor on embedded and emerging risks. “The management of enterprise risk is a critical function for global companies today,” Salvino said. “We are fortunate to have someone with Carla’s experience and judgement join the DXC team.” In her role, Christofferson … More

Cloudflare for Teams: Protecting corporations without sacrificing performance

Cloudflare, the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, announced that it has launched Cloudflare for Teams, a set of solutions that will secure corporations and their employees globally, without sacrificing performance. Cloudflare for Teams is centered around two core products: Cloudflare Access and Cloudflare Gateway. Cloudflare Access Cloudflare Access is a Zero Trust identity and access management solution that secures, authenticates, and monitors user access to ensure that employees and … More

Tapplock introduces new enterprise fingerprint scanning padlock accessories

Padlocks are commonly used in businesses to secure assets, but assigning keys, managing user permissions and tracking access history is time-consuming, inefficient and often times impractical. Tapplock, creator of the world’s first smart fingerprint padlock, is introducing new accessories for its enterprise platform. The Tapplock box 2.0 connects through Bluetooth and is used for fingerprint enrollment for its Tapplock enterprise software. The company will also be debuting a charging dock as well as the option … More

Wind River provides software support for the latest NXP S32G processors

Wind River, a leader in delivering software for the intelligent edge, announced software support for the latest NXP S32G processors. The new processors combine hardware security; ASIL D safety; high-performance processing; and network acceleration for service-oriented gateways, domain controllers, and safety coprocessors. VxWorks® and Wind River Helix Virtualization Platform board support packages (BSPs) are available for the new NXP S32G vehicle network processors. With the addition of these BSPs, Wind River continues its commitment to … More

Inseego launches new second-generation 5G devices

Inseego, a pioneer of 5G products and intelligent IoT device-to-cloud solutions, is extending its industry leadership with a full lineup of new second-generation 5G devices that leverage the new Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 5G modem. Inseego 5G products will also power live demonstrations at CES, including connected cars, augmented reality (AR) and other experiences, and senior executives will share their expert perspectives during CES industry panel discussions. “After paving the way with our first generation of … More

BitDam ATP protects LSH Auto UK from malicious and phishing email

BitDam, provider of cybersecurity solutions that protect enterprise communications from advanced threats hidden in files and links, announced that its BitDam Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) solution is now installed at LSH Auto UK Ltd, part of the world’s largest Mercedes-Benz Dealer Group, in an effort to cost-effectively enhance the company’s email security posture. LSH engaged with PCM, a division of Insight, to improve its layered cyber security defences as it faced increased cyber threats. PCM … More

TP-Link HomeCare Pro: A smart home IoT security solution powered by Avira

TP-Link, a leading global provider of consumer and business networking products, unveiled HomeCare Pro powered by Avira, an advanced network security solution that protects every device on your home network. “TP-Link is proud to partner with security leader Avira to provide its next-generation cyber threat protection system, HomeCare Pro,” said Louis Liu, CEO of TP-Link USA. “In today’s connected home, advanced security features that go beyond traditional router firewalls are now a must-have for consumers. … More

McAfee products now available on Flipkart

McAfee and Flipkart, India’s leading e-commerce marketplace, announced that McAfee products are now available on In today’s world of hyper-digital consumption, McAfee’s trusted security solutions go beyond just protecting devices to help consumers safeguard their digital lives. “McAfee’s partnership with Flipkart aims to give consumers peace of mind by highlighting the importance of online security and helping them protect what matters to them, from their mobile devices and connected homes,” said Venkat Krishnapur, vice … More

CyberLink FaceMe AI facial recognition integrated with iMedtac’s Automatic Dispensing Cabinet

CyberLink, a pioneer of AI and facial recognition technologies, announced that its FaceMe AI facial recognition engine has been integrated with iMedtac’s Automatic Dispensing Cabinet. This smart medicine cabinet is powered by IoT and facial recognition technology, integrating into an AIoT iHospital service platform and enhancing pharmaceutical management. IoT is a key driver of healthcare technological innovation and provides solutions to growing demand driven by a number of factors such as aging populations. iMedtac is … More

Actiontec Optim Advanced Analytics: Proactive home networks management for providers

Actiontec Electronics has expanded its award-winning Optim Managed Service Assurance Platform, launching a suite of analytics tools and services that enable service providers to optimize their customer’s home Wi-Fi networks and broadband experience. Optim Advanced Analytics makes it easy and cost-effective for providers to proactively identify and resolve common problems in the home network including poor coverage, router configuration issues, and network congestion. “Optim’s Advanced Analytics give service providers the ability to be proactive in … More