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Reliance High-Tech and Secure Logiq form partnership to promote use of specialist surveillance servers

Reliance High-Tech, the independent security technology integrator, has formed a new partnership with Secure Logiq. Over the last decade, Secure Logiq has become established as an advanced manufacturer of state-of-the-art HD servers that are purpose-built for surveillance-based applications. Reliance High-Tech’s customers will now have access to technology that can process data from up to three times as many cameras as some of the most commonly used servers.

Secure Logiq’s long-standing experience in both the IT and security sectors sits well with Reliance High-Tech’s own background and, as such, both companies aim to change the perception of server technology, highlight its fundamental role and make it a key consideration when it comes to system design. Not only does this benefit the end user in terms of enhanced functionality, but it also means less time specifying, configuring, installing and commissioning.

“Reliance High-Tech only works with Best-in-Class technology providers, so I’m delighted to have formed this partnership with Secure Logiq,” commented Tom Clarke, sales director at Reliance High-Tech. “The worlds of security and IT are now more closely aligned than ever before and we share the view that only servers that have been specially designed for surveillance purposes can create a system that’s fully optimised, energy efficient, reliable and secure. Working with Secure Logiq means that we can add more value and give our customers an unrivalled level of service.”

Secure Logiq offers a range of off-the-shelf devices alongside a custom build service. Its UK-manufactured servers are specifically optimised to efficiently handle multiple streams of HD video data, with a range comprising 1U, 2U, 3U and 4U devices that enable the recording of more channels at a faster rate and the ability to store data for extended periods.

For example, the top of the range HPS-4U-XL Series offers over one Petabyte of storage, three advanced RAID 6 arrays and dual redundant ‘hot swap’ power supplies for total peace of mind in mission-critical applications.

Uptime is everything

For Reliance High-Tech’s customers, it’s fair to state that uptime is everything. Their surveillance technology must be fully operational on a 24/7 basis. Leveraging Secure Logiq’s Logiqal Healthcheck utility, coupled with Reliance High-Tech’s extensive IT monitoring capability, enables an “unprecedented” level of proactive support for customers. 

In the unlikely event of malfunction, the combination of Secure Logiq’s detailed design configuration and Reliance High-Tech’s ISO 27001 and ISO 22301 experience results in fast, effective, secure and robust systems that are proactively monitored.

This means that Reliance High-Tech’s team members have all the information they need to address any issue immediately, proactively, securely and with information security at the very heart of every action.

Missing piece

“Many installers still specify traditional IT servers that simply do not offer the level of processing, storage density, resilience, throughput and overall performance required by modern surveillance systems,” explained Robin Hughes, Secure Logiq’s co-founder. “We provide the missing piece of the HD surveillance jigsaw with servers that are specifically designed for this purpose.”

Hughes added: “Our dedication to innovation and the highest standards of customer service and support are shared by Reliance High-Tech. Together, we will ensure that end users receive the best value and maximum return from their surveillance investment.”

Tom Clarke concluded: “The marriage of Secure Logiq’s standards of excellence with Reliance High-Tech’s IT capability, service capability and advanced monitoring services delivers a new level of system performance, integrity and pre-emptive maintenance and support which we’re extremely excited to introduce to our customers.”

*For further information visit https://reliancehightech.co.uk/

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UK and US businesses call for improvement as employee education pinpointed to be biggest cyber security weakness during lockdown

Hardware-encrypted USB drives developer Apricorn has announced the findings from a Twitter poll designed to explore the data security and business preparedness aspects around remote working during the pandemic. More than 30% of respondents singled out employee education as being the biggest area where companies need to make changes to improve cyber security.

The poll ran across six days and targeted employees in both the UK and the US. In addition to concerns about employee education, respondents also flagged updates to hardware (29%), endpoint control (21%) and enforcing encryption (19%) as areas of weakness where organisations need to make changes to strengthen their cyber security posture.

Given that almost 30% of respondents admitted to using unencrypted devices during the pandemic this raises many concerns, and particularly so at a time when we’re seeing a dramatic increase in the volume of data being downloaded along with the potential for more data on the move.

Kurt Markley, director of sales at Apricorn, commented: “Employees have a critical role to play in cyber security processes, from recognising the tools required through to understanding and enacting the policies in place to protect sensitive data. Whether it be through the delivery of awareness programmes or ongoing training, establishing a culture of security within the workforce is now absolutely essential.”

Markley added: “Endpoint security is critical. Deploying removable storage devices with built-in hardware encryption, for example, will ensure that all data can be stored or moved around safely offline. Even if a given device is lost or stolen, the information contained will be unintelligible to anyone not authorised to access it.” 

Not fully prepared

In addition, more than 40% of respondents admitted that, as an individual, they were not fully prepared to work at home securely and productively. Almost a fifth (18%) said they lacked the right technology to do so, 16% were not sure how to and just over 20% stated that they were still not able to work remotely.  

“Many businesses will now have witnessed the positive productivity and financial impact of a remote workforce, but without the right tools, processes and security in place, this can very easily backfire,” continued Markley. 

With the poll results showing that more than 60% of respondents are planning to work remotely either all or some of the time following the pandemic, the threat to corporate data is only going to burgeon. Almost 20% admitted that the experience of working from home has duly highlighted major gaps in their employer’s cyber security strategy/policies.

When questioned as to whether their company had experienced a data breach as a result of remote working during the pandemic, over 20% replied in the afformative, but a further 22% said they didn’t know if they had suffered a breach.

Scrambling to respond

Jon Fielding (managing director for the EMEA at Apricorn) commented: “IT and security teams had to scramble to respond to this crisis and, in doing so, left a lot of companies wide open to breaches. Nine months into employees working remotely, some already know that they’ve been attacked. Others think they may have been, but cannot be certain.”

Fielding concluded: “In the same way that we had to learn how to protect ourselves from illness and modify our behaviour, we also had to learn how to protect our data outside of the firewall and, more importantly, to remain vigilant about it.”

The Apricorn Twitter poll comprised six question and answer options and realised 23,537 responses.

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Vemotion enhances channel support with duo of key appointments

Vemotion Interactive – the UK supplier of low latency, high-performance plug-and-play wireless live video streaming solutions for systems integrators and OEM solution providers – has announced Stuart Bishop’s appointment as head of channel recruitment, with Nick Daman taking on the role of channel partner manager.

Bishop’s new role will see him supporting UK and global markets. His previous experience includes 20 years in senior sales/management roles across IT/telecoms, mobile, cloud, the Internet of Things and channel development fields with globally-recognised brands, among them NTL, Fujitsu, Vodafone and IBM.

“I plan to focus on new channel relationships and maximising opportunities with existing partners and resellers, plus developing new partners in the satellite, mobile and security industry marketplace,” explained Bishop.

Stuart Bishop (left) and Nick Daman: joining the team at Vemotion

Nick Daman’s appointment will encompass working with Vemotion partners in all areas of the industry, assisting with sales and support of the Vemotion software and hardware solutions range.

“I can’t wait to energise our existing partners and expand their understanding of Vemotion’s high-performance wireless video streaming capabilities across a wide variety of vertical markets,” enthused Daman. “It’s incredibly exciting to be joining the company at a time when there has never been a greater requirement for low latency, low bandwidth and high-quality live video.”

Commenting on the appointments, Steve Haworth (CEO at Vemotion) said: “We’re delighted to be welcoming Stuart and Nick to the Vemotion team. They join an agile British organisation that continuously strives to innovate with successful video surveillance solutions. These latest appointments illustrate our continued commitment to delivering high-quality streaming video technology backed by first-class customer support.”

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SALTO Systems launches Neo Cylinder access control solution for end users

SALTO Systems, the manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has released the SALTO Neo Cylinder – a new electronic cylinder that, according to the company, “offers more features and better functionality” for end users than any other cylinder currently on the market.

The compact SALTO Neo Cylinder is designed for doors where fitting an electronic escutcheon is not possible or required. In fact, it can be installed on standard doors, server racks, gates, cabinets, electric switches and sliding doors.

The SALTO Neo Cylinder provides an effective and convenient way of securing a building or assets. The clutch system is energy efficient, dropping power consumption to impressively low levels resulting in 100,000/130,000 operations from just one set of batteries. Standby power consumption is also reduced, further extending battery life.

The IP66-rated SALTO Neo Cylinder is weather-resistant, rendering it suitable for outdoor use, even in the harshest of environments. Inside the Neo Cylinder is the latest in electronic lock technology. Certified to the highest security standards, and “incorporating ever-higher quality and reliability”, the SALTO Neo Cylinder “offers value far beyond security”. It also provides greater control over the door by offering end users access to audit trails, reports and alerts.

Thanks to smart keys and mobile technology, the SALTO Neo Cylinder enables users to manage access rights quickly and on a keyless basis (which, states the company, is more secure than using mechanical keys). Additional flexibility, convenience and operational efficiency are provided by the Neo Cylinder’s wireless technology.

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Keyless access

“SALTO’s new Neo Cylinder technology provides customers, systems operators and installers alike with new features and the ability to connect keyless access where we couldn’t have justified wiring a door before,” said Marc Handels, chief technology innovation officer at SALTO Systems.

Handels added: “We’ve seen for years now that electronic locking technology is an ecosystem subject to continuous change and growth. We have had to consider how to best anticipate customers’ needs and develop smart locking solutions that are easy to adopt and install. The SALTO Neo Cylinder has more functionality and performance capability than any other cylinder on the market, allowing businesses to connect to their on-premises network via advanced SVN technology or the cloud with the SALTO KS cloud-based access management platform.”

As the SALTO Neo Cylinder is compatible with SALTO SVN, SALTO BLUEnet Wireless and the SALTO KS (Keys-as-a-Service) cloud-based technology, it can be switched to any of SALTO’s technology platforms at any time without changing hardware. It also includes SALTO SVN-Flex technology, which increases the capability, efficiency and reliability of SALTO SVN, in turn yielding better security, control and convenience for end users and their installations. This allows businesses to decide which technology fits better with their day-to-day security, operational and IT needs.

SALTO JustIN Mobile technology is also on-board every cylinder. This gives users and system administrators the capability to send or receive a mobile key to open any door or gate fitted with a SALTO Neo Cylinder via their iOS or Android Bluetooth or NFC-enabled smart phone. This adds “incredible convenience and efficiency” for end users. JustIN mobile app capability also complements the use of SALTO’s other management platforms, specifically the SALTO SPACE data-on-card management software or the aforementioned SALTO KS cloud solution.

Available from the beginning of this month, the SALTO Neo Cylinder delivers an easy-to-use electronic locking platform that integrates all physical security needs through smart, wireless and battery-operated smart cylinders, affording the host organisation all of the latest user access information for virtually any doors in their facility.

*Watch the new SALTO Neo Cylinder in action: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLc2MQEOljREut7MA-JY7MAIWDVpVPhSec

 

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CHAS makes three key appointments designed to strengthen operations

Supply chain risk management expert CHAS (the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) has appointed Alex Minett as head of products and markets and Elaine Bailey and Peter Hepworth, both of whom become non-executive directors at the trusted Health and Safety compliance advisor.

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Alex Minett brings in-depth knowledge of the SHEQ sector in the UK and internationally from a contracting and consulting perspective having established SHEQ strategies for multiple businesses (including blue chip companies) across diverse sectors.

He also has extensive knowledge of construction Best Practice and compliance having worked for 20 years in the construction sector, including on iconic projects such as the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Battersea Power Station where he advised on safety measures for the demolition and re-erection of the four iconic chimneys.

In addition, Minett was responsible for establishing the initial SHEQ strategy for Transport for Wales and supported the procurement team within the wider provision of the multi-billion pound franchise with pre-qualification of the bids.

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Alex Minett

Further afield, Minett worked closely with the World Bank and other funders on one of the world’s largest solar farms in Benban and initiated a zero harm approach to safety at the Facebook Data Centre in Lulea. He was also responsible for embedding safe working practices for the construction and delivery of the Saudi Aramco Petroleum Polytechnic in Saudi Arabia.

Now, Minett has overall responsibility for all of the CHAS products both current and new and is closely involved in the strategic position of CHAS within the marketplace and identifying opportunities for growth.

CHAS managing director Ian McKinnon stated: “Alex is an excellent addition to the CHAS team and we’re delighted to have him on board. His insight and experience will be invaluable as we continue to expand our service offer.”

Minett himself commented: “I’m excited to be joining CHAS at a time of marked growth for the organisation. As the founder of contractor prequalification, CHAS enjoys a first class reputation and I’m looking forward to helping build on this as the business evolves and grows.”

Extensive experience

Elaine Bailey became a non-executive director at CHAS with effect from Wednesday 1 July. Bailey has worked extensively across the construction, criminal justice, Government services and housing sectors in the private, public and not for profit sectors and brings 15 years of executive Board experience to the role.

From 2014 to 2019, Bailey served as CEO of London-based Housing Association The Hyde Group where, as well as significantly improving financial and operating performance, she drove a major change programme designed to simplify, automate and improve service delivery.

Bailey also sits on the Industry Safety Steering Group chaired by Dame Judith Hackitt which is charged with scrutinising proposals and progress towards culture change within the construction industry following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire.

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Elaine Bailey

Previously, Bailey held senior positions at FTSE 250 outsourcer Serco and is a trustee of Catch 22 and the Greenslade Family Foundation, as well as a Board member of the Andium Housing Association.

Speaking about Bailey’s appointment, Ian McKinnon stated: “Elaine’s successes at The Hyde Group, along with her knowledge and experience of good governance, make her an excellent addition to the CHAS Board. We also welcome Elaine’s commitment to driving cultural change within the construction industry following the Grenfell Tower tragedy through her work as part of Dame Judith Hackitt’s Steering Group.”

Bailey responded: “I’m delighted to be joining an organisation which plays a key role in improving occupational Health and Safety performance in UK workplaces. I’m looking forward to working with CHAS to continue to raise Health and Safety standards right across the UK.”

Digital transformation

Peter Hepworth formerly oversaw a portfolio of businesses while serving as executive officer of the Professional Services division at Capita plc, where his achievements included rationalising 14 separate learning businesses into one organisation and executing the digital transformations of Constructionline and Parking Eye.

He simultaneously served as CEO of AXELOS.com, a joint venture between Capita and the Cabinet Office and the publisher of global Best Practice guidance for IT, project and risk management. In fact, Hepworth was responsible for founding the operation in 2013. He grew the business internationally, expanding the product range and launching a cyber resilience portfolio while regularly liaising at ministerial level. Hepworth also transitioned AXELOS to become a Content-as-a-Service subscription model.

Previously, Hepworth served as managing director of Activision Blizzard UK where he was responsible for transitioning the business to meet the digital future. He has also held senior positions at L’Oréal, Sara Lee and BDO Stoy Hayward. His additional board experience includes having served as a non-executive director of The Fire Service College, Fera Science and eve Sleep. Hepworth is a Chartered Accountant by background.

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Peter Hepworth

“We’re very happy to welcome Peter to the CHAS Board,” enthused Ian McKinnon. “He brings a wealth of experience in digital transformation which will prove invaluable as we continue to navigate the challenges and opportunities of the digital age.”

Hepworth informed Security Matters: “I’m excited to be joining the Board of CHAS as it continues its strong growth trajectory. The company has an excellent reputation with an impressive portfolio of digital products and services that can help businesses transform their risk management processes. I’m delighted to have this opportunity to support the further success of both CHAS and its extensive customer base.”

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“Cyber attack fears delaying business innovation” reveals HackerOne survey

A survey conducted by HackerOne has revealed that IT projects are being stifled due to security concerns. More than 80% of UK CISOs and CTOs who were interviewed revealed software IT projects have been hindered due to concerns over inevitable security issues. 90% also agreed that software vulnerabilities pose a significant risk to their organisation.

“Organisations need to find a balance between driving innovation and keeping data safe,” said Laurie Mercer, security engineer at HackerOne. “It’s not surprising that fear around cyber security is hindering this, but by moving beyond traditional cyber security strategies, businesses can start to feel empowered. When I started writing code, new releases of software would take six months to develop and test. Today, new software is released every hour. This new pace of innovation poses a problem for security teams but, by implementing a strategy that supports continuous security, businesses can ensure they’re on alert for any vulnerabilities that software might have. The key is to ensure that security is constantly evolving.”

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Manpower and budgets are also a key concern for security professionals, with 63% believing security team resources are not able to keep up with the pace of development. Lack of budget and other resources including skill sets were also cited as key barriers to creating a well-rounded cyber security strategy by over a third of respondents.

Despite the significant number of concerns around vulnerabilities and limited resources, the survey highlighted that 62% would rather accept the risk of software vulnerabilities than invite unknown hackers to find them, while 63% say they’re only comfortable accepting bug submissions from vetted hackers.

A HackerOne customer and CISO of an international health and beauty retailer said: “I understand first-hand the nature of remaining cautious. As we all know, though, traditional cyber security methods alone are not sufficient. CISOs find themselves in a tricky position, needing to embrace innovation, but while ultimately remaining responsible for cyber security. The security landscape is ever evolving so we need to approach defensive strategies in the same way. By working with ethical hackers, it gives organisations the freedom to work on new projects, spin-up new applications and try different ways of working, while at the same time there’s peace of mind that continuous and ongoing testing is taking place. With ethical hacking, these vulnerabilities can be fixed immediately.”

The research was conducted by Opinion Matters and included input from 200 UK CISOs and CTOs. The findings revealed what CISOs believe to be the biggest risks to businesses, which areas are hindering growth and what kind of technology respondents are likely to implement in order to overcome these challenges.

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Bosch launches new information security services to protect against cyber attacks

The IT Security Expo and Congress 2019 takes place in Nuremberg from 8-10 October and experts from Bosch will be on hand on Stand 506 in Hall 10.1 to outline the company’s latest information security services for defending against cyber attacks.

Cyber criminals pose a threat to building security solutions. Today’s physical security systems are increasingly IP-based and run on the same networks as generic office and production IT systems.

“The growing use of IT, along with greater networks, is also making building security solutions potentially vulnerable to all of the same risks that plague the rest of the IT world, such as hacker attacks and malware,” explained André Heuer, who heads the information security operation at Bosch Building Technologies. “Particularly so in critical infrastructure, this interaction of IT and facility management makes it essential to find new ways in which to ward off cyber attacks. We want to help our customers expand their information security strategies to include physical systems.”

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On that basis, Bosch is introducing new information security services to address security needs in conventional building security systems by erecting “cyber barriers”. The company’s portfolio now embraces three complementary components:

Information Security Consulting for designing tailored information security concepts to meet customers’ individual protection requirements

Security Operations Centre which manages vulnerabilities and information security incidents to ensure a consistently high level of security while complying with reporting requirements

IT Security Services which implement appropriate measures to protect building security solutions from cyber threats

All of the services are provided in close consultation with customers’ IT security officers. By offering these options, Bosch feels that it’s “raising the standard of information security in buildings to a new level”.

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Institute of Risk Management East Africa Regional Group partners with Serianu Ltd to grow local cyber risk talent

The Institute of Risk Management’s (IRM) East Africa Regional Group (a member body of the IRM in the UK) and Serianu Ltd have agreed to work together on addressing the huge deficit of qualified risk managers in the region coupled with local public and private sector organisations needing critical hand-holding to ensure risks and opportunities within organisations are effectively identified and managed.

The collaboration is bidding to develop a fundamental home-grown cyber risk management framework for the African context which aims to increase the number of competent risk professionals as well as enhance excellence in cyber risk management and reporting.

Serianu Ltd is a pan-African cyber security consulting firm. The business has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the IRM that will engender collaboration on research, training, community out-reach and policy design.

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According to Dorothy Maseke, chair of the IRM’s East Africa Regional Group, Kenya especially needs 1,000 qualified risk management professionals annually, yet over the last three years the population has grown from just under 20 to around 120 today.

“Risk management is a relatively new field of professional practice yet, locally and globally, there’s a major shift by regulators to entrench high risk management standards,” explained Maseke. “Risk has become a core reporting requirement by management as well as a key responsibility of Boards of Directors. For instance, Kenya’s public sector is guided by the Mwongozo Corporate Governance Code which sets out compliance parameters.”

New specialism

Maseke added that risk management had emerged as a new specialism as a result of changing business and public sector operating environments that have shone a spotlight on governance mechanisms. At the same time, the practice of risk management is increasingly credited with identifying great opportunities for innovation even as it seeks out issues that would derail any organisation from achieving its goals at any one time.

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Dorothy Maseke

Threats and opportunities have been a standard in every organisation’s overall strategy for several decades, but now for the first time in corporate governance history, this is firmly set in the risk manager’s scope of work and monitored daily. Maseke noted that, in this way, organisations are also able to clearly assess and derive the benefits from investing in their systems and processes.

Carol Misiko, the East Africa Regional Group’s secretary, added that cyber risk is no longer a back-office IT team issue (although they clearly play a vital role). Misiko noted that today’s enterprise risk management function needs to be able to understand this constantly evolving risk, but also manage, monitor and report on this emerging risk.

Common interest

Speaking during the MoU signing ceremony, Serianu Ltd’s CEO William Makatiani observed that the two institutions have a common interest in growing the knowledge of Boards of Directors and senior management so that they have a strong grasp on emerging events and issues that may affect their organisations.

“We’re collaborating with the Institute of Risk Management to give directors and managers tools and methods that empower them to have a better grasp of cyber risks and opportunities they can exploit,” stated Makatiani. He added that, generally – and especially so in the public sector – the degree of compliance is still quite low and that many highly regulated private sector organisations are yet to get to cross the 50% mark.

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London jeweller strikes gold with Mul-T-Lock CLIQ

Mul-T-Lock has supplied a high-end jeweller in London with CLIQ locks in order to help the business manage access to cabinets holding valuable items. 

Stocking bespoke pieces and precious stones, the jeweller was looking for a high-level security solution that allowed sales personnel access to individual glass cabinets, without the worry that if one of the keys was lost or misplaced that they would then have to replace the entire suite. 

Over 50 CLIQ cam locks from Mul-T-Lock were installed at the jewellers on each of the cabinets, offering maximum security with the added benefit of audit trail capabilities. 

These capabilities include the ability to schedule individual access permissions for each key, as well as to provide time-limited access. In the case of this particular jewellers, each member of staff was given access to a selection of cabinets at varying times, with individual permissions set by the administrator.

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For example, access could be set for only business hours, meaning that the cabinet could not be accessed at evenings or weekends. Similarly, each time a user opens a lock, that action will be recorded in the system, meaning that the administrator can keep an eye on operations electronically. 

Specialist Mul-T-Lock integrator Elelock Systems specified and installed the CLIQ locks at the jewellers after weeks of careful consultation with the business owner to better understand the store’s requirements. 

Chrys Chrysostomou, managing director of Elelock, told Risk Xtra: “One of the biggest concerns for this particular jeweller was the threat of compromised security if cabinet keys were lost. Mul-T-Lock’s CLIQ technology means you can revoke access in minutes, whereas with a traditional system you would have needed to replace the whole lock, in turn costing time and money. With no cabling, the system was easy to configure and install, making it suitable for a variety of applications. The store manager also received hands-on training from ourselves and Mul-T-Lock, alongside the jeweller’s head of IT and its security representative.” 

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Suresh Peri, commercial and technical manager at Mul-T-Lock, added: “Our CLIQ system is ideal for retail applications where there are a number of members of staff who need access at varying times, or that require individual permissions for access to high security storage rooms, cabinets or drawers. Being able to revoke access permissions when a member of staff leaves the business also allows retailers to uphold their security and reduce ongoing maintenance costs.”

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NTT Security Corporation signs definitive agreement to acquire WhiteHat Security

NTT Security Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the privately-owned concern WhiteHat Security, the application security provider committed to securing applications that run enterprises’ businesses. Post-acquisition, WhiteHat Security will operate as an independent and wholly-owned subsidiary of the NTT Security Corporation.

As a result of this acquisition, NTT Security will “provide the world’s most comprehensive end-to-end cyber security solutions”. Together, andworking hand-in-hand, the two organisations will address enterprise security needs that range from IT infrastructure through to critical business applications covering the full lifecycle of digital transformation.

This acquisition expands NTT Security’s portfolio, allowing its customers and partners to benefit from WhiteHat Security’s cloud-based Application Security Platform. For their part, WhiteHat Security’s customers and partners will have access to NTT Security’s consulting and advisory services, along with its next generation platform-based Managed Security Services.

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“NTT Security’s overarching goal is to provide comprehensive, game-changing cyber security solutions that address the broader needs of digital transformation,” explained Katsumi Nakata, CEO at NTT Security. “WhiteHat Security is recognised globally as a leader and pioneer in the field of application security cloud services and DevSecOps spaces. By bringing WhiteHat Security into our portfolio, we are now well positioned to deliver on our vision of securing a smart and connected society by providing comprehensive security solutions for enterprises undergoing digital transformation.”

Craig Hinkley, CEO of WhiteHat Security, responded: “WhiteHat Security has been at the centre of application security, providing wide-reaching solutions to its customers and partners, and we will continue to invest in our people and technologies to maintain that leadership. The synergy between our two security-focused companies will enable our partners, customers and prospects alike to benefit from our combined cyber security solutions.”

NTT Security and WhiteHat Security will continue to invest in emerging technologies to secure their customers’ businesses. The acquisition enhances NTT Security’s ability to deliver high-performing and effective application security at a global scale.

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