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News Article | February 14, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

Dr. William Whyte, Chief Scientist for Security Innovation, a leader in automotive, embedded, and IoT cyber security, will be presenting at the 2017 RSA Conference in San Francisco, CA.  His presentation, titled Choosing Parameters for NTRUEncrypt in the Public Key Implementations session, will give guidance to cryptographic professionals on choosing the best parameters for NTRU, the world’s most trusted quantum-resistant crypto algorithm. The session on Tuesday Feb 14th at 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM in Yerba Buena 10 at the Marriott Marquis will also feature Marc Joye, Security Technologist from NXP Semiconductors. About RSA Conference 2017 Held on Feb 13-17 at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, the RSA Conference’s mission is to connect you with the people and insights that will empower you to stay ahead of cyber threats.  RSA Conference is your best resource for exchanging ideas, learning the latest trends and finding the answers you are looking for. About Security Innovation For over 10 years, the world-renowned experts at Security Innovation’s Embedded Security Division, OnBoard Security, have been pioneering technologies that protect the Internet of Things, now and for the future.  We address three significant challenges: ensuring the security and privacy of connected vehicles, making hardware roots of trust easy to use, and avoiding the existential threat from quantum computers to the integrity of the internet. Headquartered in Wilmington, MA, we are best known for the award-winning Aerolink® V2X libraries that are the de facto standard for connected vehicle security and privacy; our patented NTRU algorithm which is the most tested and trusted quantum-resistant cryptosystem; and our TSS 2.0 & 1.2 middleware that simplifies implementation of Trusted Platform Modules. For more information please visit: www.securityinnovation.com or connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter.


News Article | May 23, 2017
Site: www.engineeringnews.co.za

The same-site working relationship that Thos Begbie has established with global quality inspectorate Dekra Industrial RSA is giving the prolific exporter of copper castings a commercial edge in its global dealings with mining- and smelter-related customers worldwide. Thos Begbie now hosts the official Mpumalanga branch of Dekra Industrial RSA, previously Raysonics, which puts it on the receiving end of valuable on-site inspection and nondestructive testing (NDT) services from a newly built state-of-the-art metallurgical laboratory. Dekra Industrial RSA, which is part of Germany’s Dekra Group, has invested R10-million-plus in the large metallurgical laboratory, which is equipped with high-technology equipment for the NDT that takes place on the 16.7 ha Middelburg site of the 130-year-old Thos Begbie, the producer of some of the world’s largest pure copper castings. “To have Dekra on site is an incredible advantage to us,” Thos Begbie CEO Edwin Dreyer told Engineering News in an interview. (Also watch attached Creamer Media video). Thos Begbie’s under-roof facilities on 33 000 m2 include the company’s vast foundry and pattern shop, heavy engineering works and pipe manipulation divisions, providing it with versatility to cope with the demanding pyrometallurgical requirements. The ISO 9001:2008-certified company uses 99.99% pure cathode as its source of copper for slab and cast coolers. Dekra’s investment in equipment and a long lease form a synergistic link with investment by Thos Begbie executives in their private capacities in the construction of the new two-storey building to Dekra’s design. The two companies started earnest discussions in July last year, broke ground on November 1 and opened the on-site facility mid-February. The Mpumalanga branch is part of Dekra’s 12-branch network that is staffed by 660 permanent employees, who provide NDT services and destructive testing services to South Africa’s fabrication, petrochemicals and power generation sectors, including Eskom’s Kusile power station project, in Mpumalanga. “Everyone in the Mpumalanga area is struggling with turnaround times and because of all the development in the Mpumalanga area, the establishment of the facility at Thos Begbie makes good business sense,” said Gerber, the founder in 1984 of Raysonics, which was acquired in 2013 by the 89-year-old, 52-country, 38 000-employee Stuttgart-based Dekra group. The German group is still on the lookout for more acquisitions in South Africa, where Dekra Industrial RSA, a level-three contributor to broad-based black economic empowerment, has doubled in size in the last four years. Thos Begbie’s pursuit of high quality has been a key factor in its export success. In the past decade, quality evaluations have advanced significantly, with smelting operations demanding precise cooler pipe positioning in copper castings to ensure safety. As an exporter, Thos Begbie has achieved the quality that the world demands of it. “But it hasn’t been easy,” Dreyer commented to Engineering News. Young engineers in companies abroad design products on computer-aided design systems that are difficult to manufacture. “A 2 m to 3 m casting with a 0.25 mm tolerance is tough to meet,” Dreyer confided, but with Dekra’s help, the company has succeeded in meeting the tightest of tolerances. On average, over the years, Thos Begbie has exported 50% of its production, with exports in some years being as high as 80%. It is now venturing beyond copper into stainless steel castings and grey-iron castings, where the required abrasive testing is considerably more stringent than for copper. The Dekra group is, in turn, also promoting its other business units in South Africa, including its automotive, industrial and personnel businesses, which provide professional and innovative services in vehicle inspections, expert appraisals, international claims management, consulting, industrial testing, product testing, certification, environmental protection and qualification.


-- Braise Restaurant Supported Agriculture (RSA) won an I.Q. (Innovation Quotient) award at Milwaukee's annual BizTimes BizExpo on May 24, 2017. The award was announced at a luncheon ceremony at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Milwaukee, Wis.By working with area farms and restaurants in a cooperative effort, Braise RSA addresses the obstacles that have prohibited restaurants from using local products, namely the time and cost associated with sourcing locally. Braise RSA allows farmers to be fairly compensated for their hard work, while keeping their farms identity intact.Dave Swanson, owner of Braise RSA, said, "I experienced firsthand the time and resources it took to source food locally at the level I desired for my restaurant and culinary school. Braise RSA is the only demand-side cooperative in the country where restaurants work together to source food locally. This is made possible through the centrally located food hub where farmers drop off their product and Braise RSA delivers to local restaurants."Dan Meyer, publisher of BizTimes Milwaukee, said, "We salute these winners for their forward-thinking commitment to growth in our community." The I.Q. Awards honor the most innovative products, services and processes developed by Southeastern Wisconsin companies.The retail side of Braise RSA is Braise on the Go. Customers can sign up for the membership that suits them, order what they want, and get it delivered to their door. Customers can get anything from grains, vegetables, fruits, meats, dairy, cheese, flowers, and fish, all from Wisconsin farmers. Braise on the Go offers a year-round program.David Swanson is the Chef/Owner of Braise, located in Milwaukee's Walker's Point. In 2008, he launched Braise RSA (restaurant-supported agriculture), which brings locally sourced foods into restaurants. Braise Restaurant & Culinary School opened in 2011. From this endeavor came 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 James Beard Award nominations for Best Chef in the Midwest.For more information on Braise and Braise RSA, please contact Dave Swanson at 414-212-8843 or info@braiselocalfood.com


News Article | May 23, 2017
Site: www.marketwired.com

Securonix appoints Aarij M. Khan as vice president of marketing and Mel Shakir as vice president of product development DALLAS, TX and REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwired - May 23, 2017) - Securonix, the market leader in security analytics and predictive cyber threat detection, today announced two key executive hires, Aarij Khan and Mel Shakir, further expanding its team of cybersecurity veterans. "Securonix is attracting the best in the cybersecurity business," said Securonix CEO Sachin Nayyar. "We're innovating new capabilities that are revolutionizing security, redefining what can be done with big data analytics and inventing new machine learning capabilities that solve critical security problems. People want to join our movement. Frankly, we can't grow fast enough." Aarij Khan joins Securonix as vice president of marketing, and will focus on accelerating the adoption of Securonix Security Analytics as the new security pane-of-glass in enterprise security operations centers (SOCs), and Securonix UEBA as the de facto standard for user activity monitoring. Khan is a veteran of the security industry, and has held senior marketing management roles that have helped several innovative companies grow to multi-billion dollar valuations, including data security vendor Imperva (IMPV), SIEM vendor ArcSight (ARST, acquired by HP) and Tenable Network Security. Mel Shakir joins Securonix as vice president of product development with responsibility for engineering, quality assurance and support spanning the Securonix research and development teams. Shakir brings a deep expertise in architecting and developing log management and security monitoring solutions. He has held senior development and product management roles, including serving as CTO of SIEM vendors RippleTech and NitroSecurity (acquired by McAfee) and senior product management roles at RSA NetWitness. Securonix was an early innovator when in 2008, it focused on the yet-to-be-defined Security Analytics space. It was the first to develop a big data technology infrastructure to analyze machine data and leverage autonomous learning for cybersecurity and threat detection. Securonix is seeing explosive demand for its Security Analytics Platform, and its User and Entity Behavior Analysis solution. In the last few months alone, Securonix has been recognized by the major analyst firms for its cutting-edge security solutions, industry leadership and maturity in the security analytics space. Gartner gave Securonix its highest ranking for User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA); Forrester named Securonix a "strong performer" in its 2017 Forrester Wave for Security Analytics Report; and KuppingerCole called Securonix "the most advanced implementations of the Real-Time Security Intelligence concept." "Aarij and Mel are crucial hires that add the precise industry expertise Securonix needs to fulfil its vision of delivering and promoting SNYPR security analytics as the Next-Gen SIEM solution," said Nayyar. "The SIEM space urgently needs disruption. With Mel leading the advancement of cutting-edge technological innovation and Aarij leading the product positioning & go to market execution, Securonix is extremely well equipped to solve our customers' toughest security issues, usher in a new era in security management and realize the wide-spread adoption of next generation SIEM." About Securonix Securonix radically transforms enterprise security with actionable intelligence. Our purpose-built security analytics platforms mine, enrich, analyze, score and visualize data into actionable intelligence on the highest risk threats to organizations. Using signature-less anomaly detection techniques, Securonix detects data security, insider threat and fraud attacks automatically and accurately. Visit www.securonix.com.


News Article | May 24, 2017
Site: www.eurekalert.org

Paris, France: EuroPCR 2017, the official annual meeting of the European Association for Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI), pushed back barriers in bringing together young and established interventional cardiologists to learn from past successes, build understanding and experience of new percutaneous interventional approaches, and develop innovations for the future at this year's course held from 16 to 19 May 2017 at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, France. Nearly 11,800 interventional cardiologists, nurses, technicians, scientists and industry innovators from around the world shared the latest developments, research, and best practice in treating cardiovascular conditions, including coronary and valvular heart disease and stroke, with minimally invasive endovascular techniques. EuroPCR 2017 provided a unique opportunity to bring together different communities within interventional cardiology: PCR celebrated the 40th anniversary of angioplasty with an exhibition tracing the major milestones in the pioneering history of interventional cardiology. The high level of interest was illustrated by the long queues of participants who waited, after a 'hands on' tour through the major milestones of interventional procedures and a look into the future, to have anniversary books signed by authors Philippe Gaspard and Holly Whitin. More than 120 young interventional cardiologists attended the first EAPCI Fellows Course held in conjunction with EuroPCR, with interactive lectures from leaders in the field, lively discussion sessions and the unique opportunity to meet the first patient to undergo percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), together with Professor Bernie Meier, who carried out the procedure alongside Dr Andreas Grüntzig. Extending the Stent for Life initiative to achieve a truly global reach, representatives from more than 60 countries across Asia-Pacific and Africa met to discuss how to improve access to the latest therapies recommended by guidelines to reduce mortality and morbidity in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Delegates shared their best practices and experiences of initiating and managing national STEMI programmes. More than 400 participants gathered at the PCR Innovators Day at EuroPCR 2017, bringing together clinicians, inventors and industry to plan the best way to develop novel device-based therapies designed to improve patient outcomes. Delegates explored the issues that can challenge innovation in today's fast-changing environment and discussed the best ways to support new developments. The PCR Clinical Research Course, held on Thursday 18 May at EuroPCR 2017, gathered an attentive audience to learn more about how to plan and structure clinical research to ensure that interventional cardiology moves from ideas at the bench to innovation in procedures and to improved patient care. The 2017 Ethica Award, the highest honour of the European cardiovascular intervention academies, was presented to John Ormiston, medical director and interventional cardiologist at the Mercy Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand. The award recognised his outstanding contribution to investigating innovations in interventional cardiology, including pioneering studies with bioresorbable scaffolds and transcatheter aortic valve implantation and his work studying the architecture of stents using micro-computed tomography. "I was initially very, very surprised and thought there must be a mistake. I am very proud, as it reflects well on our small country so near to Antarctica, our high standard of cardiology, and the high standard of my colleagues," he said. EuroPCR 2018 will be held from 22 to 25 May 2018 in Paris, France. For any press-related inquiries, please contact: EuroPCR press releases can be found at https:/ Abstracts are available online at https:/ EuroPCR, the official annual meeting of the European Association for Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI), a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology, is the world-leading course in interventional cardiovascular medicine. PCR has established a distinctive format for educational activities in the field of cardiovascular interventions. Beyond its flagship course in Paris that gathers more than 11,500 participants every year, PCR organises annual courses in Singapore, London UK, Dubai EAU, Johannesburg RSA, Milano Italy, Chengdu China and Tokyo Japan. For further information on EuroPCR, PCR London Valves, PCR Peripheral, PCR-CIT China Chengdu Valves, GulfPCR-GIM, AsiaPCR, AfricaPCR, PCR Tokyo Valves, and all PCR activities, please contact: Célia Vilà: cvila@europa-organisation.com. For more information, please visit For more information, please visit: https:/ and follow us on Twitter https:/ using the hashtag #EuroPCR


DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "North America Network Forensics Market (2016-2022)" report to their offering. Network forensics is a process of investigating and analyzing information about a network or network events. The network forensics is a specialized category within the more general field of digital forensics, and the technology is applicable in the various forms of IT data investigations. Typically, network forensics is a process of network analysis that tracks security attacks and other types of criminal activities on a network. Criminal attack groups are now getting into advanced level of cyber-attacks. Cyber criminals use extensive resources and skilled technical staff to carry out attacks on unsecure networks; attack groups are focusing on vulnerable security systems and then exploit the same before any counter-measures are carried out to thwart the threats. Key companies profiled in the report include Viavi Solutions, Niksun, Logrhythm, Inc., IBM Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc., Fireeye, Inc., Symantec Corporation, and EMC RSA (Dell). For more information about this report visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g4z9x2/north_america


News Article | February 28, 2017
Site: www.prnewswire.co.uk

LONDON, Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA Insurance Group plc, a leading multinational insurer, has deployed the multi-award winning CloudMargin platform for its over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and Repo portfolios.  CloudMargin is the world's first cloud-based, end-to-end collateral and margin management tool. Dan Ferguson, Group Treasurer of RSA Group, said: "This innovative tool is a great fit for RSA as we have a variety of instruments we need to collateralise on a daily basis. It is helping us address the significant operational challenges we will face from impending regulations effective March 1 for users of non-cleared derivatives.  RSA's infrastructure for managing derivatives must keep pace with our strategic and operational objectives as well as changes in the regulatory environment. As a result of implementing CloudMargin, RSA has been able to automate the derivative and collateral management work flow, saving valuable resources, enhancing controls and protecting the business against changes in the regulatory landscape." It took less than two weeks to get RSA Insurance Group onboarded and fully functioning on the platform. The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based technology behind CloudMargin allows firms to automate and optimise their collateral management processes at a fraction of the cost of other solutions available in the marketplace.  CloudMargin also supports regulatory compliance through enhancements which deliver automated reconciliation and reporting solutions via approved vendors. Steve Husk, CEO of CloudMargin, said: "Insurers, which have long used derivatives to hedge their risks, are experiencing the same pressures to cut costs and create efficiencies as other financial institutions.  CloudMargin's ability to aggregate data, automate margin calls and streamline communication is ideal for forward-thinking insurance companies like RSA Insurance Group that demand best-in-class solutions to support compliance and efficiency requirements." He added: "RSA's strategic step of onboarding CloudMargin means it has laid a foundation for the future. Those insurers who move more quickly to embrace the cloud will gain a competitive advantage that others may struggle to match, especially as firms look to operate within the new regulatory landscape." CloudMargin is built to handle complex collateral requirements with multiple counterparties. The platform also provides automated connectivity to global custodians, banks, clearing brokers and clearing houses in order to manage collateral across all asset types and instruments. With a 300 year heritage, RSA is a multinational quoted insurance group. Focusing on general insurance, RSA's core markets are the UK & Ireland, Scandinavia and Canada, with the capability to write insurance business in over 100 countries. RSA's core businesses have around 13,500 employees with net written premiums of £6.3bn in 2016. Headquartered in London, CloudMargin created the world's first cloud-based collateral management workflow tool, which has earned eight different industry awards since 2015 for innovation and best-in-class technology. The firm's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model is helping many of the leading financial institutions globally – including exchanges, brokerage firms, banks, asset management firms and insurance companies – meet time-critical regulatory deadlines and reduce costs associated with collateral requirements that are growing dramatically. CloudMargin bypasses many of the shortfalls of legacy, on-premise software, enabling clients to experience rapid implementation and access to robust and secure collateral management workflow software. For more information, visit www.cloudmargin.com.


News Article | February 28, 2017
Site: www.prnewswire.com

LONDON, Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA Insurance Group plc, a leading multinational insurer, has deployed the multi-award winning CloudMargin platform for its over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and Repo portfolios.  CloudMargin is the world's first cloud-based, end-to-end collatera...


News Article | February 17, 2017
Site: www.businesswire.com

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RSA® Conference, the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, today concluded its 26th annual event in San Francisco. A record number of more than 43,000 attendees experienced keynotes, peer-to-peer sessions, track sessions, tutorials and seminars. "Leading up to RSA Conference 2017 it could have been argued that this event was the most anticipated in our history," said Linda Gray Martin, Director & General Manager of RSA Conference. "Over the last few months information security has experienced both tremendous highs, and weathered scrutiny of lows as experts in private and public sectors debated various practices of information sharing. As a result of this increased exposure, it was critical to have an RSA Conference full of constructive dialog, discussion and debate that will form the information security agenda and continue to move our industry forward. We hope our attendees took this powerful opportunity as the chance to help forge a future we can all be proud of." The 20th Annual RSA Conference Awards program highlighted the work of three security professionals in the fields of mathematics, public policy and security practices. This year’s winners included: RSAC Unplugged London will take place on June 8, 2017. RSA Conference 2017 Asia Pacific & Japan takes place July 26-28, 2017 in Singapore. Additionally, RSA Conference returns to Abu Dhabi November 7-8, 2017. RSA Conference 2018 takes place April 16-20, 2018 in San Francisco. “Security is Cisco’s top priority and an essential part of every product that we build. We are always excited to be at the RSA conference. Engaging with the smartest infosec professionals from our customers, partners and the community provides us with important input into our strategy and roadmaps. The increasing size of this event illustrates the growing importance and investment that every company is making in information security. And that is good for us all.” - Jeff Samuels, VP Security Marketing, Cisco “RSA Conference 2017 brought together the business and government community at the forefront of the dramatic changes reshaping cybersecurity. This year’s conference provided a valuable backdrop for us to discuss critical issues like the need for new approaches to endpoint protection, and the challenge of eliminating the cost and complexity of security operations. FireEye places a high priority on threat intelligence and the insights learned on the frontlines of today’s cyber breaches, and RSA Conference 2017 reflected the defining developments we see emerging from the continually evolving threat landscape.” - Kara Wilson, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, FireEye "This year's RSA Conference challenged a big industry audience to think small. Small are the attack surfaces of security cameras, home routers, and mobile devices increasingly populating our office and home work environments. Small are the diverse data transactions that require innumerable protective measures. Big are the shifts in thinking that require us to think of ourselves as small players inside a vast ecosystem of solution providers. Thinking small is the first step in working together more effectively, and having a big impact with better outcomes." - Chris Young, General Manager and SVP, Intel Security “Security is a team sport. Splunk customers want solutions that work together in a coordinated and automated manner, using data, analytics, next generation firewalls, threat intelligence and other technologies to defend and protect against threats in real-time. We clearly saw at RSA Conference 2017 that the industry is moving in this direction. We heard repeatedly this year how emerging threats are disrupting and negatively impacting businesses across the globe, but the spirit of collaboration, powered by industry advancements in analytics and orchestration, were on full display at RSA.” - Haiyan Song, Senior Vice President of Security Markets, Splunk “In 2017 we continue to see a wide variety of attack types, yet many teams out there tell us they lack the proper tools or skills to address threats comprehensively. RSAC 2017 provided a valuable platform for the infosec community to come together and share ideas on how to pragmatically reduce risk for our organizations. With so many considerations – regulatory compliance, cloud, industrial OT environments – one message came through clearly: foundational security controls are more important than ever to establish resilient Infosec capabilities that deliver effective security regardless of what comes at you.” - Dwayne Melancon, Vice President of Products, Tripwire RSA Conference is the premier series of global events where the world talks security and leadership gathers, advances and emerges. Whether attending in the U.S., the EMEA region, or the Asia-Pacific region, RSA Conference events are where the security industry converges to discuss current and future concerns and get access to the people, content and ideas that help enable individuals and companies to win, grow and do their best. It is the ultimate marketplace for the latest technologies and hands-on educational opportunities that help industry professionals discover how to make their companies more secure while showcasing the most enterprising, influential and thought-provoking thinkers and leaders in security today. For information on events, online programming and the most up-to-date news pertaining to the information security industry visit www.rsaconference.com. RSA Conference logo, RSA, Dell, EMC and other trademarks are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.


News Article | February 15, 2017
Site: www.businesswire.com

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RSA® Conference, the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, has named UnifyID “RSAC Most Innovative Startup 2017.” This year, RSA Conference partnered with leading technology news outlet, TechCrunch, to host its Innovation Sandbox Contest. A panel of venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and large security companies selected UnifyID from a group of 10 finalists as the winner. The annual conference competition is a half-day program during which up-and-coming startups grab the spotlight and demonstrate groundbreaking security technologies to the broader RSA Conference community. Past winners include Sourcefire, Imperva and most recently Phantom. “The authentication space is crying for disruption,” said John Whaley, UnifyID founder & CEO. “It’s about time for new innovation in the space, with the proliferation of sensors, phishing and so many other security concerns, the problem has hit a breaking point.” UnifyID is the first holistic implicit authentication platform designed for online and offline use. Its solution utilizes sensor data from everyday devices and machine learning to seamlessly authenticate users. By combining 100+ attributes, UnifyID achieves more than 99.999 percent true positive rate. “RSA Conference has made a commitment to its community to not only provide a platform to discuss new ideas but also provide an incubation area for new technologies and approaches. Innovation Sandbox’s ten finalists once again exceeded expectations by providing innovative ideas and solutions,” said Linda Gray Martin, Director & General Manager of RSA Conference. “UnifyID demonstrated they were the most innovative by proving there is a way to actually leverage the individuality of humans to improve security.” RSA Conference is the premier series of global events where the world talks security and leadership gathers, advances and emerges. Whether attending in the U.S., the EMEA region, or the Asia-Pacific region, RSA Conference events are where the security industry converges to discuss current and future concerns and get access to the people, content and ideas that help enable individuals and companies to win, grow and do their best. It is the ultimate marketplace for the latest technologies and hands-on educational opportunities that help industry professionals discover how to make their companies more secure while showcasing the most enterprising, influential and thought-provoking thinkers and leaders in security today. For information on events, online programming and the most up-to-date news pertaining to the information security industry visit www.rsaconference.com. RSA Conference logo, RSA, Dell, EMC and other trademarks are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

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