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Defexpo India 2016: AEROMAOZ (Israel) will establish joint venture with Indian company, Rajdeep Automation
Defexpo India 2016, Goa, India, 28-31 March 2016, Israel Pavilion, Stand 1.1.3-b
March 22nd - AEROMAOZ Ltd. – a leader in the design and manufacturer of control systems and Illumination solutions for commercial and military air, ground and naval applications – will establish a joint venture with the Indian company, Rajdeep Automation. The new company, A.R.I.C. PVT LTD, will manufacture rugged HMI, control and lighting systems for the domestic defense and Homeland Security (HLS) markets.
According to Eli Avivi, Executive VP Sales & Marketing at AEROMAOZ, "We are pleased to create this partnership with the well-established and respected company, Rajdeep, for the production of our solutions in India for the local market – for Indian defense and HLS companies and the Indian Ministry of Defense. We look forward to expanding our activities in this important market." He continued, "Our solutions have been adopted and are being implemented in dozens of platforms worldwide. They deliver outstanding durability in even the harshest air, ground, and naval environmental conditions."
According to Shrenik Shah, Technical Director at Rajdeep, "This welcome partnership with AEROMAOZ will bring to India production capabilities of the highest technological level for ruggedized HMI solutions, control & lighting systems. We hope that through this collaboration we will increase our activity in the market and take part in projects planned for the Indian army and security organizations."
Among the products to be manufactured in India under the agreement are LED lights and joysticks:
AEROMAOZ manufactures LED lights which are exceptionally powerful and reliable, don't heat up, and are extremely durable (up to 100,000 hours of operation) – which enables very easy maintenance, since replacement is rarely required.
The company also produces a variety of stationary and mobile joysticks that can be held in either one or both hands, all with state-of-the-art ergonomics. The grips, which are adapted for difficult field conditions, and are specially designed with an optimum shape for the end-user, include a host of unique controls for easy and convenient operation of various functions.
About AEROMAOZ Ltd.
AEROMAOZ Ltd. established in 1980, is a world-renowned designer and manufacturer of Control Systems and Illumination solutions for Commercial and Military air, ground and naval applications. The company's main product lines include ruggedized HMI and lighting solutions – based on its expertise in Human Machine Interface applications and Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS) lighting compatibility. Field-proven and operational, AEROMAOZ solutions are part of prestigious projects throughout the world. AEROMAOZ product lines include grips, keyboards, displays, control panels, lights and NVIS upgrades. The company's products are integrated with platforms of the top global Aerospace & Defense corporates.
About Rajdeep Automation Pvt. Ltd.
Rajdeep is an automation products and service provider catering to the total industrial needs for companies all over India. The company's success has been derived from its understanding of the rapidly changing global business scenario and its ability to employ this insight to provide value-added services to its clients. The Rajdeep group was incorporated in 1969, and has been successful in winning respect and confidence, and building significant goodwill, among its clientele.
Tenable levels-up its global technology integrations program with launch partners Amazon Web Services
Colombia, MD, March 1 - Tenable Network Security, Inc., a global leader transforming security technology for the business needs of tomorrow, announced today at RSA Conference 2016 a new Technology Integration Partner (TIP) program designed to fuel product collaboration and deliver holistic security to customers by giving partners early access to Tenable’s product development pipeline.
The TIP program was created for the industry’s leading application, platform, infrastructure and hardware vendors. With privileged access to a variety of product resources, TIP partners are able to work directly with Tenable experts on innovative solutions to the security challenges of today and tomorrow.
“Someone once said that in today’s highly connected world every organization is in the computer networking business, even if they don’t realize it,” said Ron Gula, CEO, Tenable Network Security. “My concern is that too many still don’t realize it, and fewer still understand how to secure these critical networks against a constantly evolving and intensifying threat environment. Even as they rush to embrace the benefits of cloud and mobile technology, organizations struggle with dozens of fragmented security investments that can’t talk to each other but are deployed widely across the enterprise, leaving gaps in coverage that inevitably lead to compromise and breach. Our new TIP program will help Tenable and our partners collaborate more closely on technology solutions that deliver a unified and comprehensive approach to the world’s security problems.”
Through collaboration with some of the world’s leading technology companies, including TIP launch partners Amazon Web Services (AWS), CyberArk, FireEye and Gigamon, Tenable delivers technology integrations that draw on each company’s unique capabilities to break down traditional silos and create a new holistic approach to security. Partners work with Tenable experts to deliver everything from joint product integrations with third-party plugins, connectors and dashboards to collaborative go-to-market and joint sales opportunities.
“As an inaugural member of the TIP program, we are extending our relationship with Tenable to drive additional value to customers that are seeking to prioritize privileged account security as part of a comprehensive cyber security program,” said Adam Bosnian, executive vice president, global business development, CyberArk. “We look forward to working with other members of the program to encourage collaborative, innovative solutions to help customers protect against evolving threats.”
The TIP program provides three levels of technology integration that fit the individual needs of each partner. Partners can promote their partnership with Tenable, tap into the Tenable Partner Portal for product support and stay educated and informed on the latest information security trends through training and discussion forums. The three levels include:
Access — Partners stay connected to Tenable and receive basic access to the latest products and resources through the partner portal, newsletter, forums and training platforms
Ready — Partners commit to and engage with Tenable and are encouraged to distribute partner-driven program collateral such as solution briefs, quick-start guides and webinars
Preferred — Partners benefit from market-expanding product integrations and collaborative demand-generating programs that leverage Tenable-endorsed webinars, events and additional collateral
Through each of the TIP program levels, Tenable technology partners gain access to a wide range of benefits, training and certifications that open the door for innovation and continued product growth.
About Tenable Network Security
Tenable Network Security transforms security technology for the business needs of tomorrow through comprehensive solutions that provide continuous visibility and critical context, enabling decisive actions to protect your organization. Tenable eliminates blind spots, prioritizes threats, and reduces exposure and loss. With more than one million users and more than 20,000 enterprise customers worldwide, organizations trust Tenable for proven security innovation. Tenable's customers range from Fortune Global 500 companies, to the U.S. Department of Defense, to mid-sized and small businesses in all sectors, including finance, government, healthcare, higher education, retail and energy.
San Diego, March 17 - Security On-Demand, a leading provider of next generation managed security services announces the launch of the Cybersecurity Internship Program in partnership with National University, the second-largest private nonprofit university in California. The program is designed to offer mentorship opportunities with senior security experts and to cultivate careers for students studying cybersecurity. Over the course of the internship program, students will gain valuable hands-on experience working alongside security analysts in Security On-Demand's San Diego Security Operations Center.
National University is the first and only university in San Diego to be recognized by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. "We are thrilled to be partnering with Security On-Demand to offer our students the real-world experience of working in a Security Operations Center," said Dr. John Cicero, Dean of National University's School of Engineering and Computing.
Governments and private sector businesses across the globe have struggled to identify, hire and retain talented cybersecurity workers. Many of these organizations are now launching internships at the university and even high school levels to ensure they can meet their future staffing needs.
"Partnering with National University helps establish a community of information security professionals while assisting students in advancing their cybersecurity careers. Partnerships like this will be key to our continued growth," said Peter Bybee, CEO of Security On-Demand.
The Cybersecurity Internship Program is only open to students enrolled in National University's Cyber Security and Information Assurance degree program; however, Security On-Demand has other career opportunities, which you can learn more about on their website.
About Security On-Demand
Security On-Demand™ is the leading provider of advanced managed security services. Our SaaS based solutions help organizations protect against security threats, adhere to compliance requirements, and manage risk. Our scalable and flexible architecture eliminates capital outlay, provides 24x7 support/monitoring coverage, and significantly lowers management, maintenance and staffing costs.
About National University
Founded in 1971, National University is the second-largest private, nonprofit institution of higher education in California with 30,000 students and more than 150,000 alumni.
March 23 – International Wireless Communications Expo, Las Vegas, NV: Catalyst Communications Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of IP-based solutions for Critical Communications, today demonstrated new capabilities for bridging traditional Land Mobile Radio systems and emerging Broadband systems. The company showed its Persistent Patch solution that enhances the robustness of connections between disparate communications systems. The company also showed how powerful wireline interfaces like the Project 25 Inter-RF Sub-System Interface (ISSI), Console Sub-System Interface (CSSI), and the Digital Fixed Station Interface (DFSI), as well as the Digital Mobile Radio Application Interface Specification (AIS), are linked to one another, to other traditional Land Mobile Radio (LMR) protocols, and to Broadband systems. The presentation emphasized Catalyst’s state-of-the-art platform that includes Windows 10®-based user interfaces that can be easily adapted to work alongside emerging technologies ranging from on-scene video to the Internet of Things.
As Public Safety, Utilities, Federal, Education, and other agencies move toward leveraging broadband for push-to-talk voice communications, interoperability with LMR systems has grown as a priority. Catalyst displayed innovations that build on its well-established IP LinkTM technology to maintain connectivity between field personal using different types of devices. With Persistent Patch, these agencies can be confident that their audio will be routed to its destination despite dynamic environments. The demonstration showed Catalyst IP ConsoleTM and PropulsionTM consoles interfacing to P25, DMR, NXDN, MDC-1200, and EDACS-capable radios on the LMR side, and LTE on the broadband side.
Standards-compliant wireline interfaces provide powerful connectivity to traditional LMR systems, and the demonstration included products that support the P25 ISSI/CSSI and DFSI as well as the DMR AIS. These interfaces allow Catalyst interoperability and dispatch solutions to monitor large numbers of talk groups through a single interface in a spectrum-efficient manner. With newly available software from Catalyst, agencies are able to better prioritize the call flow through these interfaces to manage Critical Communications.
Visitors to Catalyst booth #1752 witnessed state-of-art platforms for managing Critical Communications by both dispatchers and system administrators. With Catalyst’s off-the-shelf commercial hardware based solutions, users have the power to leverage the latest innovations from a broad range of technology suppliers. Featured today were Catalyst-certified consoles and administrative tools with Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system. Some of the Windows 10 improvements are enhanced security, accelerated common operations functions with tools that are familiar and intuitive to learn, and support for evolving capabilities for cloud computing and the Internet of Things. The Incident Command presentation using the Catalyst ICETM product incorporated real-time video integrated with powerful controls for managing on-scene communications. Overall, the demonstration highlighted the flexibility for system administrators to customize the presentation of real-time information to promote the dispatcher’s understanding of an incident they are responding to and to enhance the safety of the field personnel that they support.
About Catalyst Communications Technologies, Inc.
Catalyst markets Radio Control over IP technology for the Critical Communications Industry and is a force for change in the effort to bring Internet-derived technologies into mobile radio applications. Catalyst focuses on products that leverage standard Windows®-based computers to reduce cost and increase the efficiency of network operators and end users. Catalyst’s extensive product line significantly enhances modern and legacy dispatch communications systems by seamlessly bridging wireless and wireline communications networks for network-based interoperability.
Stony Brook, NY, March 22 - Applied DNA Sciences, Inc., a provider of DNA-based supply chain, anti-counterfeiting and anti-theft technology, product genotyping and product authentication solutions, announced the official launch of a AAA East Central region membership discount for its DNAnet® Asset Marking Kits. AAA East Central region serves members in parts of Kentucky, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
The promotional discounts make DNAnet available to over 2.7 million AAA East Central members for $59.95, including free shipping, which equates to a 20% savings through the AAA organization. The promotion offers promise of exposure to millions of new asset marking customers who will benefit from protecting their personal assets such as jewelry, electronic devices, family heirlooms and bicycles, etcetera. Communities have adopted DNAnet-based programs with consequent crime reductions of as much as 80%. Insurance companies in Scandinavia support these initiatives for cost reduction and enhanced services to their insured base.
"Our technology solutions cut across many industries, touching many lives directly and indirectly. Every day we strive to deliver on our brand promise: 'to keep life real and safe'. The special offering to AAA East Central will present millions of consumers with the opportunity to protect their valuable assets. With support from over 100+ law enforcement and community agencies in five states, DNAnet increases the likelihood of getting their items returned if ever lost or stolen," stated Dr. James Hayward, CEO and President of Applied DNA Sciences.
Dr. Hayward concluded, stating that: "AAA East Central's Discount & Rewards program will increase awareness of DNAnet to a broad customer base. This, together with other initiatives underway, should extend our penetration of the home asset marking market in 2016."
About Applied DNA Sciences
We make life real and safe by providing botanical-DNA based security and authentication solutions and services that can help protect products, brands, entire supply chains, and intellectual property of companies, governments and consumers from theft, counterfeiting, fraud and diversion. Our patented DNA-based solutions can be used to identify, tag, track, and trace products, to help assure authenticity, traceability and quality of products. SigNature® DNA describes the platform ingredient that is at the heart of a family of uncopyable, security and authentication solutions such as SigNature® T and fiberTyping®, targeted toward textiles and apparel, DNAnet®, for anti-theft and loss prevention, and digitalDNA®, providing powerful track and trace. All provide a forensic chain of evidence, and can be used to prosecute perpetrators. We are also engaged in the large-scale production of specific DNA sequences using the polymerase chain reaction.
Discover a training and professional development curriculum for government professionals
To give you the new tools and best practices you need to protect your organization in today’s rapidly changing threat environment, this year’s Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit, June 13 – 16, in National Harbor, MD, offers a dedicated training curriculum for government IT security and risk management professionals to help you bolster cyber defenses while enabling mission success and optimizing citizen outcomes.
Our dedicated curriculum features networking opportunities, case studies and Gartner-analyst-led sessions on your most pressing initiatives, including:
- Cybersecurity threats
- Cloud security and the role of FedRAMP
- Secure mobile operations
- The role of analytics in cyber security
- Agencies’ shift to the Risk Management Framework
- Recent developments such as OMB’s Cyber Security Implementation Plan and the CISA legislation
We’re also excited to announce our guest keynote speaker, General Colin Powell, USA (Ret.) who will be speaking on what it takes to be a leader and strategies for “taking charge” during times of great change and great crises.
By attending the full event, you can also earn CPE credits toward (ISC)2, ISACA, DRII and BCI certification programs.
To learn more and to register, call 1 866 405 2511.
Phoenix, March 21 - Mosaic451, a bespoke cybersecurity services provider and consultancy, announced today that they have been named to EdTech Digest's Cool Tool Awards in the category of best security/privacy solution. The annual competition features the top 100 companies that are transforming the educational landscape.
The awards program features industry solutions providers, educators and others in and around education including K-12, higher education and lifelong learning. The program includes three broad entry categories: the Cool Tool awards, the EdTech Leadership awards, and the Trendsetter awards. Each award, in turn, has numerous subcategories under which to enter, including categories such as emerging technology solutions, mobile learning applications, product or service setting a trend, and others.
"We are honoured to be named a finalist," says Mike Baker, Principal of Mosaic451. "Mosaic451 firmly believes that securing the networks and devices of school districts is essential as cyberattacks continue to grow day by day. Our unique blend of deep technical experience and operational discipline is what has made us a trusted provider in the education industry."
The majority of Mosaic's senior staff and technical staff have held leadership and senior analyst positions in the creation of the nation's first K-12 Security Operations Center (SOC) based at Clark County School District, DOE National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Information Assurance Response Center (IARC) in Las Vegas, NV; and NNSA's Office of Secure Transportation's (OST) Transportation and Emergency Control Center (TECC), which, among other things, are responsible for defending the US nuclear arsenal against cyber-attacks. The Mosaic451 team also provides key security services for government and private sector regulations such as FISMA, CIP, SOX, NIST and PCI.
Mosaic Hybrid™ is an industry first solution, providing specialized staff onsite during business hours to work alongside current technology and security staff that may already be in place. The use of human understanding and intelligence coupled with their "converged view" of networks gives Mosaic451 the unique ability to empower security analysts to provide advanced data analysis and determine threat vectors, threat actors, and intelligent root causes for every incident.
Recently named 'Top 10 Managed Security Service Providers 2015' by CSO Outlook, Mosaic451 is a bespoke cyber security service provider and consultancy. Our organization has specific expertise in building, operating and defending some of the most highly-secure networks in North America. Unlike others, we are not peddlers of magic; technology alone cannot fully protect our clients' data, networks, or interests. Technology, if deployed correctly, is a force multiplier for intelligent humans. Mosaic451 aggregates and empowers intelligent humans in the service of information security and IT operations excellence for our clients.
Arlington, VA, March 22 - eGlobalTech (eGT), a leading provider of management and IT consulting services for the Federal Government, has been awarded a five year contract with the US Department of Interior (DOI) to provide Drupal transition services.
eGT is supporting DOI with the migration of their existing websites to a new standardized common cloud-based Drupal platform powered by OpenPublic. OpenPublic provides a distribution specially designed for open government requirements.
DOI is undertaking a department-wide standardization of all of its public facing websites onto a common shared web content management platform, with emphasis on enhancing user experience for both internal users and public citizens. In addition to optimizing operations and maintenance costs through consolidation, DOI is seeking to achieve greater agility and deeper digital engagement with public citizens through the multitude of devices available today.
eGlobalTech (eGT) is a woman-owned management consulting and IT solutions firm based in Arlington, Virginia. eGT supports multiple federal customers including the Departments of Health and Human Services, Defense, Homeland Security, State, Education, Labor, Energy, and the General Services Administration. eGT is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.
Norfolk, VA, March 21 - Defense and security company Saab showcased its Sea Giraffe 1X naval radar for the first time at the Maritime Security East Conference in Norfolk, Virginia (March 21-23). Sea Giraffe 1X offers simultaneous surface and air surveillance capabilities, a growing need in the U.S. maritime security sector.
Sea Giraffe 1X is a 3D, active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar. The entire system weighs less than 650 pounds in total, making it suitable for smaller patrol ships. With no forced cooling requirements and a minimal number of line-replaceable units (LRUs), it requires little power or upkeep. All maintenance, including LRU repair, can be performed by low-level trained engineers.
"Sea Giraffe 1X is ideal for the small patrol vessels that are facing a growing role in U.S. national security," said Gene Bojarski, Business Development Manager of Naval Programs with Saab Defense and Security USA's Sensor Systems division. "Traditionally, smaller patrol ships have only used surface surveillance radar – but as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) become more prevalent, these ships must begin to add air surveillance capabilities as well."
To combat the growing UAV threat, Sea Giraffe 1X features Saab's Enhanced Low, Slow and Small (ELSS) surveillance function. This feature allows the radar system to detect and classify small, low-flying, slow-moving air targets – while concurrently conducting its full suite of other air and surface reconnaissance duties.
"Sea Giraffe 1X enhances situational awareness for maritime patrol, surface combat and counter-UAV operations," continued Bojarski. "Nothing else on the market offers this range of capabilities in one easy, lightweight package."
Maritime Security 2016 East is the fourth installment of the Maritime Security East program series, building upon the successes of last year’s conference in Jacksonville, FL. As the fourteenth maritime security conference hosted by Homeland Security Outlook since 2011, Maritime Security 2016 East furthers a commitment to address the needs of governments, law enforcement, and critical infrastructure to counter the challenges of securing coastlines, inland waterways, and their critical infrastructure.
Featured speakers at this year’s event included U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Stephen P. Metruck, the commander of the Fifth Coast Guard District; Anh Duong, director of the Borders and Maritime Security Division of the Department of Homeland Security; Assistant Commissioner Todd Owen, with the Office of Field Operations for U.S. Customs and Border Protection; and Wolf Tombe, chief technology officer for Customs and Border Protection.
Saab Defense and Security USA LLC delivers advanced technologies and systems to the United States Armed Forces and other government agencies. Headquartered in Ashburn, Virginia, the company has business units and local employees in four states. Saab Defense and Security USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Saab Group.
Saab Group serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions within military defense and civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents around the world. Through innovative, collaborative and pragmatic thinking, Saab develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers' changing needs.
As the federal government now requires defense contractors to assess the security of their information technology systems, a New York company has come up with an innovative way to help those companies evaluate their systems and identify opportunities for improvements and enhancements.
Intelleges is a New York-based company that provides proprietary software to corporate leaders and government agencies that need to collect data and documentation for a variety of reasons. through a proprietary solution that allows its clients to develop customizable questionnaires and store the results and documents gathered in a FedRAMP certified cloud-based system.
Last fall, the Department of Defense’s Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) supplement issued new guidelines requiring contractors and their subcontractors to safeguard sensitive defense data that it stores or handles. As defense contractors began to evaluate how they were protecting that critical information, some began reaching out to Intelleges to help them. That led to the development of the company’s Stacked Information Technology Cybersecurity Assessment Maturity Model (SIT-CAMM).
John Betancourt, the company’s founder, said the company has been doing this work for its existing clients for more than 15 years, but now with the government’s new regulation regarding cybersecurity, it’s essential that all government contractors – as well as other organizations that handle sensitive personal data such as an individual’s credit cards or personal health records – get an assessment as quickly as possible.
As part of the Intelleges’ assessment system, the company created a matrix to determine a company’s strengths when it comes to IT security. The system, which is based on the Capability Maturity Model Integration scale, evaluates companies across 15 areas related to information technology. SIT-CAMM uses NIST and ISO 2700 standards in developing the questions for the assessment. Those questions are tailored specifically for each company. Among the items SIT-CAMM assesses includes: a company’s IT usage, its business process management, its regulatory compliance and its training program.
“Using our proprietary software, we can create and distribute a series of electronic questionnaires designed to determine software, hardware and network usage, compliance, mission alignment, satisfaction levels, usability, and cybersecurity compliance,” Betancourt said. “These questionnaires will provide insight into possible strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) that the IT department will need to address.”
Companies then receive a rating based on where their assessed areas stand. Companies that are just beginning to identify their needs may be assessed at a Level 1, while those who have fully optimized their departments may receive a Level 5 rating.
As part of its assessment, Intelleges will work with companies and identify ways to improve their scores in certain areas. That includes developing recommendations based on industry best practices. Those recommendations will help companies establish their own procedures, and then they can set realistic benchmarks to evaluate their performance against those standards.
Intelleges delivers the recommendations to the organization’s CIO in a report similar to an audit. The recommendations are prioritized to highlight the most critical findings that put the company in serious risk. In addition, Intelleges can bring in a partner company that provides intrusion detection consulting to give IT leaders and other decision makers greater peace of mind regarding their systems.
“These reports are specifically intended for managers responsible for the day-to-day decision making and long-term strategic planning,” Betancourt said. “It also designed to be used by corporate leaders as they seek to improve their knowledge and understanding of their internal IT departments.”
Betancourt offers more than 20 years of high-level professional IT and software development experience. He started by developing an interest rate forecasting tool for the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics. He’s also worked as the chief software architect for the Federal Reserve’s New York office. He worked there until he started Intelleges 16 years ago.
It’s not just companies working with the federal government that need to consider requesting a SIT-CAMM for their organization. Betancourt said any company that handles sensitive data needs to find a way to safeguard themselves from potential attacks and the lawsuits and hefty civil fines that can come about because of them.
For more information on how Intelleges can help your company better understand its IT security needs, go to Intelleges.com.