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Lynx Technology Partners to offer undergraduate endowment fellowship for the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals
New York, March 17 – Lynx Technology Partners (Lynx), has announced the company will be offering an undergraduate endowment fellowship for the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP). The Aric K. Perminter Endowment Fellowship will be made possible through a grant from the Lynx Technology Partners Foundation to help talented women and minority students advance in their cybersecurity studies. The award provides $5,000 for selected students over two years in their undergraduate degree programs.
Sydney, March 17 – Skyhigh Networks, the cloud security and enablement company, has announced expansion into the Asia Pacific region with the launch of a datacenter and regional office in Sydney, Australia. Skyhigh’s in-country presence was in direct response to growing demand from enterprises in Australia and New Zealand seeking to not only understand the use and risk of “shadow IT,” but also to proactively embrace cloud services such as Box, Office 365, Salesforce.com and ServiceNow while complying with its strict data privacy regulations.
Indianapolis, IN, March 17 – STANLEY Security, a global manufacturer and integrator of security solutions for a wide range of industries, has announced the winning colleges and universities of its TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS Grant Program.
After at least 84 killings are linked to Craigslist transactions, SafeTrade program launched to make online transactions safer
Altamonte Springs, FL, March 17 – With at least 84 killings linked to transactions on Craigslist, police and sheriff's departments around the U.S. have launched safety and security initiatives – encouraging people making in-person transactions that originated online to use police stations to complete the deals.
Now, the AIM Group, a consulting company for classified advertising businesses, has launched a "SafeTrade" initiative as a public service to promote the use of police facilities to meet and conduct safe transactions with strangers.
When a train carrying oil has an accident, the local community is the one that suffers. Residents are forced to leave their homes, sleep on gym floors, and pray that their lives return to normal. This suffering is increasing significantly as more and more trains derail around the country. One way to stop this suffering is to designate the oil transported by rail as security sensitive material. This designation automatically imposes greater safety and security measures and increased government oversight.
Oslo, Norway, March 17 – Zwipe, a global provider of biometric authentication technology, has announced that it has joined the aptiQ Alliance Program, a collaborative group of global companies that support Allegion's aptiQ smart card technology to create an ecosystem of open, highly secure solutions. Zwipe can now provide aptiQ customers with biometric authorization using their presently installed aptiQ card readers.
Los Angeles, March 13 – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has revoked the air carrier certificate of GlobalJet NA, LLC of Scottsdale, AZ, for allegedly conducting unauthorized operations for compensation or hire in violation of the Federal Aviation Regulations.
San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 11 – During an operation dubbed Foxhound, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents, working jointly with other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, conducted simultaneous takedowns Wednesday in the municipalities of Manati, Barceloneta and Florida, as well as in New York, Florida and Connecticut. The operation resulted in the arrest of 47 individuals for their alleged participation in a drug trafficking, illegal firearms and money laundering conspiracy.
Palo Alto, CA, March 16 – Sysorex subsidiary AirPatrol Corporation, which develops mobile device detection and locationing systems, has announced it has signed TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU), Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, to resell AirPatrol products via the TELUS Internet of Things (IoT) Marketplace. The agreement, effective immediately, enables TELUS to offer AirPatrol’s mobile device security platform, ZoneDefense, and its location-based services system, ZoneAware, to business customers throughout Canada.
Chelmsford, MA, March 16 – For the first time ever, State of Maine agency users across jurisdictions and departments can communicate over a single, statewide emergency communications network, powered by Harris Corporation’s proven VIDA (Voice, Interoperability, Data, Access) Network technology.