Co-op launches SmartWater fog cannons to combat crime

Co-op’s commitment to colleague and community safety has seen the ‘launch’ SmartWater fog cannons. The forensic first is designed to deter crime by deploying a dence fog to obscure vision while linking criminals and stolen goods back to the scene of a crime. Co-op is working with SmartWater and security fog specialists PROTECT to roll-out the new forensic deterrent in its food stores in towns, cities and villages across the

SPYNEL-X V-LRF Search & Track System with the highest definition in the World, showcased for the first time at IDEX

SPYNEL-X and its V-LRF option are being showcased at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, Abu Dhabi, for the first time. The recently-launched thermal sensor equipped with a visible channel and a laser range finder will be presented to decision-makers from within the defence industry, alongside key representatives from governments, armed forces and the key military personnel. Award-winner V-LRF option for SPYNEL was recognized as best anti-drone system at the

PARC and George Mason University selected for DARPA configuration security project

The Palo Alto Research Centre (PARC) and George Mason University (GMU) have been awarded a contract from the U.S. Defence Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) Configuration Security program (ConSec). Researchers from PARC and GMU will collaborate on project SCIBORG: Secure Configurations for the Internet of Things (IoT) based on Optimisation and Reasoning on Graphs. The goal of SCIBORG is to devise fundamentally new approaches to determine security configurations that protect critical

Boeing delivers first KC-46A tanker to Altus Air Force Base

Boeing delivered its fifth KC-46A Pegasus tanker to the U.S. Air Force, the first that will be based at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The KC-46 departed Seattle’s Boeing Field for Altus, where the base’s 56th Air Refuelling Squadron is responsible for Pegasus aircrew, maintenance and support training. “We’re excited to see the Pegasus arrive in Oklahoma, a strong partner to Boeing and America’s military,” said Boeing Defence, Space &

Royal Air Force selects SecureCloud+ for Team Tempest network collaboration

SecureCloud+ has been contracted by the Royal Air Force to deliver network collaboration services for Team Tempest. The Tempest programme brings together the UK’s world leading industry and sovereign capabilities across four key technology areas for combat air systems. The four technology areas are advanced combat air systems and integration (BAE Systems); advanced power and propulsion systems (Rolls-Royce); advanced sensors, electronics and avionics (Leonardo) and advanced weapon systems (MBDA), all of

BriefCam wins UK Defence and Security Accelerator Hackathon

BriefCam announced that it has won the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) Hackathon. The event, sponsored by the UK government, was designed to simulate real-world incident response and was held on November 26-27, 2018 in London. BriefCam earned the hackathon victory by using its next generation platform to successfully identify a real-world subject of interest in a terror simulation. BriefCam searched hundreds of hours of video from dozens of cameras

HENSOLDT showcases portable Counter-UAV System at Paris expo

At Eurosatory, the international defence and security exhibition in Paris, the sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT will be showcasing for the first time a portable version of its counter-UAV system Xpeller, called “XpellerGear”, which can also be used to provide protection against radio remote-controlled bombs, so-called RCIEDs (Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Devices). The new configuration combines a radio detector with a jammer. As soon as the radio detector acquires a signal evidently

Cambridge Pixel announce RadarWatch coastal surveillance

Cambridge Pixel, a developer of radar display, tracking and recording sub-systems, has announced RadarWatch, its new radar and sensor-agnostic display software application designed for in-country integrators developing coastal surveillance, small port & harbour security, and short-range vessel traffic management system (VTS-Lite) applications. The Windows-based RadarWatch software application can display tiled maps, S57/S63 electronic charts, video from up to 2 radars and video from up to 16 cameras, within multiple windows

Pulse Secure attains industry first with Common Criteria certification NAC and VPN

Pulse Secure has announced a cyber security industry first by achieving Common Criteria certification for both its network access control (NAC) and virtual private network (VPN) solutions under NIAP’s most current collaborative protection profile for network devices. The integrated approach increases cyber security assurance for pre-connect and post-connect endpoint visibility, compliance and threat mitigation for government agencies, as well as private-sector enterprises. Common Criteria certification is governed by ISO/IEC standards

CrowdStrike Global Threat Report reveals biggest cyber crime and targeted intrusion trends

CrowdStrike Inc., has announced the release of its 2018 CrowdStrike Global Threat Report: Blurring the Lines Between Statecraft and Tradecraft. The report analyses comprehensive threat data from CrowdStrike Falcon Intelligence, CrowdStrike Falcon OverWatch, the company’s industry-leading managed hunting team, and the CrowdStrike Threat Graph, a massively scalable, cloud-based graph database technology processing nearly 100 billion events a day across 176 countries. In addition to detailing key trends driving adversary targeting

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