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London, England: Zycko, part of the Nuvias Group, announces it has been appointed value-added distributor in Benelux for WatchGuard Technologies. Together with Arbor Networks, for whom Zycko is already a value-added distributor, these two companies make up the new Cyber Security Practice in Benelux, also being announced by Nuvias today. Another major security vendor signing is expected very shortly. Cyber Security is one of three current ‘Practices’ within Nuvias Group, which will form part of a complete solution for reseller partners and end users in the Benelux region.

LONDON, UK: Ipswitch has announced the launch of Ipswitch MOVEit 2016 – underscoring their position as the industry leader in secure Managed File Transfer. Ipswitch MOVEit 2016 provides new easy to buy, high value editions – Standard, Professional and Premium – for all MOVEit Transfer and MOVEit Automation products. Ipswitch is also debuting Ipswitch MOVEit Complete, an all-in-one solution for secure Managed File Transfer, delivering the best value possible at the lowest total cost of ownership. MOVEit 2016 strengthens the ability of today’s IT teams to ensure secure and compliant internal and external file transfers. It also automates workflows and automatically generates reports while ensuring zero downtime and no data loss.

With more organizations turning to VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) and cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) systems to underpin their commercial services and corporate communications, IT response and security testing teams are struggling to keep pace with the VoIP attack surface and growing number of threats in the wild, according to Fatih Ozavci from Context Information Security, speaking at the Black Hat USA conference today.

Wireless routers designed for consumers often do not employ proper security practices. This topic was extensively covered in VERT’s 2014 report, “SOHO Wireless Router (In)security”. Our research revealed that 74% of the 50 top selling consumer routers on Amazon shipped with security vulnerabilities, including 20 different models where the latest firmware from the vendor was exploitable. Many people I have discussed this research with have expressed the opinion that, for one reason or another, this problem is more or less confined to the consumer sector. My suspicious was that feature wars and low profit margins could be contributing to the epidemic of insecure routers. In an attempt to determine whether this issue was limited to the consumer market, I decided it would be necessary to obtain and evaluate a wireless router designed for enterprise networks.

It has been reported that UK card fraud rose a staggering 18 percent in 2015, the sharpest rise across the whole of Europe. The UK, Denmark and France stand to benefit the most from additional security measures for card payments, and additional investments from merchants and issuers. Further, 10 of the 19 European countries monitored suffered more card fraud in 2015 than in 2014:

A few months ago, I received this letter from a Floridian named Sherman Chester. When Sherman was a young man, he wrote that he made some bad choices, got in over his head, and ended up with a life sentence without parole for a nonviolent drug charge. At Sherman's sentencing, even the judge couldn't believe he was bound by law to hand down a punishment that didn't fit the crime.

London: IP EXPO Europe has launched its 2016 IT showcase, to take place on 5-6 October 2016 at the ExCeL in London. Following the success of last year’s event, IP EXPO Europe has announced a collection of influential speakers who will be holding keynotes over the two-day event focusing on the six themes of Cloud, Cyber Security, Networks and Infrastructure, Data Analytics, DevOps, and new for 2016, Open Source.