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LEESBURG, VA: PhishMe Inc has announced it has raised $13 million in Series B funding led by existing investor Paladin Capital Group and new investor Aldrich Capital Partners. This round brings PhishMe's total funding amount to more than $15 million. As part of the agreement, Raheel (Raz) Zia, Partner at Aldrich Capital, will join PhishMe’s board of directors as an observer.

Hoylake-based NW Systems has provided an advanced IP video system to help Wirral Hospitals’ School, Joseph Paxton Campus in Claughton, Birkenhead, meet its high safeguarding standards. This school, which has an enviable reputation as one of the region’s foremost special needs schools, was given an Outstanding rating by Ofsted in November 2014.

London / New York: Options has announced that they have secured a new multi-million pound banking facility with the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). The new facility comprises a Revolving Credit Facility (RCF) from NatWest and an Asset Finance facility extension from Lombard.

A Cramlington-based company has won a $6 million contract with Hyundai Engineering & Construction to construct a new security fence for an oil refinery in Karbala, Southern Iraq.

Copperchase Ltd (Copperchase) used a £200,000 loan from the Tees Valley Catalyst Fund, which is managed by FW Capital, to secure the performance bond it needed, from Lloyds Banking Group.

London, UK: Becrypt has announced that CESG, the UK’s National Technical Authority on Information Assurance, has published its End User Devices Security Guidance on Becrypt tVolution. The comprehensive guidance follows testing on a standard laptop device in a working IT environment and includes an assessment of tVolution against twelve security recommendations. The guidance provides reassurance to public sector organisations including councils, the NHS and government departments, that sensitive data to OFFICIAL level is protected when deploying Becrypt end user devices for staff to work remotely.

Woking, Surrey: After an incredibly successful 2014, and being named Woking’s ‘Most Successful Company’ in February 2015, Wick Hill has gained two further, recent notable successes. It has been identified as one of the London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to inspire Britain’ and has also won Network Computing’s ‘Distributor of the Year’ award.

Every police officer in Malaysia will have their training accredited by the University of Derby, in what is thought to be the first ever such partnership between a foreign country and a UK university.

As part of its drive to achieve developed nation status by 2020, Malaysia, in South-East Asia, is looking for every one of the 113,000-plus officers in its Royal Malaysia Police (RMP) to have an accredited academic qualification, which will be in addition to their official police rank. It is hoped this will increase the RMP’s professionalism.

Partnership Enables ‘German Mittelstand’ Mid-Market Customers to Detect and Mitigate the Impact of a Breach

LONDON, UK: AlienVault has announced a partnership with Deutsche Telekom and T-Systems, the ICT division of Deutsche Telekom, to provide ‘German Mittelstand’ mid-market customers with the ability to detect and mitigate the impact of a breach.

London GBGroup has announced its collaboration with SumUp, with the primary goal to help drive the global expansion plans of the mobile point of sale (mPOS) company.

SumUp, the European leader in the mPOS space, allows small and medium sized merchants to process payments in a secure and cost-effective way. It is aimed at those who do not currently use card terminals or point of sales systems, such as cafes, shop owners or taxi drivers. SumUp's platform allows merchants to accept credit or debit card payments using a smartphone or tablet - replacing the need for expensive point of sales systems and cash only transactions that can be inconvenient to customers.