Tag Archives: EMEA

Inmarsat Joins UN’s Crisis Satellite Communications Providers; Paul Gudonis Comments

On Thursday, Inmarsat announced it signed a contribution agreement supporting the United Nations’ Crisis Connectivity Charter, which directs participants to dedicate satellite equipment and network volume for humanitarian and emergency response. The agreement with the World Food Programme , on behalf of the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster, is meant to improve the humanitarian response …

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Deloitte, Sqrrl Form Cyber Threat Hunting Partnership

Deloitte has partnered with Sqrrl to offer a cybersecurity service to customers in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Sqrrl said Thursday its technology platform will support Deloitte’s managed threat hunting service at a security operations center for the EMEA region. Cesar Martin Lara, a partner at Deloitte’s cyber risk services practice in …

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Former Cisco, Intel Exec Andy Elder Named Riverbed Sales SVP for EMEA Region

Andy Elder, formerly president of Intel‘s security business operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, has joined Riverbed Technology as SVP of sales in the same regions. Riverbed said Thursday the 25-year industry veteran will oversee sales and go-to-market strategies as well as help drive the company’s growth and transformation efforts across EMEA in his new …

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Airbus Subsidiary Offers SatCom Services to Support EU Military Training Missions in Somalia

Airbus‘ defense and space business has delivered satellite communications systems to support military training missions of the European Union in Somalia including the Sahel Niger and Sahel Mali EU capacity building and civilian missions. The company said Thursday it leads the missions on behalf of the EU to support government efforts to boost stability and response …

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Rockwell Collins, Taqnia Aeronautics Ink Collaborative Agreement for Work on Fixed-Wing Avionics in Saudi Arabia

Rockwell Collins inked an agreement with Taqnia Aeronautics and the latter’s defense and security technology subsidiaries to collaborate on fixed-wing avionics and military rotary opportunities in Saudi Arabia. The partnership will cover work on aircraft assembled, manufactured and updated in Saudi Arabia and the team will look to open technology jobs …

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BAE, NFU Mutual to Collaborate on Financial Crime Detection, Prevention System

BAE Systems has received a contract to help NFU Mutual develop a system for the insurance company to protect customers against fraud and financial crimes. The partnership seeks to utilize external and internal data sources to identify fraudsters at the point of sale, BAE said Friday. Work under the contract is scheduled to begin in 2017. “We …

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RSA Study: 75% of Gov’t, Commercial Orgs Face ‘Significant’ Cyber Risk Exposure

A study conducted by EMC‘s security division RSA has found 75 percent of 878 respondent organizations across more than 24 industries worldwide believe they face a “significant” risk of exposure to cyber threats. RSA said Tuesday its second annual Cybersecurity Poverty Index study offered participants from 81 countries an opportunity to self-assess the maturity of their cybersecurity programs …

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Globecomm, Gannexion Expand EMEA Work With E-Walfare Services to Mali

Globecomm and Gannexion have expanded their partnership with a new agreement to provide the government of Mali with e-welfare and network services as well as communications support to personnel stationed at remote camps. The companies said Monday they have previously delivered e-welfare services to Afghanistan and Turkey, among other countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Joost de Jong, …

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Raytheon Survey Highlights Innovation Aims for Tech-Enabled OEMs; Mark Oliver Comments

A Raytheon-commissioned report has found that many car original equipment manufacturers consider innovative learning technologies in customer-facing staff training to be a useful business growth strategy. Mark Oliver, Raytheon Professional Services managing director for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, said 45 percent of respondents associate technology-driven instruction to …

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