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Macmon Secure chooses Wick Hill As Sole UK Distributor

VAD Wick Hill announced today that it has been appointed sole UK distributor for macmon secure, a German network security vender and aims to build UK market of resellers and dealers through the channel a pioneer of intelligent network access control (NAC) solutions. Wick Hill is looking to build UK sales, working with channel partners.

Ian Kilpatrick, chairman Wick Hill Group, commented: “Network access control has made a major resurgence and macmon’s new generation solution gives organisations the tools to both secure and innovate their environment. With wireless and mobility impacting all parts of business, NAC is a fundamental requirement for management and compliance.

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Facebook or Yahoo Messenger friendspreads Trojan through EMEA

That's the promise that compromises you and then  new Trojan that distributes itself through Facebook instant messaging and Yahoo Messenger

Hundreds of computer systems have been infected with the latest instant messaging Trojan. There has been an increasing wave of infections in the past week in countries such as the UK, Germany, France, Denmark, Romania, the US and Canada. All resellers and dealers have been alerted.

After gaining access to a users’ contact lists, Gen:Variant.Downloader.167 distributes itself through Facebook’s instant messaging and Yahoo Messenger from one friend to another.

Bitdefender has warned that hundreds of computer systems have been infected with the latest instant messaging Trojan.

It starts when users receive a polite question from a Facebook or Yahoo Messenger friend whose system has been infected with the malware. “I want to post these pictures on Facebook, do you think it’s OK?,” the malicious messages read. To add legitimacy, the URLs following the question belong to storage services Dropbox and Fileswap, frequently used for sharing pictures and files, the Trojan also uses biblical verses as decryption keys for its data.

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Exhilarating Experience Open to Channel Partners

Learn to drive like a Pro an Exhilarating Experience Open to Channel Partners

2014 is set to be another ground-breaking year for the Kaspersky Lab High Performance Club. Over the course of the year they will give their channel partners have the opportunity to take part in some breath-taking experiences and events. So this high-flying incentive programme, will give the opportunity to experience the thrill of driving a Ferrari.

Every quarter through 2014 the Kaspersky Lab UK General Manager will be asked to nominate ten channel reseller partners or distributors to the qualification shortlist. This shortlist will be based on the top performers, relative to their size, in a number of categories

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MSSPs Rapidly Adopt AlienVault USM

AlienVault™ a provider of Unified Security Management solutions and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, today announced the rapid adoption of its Unified Security Management (USM) platform by Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs). AlienVault USM provides a reliable, highly flexible and scalable deployment model to help MSSPs quickly deploy and monitor customer environments with robust asset discovery, vulnerability assessment, behavioral monitoring, threat detection and security intelligence.

AlienVault position as the most easy-to-use, complete and affordable Unified Security Management platform.

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Facebook instant messaging Trojan spreads through EMEA

Bitdefender warns of a new Trojan that distributes itself through Facebook instant messaging and Yahoo Messenger
Hundreds of computer systems have been infected with the latest instant messaging Trojan. There has been  an increasing wave of infections in the past week in countries such as the UK, Germany, France, Denmark, Romania, the US and Canada.

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Infosec 2014 survey reveals 50% of security professionals fail to secure data

Research finds that half of respondents at Infosec 2014 do not encrypt data on portable devices despite being aware of the potential damage to organisations

Research conducted at Europe's number one information security event Infosec 2014,has revealed that 50% of security professionals do not secure data on portable storage devices such as USBs and external hard drives. This finding comes despite 91% of respondents to the same survey expressing concerns about the potential damage that data loss could bring to their organisations. These statistics have been revealed following a survey of over 500 security professionals conducted by iStorage, a specialist in portable storage and digital encryption, over the course of the popular event in London.

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Mergers & Acquisition in the technology sector

Technology is a multifaceted, influential and fluid industry whose executives must manage the art of being agile while focusing on operational excellence and meeting greater consumer demand. Now security is the only deciding factor.

The IT services now known as cloud computing have been around for decades, but they never grew beyond a small fraction of total industry revenue. Now, however, their time has come: over the past few years, an amazing array of hardware and software available offering services over the internet has emerged.

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WICK HILL NOW SHIPPING WATCHGUARD’S NEW APT

Wick Hill is now shipping WatchGuard’s new Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) solution, WatchGuard APT Blocker. Delivering real-time threat visibility and protection in minutes, not hours, APT Blocker identifies and submits suspicious files to a cloud-based, next-generation sandbox, using the industry's most sophisticated full-system-emulation environment for detecting APTs and zero day malware.homepage wickhill logo

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Synerzip has Developed Unified Threat Management Platform

WatchGuard’s visibility solution eliminates need for SIEM

Synerzip, a software-development company, has deployed WatchGuard Technologies’ Unified Threat Management (UTM) platform, featuring the company’s new real-time, security intelligence visualisation solution, WatchGuard Dimension. Synerzip, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with a development centre in India and customers around the world, needed to secure its extensive network and quickly identify usage trends and security threats.

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