Netskope achieves UK National Cybersecurity Centre ’ s ‘ Cyber Essentials ’ certification
etskope , a SASE leader , has
N announced it has attained the UK government ’ s National Cybersecurity Centre ( NCSC ) core ‘ Cyber Essentials ’ certification .
The NCSC was created in 2016 to support the most critical organisations in the UK – the public sector , industry , SMEs as well as the general public . When incidents occur , the NCSC provides effective incident response to minimise harm to the UK , help with recovery and learn lessons for the future . Cyber Essentials is a certification process that is designed to support organisations in protecting against cyberattacks . Achieving the NCSC Cyber Essentials accreditation is also a key procurement requirement for participation in government contracts involving the handling of sensitive and personal data .
Neil Thacker , Chief Information Security Officer for EMEA at Netskope , said : “ Achieving the Cyber Essentials certification brings a number of advantages and opportunities for us . First and foremost , it demonstrates our commitment to maintaining a best practice security posture within our organisation . Beyond that , it also demonstrates to our UK customers that we fully understand the need for both fundamental and advanced cybersecurity controls . Having undergone this process ourselves , we can better understand our customers who also need to certify to Cyber Essentials .”
Netskope serves customers across the UK , including Sainsbury ’ s , accountancy firm BDO and Euroclear , the company that underpins the London Stock Exchange .
Orange and Nokia deploy 4.0 4G / 5G private network with network slicing in French factory
range and Nokia have announced the deployment
O of a 4G / 5G private network combined with network slicing at Schneider Electric ’ s plant in Le Vaudreuil , France . Network slicing is a key feature for the management of end-to-end 4G / 5G quality-of-service and security of industrial processes , operations and applications in Industry 4.0 .
Nokia has been selected by Orange to build a sliced 4G / 5G private network for a modern industrial environment , providing reliable , scalable and sustainable connectivity solutions for industrial use cases .
As a global network-native digital services company with dual expertise of both an operator and end-to-end integrator , Orange Business Services offers its industrial customers a complete portfolio .
Arnaud Vamparys , Senior Vice President Radio Networks at Orange Innovation and 5G Champion , said : “ Thanks to Nokia ’ s advanced slicing technology , Orange is able to further explore with Schneider Electric the power of scalable private 4G / 5G connectivity applied to industrial uses .”
Nokia ’ s slicing solution supports existing LTE , 5G standalone ( 5G SA ) and 5G non-standalone ( 5G NSA ) devices and also includes domain controller software in RAN , core and transport layers to enable full-slice connectivity . The slice continuity between LTE and 5G NR allows Orange and Schneider Electric to operate a state-of-the-art indoor network in an industrial setting .
With this solution , both partners continue to implement and test the management of the different priorities , performance and security capabilities adapted to their innovative use cases , while optimising network resources .
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