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HelpSystems acquires Terranova Security to aid global customers in building localised employee security awareness training

HelpSystems has announced the acquisition of Terranova Security , a global phishing simulation and security awareness training company .

With the acquisition , Terranova extends HelpSystems ’ overall security suite with a proven training security awareness solution that complements email security offerings from Clearswift , Agari , and PhishLabs .
“ Organisations in every vertical are learning that developing a cyber-aware culture is one of the best ways to prevent attacks and the downstream damage they can cause ,” said Kate Bolseth , CEO , HelpSystems . “ Terranova ’ s global reach and gamification techniques truly set them apart . Additionally , their record in training users to fend off attacks is exceptional , and we believe their knowledge and capabilities will enable our customers to excel in this as well . They are a welcome addition to the HelpSystems family .”
Lise Lapointe , CEO , Terranova , said : “ Addressing the impact of the human element in cyber defence is where Terranova shines , and we ’ re proud to be the security awareness partner of choice for millions of users globally . HelpSystems ’ strategy , culture , and product direction are in lock step with our vision , making this an exemplary fit . Our team is eager to work with HelpSystems ’ related security businesses to combine our expertise and help customers continue to grow their skills and meet industry mandates .”
Red Lion Controls expands secure remote access offering with purchase of MB connect line GmbH

Red Lion Controls , an operating company of UK-based Spectris plc , has acquired MB connect line GmbH , a provider of secure connection of machines and plants for remote access , data collection , and M2Mcommunication . The addition of MB connect line supports Red Lion ’ s strategy to deliver secure , easy-to-use edge connectivity solutions – enabling organisations worldwide to gain secure real-time data visibility that drives productivity . Headquartered in Dinkelsbühl , Germany , MB connect line is a recognised leader of Secure Remote Access , Industrial IoT , and Industrial Security services .

“ Red Lion Controls and MB connect line are a powerful combination . With a shared focus on secure connectivity solutions , we will be better positioned to serve our customers seeking to strengthen their operational resiliency with the convergence of Information Technology and Operations Technology . Red Lion is very excited about starting this new chapter , supporting customers with a broader product offering and greater technical resources ,” stated Jack Lee , President , Red Lion Controls .
“ With the acquisition of MB connect line by Red Lion Controls , we are taking the next step in our successful partnership . MB connect line will continue to expand its comprehensive portfolio of solutions for secure remote maintenance and networking as well as edge and cloud connectivity ,” stated Siegfried Müller , CEO and Founder , MB connect line .
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