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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 .”
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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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