Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) Version 1.1 released
Cloud Security Alliance has released version 1.1 of the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM). Version 1.1 was put together with significantly greater industry collaboration, by over 60 people worldwide in the last two months, which includes more thorough mapping around NIST and GAAP, as part of more holistic guidance.
SecPoint offers software as VMware images
SecPoint has made its flagship products available virtually as VMware images, doing away with the requirement for dedicated hardware. Administrators who require advanced protection for corporate systems against hackers and malicious software can now download Secpoint’s products rather than buy and install hardware versions.
The first products to be available virtually from SecPoint include:
The Penetrator Vulnerability Scanner
Protector UTM Anti Spam Anti Virus
Portable Penetrator Wifi Security wepcrack wpacrack
Livewire Mobile acquires FoneStarz Media Group
Livewire Mobile, Inc. has acquired FoneStarz Media Group Limited, adding to its portfolio FonStarz’s mobile digital storefront, which is currently used as a mobile content supplier with a number of telecom and media brands. The combination of the two companies creates a mobile content provider with a broad content-offering that includes application distribution, ringback, full-track music, video, advertising, ringtones, images and games. Livewire now increases its reach to 400 million subscribers at over 40 mobile operators in nearly 30 countries.
Hotmail introduces interactive email using Active Views
Starting today, Hotmail and select partners are introducing a new type of interactive and dynamic email that runs on the Hotmail Active Views platform. This allows senders to run code securely in their email messages. Partners include Orbitz, Monster.com, Netflix and Linkedin,
Synchronica provides messaging for Russia
Synchronica plc,an international provider of next-generation mobile messaging services, has added to its success in the fast-growing CIS region by receiving a purchase order for deployment of its carrier-grade IMPS mobile instant messaging infrastructure software with the Russian subsidiary of a pan-European mobile operator group. This is the first purchase order that Synchronica has secured in concert with its new global reseller partner Acision.
The operator is part of a pan-European mobile operator group which owns GSM licenses across 37 Russian regions and covers an addressable population of approximately 61 million
Myriad Group extends partnership with Telefónica
Myriad Group AG – already an significant player in mobile technology, having shipped over 3.7 billion software applications on more than 2.2 billion phones, today announced a new deal to extend the existing partnership with Telefónica to provide mobile social networking services to Telefónica’s Vivo brand. The agreement reinforces Myriad’s 5-year partnership with Telefónica announced earlier this year, and increases Myriad’s addressable market from 80 million to 140 million subscribers across Latin America. The deal involves marketing Myriad’s Xumii social networking tools under the Vivo brand.
Pixel Power Broadcast Video Expo 2011 preview
Pixel Power, a leader in the broadcast graphics field, not last with BBC, Discovery, ESPN, HBO, ITV, Sky, VIASAT and WDR, will exhibit a range of its recently introduced technologies at BVE 2011. The new version of the company’s core software, v9.5, will be highlighted, with Automated Transition Logic (ATL). Pixel Power Media Shop has been significantly upgraded to allow it to operate as an ingest server and to automatically manage the conversion and distribution of v9.5 template-related audio/video clips, still images and job packages to Pixel Power graphics systems. v9.5 will also offer stereoscopic support for 3D broadcasting, and is already used by ESPN for its FIFA World Cup 2010 coverage
Cyberlink launches Media Suite
CyberLink Corp has today launched CyberLink Media Suite 9, which combines 12 CyberLink software products. The suite provides users with all they need to play, create, share, and enjoy digital media as well as media converting software to transfer files to smart phones and portable devices, providing users with the complete solution for a digital media lifestyle.