Newsletter February 2017

Date: 03:00 02/01/2017

Dear valued partner

Welcome to the third Versasec Quarterly Newsletter! In this release, learn about our latest release of vSEC:CMS S-Series Version 4.7, our achievements in 2016 and the beginning of 2017 and learn about smart cards in our latest video blog. Please also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and LinkedIn for instant and regular updates.

Contents

  • vSEC:CMS S-Series Version 4.7 has been Released!
  • New US Presidential Administration can Avoid "Podesta Effect"
  • Authentication and Identity Management on the Rise in 2017
  • 2017 Comes Roaring In
  • Versasec Ends 2016 on a High Note
  • 2017 Versasec Security Trends Survey
  • Video Blog 3: Smart Card Introduction

vSEC:CMS S-Series Version 4.7 has been Released!

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Users of Versasec solutions take note: we've released vSEC:CMS S-Series version 4.7. This latest iteration of our flagship product includes some of the key features you've asked for, including a new server-based search algorithm that improves smart card repository search speed when using SQL databases, and new role-generation templates.

To read more about our new release, click here.

New US Presidential Administration can Avoid "Podesta Effect"

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There's nothing like a regime change to expose where government could beef up its cybersecurity efforts. Nowhere is that truer than in the US today, where the Donald Trump presidency is vowing for much stronger protections for the government's data.

That's welcome news to anyone but enemies of the US, and it's a trend more and more enterprises of all sizes are embracing as well.

To read more about this, click here.

Authentication and Identity Management on the Rise in 2017

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More than nine out of 10 organizations are using two-factor authentication to protect at least one application, according to a recent Gemalto survey on Authentication and Identity Management. Gemalto polled 1,150 IT decision makers from around the globe in late 2016 to gain insights into organizations' identity and access management practices.

The poll results are welcome fodder for security companies who have been saying all along that multiple-factor user authentication is among the easiest and most effective means for protecting an organization's most valuable assets.

Click here to see the highlights from the survey.

2017 Comes Roaring In

2017 is already in full swing, and we had a busy few weeks leading up to the New Year. We hope you all had a joyous and healthy holiday season.

We have set up a new office based in Dubai with our new sales manager, Mohamed Amine Elalami, as well as announced our new partnership with GRC3D.

To read more about what we have done in 2017 so far, please click here.

Versasec Ends 2016 on a High Note

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As 2016 closes, we're reflecting back on the many milestones we've achieved as a company this year. We have grown exponentially since Versasec was founded in 2007, expanding on our customer and partner base, product awards and downloads. We have also increased the overall workforce by 36%!

Read here for more insight into what we have achieved this year.

2017 Versasec Security Trends Survey

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Our late fall 2016 global survey of IT and cybersecurity professionals has turned up some interesting trends for 2017, not the least of which is that more and more companies are and will be using multi-factor authentication to secure their data.

Information technology executives in small- and medium-sized companies as well as larger enterprises say technology trends including mobile, bring-your-own-devices, and cloud usage post their biggest security challenges as they head into 2017.

Read more about the results of our survey here.

Versasec Interviews at Trustech 2016

Joakim Thorén, the CEO of Versasec, and William Houry, the Vice President of Sales, were interviewed by event organisers at Trustech 2016 about various aspects of the identity and access management market and Versasec.

Click here to watch Joakim’s interview.

Click here to watch William’s interview.

Video Blog 3: Smart Card Introduction

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Do you need helping explaining what a smart card management system is to customers, employees, partners or the board of directors? Check out Versasec's latest video, "Smart Card Introduction", explaining why smart cards are a secure solution for identity and access management, and how they work to protect your organization's data assets.

Click here to see the video.

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