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Ring Intros Battery Video Doorbell Pro



Home security brand, Ring, has announced the latest addition to its line of video doorbells – Battery Video Doorbell Pro. Building upon the capabilities of its predecessor, the new, advanced battery-powered doorbell provides greater value and convenience for homeowners. Home security starts at the front door and Battery Video Doorbell Pro is the newest to Ring’s doorbell lineup with advanced features that build on a promise of peace of mind. Battery Video Doorbell Pro retains what customers know and love about the Battery Doorbell Plus such as Live View, Two-Way Talk, Advanced Motion Detection, Customizable Motion Zones, Privacy Zones and Colour Night Vision, but also introduces radar-powered 3D Motion Detection with Bird’s Eye View and Bird’s Eye Zones, 1536p HD Head-to-Toe video, Low Light Sight, Color Pre-Roll, Quick Replies and Noise Cancelling Audio+. Moreover, they can enjoy a more reliable connection with enhanced dual-band Wi-Fi.

Radar-powered 3D Motion Detection with Bird’s Eye View and Bird’s Eye Zones allows customers to get an aerial perspective to pinpoint and receive alerts only when movement is detected in specific areas, providing precise information for each motion event. One of the key features of Battery Video Doorbell Pro is its image quality, which goes beyond 1536p HD video. Dynamic Image processing and high-efficiency compression ensure that the video delivers lifelike colour and sharpness, whether watching in Live View or reviewing a recording. Low-light sight technology, including enhanced imaging sensors, delivers superior clarity and clear colour, even in low-light conditions. Additionally, Color Pre-Roll captures motion four seconds before a motion event is triggered giving customers a more complete view of what’s happening outside their door.

“Battery Video Doorbell Pro represents an important step forward in our ongoing commitment to innovation,” said Mohammad Meraj Hoda, Vice President – Emerging Markets, Ring. “With its advanced features and superior image quality, it redefines the standard for battery-powered doorbells, giving customers even more flexibility and versatility. I’m excited about bringing these new features to our customers as we continue to bring them peace of mind.”

Battery Video Doorbell Pro seamlessly integrates with other Ring devices, allowing customers to create a whole-home security system. Subscribing to a Ring Protect Plan provides access to features such as cloud storage, Person and Package Alerts, Rich Notifications, and Modes. With a Ring Protect Plan, customers can also save, share and download video recordings of their events for up to 180 days.

Additionally, customers can receive motion alerts on compatible Alexa devices. Alexa can be requested to respond to the visitor and “talk” to the visitor through a compatible Amazon Echo device. For example, by connecting Battery Video Doorbell Pro to an Echo Show device, customers can receive alerts on their Echo Show or simply say “Alexa, show me the front door”, to drop in on Live View and see what is going on in their front garden.

Ring’s Battery Video Doorbell Pro is available for purchase online on, and via select retailers across the United Arab Emirates at AED 999.


Tenable to Acquire Eureka Security



Tenable Holdings has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Eureka Security, a provider of data security posture management (DSPM) for cloud environments. Eureka Security helps security teams gain a holistic view into an organization’s cloud data security footprint, fight policy drift and misconfigurations that put data at risk, and continuously improve their security posture over time. The acquisition is expected to close this month.

By adding DSPM capabilities to its CNAPP solution, Tenable will help customers identify key evidence related to cloud data risk, including where sensitive data resides in the cloud, who has access to that data and the severity of the risk posed by potential data compromise. This type of visibility is central to an organization’s ability to accurately assess its cloud security compliance. In the 2024 Tenable Cloud Security Outlook study, 95% of organizations polled had experienced cloud-related breaches in the previous 18 months. Among those, 92% reported exposure to sensitive data, and a majority acknowledged being harmed by the data exposure.

“Eureka Security’s technology will enable Tenable to provide even better prioritization of cloud risks and identify toxic combinations beyond vulnerabilities, misconfigurations and over-privileged access to include data at risk as well,” said Shai Morag, senior vice president and general manager of Cloud Security, Tenable. “This is another example of how we’re pushing the envelope in cloud security innovation for customers and leading the market forward by developing best-in-class capabilities.”

“Eureka Security’s data-centric approach provides the visibility, control and automation needed to navigate the dynamic cloud landscape while ensuring the highest level of security and compliance,” said Liat Hayun, co-founder and CEO, Eureka Security. “We’re excited to join Tenable. Integrating our capabilities into Tenable’s CNAPP offering creates a compelling capability for customers. Tenable also brings an expansive customer base and strong go-to-market capabilities. We couldn’t have found a better match to help us expand our mission to reduce cloud data risk globally.”

The integration of DSPM will round out the current Tenable Cloud Security solution that already includes such key capabilities as unified CNAPP, iron-clad CSPM protection, cloud workload protection and industry-leading CIEM, among others, which will give security teams the context and prioritization guidance to make efficient and accurate remediation decisions. The Eureka Security DSPM capabilities are expected to be natively integrated into Tenable Cloud Security and its leading CNAPP solution later this year.

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Hidden Champions: Behind These Popular Applications Are Hard Drives



Written by Rainer W. Kaese, Senior Manager of Business Development Storage Products at Toshiba Electronics Europe

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Netskope Joins Google Workspace Security Alliance



Netskope has joined the Google Workspace Security Alliance to extend security and data protection for Workspace users. The Netskope One Platform provides a number of advanced security capabilities that protect data, defend against threats, and ensure users have fast and secure access to Google Workspace productivity and collaboration tools, including Gemini for Workspace.

As organizations increasingly adopt cloud technologies to drive innovation and efficiency, they are also challenged to secure sensitive data from a range of cyber risks, including:

  • Ongoing increases in the number of users uploading sensitive data to personal instances of cloud applications
  • New and evolving threat techniques such as abuse of certain applications for critical data access, back doors, and financial gain; compromise of credentials to access critical business data; insider threats; and more
  • Data exposure from the insecure use of both managed and unmanaged AI-based productivity tools

Netskope and Google Workspace empower organizations to embrace modern collaboration and productivity by enabling the secure use of AI-based productivity tools. Netskope provides advanced data loss prevention (DLP) techniques, delivering real-time visibility and control over users, data, and corporate vs. personal cloud instances. In addition, Netskope’s comprehensive threat protection through both API and inline controls detects threats in Google applications and monitors data movement and threat propagation between Google Workspace apps and third-party ecosystem applications.

“Netskope is proud to expand its partnership with Google Workspace by joining the Workspace Security Alliance. There are already thousands of customers using Netskope to safeguard their Google Workspace applications, and this new partnership further enhances the secure usage capabilities for application specific data protection policies,” said Andy Horwitz, VP, Global Partner Ecosystems, Netskope. “Together, Netskope and Google Workspace can help customers modernize their productivity stack. We look forward to helping customers safely optimize their employees’ daily productivity.”

The Netskope and Google Workspace partnership enables organizations to embrace collaboration and productivity while safeguarding critical data. Joint customers can now more effectively:

  1. Support best practice use of Gemini for Google Workspace: Leverage real-time user coaching to help enforce best practices in application usage. Organizations can gain visibility into data movement to minimize sensitive information sharing while achieving data compliance objectives.
  2. Protect sensitive data: Detect and manage access to sensitive data within Google Workspace applications, enforcing policies to prevent unauthorized data movement across platforms, including third-party services like Microsoft OneDrive, Box and Dropbox.
  3. Stop insider threats like data exfiltration: Prevent the download of sensitive data from Google Workspace business instances and then the upload to personal instances, which is one of today’s top reasons for data loss. Additionally, apply this control to unmanaged devices: allow unmanaged or personal device access to a specific cloud app for collaboration, however, do not allow downloading of sensitive data.
  4. Detect and stop elusive threats and malware: Protect against malware and phishing delivered from the cloud. Netskope’s multi-layered advanced threat protection (ATP) enhances security within Google Workspace and across cloud applications.
  5. Maintain compliance in Google Workspace: Ensure that organizations can adhere to regulations and meet compliance needs by enforcing security policies within Google Workspace.

“By partnering with Netskope, a leading SASE vendor, customers can confidently expand their Google Workspace adoption leveraging their existing IT infrastructure investments,” said Nikhil Sinha, Group Product Manager, Google Workspace. “Netskope instance awareness enables fine grained data governance policy differences to both corporate and personal Google Workspace accounts. We are excited to partner with Netskope to provide these advanced security capabilities to our customers.”

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