Accops wins PPPA Excellence Award For Innovation in Cyber Security through Internet Isolation

March 2, 2020

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI/PUNE, India – March 2, 2020 – Accops Systems, leading developer and providers of Secure Workspace Virtualization solution, today announced that it has won the Technical Innovation Award at the PPPA Meet 2020, Mumbai for its Zero Trust Security Solution to tackle relentless cyber attacks by isolating internet from internal corporate networks.

The Technical Innovation Award is a testimony to our finest product innovation and technology, serving critical industries. PPPA Meet by ISA-Mumbai section gave us an excellent platform to showcase our expertise in Propriety Workspace Virtualization solution in front of a myriad audience with stakes in areas majorly automation, manufacturing, consultants, EPC companies and academicians, related to the power, petroleum and process industry domain. As automation is taking over all major industries, it is crucial that industries adopt technologies that are safer and speeds up access to their IT infrastructures,” said Vijender Yadav, CEO at Accops Systems Private Limited.

The Power, Petroleum and Process Automation (PPPA) Meet 2020, was organized by International Society of Automation (ISA) Maharashtra Section, at Hotel Taj, Santa Cruz, Mumbai on February 7th and 8th, 2020. The event was dedicated to bring together all the stakeholders and to facilitate high-level interface among all the decision-makers of the Power, Petroleum and Process industry.

Accops has been receiving industry accolades for its solutions and technology in Secure Workspace Virtualization. Earlier, ACCOPS Systems was already awarded the ‘Most Innovative Indian Product for SMEs’ by a jury of CIOs at SME Channels Conclave & Awards 2018.

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About Accops Systems Private Limited

Accops¸ an Indian company with global footprints is a leading developer and provider of secure workspace virtualization solutions, including application and desktop virtualization, secure remote access and multi-factor authentication solutions.

Accops’ Made-In-India software and hardware products enable businesses to consolidate secure and speed up access to their IT infrastructure using its proprietary workspace virtualization and secure remote access technologies. They not only help create a secure and agile work environment but also reduce complexities, allowing workforce to focus their creativity on core business activities, rather than worrying about system glitches, software updates or cyber threats. Accops helps increase employee productivity and operational efficiency by enabling anywhere, anytime access to business applications from any device, while keeping the governance with the organization. Headquartered in Pune, India, the company was established in October 2012 with its offices in Mumbai, Bengaluru, New Delhi, and Japan.

Visit Accops Systems to know more about Secure Workspace Virtualization solutions, comprising Application and Desktop Virtualization, Secure Remote Access and Multi-factor authentication

Forcepoint Deepens Relationship with Amazon Web Services; Offers Security Solutions Through AWS Security Hub

March 2, 2020

Forcepoint DLP is one of the first data loss protection technologies to integrate with AWS Security Hub, alongside CASB and NGFW offerings

MUMBAI/BENGALURU, India – March 2, 2020 – Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint today announced that three of its products are fully integrated and available through AWS Security Hub, providing up to 40,000 enterprises worldwide with a comprehensive, aggregated view of security alerts generated by Forcepoint’s risk-adaptive cybersecurity solutions.

Forcepoint DLP is one of the first data loss protection products to integrate with AWS Security Hub, while Forcepoint CASB is the second cloud access security broker product offered by Forcepoint in co-operation with the service. Integration with Forcepoint’s NGFW is now also available through AWS Security Hub, offering customers visibility across both their on-premises and Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments. All three Forcepoint services went live on February 20.

Part of Forcepoint’s robust and open technology partner ecosystem, the AWS Security Hub integrations are designed to help enterprises extract more value from their existing security investments while keeping users and data at the center of their cybersecurity architecture.

AWS Security Hub offers security professionals a comprehensive view of high priority security alerts and compliance status across their AWS accounts and using a wide range of security tools.

In today’s fluid-perimeter world enterprises are facing the Sisyphean task of protecting both their valuable data and their people from cyberattack, data breach or insider threat. We understand that enterprises need frictionless cybersecurity partners who can help future-proof security architectures through interoperability with an open ecosystem,” said Nicolas Fischbach, CTO, Forcepoint. “Our co-operation with AWS offers our customers direct insight into security findings across a range of leading Forcepoint products, making it a more efficient process to manage and remediate incidents.”

We’re happy to enable customers with a Forcepoint AWS Security Hub integration. AWS Security Hub makes it easier for customers to identify and manage all of their AWS-related security and compliance findings,” commented Dan Plastina, Vice President, Security Services, Amazon Web Services, Inc. “Enabling users to obtain meaningful insights from Forcepoint DLP right alongside the findings provided by AWS and other partners lets our customers do more, in less time.”

Forcepoint’s technology partner ecosystem

Announced in February 2019, Forcepoint’s Technology Partner Ecosystem is designed to enable customers to achieve their digital transformation outcomes, whether they are operating in a cloud-only, hybrid architecture or on-premises environment. Only Forcepoint today offers a cloud-first, hybrid-ready behavior-based security platform delivering user, data and edge protection for enterprises and government agencies around the world.

Forcepoint aims to simplify collaboration between vendors to create an integrated security stack, with partners spanning risk-adaptive support, data and edge protection and infrastructure and app integrations.

Today’s IT decision makers should align their organizations around an end-to-end view of enterprise security and information protection, and that includes cloud environments,” Fischbach concluded. “Today’s cloud security requires utilizing converged services, which is key to consolidating the number of tools in a security infrastructure for maximum effectiveness and reduced operational burden.”

Forcepoint’s technology alliances include AWS, IBM Security, Microsoft, Citrix, Boldon James, Ping Identity, Okta and more.


Forcepoint Integration with AWS Blog

Harnessing the Power of The Cloud Starts with Securing It Whitepaper

Video demos: DLP, CASB and NGFW

Amazon Security Hub Solution Page

Amazon Security Hub FAQs

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About Forcepoint

Forcepoint is the global cybersecurity leader for user and data protection. Forcepoint’s behavior-based solutions adapt to risk in real-time and are delivered through a converged security platform that protects network users and cloud access, prevents confidential data from leaving the corporate network, and eliminates breaches caused by insiders. Based in Austin, Texas, Forcepoint creates safe, trusted environments for thousands of enterprise and government customers and their employees in more than 150 countries.

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India’s 1st Renewable Energy Asset Management Company POWERCON, has been honoured as the ‘Independent Service Provider of the Demi-Decade: 2016-2020’ during the event “RE Assets 2020”, organized by the national forum at New Delhi

March 2, 2020

  • India has set a target to install 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, out of which a 60 GW is for wind energy production.
  • As part of the ‘Make in India’ drive, POWERCON is destined to serve assets efficiently, raising the energy generation levels by 10%+
  • POWERCON shares the idea of saving up to INR 36,000 crores by merely managing renewable energy assets differently.

New Delhi, India – March 2, 2020 – POWERCON, India’s First Renewable Energy Asset Management Company, was recognized for its domain expertise, proven results of distinct rise in renewable energy generation and an extensive drive down of per unit generation cost; sustainably over a period of 5 years. The RE Assets 2020 Forum honoured POWERCON as ‘Independent Service Provider of the Demi- Decade : 2016-2020’ at New Delhi.

POWERCON has been the leader in the renewable energy sector developing intelligent solutions for modern India. Year after year, they have scaled new heights bringing in greater transparency, faster response rates and delivering higher output. Asset Owners and IPPs have witnessed a rise in generation and hence the revenue by as much as 12 to 15 percent compared to their yesteryears performance, as a result of their partnership with POWERCON.

Construing from the founding principle of POWERCON, Mr. Praveen Kakulte, CEO at the Power Group said, “Our final delivery will always be ‘Electricity at an affordable rate’. We are structured to optimize energy production, to enhance asset life and to lower the cost of generation. ‘More MWh of Energy per MW of installed Power, over entire lifetime of the assets’ is our mission.”

Complementing POWERCON’s scientifically oriented optimisation solutions, Mr. Praveen said, “if policy directions were to be re-oriented towards targetting MWh instead of MW, it would result in an overall productivity gain of at least 10% from the same assets. India would hence prevent the otherwise needed 10% additional investment in new installations without scarifying the overall electricity yield. It would mean preventing an avoidable expenditure of INR 36,000 Crores on the 6 of 60 GW which could better serve the much-needed national social responsibilities like nutrition, health, and education.”

With physical presence across 7 states in the country and remote governance across 21 countries, POWERCON supports 40 GW from their state-of-the-art Asset Management Studio in Pune. Recognised as Asia’s only & 1st ISP operated Studio, asset class covering Wind, Solar PV, Hydro, Hybrids, etc. of many legendary IPPs are managed integrally, on their Energy Studio Pro® IT enabled asset management platform of partner BaxEnergy. Use of drone technologies with thermal imaging to capture data beyond the in-built sensory of the turbines has provided a greater see through capability to the wind asset management industry making operations simple & yield efficient.

POWERCON’s contribution in technical assessment has revealed insights on yield optimization, reliability enhancement, longevity and technical valuation enabling compensation, recoveries, improvisation and M&A’s, for 5.5+ GW across 60+ Indian wind parks with 17 turbine variants.

Innovative IoT solutions derived from wind domain knowledge, data driven approach, deep-diving into functionalities, the minute detailing and technology enabled resolution from a value stand-point has helped POWERCON in contributing significantly across the renewable energy production industry in India!

RE Assets 2020 is one of the largest events focused on detailed technical and business aspects of Solar and Wind energy Operations & Maintenance and Asset Management. The event drew senior participation, comprising of over 200 top decision-makers from government institutions, project developers, investors, consultants, manufacturing industries, consulting firms, financial institutions, solar EPC companies, equipment manufacturers & service/technology providers in the RE segment.

The RE Assets 2020 gathering enabled exciting & engaging discussions on Asset Management, Business Strategies, Technical Challenges faced by the Industry, the fast-evolving business models, financial structures, changing business scenarios, new opportunities, technology advancements and policy developments driving this 175 GW RE industry.

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POWERCON, an Indo-German JV with M/s BaxEnergy GmbH, Germany, is the first Indian Renewable Energy Asset Management Company that provides a complete 360-degree Operation and Maintenance (O&M) service for Renewable Energy assets with varied makes, models, capacities & technologies. POWERCON is the “Designated Service Partner” of ENERCON GmbH, Germany and is in “Master Service Arrangement” with AMSC, USA. As an independent service provider, POWERCON has the expertise to provide “Comprehensive O&M Services” for the entire range of Wind Energy Converters, covering all makes, models & technologies in India.

The company has grown a generation of engineers that have contributed to wind energy since inception in India. Working on the implementation of many renewable energy projects, the company influences various aspects of the supply chain in the Indian Renewable Energy industry. To know more about POWERCON click here.

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