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communications security

The protection resulting from all measures designed to deny unauthorized persons information of value that might be derived from the possession and study of telecommunications, or to mislead unauthorized persons in their interpretation of the results of such possession and study. Also called COMSEC. Communications security includes: cryptosecurity, transmission security, emission security, and physical security of communications security materials and information. a. cryptosecurity--The component of communications security that results from the provision of technically sound cryptosystems and their proper use. b. transmission security--The component of communications security that results from all measures designed to protect transmissions from interception and exploitation by means other than cryptanalysis. c. emission security--The component of communications security that results from all measures taken to deny unauthorized persons information of value that might be derived from intercept and analysis of compromising emanations from crypto-equipment and telecommunications systems. d. physical security--The component of communications security that results from all physical measures necessary to safeguard classified equipment, material, and documents from access thereto or observation thereof by unauthorized persons.
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These stock options shall be offered to select key personnel of SSH Communications Security Group and to personnel of the company's subcontractors working for it in a service relationship.
SSH Communications Security Oyj (HEL:SSH1V), a provider of enterprise cybersecurity solutions, announced on Friday that the founder of the company, Tatu Ylonen, will step down from the executive management team of the parent company and becomes a strategic advisor to the company, effective 1 March 2018.
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Tatu Ylonen, CEO and founder of SSH Communications Security, said: Cyber-security solutions from trusted sources are in high need.
The company, a specialist provider of enterprise security and communications security solutions, said that the application provides a proactive set of security controls for critical data channels to minimise the risk of security breaches.
The administrative work associated with creating, distributing, updating, and revoking authentication keys has become a major challenge for IT departments in large organizations," said Arto Vainio, CEO of SSH Communications Security Corp.
Also, the centralized management features of SSH Tectia allow us to include communications security as a part of our university-wide, centralized software maintenance, enabling expanded use and reduced TCO.
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GIPC, a training conference designed for the professional exchange of INFOSEC and Communications Security (COMSEC) knowledge between COMSEC Custodians, Signal Officers, Warrant Officers, Senior NCOs, COMSEC Maintenance Officers, Accountable Officers, Serialization Officers, INFOSEC Program Managers, Department of the Army/Major Command Staff Officers, and others working in the INFOSEC field, is centered around an annual INFOSEC/COMSEC theme.
As SAN developers begin to implement storage using IP and iSCSI, there is an increased need to secure these communications," said George Adams, president and CEO of SSH Communications Security, Inc.
We are pleased of the continued trust that is being put in us by Logica and the City of Helsinki," said Jari Mielonen, CEO, SSH Communications Security, Corp.
Until now, mainframe users have been struggling with integration challenges when trying to secure their FTP, TN3270, and other application connections between mainframes and Windows, Unix, and Linux systems," said Arto Vainio, CEO of SSH Communications Security.

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