Genetec announced that it is partnering with Cylance, a business unit of BlackBerry, Limited, to bring AI-based antivirus protection to its appliances customers. Through this partnership, Genetec will offer additional cybersecurity protection. Genetec Streamvault all-in-one and rackmount appliances, storage, and workstations are expected to be shipped pre-installed and optimized with CylancePROTECT in September 2019.
eSentire announced the appointment of James Yersh as chief administrative officer (CAO), effective immediately. Yersh will be responsible for the finance functions of the business, as well as human resources, and risk/compliance. Yersh is the latest seasoned executive to join eSentire’s veteran leadership team, with focus on scaling the high-growth company. Over his 20+ year career, Yersh has transformed financial strategies, revenue growth models, and led more than 30 merger and acquisition deals for leading technology and telecommunications companies.