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ST Engineering and Janus Technologies Launch Asia’s First Cloud, Firmware Endpoint Security Solution

26 February 2020
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BIOS-SHIELD™ enables endpoints to be secured remotely in today's highly mobile technology landscape

Singapore, 26 February 2020 - ST Engineering and Janus Technologies today launched the BIOS-SHIELD™, Asia's first firmware solution with a cloud-based management portal that provides enterprises with a highly secure endpoint management and control. Enterprises are able to transform existing backend management to cloud, enhancing the security features of their endpoints remotely and addressing challenges faced in today's highly mobile technology landscape.

"This unique solution is a result of our continued collaboration with Janus Technologies. Leveraging innovative technologies from Janus Technologies and ST Engineering's deep cybersecurity expertise, we have developed another cutting-edge solution that will protect enterprises from the evolving cyber threats. With this solution, enterprises can secure any of their endpoints and manage them with the cloud based management portal in an effective and efficient way," said Mr Goh Eng Choon, President of Cybersecurity Systems Group, ST Engineering.

"ST Engineering is an exceptional technology leader and we are thrilled to be working alongside them once again," said Sofin Raskin, CEO, Janus Technologies. "This new offering will offer enterprises greater flexibility by allowing their employees a secure means of accessing critical data - outside the office - without fear of their devices and data being compromised."

On the user level, BIOS-SHIELD™ provides secure access to secured and unsecured networks at the same time. It also possess a unique capability of detecting malwares, performing a network isolation, and removing the malwares from the infected network with a simple reboot of the system.

BIOS-SHIELD™ blocks internet threats when users are browsing the internet and prevents unauthorised USB devices from accessing the computer. It also provides USB thumb drive encryption for sharing data securely. In the event of ransomware attack or software failure, BIOS-SHIELD is able to restore and recover data quickly.

The BIOS-SHIELD™ technology is being showcased at the RSA Conference 2020 from 23 to 27 February 2020 in San Francisco, California, Booth 4529, North Expo.

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ST Engineering is a global technology, defence and engineering group specialising in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. The Group employs about 23,000 people across offices in Asia, U.S., Europe and the Middle East, serving customers in the defence, government and commercial segments in more than 100 countries. With more than 700 smart city projects across 130 cities in its track record, the Group continues to help transform cities through its suite of Smart Mobility, Smart Security and Smart Environment solutions. Headquartered in Singapore, ST Engineering reported revenue of $7.9b in FY2019 and it ranks among the largest companies listed on the Singapore Exchange. It is a component stock of the FTSE Straits Times Index, MSCI Singapore, SGX ESG Transparency Index and SGX ESG Leaders Index.

The Electronics sector specialises in the design, development and delivery of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) products, solutions and services addressing the needs of Smart Cities for Connectivity, Mobility and Security. Its deep technological and engineering expertise straddles business domains in Rail & Road Engineering, Satellite Communications, Public Safety & Security, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Training & Simulation, Managed Services and Defense C4ISR. It has presence in more than 30 global cities across U.S., Europe, Africa, the Middle East, China, India and Southeast Asia. For more information, please visit www.stengg.com.

Janus Technologies is a pioneer in BIOS based endpoint security and cloud management. BIOS-SHIELD™ is our trademarked technology built for today's security - conscious consumers. Janus was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California.

Media Contacts:

Agnes Chang

Assistant Vice President, Corporate Communications

ST Engineering

Tel: (65) 6722 1689

Email: chang.chehhong.agnes@stengg.com

Lauren Kovach-Jones

Marketing Director

Janus Technologies Inc.

Email: LaurenKovachJones@janustech.com

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