Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) Gets Bullish Call from Cowen & Co.

Cowen & Co. Bullish Call on Aurora saw upward movement

PORTLAND, OR, USA, March 5, 2019 / — Aurora Cannabis Inc. stock saw upward price movement on Tuesday, up more than 9% following a bullish call from Cowen & Co. Aurora Cannabis stock (NYSE: ACB) has been positive for 2019, up 58.5% since the start of the year.

Supreme Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQX: SPRWF) recently reported Q2 2019 revenue for the Company was $7.72 million , a 359% increase from Q2 2018 ( $1.68 million ) and a 50% increase from Q1 2019 ( $5.14 million ). Net comprehensive loss Q2 2019 for the Company was $1.55 million , compared to a net loss of $2.03 million in Q2 2018 and a net loss of $5.39 million in Q1 2019.

JetBlack Corp. (OTC: JTBK) has announced recently that the company finalized agreements to purchase and begin the transfer of a second Tier 1 Marijuana Producers License in Oregon. The company also announced they have received correspondence from OLCC concerning the transfer of the first Tier 1 Marijuana Producers License the company was in the process of transferring. OLCC will need to do an investigation whether This Budz For You Farms lost control of their lease prior to transfer. CEO Mr. Goldin explained, “We will work with OLCC to try and remedy the situation. In the future we will try to avoid lease agreements and will seek permanent solutions."


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Premier San Diego Backcountry Brokerage Forecasts Remainder of 2019 Real Estate Market

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Real Estate Forecast 2019

Donn Bree, Red Hawk Real Estate brokerage owner, reflects upon the first quarter of 2019 and forecasts real estate trends for the remainder of the year.

There are new aspects to the 2019 real estate market that indicate a shift in real estate momentum in favor of buyers.”

— Donn Bree

SAN DIEGO, CA, UNITED STATES, March 5, 2019 / — In reflecting on the first quarter of 2019, a couple of revealing trends are emerging that we can use as a real estate forecast. There are new aspects to the 2019 real estate market that indicate a shift in real estate momentum in favor of buyers. Moreover, at least one of these trends points to this momentum enduring well into the foreseeable future.

One obvious real estate trend suggesting a buyer’s market is the notable drop in new title orders across the State of California. A drop in new title orders translates into a drop in the number of closed escrows. In short, the volume of buyers has decreased by approximately 10% in each of the three major metropolitan cities in California.

Compounding the real estate forecast of lower buyer volume is the continuing rise in housing prices. Sellers seem to be ignoring the fact that the real estate market in general is experiencing a slowdown in the face of rising prices. While buyer volume has decreased by +/- 10%, prices have risen by approximately the same amount, resulting in a +/- 20% spread between buyers and sellers. This is the recipe for a period of time when prices will most certainly decline until buyers can once again realize the value of real estate ownership.

Another important trend exacerbating the decrease in buyer volume is the diminishing inventory level of quality properties. Inventory levels are as low as they have ever been during the past 15 years in our core tracking area, down by more than 35% from the pre-2008 recession levels. It is this technical aspect of the market which is forecasting an extended period of lower transaction volume, simply because there is not enough inventory to support an increase in buyer volume.

At some point, however, buyer demand and low inventory leads to rising prices. As buyer demand builds while inventory levels recede, buyers will compete for the available quality inventory and, although the buyer volume is limited due to lack of inventory, prices are destined to rise. Consequently, timing with respect to specific properties will become a much more important factor than general market conditions.

Red Hawk Realty was established and built on brokering the purchase and sale of local properties, primarily consisting of unimproved land, agricultural properties, and single family residential properties. In recent years, our brokerage has developed other market niches, such as local rural commercial properties, investment properties, and farm and ranch properties throughout California.

During the past three years, Donn Bree and Meriah Druliner have been involved in the highest recorded sales transactions of ranch property in the backcountry core tracking area of San Diego County. Included in this emerging niche of real estate are similar-type properties, such as recreational, mitigation, and development tracts of land. What makes this an “emerging’ niche is the buyer profile; the number of high net worth buyers appears to have grown significantly over the past decade. The accrued experience and knowledge from handling these types of properties has resulted in the Bree-Druliner team being recognized as a regional force in the listing, selling, and consulting of farm and ranch properties.

There has been a rise in popularity for investment properties for sale in the San Diego Backcountry area. What once was considered the entry level residential market has been recently dominated by investors rehabilitating properties for the purpose of generating income from short- and long-term rentals. Stable income from rents, and the potential for appreciation while holding these types of properties offers investors a safe haven from the volatility of unsecured investment vehicles, such as the stock market.

Locally, the recent rains and snow have brought much needed moisture to the San Diego Backcountry region. The significant rainfall brings the promise of an extended spring and a memorable wildflower season. The backcountry and desert wildflower displays attract people from all around Southern California, exposing the natural beauty, tranquil lifestyle, and manageable pace of backcountry living. In terms of real estate, this spring and early summer offers the best opportunity for residents who are considering selling property to attract the highest number of potential buyers.

About Red Hawk Realty
Donn Bree & the Red Hawk Realty team specialize in representing clients in the purchase and sale of land, ranch, environmental mitigation, residential, commercial and investment properties and offer assessment, valuation and independent consulting services. With a Ph.D. in Natural Sciences, Donn offers a distinct value with extensive knowledge of the biological environment, specific to geology, hydrology and vegetation. Red Hawk Realty has knowledgeable, professional agents who are highly proficient and offer guidance in market conditions, trends, inventory and local area information with a strong emphasis on high quality client services. Team members work together, enhancing accessibility and reliability. We know the backcountry and beyond!

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Team NuVision on a Mission to Raise Over $100,000 for the Children's Hospital in 2019

Rudy L. Kusuma and McKenna of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

ROSEMEAD, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, March 5, 2019 / — Team NuVision, a part of the Children’s Hospital Miracle Network, aims to raise over $100,000 for the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles in 2019. For every house they sell this year, they will donate a portion of their income to the Children's Hospital. The Children's Hospital Miracle Network, a non-profit organization that raises funds for community awareness of children’s health problems, children's hospitals and medical research. The commitment was announced at the 2019 R4 RE/MAX Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, this past Feb 25th-28th, 2019.

At the event, Rudy L. Kusuma, the leader of Team NuVision, interviewed McKenna, one of the Children's Miracle Network champions for 2019 and avid supporter of the campaign. She was born with Larsen syndrome, a disorder that affects bone development and affects her spine, joints, and airway. The 15-year old had already gone through 15 surgeries in her life, but what’s most remarkable about this youth is her generosity. She spends her spare time on raising funds for the Children’s Hospital and motivating others to bring about their desired positive changes.

Team NuVision of Rudy L. Kusuma Home Selling Team believe in giving back to communities. This is why Team NuVision donates a portion of each successful transaction they make to non-profit organizations, including Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and World Harvest. The hospital treats millions of children yearly for every condition and illness imaginable. Team NuVision’s Sponsor a Child Program also allows interested individuals to sponsor a child for a year. Many children in the underprivileged areas are forced to live in detrimental conditions. Most of them don’t have access to proper nutrition, education, and clean water. The donations to World Harvest give these children access to education, medical care, and nutritional supplementation. Anti-mosquito operations, Communal Transformation Centers and tutoring programs are also funded through donations. Donors are given annual updates on the performance of the children they sponsored.

Team NuVision also supports Susan G. Komen Home for the Cure, the largest breast cancer research in the world. The organization also assists those who are suffering from the disease. Susan G. Komen has already released $1.7 billion to fund psychosocial support, screening, education and treatment programs.

Those who want to refer their family member, friends, neighbors or associates who want to donate or list their homes with Team NuVision can go to or call 626-789-0159.

About Team NuVision:

Team NuVision helps customers buy or sell properties for top dollar. The company has a team of skilled and experienced real estate agents who are always ready to help their clients. Team NuVision is a results-driven company that is focused on achievements and results. They provide team members with a clear path and direction to promote professional and personal growth opportunities. They are always looking for ways to improve their services and processes. Team NuVision also donates a portion of their transactions to charitable organizations.


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Villa Verdi, Gatsby Lane, Kings Point Estate is a record breaker for Irene Sarraf

GREENVALE, NEW YORK, USA, March 5, 2019 / — Laffey Real Estate is pleased to announce that Irene Sarraf, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker in the Great Neck Office, represented the buyer of acclaimed ‘Villa Verdi’, the 8,600 sq ft waterfront estate on Gatsby Lane for a record $9.6 million. This represents the highest priced residential home sale in Nassau County for all of the year 2018 as per MLS data.

Situated on the northeast side of the Kings Point peninsula, Villa Verdi’s captivating views of the Long Island Sound remains nature’s opulent canvas. This prominent estate surrounded by a copse of lush landscaped greenery and architectural excellence sits atop the raised bluff showcasing the expanse of outdoor entertaining and luxurious lifestyle. With 14 rooms including a Grand Ballroom, Formal Dining Room and Master Suite, the craftsmanship is evident in the superb millwork and finest masonry.

Most notable, this sale represents the highest priced residential property sold in Nassau County in 2018. Alone this is perhaps not as remarkable as it sounds But consider that Kings Point, a mainstay for luxury large property estates, is located on the legendary shoreline of the Gold Coast of Nassau County, Long Island. Therefore, the record sale is most notable as the Gatsby Lane estate sits amongst the sprawling privet hedged homes of Sands Point, Old Westbury, Muttontown, Mill Neck and a host of distinguished private enclaves. These are all similar types of exclusive residences with comparable acreage, square footage, amenities and price points.

For the year ending 2018, there were 12 properties that sold for $5 Million or greater. For the 12 months ending 2017, there were 11 properties that sold for over $5 Million. In fact, at the time of this writing, the Kings Point residence remains the top sale residential property sold through January 2019.

Sarraf, a veteran in the Gold Coast real estate market, closed 27 transactions totaling over $23 Million in 2018. As a consistent top producer at Laffey Real Estate, Sarraf continues to embody the best in her peer group.

About Laffey Real Estate
Laffey Real Estate is one of the largest privately held independent family-owned residential real estate firms on Long Island with a network of almost 500 agents in 13 offices throughout Nassau, Western Suffolk and Queens Counties. Their global partnership with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, Luxury Portfolio® and Who’s Who In Luxury Real Estate® extends their reach to more than 50 countries worldwide. The firm is a full-service provider offering expertise in sales, rentals, relocation, mortgage, new development marketing, mortgage and title insurance to the marketplace. The cutting-edge technology supporting field agents, premium brand identity and industry-leading tools embody best in class standards. Consumers trust in the Laffey Real Estate name to provide tools and resources that help navigate the process of buying and selling residential real estate in any economic environment. Consistently ranked in the top 10% of the brokers locally and as a Top 500 Broker in the US based on the 2017 Real Trends reports, Laffey Real Estate has an exceptional record of success.

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JetBlack Corp (OTC: JTBK) Finalizes Agreements to Purchase and Begin Transfer of Second OLCC Marijuana Producers License

A second agreement for JetBlack to acquire another marijuana production license in Oregon

JetBlack Corp. (OTCMKTS:JTBK)

PORTLAND, OR, USA, March 5, 2019 / — JetBlack Corp. (OTC: JTBK)  (“JetBlack”) (“the company”) announced the company has finalized an agreement to purchase a Tier 1 Marijuana Production License in Oregon. The company will begin the transfer process of ownership and locations with OLCC as soon as possible. In addition, JetBlack is in the process of transferring ownership and locations of a separate Tier 1 Marijuana Production License. The company has received correspondence from OLCC stating that an investigator was assigned to the license transfer but the application has since been returned to the queue. There is an investigation whether, This Budz For You Farms, lost control of their previous location. Under OLCC rules, the licensee must have access and an active lease to the location. There was a discrepancy with the landlord that occurred. OLCC is conducting an investigation and the company will work with OLCC to try and remedy the situation. “The company from this point forward will limit the use of leases and will begin to look for more permanent solutions,” explained CEO Daniel A. Goldin.

The company is in the process of acquiring marijuana licenses and searching for quality financing partners. The company is still laying a foundation and hoping to begin operations and seeing revenues in 2019. “The company may need to reorganize its locations in Oregon before commencing operations to cut down on expenses long term. The company also needs to find a quality financing group that can see our potential,” stated Daniel A. Goldin.


JetBlack Corp. (OTC: JTBK) through its family of subsidiaries operates in the emerging Cannabis Industry. The company is in the process of transferring ownership and locations for two Tier 1 Marijuana Producers Licenses with OLCC. The company has also applied for processing and wholesale licenses with OLCC. In addition, the company is in talks to acquire various other Marijuana Licenses in various stages of the application process. The company is focused on building a strong foundation for future growth.

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Stonechair Capital Launches #EnergyAfrica – An Innovative Private Equity Fund

The #EnergyAfrica fund closes the energy deficit in Africa by investing in all forms of energy exploration, harvesting, and storage.

CALGARY,, CANADA, March 5, 2019 / — Stonechair Capital, a global private equity investment firm is pleased to announce the launch of its new fund #EnergyAfrica. The fund will concentrate on bridging the gap between the rapid growth of infrastructure in Africa and the depletion of energy resources in the region.

"There is a unique opportunity to invest in the modernization of the infrastructure needed to source, harvest, store and use all forms of energy in Africa," said CEO Christopher McLean. "#EnergyAfrica offers an elite group of investors the opportunity to capitalize on this transition."

Stonechair Capital differentiates itself from alternative energy investors through its long-term investment orientation; an evaluation team with strong energy sector expertise; and its international collaboration with African focused institutions.


1. Christopher McLean has over 20 years of experience in venture capital and energy projects in the Middle East and Africa. Before starting Stonechair Capital in 2009, he was the head of capital markets and a senior investment banker at Wolverton Securities and the vice president of international opportunities at Research Capital.

2. Nicolas Bonnefoy is Stonechair Capital’s Vice President of Legal and Commercial operations. He was a partner at Bowmans in Johannesburg and at Ashurst in London. He brings extensive legal practice with energy contracts and administrations throughout Africa. Nicolas is qualified in France, England and Wales.

3. Monica Rovers is Stonechair Capital’s Vice President of Corporate Development. Prior to this she was the Global Head, of Energy at the Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange where she played a fundamental role promoting innovative capital structures to emerging African companies.

4. Stonechair Capital is a private equity firm solely focused on Africa energy projects in all their forms. By improving access to growth capital a Stonechair Capital portfolio company is able to reach for its goal as a valuable African energy company.

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Pamela J. Strickland Attends Titanium Real Estate Network’s 2019 Q1 Titanium Conference as Guest Speaker

Rudy L. Kusuma and Pam J. Strickland at the 2019 Q1 Titanium Conference

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, March 5, 2019 / — Pamela J. Strickland, Titanium Real Estate Network’s Compliance Director, attended the company’s 2019 Q1 Titanium Conference as a guest speaker. The conference was held on February 18 to 20, 2019 in Pasadena, California. Pam has over 30 years of experience in mortgage lending and real estate. She has been a real estate broker since 1980 and selected Mortgage Broker of the Year by California Association of Mortgage Brokers in 1992 and by National Association of Mortgage Brokers in 1993.

She’s also the ex-president of CA Association of Mortgage Professionals. Pam covered the do’s and don’ts in the real estate transactions during the conference. One of the topics she discussed is the renewal of the DRE license. Real estate agents are required to complete 45 hours of continuing education to renew their license. They have to renew their license 90 days before the expiration date. Those who fail to do so may renew their license during the 2-year late renewal period immediately after the expiration date of their license. They can’t perform activities that require a real estate license until their license has been renewed.

If their license is already expired and they still conduct real estate transactions or projects that require a license, they have to pay a fine of $20,000 to the broker personally and directly and $20,000 to the corporation. The penalty also includes 6 months of county jail time. All of the commissions they earned due to their work after the expiration of their license are returned to the state.

Titanium Real Estate Network always features special guest speakers at their quarterly conference to provide their team and vendor partners with the skills and knowledge required to deal with the challenges they might face during transactions. The company and the Rudy L. Kusuma Home Selling Team use marketing and selling methods that minimize inconvenience for all parties involved. Their pre-selection and qualifying process ensures that those who are interested in the property or have the ability to buy it immediately are prioritized. Titanium Real Estate Network sells 98% of the properties they list. Their teams know the most productive and efficient approach to complex situations.

Everyone in the team understands what it takes to sell a property quickly for a reasonable price. The company is also open to real estate agents who want to join the team.

About Titanium Real Estate Network:

Titanium Real Estate Network is a real estate company that has a team of skilled and experienced agents who can sell properties fast for top dollar. They have perfected a multi-step system that provides real results. Average agents only sell 48% of the properties they list. Titanium Real Estate Network is capable of selling 98% of the properties they list and bringing competent people who work together to achieve the company’s goals.


Those who are interested in joining the team or are planning to make a move in the next 3 to 6 months can email at or 626-789-0159.

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UK's wheel refurbishment market grows despite Brexit fears in the auto sector

Ginny Murphy (CEO of The Wheel Specialist) and Franchisee

Ginny Murphy (CEO of The Wheel Specialist) and Franchisee

New car sales have fallen but used car sales are up and have resulted in an increase for aftermarket alloy wheel repair.

We’re seeing more people using the services because they see wheel refurbishment as a superior option to buying cheap and sometimes poorly manufactured replacement wheels from foreign suppliers”

— Andy Thompson

BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS, UK, March 5, 2019 / — February saw the Annual Conference of the UK’s premier alloy wheel refurbishment Franchise take place just outside of Birmingham. The Wheel Specialist has reported impressive growth, with signs the sector remains unaffected by the country’s biggest drop in new car sales since 2008. Thankfully for TWS, used car sales are up, which only means more wheels to be refurbished after taking a thrashing on Britain’s pothole laden roads.

According to the national wheel repair guru’s, 1 in 3 of the alloy wheels they refurbished in 2018 was Diamond Cut. Ginny Murphy (CEO) said: “We’ve seen a rapid increase in the amount of Diamond Cut wheels that customers are bringing to us for refurbishment over the last few years, they’re becoming increasingly common on new vehicles and motorists love their eye-catching appearance”.

Having opened its first Franchise in Belfast last year, TWS now boasts to be the only fixed-premises wheel refurbishment company with branches in all parts of the UK and with turnover now surpassing £10m, the rise looks only set to continue.

Awards at the conference saw the relatively new Kingston branch take home the award for ‘Best Overall Performing Franchise’ for outstanding Franchisee performance across all areas of the business. Having only opened in 2016, the branch also claimed the ‘Best Customer Service’ award in recognition of their much lauded over testimonials and customer experience reviews. “Customer experience is critical to our business” said Ginny, “Customers use TWS because we place quality and experience right at the top of our priorities, we’ve learned that our service users want a premium offering and that’s exactly what we deliver”.

It’s telling that since 2014 the number of enquiries being received by The Wheel Specialist has now more than doubled, in no doubt part to a surge in marketing efforts. Andy Thompson, who is the group’s Technical Director said “More of the general public become aware of what we do every year, part of our challenge is consumer education and I think we’re getting that right, we’re also seeing more people coming to TWS because they see wheel refurbishment as a superior option to buying cheap and sometimes poorly manufactured replacement wheels from foreign suppliers”. Over 115,000 wheels were refurbished by the group in 2018, that’s approximately 1 wheel for every 20 cars in the whole of London, impressive stuff.

The Wheel Specialist said its theme for the Annual Conference this year was “Leading The Way”, a bold claim but one that is convincingly difficult to refute. Analysis of TWS’s Franchisees showed that over three quarters of them had achieved substantial growth over the last 12 months and it was also announced that TWS are planning to open further Franchise locations before the end of this year.

A lot of Brexit doom and gloom has surrounded the automotive industry in recent weeks so it’s great to see a real success story. Is no wheel better than a bad wheel? Just get it refurbished say The Wheel Specialist!

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Oakland Nonprofit, Lincoln, Announces Allison Staulcup Becwar as New President & CEO

136-year-old Oakland nonprofit announces selection of new President & CEO effective March 1, 2019

OAKLAND, CA, U.S., March 5, 2019 / — Lincoln, a 136-year-old nonprofit leader in serving children and families, proudly announced today the selection of Allison Staulcup Becwar as its new President & CEO effective March 1, 2019. Following an inclusive selection process involving the board, staff, and key external stakeholders, Becwar, who recently served as Lincoln’s Chief Program Officer, will succeed Christine Stoner-Mertz following her departure after 13 years of service to the organization.

"Since joining Lincoln nearly two decades ago, Allison has been a key member of the senior management team and instrumental in expanding Lincoln’s programs and services. Her dedication to Lincoln’s mission, institutional knowledge and strong leadership will propel Lincoln into a new chapter of its long history strengthening families and changing lives in our communities,” said David de Figueiredo, chair of Lincoln’s Board of Directors and retired Risk Management Manager of Wells Fargo Practice Finance.

Becwar joined Lincoln in 2000 where she began as a school-based clinician, then managed school-based programs for a few years, before overseeing the operations of all of Lincoln’s school- and community-based programs. Under her leadership, program grants and contracts have grown from over $10 million to nearly $20 million annually and now impact more than 27,000 children and families throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Lincoln provides 13 programs seeking to improve outcomes for families impacted by poverty and trauma in three focus areas: educational engagement, family strengthening, and well-being. She holds a B.S. in Social Work from Miami University and a MSW from Aurora University. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

As President & CEO, Becwar will be responsible for all aspects of the $23 million nonprofit that operates at four Lincoln service sites (plus the new West Oakland Mandela Family Resource Center set to open in Spring 2019) and 50 schools throughout Alameda and Contra Costa Counties that primarily serve families living in poverty. One of Becwar’s top priorities will be implementing a newly adopted strategic plan that represents Lincoln’s evolving leadership, programs, equity work and strategic partnerships toward disrupting the cycle of poverty and trauma and improving the lives of children and families.

“I am incredibly honored to be selected to lead Lincoln, an organization with a long history of providing innovative services and supports to families,” said Becwar. I am inspired by the dedicated passion and unique talents of our staff and look forward to working together with them, our board of directors, and supporters as we increase the impact of work in partnership with families so that all members of our communities have equitable opportunities to reach their full potential.”

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Founded in 1883 as the first racially integrated orphanage in Northern California, our mission remains timeless: Lincoln disrupts the cycle of poverty and trauma, empowering children and families to build strong futures. Today, Lincoln impacts more than 27,000 children and their families in the most underserved communities of the greater San Francisco Bay Area through educational engagement, family strengthening, and well-being programs. An innovative approach, providing comprehensive school-, community-, and family-focused programs, combined with a unique team-based delivery and sound fiscal management, has established Lincoln as a leading regional provider of children and family services. With Lincoln, kids attend school, learn to read, and stay with their families where they do best. For more information and stories, visit

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UM-Labs R&D will be supporting the UK Department of International Trade at the RSA Conference in San Francisco 2019

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UM-Labs R&D will be supporting the UK Department of International Trade at the RSA Conference in San Francisco 5th- 7th March 2019

KPN NGSS as a service’ based upon the UM-LABS technology will be available to all KPN Enterprise Market customers for Data in Transit RTC Cyber Security which is now a huge challenge for our customers”

— Johan Camps-Director of Consulting at KPN Enterprise Market.

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, USA, March 5, 2019 / — London, 5th-7th-March San Francisco 2019 – UM-LABS R&D, a leader in RTC Cyber Security UOS (Unicus TM) for Real-time communications (RTC) announced today the extension of SNITCH to combat major international call fraud. Fraudulent calls are a growing problem particularly with the increasing number of IP based phone services and the growing installed base of Unified Communication (UC) services. The cost of a single fraud attack can exceed $400,000, with a global loss running at $29.6billion.

“Fraudulent activity is one of the many security threats facing IP based real-time communication services. The technology used in ‘SNITCH’ compliments our RTC Cybersecurity technology and provides a complete security package benefiting both service providers and enterprises” said Peter Cox- CEO and inventor at UM Labs R&D.

To control this growing problem, UM Labs R&D have launched ‘SNITCH’ (Suspicious Numbering in Telephony Call Handling) as a service that can be used by law enforcement and Telecom providers. ‘SNITCH’ is a real-time communications database, recording details of successful and attempted fraudulent calls and making that information available as a resource to detect and block fraudulent calls in networks, IPPBX systems and UC platforms. The information in the ‘SNITCH’ database includes details of attempted fraudulent calls on live systems and data collected by a number of global ‘honeypots’ designed to attract and detect fraudulent activity.

SNITCH forms a clear path to keeping RTC Cyber Security compliant as part of the collaboration and partnerships UM-Labs R&D have developed over the design and innovation using Unicus TM UOS.

"The risk that GDPR will present to organizations when it takes effect in May 2018 will be significant, and having the ability to access, understand and control information of all types will be paramount to managing that risk," said Joe Garber, vice president, Information Management and Governance at Micro Focus. “The missing piece of content to be properly captured, processed, analysed, accessed and stored in the Information Management ecosphere is voice and audio communications. We’re thrilled to be tackling this growing problem with UM-LABS R&D.”

With UM-Labs we are building a full and integrated real-time IP communication solution, to bring secure and encrypted connectivity to all Unified Communications platforms through our Hoox application and devices. This offer could be provided in a “Platform as a service” model or integrated in a corporate private cloud as needed and will strengthen our customer’s compliance & risk management in alignment with EU & US Directives” says Chris Moret, Vice President Cybersecurity at Atos.

“KPN NGSS as a service’ based upon the UM-LABS technology will be available to all KPN Enterprise Market customers for Data in Transit RTC Cyber Security which is now a huge challenge for our customers and it provides a valuable over the top service, enabling detection and blocking of fraudulent voice, video and instant messaging calls, while protecting both our customers and their own bottom line” said Johan Camps-Director of Consulting at KPN Enterprise Market.

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Cyber Security is the fastest growing challenge in today's world of the Internet, everyday 24 hours a day there is a breach, a theft of data, listening on phone calls/video calls, messaging (IM) and even your location. Businesses have in the past tried to control attacks with outdated computing technics and this legacy is set against a back drop of keeping in with the status quo.
The thirst for internet content and the fast-growing use of Cloud technology increases the volume of criminal cyber-attacks on Video chat, Internet phone calls, IM and location. Over 234 million people use these communication services in business every day, a 21st century solution is required to protect and manage; if not your business is at risk.
There are a number of factors which mean that traditional security technologies, such as those developed to protect email services and web sites, does not address the IoT aspects as we grow to use 50 billion connected devices which need security requirements.

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