Tech Tidbits From Around NH

Red River unveils K-12 cybersecurity product, CAI Technologies acquires Vt. firm … and more

Innovation And Science ConceptClaremont-based IT firm Red River has launched Secure-EDU, a solution focused on cybersecurity for K-12 school districts. The product includes cybersecurity and compliance frameworks, network, application, information and operational readiness security assessments, risk management and remediation programs, formal security awareness and the protection of personal privacy as well as critical information assets, said Kevin Steeprow, Red River’s vice president of engineering.

“We developed this solution to combat the threat, while being flexible to align with school budgets and state-mandated compliance requirements. We can’t leave the personal data of schoolchildren at risk,” he said.

Meanwhile, the Red River Charitable Foundation is accepting applications for the inaugural Jeff Sessions Memorial Scholarship. Jeff Sessions worked in executive leadership roles at Red River for over a decade and was the company’s CEO from 2017 to 2019, when he and his wife Elizabeth were killed in a boating accident. The scholarship will fund educational pursuits for active duty and retired military pursuing careers in technology. Recipients will be announced in the fall. The Boston Bruins Foundation will match the first $10,000 in donations to the scholarship.

BittWare of Concord, a supplier of compute, network, storage and sensor processing products, has signed Eastronics as a distributor for BittWare’s Intel-based product portfolio in Israel. “With a high concentration of leading-edge technology companies, the Israeli market is an excellent fit for BittWare’s high-performance FPGA-based products,” said Darren Taylor, vice president of sales for BittWare.

The town of Goffstown has selected FirstLightfor its fiber optic internet and as hosted phone provider. FirstLight is connecting Goffstown’s town offices to its three fire stations, public works, parks and recreation, police department, library and TV studio using a single phone system connected via a low-latency, fiber optic network. It also will be connecting the town’s two data centers with fiber.

CAI Technologies a municipal mapping and GIS services company in Littleton, has acquired Russell Graphics, a municipal mapping company that has provided mapping services to Vermont municipalities for more than 30 years. Founded in 1985, CAI serves nearly 500 local, regional and state governments in the eastern United States.

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