SSN Gulf Magazine

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  • Ferrostaal Group establishes cyber security practice in the Middle East

    UAE – Ferrostaal Group, a leading provider of industrial solutions around the globe, recently announced the opening of Ferrostaal Technology Solutions L.L.C. (FSTS), its cyber-security focused systems integration division. With headquarters in Dubai Silicon Oasis, the new division will leverage the firm’s global cyber security expertise and experience The post Ferrostaal Group establishes cyber se...

  • Hormann launches Vitraplan doors to complement modern architecture

    UAE – Suitable for prestigious buildings, sculpted designer homes and modern architecture, Hormann’s newly launched ALR F42 Vitraplan door, is an exclusive version of the ALR F42 door with wide glazing areas. The door is especially elegant thanks to offset, aluminium flush-fitting glazing. The frame profile The post Hormann launches Vitraplan doors to complement modern architecture appeared first ...

  • Johnson Controls unveils aggressive growth plans at MEA conference

    UAE – At its recently held two-day Executive Channel Conference in Dubai, Johnson Controls hosted over 200 guests including leaders of 78 distribution channels across 24 countries in Middle East and Africa (MEA). Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide The post Johnson Controls unveils aggressive growth plans at MEA conference appeared first o...

  • Mimecast report finds 57% of ME organisations fear impact of cyber criminals

    UAE – Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, has announced the launch of the Mimecast Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA), an analysis report measuring the effectiveness and impact of email security systems. This effort highlights the need to push the entire industry to work The post Mimecast report finds 57% of ME organisations fear impact of cyber criminals appeared first...

  • Hikvision plans R&D centre in Montreal, Research Institute in Silicon Valley

    UAE – Hikvision, a global leader in video surveillance products and solutions, has announced it plans to establish an R&D Centre in Montreal, Canada and a Research Institute in California’s Silicon Valley, California. “These two major investments underscore Hikvision’s R&D globalisation strategy and the commitment to providing The post Hikvision plans R&D centre in Montreal, Research Institute in ...

  • Illegal Cayan Tower stunt lands Russian model and team in trouble

    UAE – Cayan Group, a leading property developer in the Middle East, has strongly condemned a Russian model Viki Odintcova and her assistants for a daredevil stunt of hanging off the edge off Dubai’s Cayan Tower roof without any restraints, or safety precautions. Odintcova, who risked The post Illegal Cayan Tower stunt lands Russian model and team in trouble appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

SSN Gulf Magazine

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Type: Blog Article

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  • Outdoor safety response demos from Intersec

    Check out some of the outdoor demos from the recently concluded Intersec 2017 in Dubai! The post Outdoor safety response demos from Intersec appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

  • Abu Dhabi Crown Prince discusses regional security with Trump

    UAE – Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed received a call from US president Donald Trump last weekduring which they explored ways of enhancing bilateral friendship and cooperation, reported The National newspaper. Sheikh Mohammed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, said The post Abu Dhabi Crown Prince discusses regional security with Trump appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

  • 2017 Thales Data Threat Report: Security spending decisions leave sensitive data vulnerable

    US – Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cyber security and data security, announces the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. 68% of respondents have experienced a breach with 26% experiencing a breach in the last year – The post 2017 Thales Data Threat Report: Security spending decisions leave sensitive data vulnerable ...

  • As the curtains come down on Intersec 2017, the stats and the reaction

    UAE – Global product launches, live demonstrations, new bilateral agreements, interesting stats, and updated UAE fire safety codes were among the many highlights that shared centre stage, as the curtains came down on the world’s leading trade show for security, safety, and fire protection. Intersec 2017 concluded The post As the curtains come down on Intersec 2017, the stats and the reaction appea...

  • The Louvre Paris reopens to public after machete attack

    FRANCE – The Louvre has reopened to the public after a machete-wielding assailant was shot by soldiers in Paris last week. In drizzly weather, tourists filed by armed police and soldiers outside the central Paris museum, which had been closed immediately after Friday’s attack. The attacker The post The Louvre Paris reopens to public after machete attack appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

  • UAE telecoms giant Du boosts payment security gateway

    UAE – Trade Arabia reports that UAE-based telecom provider Du has increased the security of its payment gateway with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DDS) compliance. This certification enables Du customers to process their payment transactions and cardholder data more securely than ever before. The post UAE telecoms giant Du boosts payment security gateway appeared first on SSN-G...

  • UAE plans to invest more in smart systems, infrastructure

    UAE – According to a report in The National newspaper the UAE plans to invest more on smart infrastructure in the near future to improve the lives of residents across the country, according to officials from Abu Dhabi and Dubai. From smart traffic systems, oil field The post UAE plans to invest more in smart systems, infrastructure appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

  • Vivotek scoops six excellence awards in Taiwan

    TAIWAN – IP surveillance solutions firm Vivotek has announced that six of its intelligent IP surveillance products have received the 2017 Taiwan Excellence Awards. The products recognised include three H.264 models MS8391-EV, MD8563-EH and APC (Automatic People Counting) camera as well as the H.265 models, IZ9361-EH, FE9381-EHV and The post Vivotek scoops six excellence awards in Taiwan appeared f...

  • SME’s – A growing target for cyber criminals in the Middle East

    Hemayun Bazaz (pictured), Regional Manager – Channel Sales, Middle East and Turkey at Aruba (a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company) looks at the very real cyber threat to small and medium sized businesses – SME’s THE THREAT to SMEs comes from the wider trend for cyber criminals to The post SME’s – A growing target for cyber criminals in the Middle East appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

  • Milestone Systems emphasises MEA focus at a busy Intersec 2017

    UAE – Milestone Systems, a global leader in video management software (VMS), showcased the open platform community’s solution power at the crowded Milestone booth at Intersec 2017, held in Dubai in late January – as well as its focus on this region. Highlights included Christian Ringler’s introduction The post Milestone Systems emphasises MEA focus at a busy Intersec 2017 appeared first on SSN-Gul...

SSN Gulf Magazine

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

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  • Get a flavour of who was doing brisk business at Intersec 2017

    A few snippets by organiser Messe Frankfurt of this year’s hugely successful Intersec Dubai security showcase. The post Get a flavour of who was doing brisk business at Intersec 2017 appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

  • From the Intersec floor: Fire safety firm K5 announce construction of a new UAE-based plant

    UAE – Fire safety manufacturers K5 are seeking to make an impact on the Middle East market with unique fire suppression products. The Russian company, launched one year ago, used its first Intersec Dubai exhibition to announce the construction of a new US $100 million UAE-based The post From the Intersec floor: Fire safety firm K5 announce construction of a new UAE-based plant appeared first on SS...

  • From the Intersec floor – Genetec launches video surveillance for retail intelligence

    UAE – Video surveillance giants Genetec have new markets in their sights with a focus on operational intelligence in the retail sector. The Canadian firm will offer a combination of video management, point of sale integration and video analytics to provide intelligence useful in a variety The post From the Intersec floor – Genetec launches video surveillance for retail intelligence appeared first ...

  • Show report: Honeywell signs MOU with Dubai Civil Defence

    UAE – Global security solutions firm Honeywell strengthened its relationship with Dubai Civil Defence (DCD) at this year’s Intersec – signing a new memorandum of understanding with the government department. The end-to-end provider also took a new approach at this year’s exhibition, meeting clients in a The post Show report: Honeywell signs MOU with Dubai Civil Defence appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

  • Show report: Axis raises the bar with super-high resolution camera

    UAE – Axis Communications focused on high-resolution surveillance cameras, showcasing a new 20-megapixel product which combines Canon imaging with Axis network technologies at this year’s Intersec Dubai. Co-founder Martin Gren explained that the AXIS Q1659 features an SLR lens and Canon image sensors to provide the The post Show report: Axis raises the bar with super-high resolution camera appeare...

  • Security guard in Dubai ‘robbed of cash by con man posing as police officer’

    UAE – A security guard thought he was being fined by a police officer when he was in fact being robbed, prosecutors told Dubai Criminal Court last week, reports The National. The 22-year-old Indian guard said he was sitting on a staircase in Al Riffa at The post Security guard in Dubai ‘robbed of cash by con man posing as police officer’ appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

  • Milestone Systems enhances MEA focus with new regional director

    DENMARK – Milestone Systems, the open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), has announced a new regional director for Middle East and Africa (MEA) at Intersec 2017. Intersec 2017 in Dubai is an important event for Milestone due to rapidly increasing volume of business activities The post Milestone Systems enhances MEA focus with new regional director appeared first on SSN-...

  • Nedaa to leverage diverse portfolio of products and services at Intersec

    UAE – Nedaa – a respected regional name in the field of wireless communication supply – is looking towards showcasing its diverse portfolio of products and services while also promoting the importance of Long Term Evolution (LTE) and Automatic Vehicle Location technologies across today’s rapidly evolving markets at Intersec The post Nedaa to leverage diverse portfolio of products and services at I...

  • Panasonic showcases rugged security camera Aero-PTZ at Intersec

    UAE – Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF), a global leader in providing smart security solutions, is showcasing its robust PTZ security camera, designed for the most severe weather conditions and mission-critical applications, at Intersec 2017 happening at Dubai International and Convention Centre on January The post Panasonic showcases rugged security camera Aero-PTZ at Intersec appe...

  • Steps to better salaries and training for Dubai security guards

    UAE – Security guards in Dubai will be given a pay rise and better training thanks to a new law, said the emirate’s Security Industry Regulatory Authority (Sira). Under Law 12: 2016, basic monthly salaries will rise to Dh1,920 from Dh1,440. Companies will also be required The post Steps to better salaries and training for Dubai security guards appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

SSN Gulf Magazine

Category: Content
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  • Information security profs to gather for RSA Conference in Abu Dhabi

    UAE – RSA Conference, the world’s leading information security conference and exposition, has announced the agenda for RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi, which includes a broad spectrum of sessions and workshops. The Conference will be held from 15-16 November 2016 at Emirates Palace Hotel. RSA Conference 2016 The post Information security profs to gather for RSA Conference in Abu Dhabi appeared first...

  • UK’s Paxton Access uses Net2 with biometrics to simplify security at large London school

    CASE STUDY UK – With a brand new, state-of-the art building at Westcombe Park, in London, and a fully redeveloped facility at Maze Hill, The John Roan school in the UK required an improved and upgraded access control solution. They turned to leading access control and The post UK’s Paxton Access uses Net2 with biometrics to simplify security at large London school appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

  • Bosch Security Systems looks to India for boost

    INDIA – Bosch Security Systems is looking at harnessing big business opportunity by manufacturing 25% of products and achieving 5% of its total global revenues from India by 2020. “The Indian Security market has matured greatly from what it was a decade ago. There has been The post Bosch Security Systems looks to India for boost appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

  • New Fujairah jetty enhances security of oil supply

    UAE – The Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) jetty, which was opened in Fujairah last week, is expected to help the UAE and other Gulf countries supply oil securely to the rest of the world without going through the Strait of Hormuz which can sometimes be affected The post New Fujairah jetty enhances security of oil supply appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

  • Guest comment by Darkmatter: The hack of Yahoo accounts, and the 700 days it took to be discovered

    By Eric Eifert, Senior Vice President – Managed Security Services, DarkMatter On Thursday, 22 September 22, 2016, Yahoo confirmed that hackers stole the personal data associated with at least 500 million Yahoo accounts. Details including names, passwords, email addresses, phone numbers and security questions were taken The post Guest comment by Darkmatter: The hack of Yahoo accounts, and the 700 d...

  • Inaugural Biometrics ME Conference to highlight new advances

    Government authorities and banks across the GCC are heavily investing in Biometrics technologies to combat growing security threats in the region. Implementing ID technology is also a top priority because it is critical in order to reduce crime, detect fraud and control borders effectively. Recent Biometrics The post Inaugural Biometrics ME Conference to highlight new advances appeared first on SS...

  • Top regional security award for Gulf Air

    BAHRAIN – Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air said one of its senior executives has received top recognition at the National Security Middle East Conference & Award 2016 held recently in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Dr Jassim Haji, the director of Information Technology at Gulf Air, was honoured The post Top regional security award for Gulf Air appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

  • VMS segment captured 67% of market revenues in KSA’s electronic security market

    KSA – Saudi Arabia is the leading revenue generating country in electronic security market among all GCC countries – led by factors such as increasing government security spending, rising public & private infrastructures, surging investments and growing IT infrastructure. Further, the market is also exhibited to The post VMS segment captured 67% of market revenues in KSA’s electronic security mark...

  • India’s banks step up security after serious ATM misuse

    INDIA – Banks in India are beefing up security of cards and ATM networks amid fears that customer data might be possibly misused by fraudsters, according to reports by Times of India. Yes Bank’s ATM network has been audited following concerns over fraud attempts through a private player’s network The post India’s banks step up security after serious ATM misuse appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

  • du Cyber Security Conference in October to address cyber security concerns, top expert panel on board

    UAE – du has announce its third Cyber Security Conference, which will be held on 9 October 2016 at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. The event this year will bring together eminent national, regional and international personalities and businesses, and will address cyber security threats as an incumbent urgency The post du Cyber Security Conference in October to address cyber security concerns, top expert p...

SSN Gulf Magazine

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • Johnson Controls and Tyco merger final

    IRELAND – Johnson Controls, a provider of building efficiency solutions, has completed its merger with Tyco, a provider of fire and security solutions, marking a major turning point for both companies. The new company offers a comprehensive portfolio of products, technologies and integrated solutions for the buildings and energy The post Johnson Controls and Tyco merger final appeared first on SSN...

  • Opinion: Intel Security opinion piece. Why enterprises need a multi-layer approach to public cloud security

    Scott Montgomery is vice president and chief technology officer of public sector at Intel Security. He runs worldwide government certification efforts and works with industry and government thought leaders and worldwide public sector customers to ensure that technology, standards, and implementations meet information security and privacy The post Opinion: Intel Security opinion piece. Why enterpri...

  • Abu Dhabi aims to become ‘world’s best city’ in terms of safety

    UAE – According to a report by Gulf News newspaper, Abu Dhabi aims to become the world’s best city in terms of personal safety, infrastructure and health stability and digital security. Major General Mohammad Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police and member of the The post Abu Dhabi aims to become ‘world’s best city’ in terms of safety appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

  • Milestone Systems announces super high-end Husky M550A NVR

    DENMARK – Another high tech launch announcement from open platform networked VMS leader Milestone Systems, with news of the Husky M550A NVR hardware platform with scalable VMS. This is the second announcement in six months of super high-end NVR built with technology normally only seen in big IT The post Milestone Systems announces super high-end Husky M550A NVR appeared first on SSN-Gulf.

  • New situational intel Mission Control for Demo at ASIS this month

    US – IP security systems player Genetec has introduced Mission Control, a Decision Support System (DSS) that it says will provide security professionals with new levels of situational intelligence, system visualisation, and incident management. Designed to work seamlessly with Security Center – the company’s unified security platform that The post New situational intel Mission Control for Demo at ...

  • Paxton Net2 access control integrates with Milestone XProtect VMS

    UK – British electronic IP access control and door entry solutions company, Paxton, has announced the integration of its networked access control system, Net2, with Milestone Systems’ newest video management software (VMS). The integration allows the user to display access control events and monitor video surveillance cameras The post Paxton Net2 access control integrates with Milestone XProtect V...

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