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Synology – network storage and IP solutions made in Taiwan, but expanding fast into the GCC

May 25, 2015 By Emma Procter

(Image: Victor Wang, sales manager at Synology) TAIWAN – One of Taiwan’s leading technology players – Synology – has big expansion plans for 2015. The company has made its name by providing an affordable way to centralise data storage, simplify data backup, share and sync files across different

UAE delegation joins ICAO aviation security panel meeting

May 24, 2015 By Emma Procter

CANADA -A UAE delegation was in attendance at the recent 26th ICAO Aviation Security (AVSEC) Panel meeting, held in ICAO Headquarters, Montreal, Canada. The delegation was headed by Hamad Al Muhairi, assistant director general, aviation security affairs sector. During the meeting the panel discussed important papers presented

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Google researchers: Traditional ‘security questions’ for log-in pages not actually that safe anymore

By Emma Procter

IT SEEMS the days of the security question for logins may soon be up. According to the findings of a new study carried out by the security team at Google, the ‘security question’ system has become increasingly unsafe. The team found that the major problem with these

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Exclusive Q&A: Meet the UAE Paxton Access team as they discuss growth, educating integrators, and the rise of IP

By Emma Procter

UAE – Paxton Access is a UK designer and manufacturer of IP access control and door entry systems with 30 years experience. Based in Brighton, the company manufactures all products locally and exports to over 40 countries worldwide. Due to the Middle East security market’s booming demand for these kinds of systems,

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Exclusive Q&A: Axis Communications gives SSN Gulf the inside track on its recent sustainability report

May 21, 2015 By Emma Procter

EXCLUSIVE: Marwan Khoury, marketing manager Middle East & Africa for Axis Communications talks to SSN Gulf about the issues behind the company’s recently published sustainability report. Axis Communications has been publishing its Sustainability Report for a few years now, why is it important and what needs

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Red Hat survey identifies back-end integration and security as top challenges for the mobile enterprise

May 17, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Red Hat, a leading provider of open source solutions, today unveiled results from its recent mobile trends survey. According to the findings, while mobile plays a role for 73 per cent of organisations, nearly half of the respondents identify security (45 per cent) and back-end integration

Tyco Fire Protection Products completes roadshow events in Turkey to present its Zettler range

May 16, 2015 By Emma Procter

TURKEY – Tyco Fire Protection Products has completed a series of roadshow events in Turkey to present its Zettler range of fire detection technology. The Zettler Truck visited Ankara and Istanbul to bring the latest innovations in fire detection directly to consultants and fire engineers, system integrators, installers, end users

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Is SSL hurting more than helping Middle East organisations? Dubai’s A10 Networks looks at the risks of encryption

By Emma Procter

Glen Ogden, regional sales director, Middle East at A10 Networks looks at the pros and cons of SSL encryption… UAE – Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. And encryption of SSL is