Princess Nora Bint AbdulRahman University in Riyadh, KSA

Saudi’s first female university ramps up surveillance system with OT Systems

May 16, 2015 By Emma Procter

KSA – Princess Nora Bint AbdulRahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia’s first female university has boosted its billion dollar surveillance system by adding 150 pairs of OT Systems‘ ET1111 media converters to its access control system spanning the entire campus. The university project, featuring OT Systems’ industrial


Doo Technologies releases new version of camera virtualisation software for integration testing in CCTV

By Emma Procter

UAE – Security innovator, Doo Technologies, has released a new version of the Camera Virtualisation Software, Xstream Generator Suite (XsG) which enables users to test network bandwidth, storage capacity and the Video Management System (VMS) pre-integration. As fully compliant ONVIF Profile-S software, the XsG is running with the major


Axis Communications publishes sustainability report for 2014 with ethics, society and environment key

May 14, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Axis Communications has published its sustainability report for 2014, with environmental considerations, business ethics and corporate social responsibility still in focus.  The company’s fifth report in succession describes the progress made in a number of fields such as environmental impact and anti-corruption. Progress has also

Dubai International Airport

Dubai police: Middle East airports facing need for newest security technology

May 12, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – The latest security and processing technology is needed to keep airports in the Middle East safe from the threats posed by regional instability, a senior UAE official has said. The assistant commander for seaports and airport affairs at Dubai Police, Major General Pilot Ahmad bin

(left) Vijay Sangam of PSILOG, (right) Pradeesh VS of ESET

ESET signs distribution agreement with PSILOG for Middle East IT security solutions

May 11, 2015 By Emma Procter

PICTURE: (left) Vijay Sangam of PSILOG, (right) Pradeesh VS of ESET UAE – ESET, a global company for digital protection, has signed a new agreement with PSILOG International for the distribution of its range of IT security solutions for businesses across the GCC. The broadline distributor will also


Red Solutions to host Infosec Seminar in Dubai

May 9, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Systems installer and integrator Red Solutions is holding a technology seminar on 12 May focusing on the physical and electronic methods of securing valuable information assets for the areas where cyber security is not the answer. Leading technology vendors will join the Red Solutions design


Guest blog: Integrators on how to adapt and thrive

By Emma Procter

BLOG FROM THE US: The subtitle for this year’s “State of the Integrator” panel discussion at PSA-TEC was “Adapt or Die.” Despite the foreboding subtitle, the panelists’ outlook was decidedly optimistic … for some integrators anyway. Panelists agreed that independent integrators who do not embrace changing


Dubai police issue villa burglaries warning for summer

May 7, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Dubai Police have urged villa residents to take part in a summer safety scheme after an increase in burglaries last year. The scheme sees patrols regularly check in on villas if residents are on holiday from extended periods. Colonel Jamal Al Jalaf, from the