Latin America’s security systems market to grow at a CAGR of 14.35% up to 2019

September 18, 2015 By Emma Procter

IRELAND – The security systems market in Latin America is to grow at a CAGR of 14.35% over the period 2014-2019, according to a new report by Research and Markets entitled: “Security Systems Market in Latin America 2015-2019”. A rise in pilfering and terror attacks in airports, casinos, and the


Access control market in Kuwait to grow by 7 per cent as commercial sector demand rises

September 13, 2015 By Emma Procter

KUWAIT – According to a report by 6Wresearch, Kuwait’s access control systems market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of more than seven per cent over the next six years. Surging spending on Information Technology (IT), growing security concerns, the need to restrict unwanted access, penetration


Editor’s message: Ready for Intersec Dubai? Visibility matters…

September 11, 2015 By Emma Procter

HARD TO believe, but yes it is that time of year again when security professionals from around the globe contemplate the tantalising possibilities of Intersec Dubai. The UAE is not a country to shy away from superlatives! – but as anyone who has attended Intersec will tell

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The big one: Registration for Intersec Dubai 2016 now open!

By Emma Procter

UAE – The countdown is officially on for the 18th edition of what is now the world’s leading trade fair for security and safety – Intersec Dubai – as organisers Messe Frankfurt confirm registration is open. Taking place from 17-19 January 2016, at Dubai International Convention


Major border security challenges for South Africa says minister

By Emma Procter

SOUTH AFRICA – One of the main challenges for South Africa’s ports of entry is that the Department of Home Affairs’ (DHA’s) IT systems are not integrated according to department minister Malusi Gigaba, responding to a parliamentary question. He said the Enhance Movement Control System (EMCS) has

US player Johnson Controls sells security systems business to Versar

By Emma Procter

US – Johnson Controls. has agreed to sell a security systems business that contracts with the U.S. federal government to Virginia-based Versar. for US $20 million, under a deal to be completed by the end of the month. The deal, announced by Versar, would combine the Johnson

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Guest blog: Dubai’s Red Solutions explains its SMART approach

By Emma Procter

Geoff Moore, CTO of Red Solutions, urges solutions designers to get to grips with mobile threats. WITH THE ever expanding role of mobile devices in our modern lives, the information they carry and the risks associated with their use are expanding too. Yet despite these risks, it


Paxton Access’ Net2 Pro control system scoops Benchmark Innovation Award 2015 

By Emma Procter

UK – Paxton Access market leading access control system, Net2 Pro v5 has won the Benchmark Innovation Award 2015 for Access Control Software. The annual awards recognise and reward innovative thinking and the delivery of benefits through advanced security solutions to installers, integrators and end users.