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Global spotlight to shine on ME aviation and airport security solutions at Intersec Dubai 2016

November 30, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – With the Middle East, and in particular the GCC, emerging as major international air travel hub, aviation security will be a key point of interest at Intersec 2016, the world’s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection. Investment in the airport security market

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Nest Cam home security camera is ‘always on’ researchers claim

By Emma Procter

US – Google-owned hardware manufacturer Nest has been forced to deny a claim that its web-connected security cameras keep recording even when turned off, The Register reports. However, that’s unlikely to quell the fears of users wondering why their camera remains on when the device itself is

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Kuwait urged to review outdated airport security controls, cameras

By Emma Procter

KUWAIT – The US and Britain have requested Kuwait to review the security controls implemented in Kuwait International Airport, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. The intelligence agencies of those countries have advised Kuwaiti to take necessary precautions inside the airport because of some loopholes. It

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Eye on expansion for Sony Professional Solutions ME; Aydin Tolan, business head, discusses the future

By Emma Procter

UAE – Sony is a force to be reckoned with in 4K Ultra HD, having pioneered 4K workflow solutions for the professional video & film market and developed leading consumer solutions. The security arena is where Sony is making fast inroads – and perhaps shaking up a

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Securing Smart Cities and the Cloud Alliance issue guidelines for smart city technology adoption

November 23, 2015 By Emma Procter

GCC – Securing Smart Cities, the not-for-profit global initiative addressing the cyber security challenges of smart cities, released guidelines jointly developed by Securing Smart Cities and the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) for the adoption of smart city technology. The guide provides organisations with an overview of the

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Officials, researchers, business leaders set to head to Cisco-backed IoT World Forum 2015 in Dubai

By Emma Procter

UAE – The countdown to the third edition of the Cisco sponsored Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF) 2015 has begun. In a couple of weeks more than 1500 government officials, heads of business, academia and researchers, from all over the world, will descend on Dubai to

UAE embassy in Paris cautions Emiratis against travelling to the city

By Emma Procter

FRANCE – The UAE embassy in Paris has warned Emiratis to avoid travelling to the French capital due to the insecure situation there. The embassy said on Twitter that the city was in a state of emergency and that French Police were “searching cars and individuals”

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UAE MoI delegation attends internal state security show Milipol Paris

By Emma Procter

UAE – A delegation from the UAE Ministry of Interior visited Milipol Paris 2015, the worldwide exhibition of Internal State Security, at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center. Members of the delegation reviewed the latest technological public and industrial internal security products and services, including transmissions, communication and authentication, media, access