Home Security system market to surpass 13% growth with security cameras contributing max growth to 2019

December 27, 2015 By Lauren

GCC – The global home security system market is projected to grow at a rate of above 13% according to the Global Home Security System Market 2015-2019 report, as the rising incidents of security concerns have led to increased safety measures by residential dwellings. Advancement in technology and

German banks retail payment systems under threat of attack, warns cyber expert

By Lauren

GERMANY – German banks have been warned by a top cyber security researcher that their retail payment systems have security flaws that could allow fraudsters to steal payment card PIN codes, create fake cards or siphon funds from customer or merchant accounts. Karsten Nohl, who is credited with revealing

Sharjah police to start using eye scanners to nab fake documents users

By Lauren

UAE – Sharjah Police will start using eye-scanners to detect criminals using fake identification documents, according to a report in Gulf News. The added security measure, called “iris scan,” compares live eye scans taken in police custody with several networks that store iris files. Currently, iris scans are used

Guest blog: Seagate’s Christian Assaf talks about the evolution of surveillance storage

December 22, 2015 By Lauren

By Christian Assaf, Senior Sales Manager META, Seagate (pictured) VIDEO SURVEILLANCE HAS been around since the 1940s, but it was quite a bit harder to manage back then. Most of the earliest systems had no way to record and store information – meaning that an actual person had

Hormann introduces Tubular Frame Fire-Rated and Smoke-Tight Doors

December 21, 2015 By Lauren

UAE – For secure planning in construction projects, Hormann Middle East, the industrial, commercial and residential door manufacturer has introduced Tubular Frame Fire-Rated quality doors designed to be used in construction sites, factories and shops. Fire-rated/smoke-tight doors and glazing are available in models of T30, T60 and

New survey suggests 50 per cent of UAE firms seeing cyber security breaches

By Lauren

UAE – According to just released media reports, a whopping 50 per cent of Only 50 per cent of firms in the UAE have been reporting cyber security breaches in the past 12 months. A KPMG 2015 UAE Cyber Security Survey has found that firms under

UAE to host World’s Firefighter Challenge in March 2016

December 20, 2015 By Lauren

UAE – The United Arab Emirates will be hosting the UAE World Firefighter Challenge, on the sidelines of the International Exhibition for Security and National Resilience (ISNR), Abu Dhabi 2016, held in collaboration with Reed Exhibitions at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec). The championship will