Full agenda announced for 8th annual Chief Information Security Officer ME summit & roundtable

December 16, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – It is clear from recent research that pressure is mounting on organisations to further develop their security strategies and employ updated techniques and solutions to effectively defend against both external and internal threat actors. The vision of the leadership in the United Arab Emirates is

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German and US manufacturers flocking to Intersec 2016

December 14, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – The global significance of the Middle East’s security and safety market has been underlined by top German and US companies leading a large turnout of international exhibitors at Intersec 2016 next month. With 82 per cent of exhibitors based outside of the UAE, the global


UAE represents the region at Interpol DNA Monitoring Expert gathering

By Emma Procter

UAE – The United Arab Emirates, representing the Middle East region, recently took part in the Interpol DNA Monitoring Expert Group Meeting that was held in Oklahoma, in the USA. The UAE has made outstanding contributions by strengthening international cooperation with Interpol, particularly with respect to


Critical areas of security lacking for many US retailers, according to report from Bay Analytics

By Emma Procter

US – According to a new report sponsored by American security analytics firm Bay Dynamics, there are some critical areas of security where retailers are lacking. According to the report, which was conducted by Osterman Research and surveyed IT decision makers at 125 US retail organisations,

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Gregg Petersen from Veeam Software looks at using ‘Bring Your Own Encryption’ for securing cloud-based data  

December 10, 2015 By Emma Procter

While cloud computing, virtualisation, and other enabling technologies are integral to the Always-On business, it should not detract from the importance of security. Gregg Petersen, Regional Director, Middle East and SAARC at Veeam Software discusses how bring your own encryption (BYOE) could reprioritise this for decision-makers… BRING YOUR own


Doo Technologies to initiate a new worldwide Channel Partner Program

December 8, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Doo Technologies, a Dubai company specialising in software creation for the security field, has announces the creation of a new worldwide Channel Partner Program starting this month. In addition to enabling prospective organisations to become Channel Partners, Value Added Resellers, or Resellers, a Training and Certification Prgram

US clinics redouble security and surveillance efforts after deadly shooting

December 7, 2015 By Emma Procter

US – Bulletproof glass and armed security are nothing new at medical clinics that provide family planning in the US. But after a deadly shooting last month at a clinic in Colorado, clinics nationwide are redoubling security efforts, checking surveillance cameras and reviewing evacuation plans. Police say they’re

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Safety Design in Buildings, Muscat Conference kicks off tomorrow

By Emma Procter

OMAN – The Safety Design in Buildings Muscat conference is taking place tomorrow (8 December) at the Crowne Plaza hotel in the Oman capital. The conference campaign is a GCC-wide initiative to debate safety standards and practices in the built environment. Experts are offering insights through