UAE consumers conflicted over privacy and security priorities says F5 Networks report

May 23, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – An EMEA-wide study commissioned by F5 Networks has revealed that whilst UAE consumers have no confidence in some organisations to keep their data safe, many are willing to share their personal information in return for using a service for free. The study, conducted by Opinium

Exclusive: Interview with Milestone System’s Thomas Lausten at MPOP

Interview with Milestone’s Thomas Lausten at MPOP

By Emma Procter

The leading provider for open platform IP video management software (VMS), Milestone Systems, celebrated another highly successful annual networking and information open sharing platform for partners (MPOP) event recently in Dubai. Here Thomas Lausten, Vice President Sales EMEA tells SSN Gulf why the MPOP keeps bringing industry names back,


Download free whitepaper ‘National Security in the Middle East’ before conference starts

By Emma Procter

GCC- 2016 will see significant growth in the GCC national security market, driven by the need for security support around massive regional projects such as the Expo 2020 in Dubai, Midfield Terminal Complex in Abu Dhabi and 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. IQPC has recently put


The Top 10 values of video surveillance, according to the experts

May 21, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – Storage innovator and security tech firm Pivot 3 lists (in case you’ve forgotten) the top ten values offered by video surveillance systems… 1 INCIDENT DETERRENCE The presence of a camera or public view monitor can reduce the likelihood of criminal or fraudulent activity. 2 LOSS

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British Standards Institution launches Kitemark fire installer scheme for region

May 16, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – The British Standards Institution (BSI) has launched a new Kitemark scheme to offer organisations involved with the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection, fire alarm, and/or fixed gaseous suppression systems, the opportunity to become third party certified. The event, which took place


Report of high percentage of security breaches raises concern for Australian businesses

By Emma Procter

AUSTRALIA – 63% of Australian business may have been hit by at least one security breach, according to results from the latest CompTIA International Trends in Cybersecurity report . The findings have raised eyebrows – the percentages are very high and mean that the majority of Australia’s

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Cisco drives gender inclusion in ICT through its ‘Girls Power’ tech initiative  

By Emma Procter

UAE – In a global effort to raise awareness around the necessity for girls to consider a career in ICT, Cisco once again supported Girls in ICT Day through its Girls Power Tech initiative. The UAE edition of the event was held on 12 May at the Cisco’s Dubai

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eHosting DataFort named ‘Managed Services Provider of the Year’

By Emma Procter

UAE – eHosting DataFort, a leading regional managed hosting and Cloud Infrastructure services provider, was awarded the ‘Intelligent Managed Services Provider of the Year’ at the Intelligent CIO Technology Excellence Awards 2016. The award ceremony took place recently at the Westin Hotel in Al Habtoor City, Dubai