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CEM Systems announces winners of EMEA Business Partner awards

August 22, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

IRELAND – CEM Systems, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, has announced the winners of its 2016 CEM Business Partners of the Year Awards, EMEA.The winners were announced at the annual CEM EMEA Conference, Belfast. EMEA Business Partner of the Year Awards CEM

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Fine for failure to install security systems in Sharjah as emirate aims to boost safety for city

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Gulf News has reported that Sharjah Police will start imposing fines on establishments which fail to install security systems in their premises. The fines range between Dh2,000 and Dh20,000, depending on the type of the violation. The penalty will be doubled if the violation is

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Australian gang Apex using Uber cars due to no CCTV

By SSN Gulf Staff

AUSTRALIA – Police in Melboure, Australia have raised concerns about the lack of security cameras in Uber cars, as the government prepares to legalise the ride-share service. The warning comes as it was revealed members of the country’s notorious Apex gang have taken a shine to ride-sharing

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Germany considering facial recognition software to combat terrorism

By SSN Gulf Staff

GERMANY – Germany’s Interior Minister wants to introduce facial recognition software at train stations and airports to help identify terror suspects following two attacks in the country last month. Speaking to the Bild am Sonntag newspaper, Thomas de Maiziere said internet software was able to determine whether

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Belgium police: Breached security cameras had weak passwords

August 14, 2016 By SSN Gulf Staff

BELGIUM – Belgium’s Federal Police have acknowledged that Belgian security cameras could be among those whose contents have been streamed illegally by the Russian site Insecam.org, but blames the proprietors of the hacked cameras for not protecting them with strong passwords. “They practically deliver the images to

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Australian water utility improves operations with Milestone and Axis

By SSN Gulf Staff

AUSTRALIA – South East Water – based in Melbourne, Australia – recently upgraded its mix of standalone, legacy monitoring systems with an integrated, flexible video surveillance platform from Milestone Systems to support the organisation’s ambitious technology and innovation strategy. Milestone’s open platform paired with network cameras from

UAE’s Khalifa University students present research on cyber security

By Emma Procter

UAE – The UAE’s Khalifa University has announced that five students from its MSc in Information Security and MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering programs and two Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering students recently presented research on cyber security. Cyber security is a major area

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Case study: Paxton Access secures new office for Ingram Micro in Johannesburg

By SSN Gulf Staff

The UK’s Paxton Access tells SSN Gulf about a recent successful case study for a new commercial/technology centre in Johannesburg, South Africa for Ingram Micro. ——————————- Paxton’s Net2 system secures new office of global tech distributor Ingram Micro is the world’s largest wholesale provider of technology products and supply