Information security profs to gather for RSA Conference in Abu Dhabi

September 26, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – RSA Conference, the world’s leading information security conference and exposition, has announced the agenda for RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi, which includes a broad spectrum of sessions and workshops. The Conference will be held from 15-16 November 2016 at Emirates Palace Hotel. RSA Conference 2016


UK’s Paxton Access uses Net2 with biometrics to simplify security at large London school

By Emma Procter

CASE STUDY UK – With a brand new, state-of-the art building at Westcombe Park, in London, and a fully redeveloped facility at Maze Hill, The John Roan school in the UK required an improved and upgraded access control solution. They turned to leading access control and


Bosch Security Systems looks to India for boost

By Emma Procter

INDIA – Bosch Security Systems is looking at harnessing big business opportunity by manufacturing 25% of products and achieving 5% of its total global revenues from India by 2020. “The Indian Security market has matured greatly from what it was a decade ago. There has been


New Fujairah jetty enhances security of oil supply

By Emma Procter

UAE – The Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) jetty, which was opened in Fujairah last week, is expected to help the UAE and other Gulf countries supply oil securely to the rest of the world without going through the Strait of Hormuz which can sometimes be affected


Guest comment by Darkmatter: The hack of Yahoo accounts, and the 700 days it took to be discovered

By Emma Procter

By Eric Eifert, Senior Vice President – Managed Security Services, DarkMatter On Thursday, 22 September 22, 2016, Yahoo confirmed that hackers stole the personal data associated with at least 500 million Yahoo accounts. Details including names, passwords, email addresses, phone numbers and security questions were taken


Inaugural Biometrics ME Conference to highlight new advances

By Emma Procter

Government authorities and banks across the GCC are heavily investing in Biometrics technologies to combat growing security threats in the region. Implementing ID technology is also a top priority because it is critical in order to reduce crime, detect fraud and control borders effectively. Recent Biometrics

Top regional security award for Gulf Air

September 19, 2016 By Emma Procter

BAHRAIN – Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air said one of its senior executives has received top recognition at the National Security Middle East Conference & Award 2016 held recently in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Dr Jassim Haji, the director of Information Technology at Gulf Air, was honoured

Security cameras operated by the Department of Homeland Security are installed in front of the Jacob K. Javits Federal Office Building at 26 Federal Plaza, June 3, 2014 in New York. The  building has for tenants: the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, the Social Security Administration, the General Services Administration, and the Federal Protective Service. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

VMS segment captured 67% of market revenues in KSA’s electronic security market

By Emma Procter

KSA – Saudi Arabia is the leading revenue generating country in electronic security market among all GCC countries – led by factors such as increasing government security spending, rising public & private infrastructures, surging investments and growing IT infrastructure. Further, the market is also exhibited to