India’s banks step up security after serious ATM misuse

September 19, 2016 By Emma Procter

INDIA – Banks in India are beefing up security of cards and ATM networks amid fears that customer data might be possibly misused by fraudsters, according to reports by Times of India. Yes Bank’s ATM network has been audited following concerns over fraud attempts through a private player’s network


du Cyber Security Conference in October to address cyber security concerns, top expert panel on board

By Emma Procter

UAE – du has announce its third Cyber Security Conference, which will be held on 9 October 2016 at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. The event this year will bring together eminent national, regional and international personalities and businesses, and will address cyber security threats as an incumbent urgency


UAE Consulate in New York issues alert warning to citizens

By Emma Procter

UAE – According to local media reports, the UAE Consulate in New York has warned Emiratis to stay on the alert after an explosion in Manhattan on Saturday night left 29 people injured. In a series of tweets, the consulate emphasised that, “UAE citizens in New


Genetec to showcase next gen intelligent security solutions at forum

By Emma Procter

UAE – Genetec, a leading provider of open-architecture, unified IP security solutions, will attend tomorrow’s ‘Smarter Dubai Forum for Safety and Security’ to share its expertise in helping cities plan and adopt next generation intelligent security solutions. Taking place at the Sofitel Downtown Dubai, the regional

Johnson Controls and Tyco merger final

September 11, 2016 By Emma Procter

IRELAND – Johnson Controls, a provider of building efficiency solutions, has completed its merger with Tyco, a provider of fire and security solutions, marking a major turning point for both companies. The new company offers a comprehensive portfolio of products, technologies and integrated solutions for the buildings and energy


Opinion: Intel Security opinion piece. Why enterprises need a multi-layer approach to public cloud security

By Emma Procter

Scott Montgomery is vice president and chief technology officer of public sector at Intel Security. He runs worldwide government certification efforts and works with industry and government thought leaders and worldwide public sector customers to ensure that technology, standards, and implementations meet information security and privacy


Abu Dhabi aims to become ‘world’s best city’ in terms of safety

By Emma Procter

UAE – According to a report by Gulf News newspaper, Abu Dhabi aims to become the world’s best city in terms of personal safety, infrastructure and health stability and digital security. Major General Mohammad Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police and member of the


Milestone Systems announces super high-end Husky M550A NVR

By Emma Procter

DENMARK – Another high tech launch announcement from open platform networked VMS leader Milestone Systems, with news of the Husky M550A NVR hardware platform with scalable VMS. This is the second announcement in six months of super high-end NVR built with technology normally only seen in big IT