New situational intel Mission Control for Demo at ASIS this month

September 11, 2016 By Emma Procter

US – IP security systems player Genetec has introduced Mission Control, a Decision Support System (DSS) that it says will provide security professionals with new levels of situational intelligence, system visualisation, and incident management. Designed to work seamlessly with Security Center – the company’s unified security platform that


Paxton Net2 access control integrates with Milestone XProtect VMS

By Emma Procter

UK – British electronic IP access control and door entry solutions company, Paxton, has announced the integration of its networked access control system, Net2, with Milestone Systems’ newest video management software (VMS). The integration allows the user to display access control events and monitor video surveillance cameras


Hotel Show Dubai to debut new tech, including security innovations

September 5, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – With a surge in technological innovations designed specifically for the hospitality industry, The Hotel Show Dubai 2016 is set to debut a dedicated new feature when it opens this month. Tech start-ups and major global brands will launch innovative new products in the ‘Tec-Innovation

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Cisco Middle East appoints Shukri Eid managing director for its East Region

By Emma Procter

UAE – Cisco Middle East has announced that Shukri Eid has been appointed managing director of its East Region effective immediately. In his new role, Shukri will lead the Cisco’s business in the UAE, Oman, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen and work closely with partners to support private

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ThreatQuotient enters ME IT security market through partnership deal with Help AG

By Emma Procter

GCC – Help AG, a leading information security services and solutions provider in the Middle East, has announced the signing of a reseller agreement with ThreatQuotient. As the vendor’s first regional partner, Help AG has achieved the Gold Partner status under ThreatQuotient’s Threat Alliance Program (TAP) and

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Nearly half of enterprise networks show evidence of DNS tunneling, according to Infoblox security assessments

By Emma Procter

UAE – Network and control company Infoblox, has announced results of its Security Assessment Report for the second quarter of 2016, which finds that 40 percent—nearly half—of files tested show evidence of DNS tunneling, a significant security threat that can indicate active malware or ongoing data exfiltration within an


Axis and Canon announce change of global sales and marketing framework

September 4, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – Axis Communications and Canon announced today an agreement under which the two companies would change their sales and marketing efforts in major regional markets worldwide. In Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and North America, Axis will assume responsibility for the marketing and