Sharjah police launch bicycle patrols to tackle crime, improve response times

November 14, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – Sharjah Police in the UAE have launched bicycle patrols to cut response times, according to a report in Gulf News newspaper. The patrols will cover tourist areas, residential neighbourhoods and commercial centres in Sharjah. Brigadier Saif  Ziri Al Shamsi, Sharjah Police commander-in-chief, said  bicycle


Gigamon to showcase its Innovative Visibility Fabric Solutions at RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi

By Emma Procter

UAE – Gigamon, a leader in traffic visibility solutions, has announced its participation as Silver Sponsor at the second edition of RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi, being held from 15-16 November at the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi. The company will showcase its innovative Visibility Fabric solutions


Cyber Risks seminar in Dubai urges companies to take threats seriously

By Emma Procter

UAE – According to a report in Al Arabiya, cyber security risks should be one of the top of priorities for companies in the UAE and the Gulf, experts advised at a seminar in Dubai. Dubai-based Millennium Insurance Brokers, one of the leading Insurance Advisory and Broking


All female security team for Duchess of Cornwall on UAE visit

By Emma Procter

UAE – A new photo of the Duchess of Cornwall has royal-watchers doing a double take. The Duchess, formerly known as Camilla Parker-Bowles, was provided with a security team consisting of women wearing traditional hijabs and abayas during her royal visit to the United Arab Emirates


Digital Shadows: Hackers are shaping the US election, prepare the battlefield

November 7, 2016 By Emma Procter

Special to SSN Gulf – comment by Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows TO SAY that the 2016 U.S. Presidential election cycle has been unusual would be an understatement for a number of reasons. As a security professional, what stands out is the steady stream of cyber


Intel Security partner ecosystem delivers integrated security against cyber attacks

By Emma Procter

UAE – Intel Security has announced continued growth and product integrations across its extensive partner ecosystem, the Intel Security Innovation Alliance. Check Point, Huawei and other industry-leading companies have joined the Intel Security Innovation Alliance to provide an integrated, connected security ecosystem that maximises the investment customers


Guest blog: Best practices for remote and branch office (ROBOs) data protection

By Emma Procter

Gregg Petersen, Regional Director, Middle East and SAARC, Veeam Software explains why business and IT leaders need to get to grips with the unique needs of remote offices and branch offices. ———————————— WE’VE ALL heard about fantastic new data centre technologies, but all too often it looks like


Cisco to address how network visibility is the key to safe digital transformation at RSA

By Emma Procter

UAE – Cisco has announced its Platinum sponsorship of the RSA Conference 2016 to be held in Abu Dhabi at the Emirates Palace Hotel from 15-16 November 2016. With ever-expanding connectivity, digitisation and the Internet of Things (IoT) transforming the world, security is essential to seizing