Steps to better salaries and training for Dubai security guards

January 31, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Security guards in Dubai will be given a pay rise and better training thanks to a new law, said the emirate’s Security Industry Regulatory Authority (Sira). Under Law 12: 2016, basic monthly salaries will rise to Dh1,920 from Dh1,440. Companies will also be required

Get a flavour of Intersec 2017

Get a flavour of who was doing brisk business at Intersec 2017

By Emma Procter

A few snippets by organiser Messe Frankfurt of this year’s hugely successful Intersec Dubai security showcase.

Alex Perfiliev CEO of K5 Distribution

From the Intersec floor: Fire safety firm K5 announce construction of a new UAE-based plant

By Emma Procter

UAE – Fire safety manufacturers K5 are seeking to make an impact on the Middle East market with unique fire suppression products. The Russian company, launched one year ago, used its first Intersec Dubai exhibition to announce the construction of a new US $100 million UAE-based


From the Intersec floor – Genetec launches video surveillance for retail intelligence

By Emma Procter

UAE – Video surveillance giants Genetec have new markets in their sights with a focus on operational intelligence in the retail sector. The Canadian firm will offer a combination of video management, point of sale integration and video analytics to provide intelligence useful in a variety


Show report: Honeywell signs MOU with Dubai Civil Defence

By Emma Procter

UAE – Global security solutions firm Honeywell strengthened its relationship with Dubai Civil Defence (DCD) at this year’s Intersec – signing a new memorandum of understanding with the government department. The end-to-end provider also took a new approach at this year’s exhibition, meeting clients in a

Martin Gren, Co-founder of Axis, Member of the Board, Axis Communications AB.

Show report: Axis raises the bar with super-high resolution camera

By Emma Procter

UAE – Axis Communications focused on high-resolution surveillance cameras, showcasing a new 20-megapixel product which combines Canon imaging with Axis network technologies at this year’s Intersec Dubai. Co-founder Martin Gren explained that the AXIS Q1659 features an SLR lens and Canon image sensors to provide the

Security guard in Dubai ‘robbed of cash by con man posing as police officer’

January 22, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – A security guard thought he was being fined by a police officer when he was in fact being robbed, prosecutors told Dubai Criminal Court last week, reports The National. The 22-year-old Indian guard said he was sitting on a staircase in Al Riffa at

Christian Ringler3

Milestone Systems enhances MEA focus with new regional director

By Emma Procter

DENMARK – Milestone Systems, the open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), has announced a new regional director for Middle East and Africa (MEA) at Intersec 2017. Intersec 2017 in Dubai is an important event for Milestone due to rapidly increasing volume of business activities