NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 5: With One World Trade Center behind it, a drone flies during practice day at the National Drone Racing Championships on Governors Island, August 5, 2016 in New York City. More than 100 pilots are vying for fifty thousand dollars in prize money. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Looking to the future and a brave new world at Intersec Dubai 2017

January 15, 2017 By Emma Procter

DRONE DETECTION and disabling technology, and a retail mobile solution using augmented reality are a couple of exciting examples of new and future product launches on show as the world’s largest security, safety, and fire protection trade fair opens in Dubai. Intersec will be the focal point


Video analytics: delivering business intelligence through surveillance

January 11, 2017 By Emma Procter

Jasleen Rehal, Strategic Alliance Manager, at open platform IP video management software provider, Milestone Systems, explains how advances in intelligent video mean the future of surveillance isn’t limited to capturing video for business security purposes. VIDEO SURVEILLANCE systems have been around for decades with the primary


SSL inspection: Uncovering the cyber threats in traffic

January 10, 2017 By Emma Procter

Mohammed Al-Moneer, regional director, MENA at A10 Networks assesses the cyber threats in SSL Traffic (Secure Sockets Layer – SSL – is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser.) The current state of insecurity Encrypted traffic accounts


IDEX Conference 2017 to attract key defense and security experts

By Emma Procter

UAE – IDEX Conference 2017, part of the International Defense Exhibition & Conference (IDEX 2017) and Naval Defense Exhibition (NAVDEX 2017), is set to draw the participation of several leading security and defense decision makers and experts from across the world. Themed ‘Disrupting Innovation in Defense and


Cisco Middle East appoints new Country Sales Lead for Oman

By Emma Procter

OMAN – Cisco Middle East has appointed Waheed Al Hamaid (pictured) as Country Sales Lead for Oman. In his new role, Waheed will lead Cisco’s business in the Sultanate and work closely with the partner ecosystem to support private and public sector customers in their efforts


Leading UAE cybersecurity company launches threat advisory service

By Emma Procter

UAE – Managed FZ LLC, a leading provider of brand risk monitoring, cybersecurity, and managed security products and services, has announced the launch of its new Managed Security Advisory (MSA) service. The smart threat monitoring and advisory service aims to cut through the noise of threat information overload


Guest blog: Top 5 tips to get the most out of Intersec Dubai 2017

By Emma Procter

Dan Drayton, International Sales Manager at Paxton Access offers integrators his tips for getting the most out of the world’s leading security trade show… THE SECURITY trade show calendar is a busy one, with exhibitions taking place all over the world, focusing on every area of the


Galaxy Control Systems to showcase integration and innovation at Intersec

By Emma Procter

UAE – Galaxy Control Systems will be showcasing its advanced access control solution in interactive demonstrations that represent real-life applications at the upcoming Intersec Dubai. Visitors to the booth (Sheikh Saeed Hall 3, Stand E40) will see System Galaxy integrated with optical turnstile and door management solutions,