UAE happy due to security and tolerance says global report

January 2, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – 2016 was a year plagued by violence, terror attacks, economic hardship and political upheavals, and the positives were few and far between. The story, however, was very different in the UAE. It remained unaffected by the events that troubled the world. It was not buffeted


Lighting firm Stack announces launch of innovative disturbance alert

By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Prior to CES 2017, a US-based responsive lighting firm Stack announced the launch of an innovative technology designed to alert people of any disturbances in their homes while they are away. Referred to as Stack’s Home Awareness service, the feature plans to integrate seamlessly into


Hanwha Techwin America unveils baby monitors

By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Hanwha Techwin America (formerly Samsung Techwin America), a leading consumer video monitoring and home surveillance products firm, has unveiled the Samsung Wisenet-SmartCam A1 Home Security System and BabyVIEW Baby Monitoring Systems at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017. These next-generation systems are designed to provide


Cyber security needs to be on every organisation’s agenda for 2017 says Mimecast

By SSN Gulf Staff

Matthew Gardiner (pictured), Senior Product Marketing Manager of Mimecast, warns that cyber security issues cannot be put off any longer in 2017. THERE’S NO REASON to believe that 2017 will be any better for cybersecurity than it was in 2016. If anything 2017 will be even


A look at global cyber security hotspots for 2017 and beyond

By SSN Gulf Staff

GCC – Over the past 12 months, the team at ITProPortal has been tracking levels of government investment in cyber hubs, as well as the introduction of national cyber strategies, to identify which territories will become the next big cyber security hotspots for businesses and contractors

Around 4.000 security staff for New Year’s Eve in Dubai

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – New Year’s Eve saw thousands of security and emergency staff deployed across Dubai. Due to an expanded line-up of fireworks from 160 separate locations across Dubai, at least two million revellers turned up to various locations in Dubai, with more than 650,000 people attending the