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SME’s – A growing target for cyber criminals in the Middle East

February 8, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Hemayun Bazaz (pictured), Regional Manager – Channel Sales, Middle East and Turkey at Aruba (a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company) looks at the very real cyber threat to small and medium sized businesses – SME’s THE THREAT to SMEs comes from the wider trend for cyber criminals to

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Milestone Systems emphasises MEA focus at a busy Intersec 2017

February 7, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems, a global leader in video management software (VMS), showcased the open platform community’s solution power at the crowded Milestone booth at Intersec 2017, held in Dubai in late January – as well as its focus on this region. Highlights included Christian Ringler’s introduction

Outdoor safety response demos from this year’s Intersec Dubai

Outdoor safety response demos from Intersec

February 4, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

Check out some of the outdoor demos from the recently concluded Intersec 2017 in Dubai!

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince discusses regional security with Trump

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed received a call from US president Donald Trump last weekduring which they explored ways of enhancing bilateral friendship and cooperation, reported The National newspaper. Sheikh Mohammed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, said

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2017 Thales Data Threat Report: Security spending decisions leave sensitive data vulnerable

By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cyber security and data security, announces the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. 68% of respondents have experienced a breach with 26% experiencing a breach in the last year –

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As the curtains come down on Intersec 2017, the stats and the reaction

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Global product launches, live demonstrations, new bilateral agreements, interesting stats, and updated UAE fire safety codes were among the many highlights that shared centre stage, as the curtains came down on the world’s leading trade show for security, safety, and fire protection. Intersec 2017 concluded

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Bangkok police prepare to install city wide surveillance cameras

By SSN Gulf Staff

THAILAND – Metropolitan police in Bangkok plan to install more surveillance cameras, including infrared cameras, at about 400 spots in the city identified by the police as risky spots vulnerable to crime. Pol Maj-Gen Panurat Lakboon, metropolitan deputy police commissioner, said last week that several of the

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Paxton announces new sales manager for the Middle East

By SSN Gulf Staff

GCC – Paxton, global designer and manufacturer of electronic access control and door entry systems, has appointed David Sodergren as Regional Sales Manager for the Middle East. Based in Dubai, David will support and assist system integrators and distributors in the region, ensuring they are aware