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Saudi Arabia’s first Intersec kicks off after boom 2016

April 30, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

KSA – Intersec Saudi Arabia kicks off tomorrow and will feature more than 130 exhibitors from 25 countries when it opens at the Jeddah Center for Forums & Events. Saudi Arabia spent US $5.4 billion on commercial security, homeland security and fire safety in 2016, comprising

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Hormann launches external door with best thermal insulation value   

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Hormann – a leading provider of doors and gates – has launched multipurpose doors MZ Thermo / MZ ThermoPlus with thermal break and up to 49% better thermal insulation than conventional multi-purpose doors. This is one of Hormann’s functional doors for homes. Apart from being

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Digital Shadows asks: How secure is your public services business from hackers?

By SSN Gulf Staff

Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows IN TODAY’S CONNECTED world securing your own network is simply not enough. Today your digital risk extends not only to your own servers, PCs and other devices in your offices and other locations; it also extends to your mobile

Pay with your phone or watch in UAE with Samsung

April 29, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Samsung is changing the way people pay, with the launch of its digital wallet service — Samsung Pay — on smartphones and smartwatches in the UAE. The UAE will become the first country in the Middle East and 14th in the world to introduce the

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DarkMatter’s Pegasus signs a global MoU with Huawei

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Pegasus, a DarkMatter company, has entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Huawei, a world leading provider of telecommunications equipment, to develop and deploy joint smart and safe city big data solutions tailored to customer requirements. The agreement will see the companies jointly develop

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48% of GCC residents prefer to shop online, security an issue

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – A recent survey commissioned by Seamless Middle East 2017 – the region’s most extensive tech and solution exhibition for the payments, e-commerce and retail industry – reveals that 48% of GCC residents prefer to shop online, with 33% of respondents stating that going for a

Emirates Airline cuts flights to US, citing Trump’s security rules

April 25, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Emirates Airline says it is reducing its number of US-bound flights because security restrictions imposed by the Trump administration have weakened demand in Middle East countries. The Dubai-based carrier will pare back flights to five of the 12 US cities it serves. Flights to


Google zero-trust security framework goes beyond passwords

By SSN Gulf Staff

US – With a sprawling workforce, a wide range of devices running on multiple platforms, and a growing reliance on cloud infrastructure and applications, the idea of the corporate network as the castle and security defenses as walls and moats protecting the perimeter doesn’t really work