Armed police gather at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig  in Manchester, England Monday, May 22, 2017. Several people have died following reports of an explosion Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England, police said. A representative said the singer was not injured. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)

London mayor reviewing security after Manchester attack

May 23, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced security will be reviewed in London after 22 people were killed and more than 50 injured in an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena this week. The mayor said extra police would be deployed on

Jordan and Switzerland sign security agreement

By SSN Gulf Staff

JORDAN – Jordan and Switzerland have just signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance political and security consultations, and boost cooperation. The MoU was signed by Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs Ayman Safadi and his Swiss counterpart ‎Didier Burkhalter‎, who reiterated the two countries’

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Altronix unveils NetWay Spectrum fiber solutions

By Emma Procter

US – Altronix, a leader in power and transmission solutions for the professional security industry, has introduced its NetWay Spectrum Series of advanced hardened PoE switches and Ethernet over fiber media converters. This new series delivers greater flexibility and integration for systems deploying fiber optic cabling. “Adaptive

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Highlights from Saudi Electronic Security Market Outlook to 2021 by Ken Research

By SSN Gulf Staff

KSA – The government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is planning to increase the role of the private sector in the economy in order to improve efficiency and make its market more open and competitive, according to a new report by Ken Research. Easing restrictions

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Rumours that Nest is about to launch 4K security camera

By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Nest is said to be just a week or so away from introducing the next generation of its home security camera. According to Android Police, the new Nest Cam will be an indoor camera capable of recording footage in 4K. But there’s a twist:

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Rare Picasso exhibit secured by Milestone Video

By SSN Gulf Staff

DENMARK – Milestone XProtect, a leading open platform IP video management software (VMS), was selected to provide a 24-hour video security solution to protect a unique Pablo Picasso exhibit at the Tomie Ohtake Institute in São Paulo, Brazil. The Tomie Ohtake Institute covers 2,300 square meters, divided

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Intersec Saudi Arabia ends; double anticipated visitors

May 16, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

KSA – The inaugural edition of Intersec Saudi Arabia has concluded in high style, welcoming 6,131 Saudi trade buyers at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events. The visitor count was nearly double than what was anticipated by organisers Messe Frankfurt Middle East and Al-Harithy Company

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International Water Mist Conference 2017 update

By SSN Gulf Staff

GERMANY – The conference webpage for the 17th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) is now online. The event will take place in Rome, Italy, from 25-26 October 2017. Venue will be the Barceló Aran Mantegna Hotel. For easy access, a link will guide delegates from the IWMA homepage to