Abu Dhabi cops catch heroin dealer after surveillance

July 31, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) have successfully arrested a drug dealer of Asian origin during ‘Operation Falcon Eye’. Due to stringent surveillance efforts the officers were able to catch the crook who had 3 kilograms of heroin in his possession. Colonel Taher Ghareeb Al Dhaheri, Director of ADP’s

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Hackers in U.S. shine light on voting machine vulnerability

By SSN Gulf Staff

Politico magazine shines a light on the contentious world of election machine hacking in the U.S… ELECTION OFFICIALS and voting machine manufacturers insist that the rites of American democracy are safe from hackers. But people like Carten Schurman need just a few minutes to raise doubts about

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Dubai Health Authority launches info security project

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has launched an information security project, which comes in line with the Dubai Cyber Security Strategy, reports Gulf News. The strategy was launched by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and

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Six security company staff charged with Dh1m theft

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Khaleej Times newspaper in the UAE reports that six staff of a security company have been charged with theft and stealing Dh1,198,000 from a vehicle they were transporting. The six Sri Lankans admitted in the Court of First Instance to the charge of theft

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Cisco appoints David Meads as Vice President for MEA

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Cisco has announced the appointment of David Meads as Vice President for its Middle East and Africa operations. In the current era of digital disruption Meads, in this newly created role, will oversee the execution of Cisco’s strategy in these two regions, ensuring the technology

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Paxton open new Middle East office in Dubai

By Emma Procter

UAE – Paxton, the global brand of electronic access control and door entry systems, has announced the opening of its new Middle East office in Dubai. The new premises, located in the Dubai Silicon Oasis, will serve as the company’s first dedicated base in the area.

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American University in Dubai and Dormakaba in Expo 2020 collaboration

July 26, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – American University in Dubai (AUD) and security and access solutions firm Dormakaba collaborated to invite students to contribute to EXPO 2020. The spark to create this idea came from one of the AUD students Tania Mary George who collaborated with Simon Beckers of Dormakaba to

Vienna airport to increase security with face scan systems

By SSN Gulf Staff

AUSTRIA — Vienna airport officials say security measures are being increased with the installation of face-scanning systems at passport control points. The Austrian officials said recently the installations will start in December at 50 airport security gates used for entry from outside the Schengen Zone, the